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Battling green skill shortage in the quest for a sustainable economy

Growth in demand for green skills is outpacing the increase in supply -...

Nigeria to get WHO-recommended new malaria vaccine by Mid-2024

The World Health Organisation has recommended a new vaccine, R21/Matrix-M, for the prevention...

Google announces N75m equity-free fund for Nigerian SMBs

Google has announced the opening of applications for the Hustle Academy SMB Fund...

Africa: Investing in the Sustainable Development Goals

UNDP Africa Investment Insights Report identifies private-sector opportunities. Africa’s energy transition offers huge...
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Women Empowerment: BATN Foundation distributes 6,000 birds, other essentials in Bauchi

As part of efforts to improve the livelihood of rural smallholder farmers and their families in Bauchi State, the British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN)...

Kwara Government pledges more youth inclusion in governance

The Kwara State Government has confirmed that more youths will be included and involved in governance in the state. The state's governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq,...

Women Empowerment: BATN Foundation distributes 6,000 birds, other essentials in Bauchi

As part of efforts to improve the livelihood of rural smallholder farmers and their families in Bauchi State, the British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) Foundation executed a poultry project to support 300 rural and vulnerable women in Bauchi State. The initiative focuses on poultry production, and aims to generate income, promote gender equality, and combat poverty in vulnerable communities.   The General Manager of BATNF, Oludare Odusanya, represented by Engr. Sadiq Abdullahi Waziri, underscored the foundation's dedication to enhancing the well-being of rural farmers. In his statement, he highlighted that over...

Women Empowerment: BATN Foundation distributes 6,000 birds, other essentials in Bauchi

As part of efforts to improve the livelihood of rural smallholder farmers and their families in Bauchi State, the British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN)...

Kwara Government pledges more youth inclusion in governance

The Kwara State Government has confirmed that more youths will be included and involved in governance in the state. The state's governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq,...

Push forward: 10 ways to end violence against women (Part 2)

6. Call for better responses and services Services for women and girls experiencing violence can be the difference between life and death. This means that shelters,...

Push Forward: 10 ways to end violence against women

Violence against women and girls remains the most pervasive human rights violation in the world, affecting more than 1 in 3 women—a figure that...

AWF, NCWD seek ways to eradicate violence against women

Stakeholders comprising of leaders at the Aspire Women Forum (AWF) and National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) have called for collective efforts to put...

Advocates, women affairs ministry proffer multi-sectoral costed plan as panacea to GBV in Kogi

Gender advocates and officials of the State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development in Kogi have called for a costed multi-sectorial action as...

GIZ, Edo State train 29 visually impaired persons in digital tech

Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, in partnership with the Edo State Government, has trained 29 visually impaired persons in digital technology to empower and help...

Coalition seeks re-introduction of rejected gender bills

A coalition of gender advocates has renewed calls for re-introduction of five gender bills rejected by the ninth National Assembly.  Under the umbrella of #constitutionwomenwant,...

NGO advocates justice for gender-based violence victims

An NGO based in Abuja, FAME Foundation, has launched its 16 Days of Activism Campaign against GBV as part of efforts to combat Gender-Based...