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The future of the North will be determined by how they teach their girls today, United Nations Women Country Representative to Nigeria and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Ms Comfort Lamptey has said. According to Ms Lamptey, girls’ education is pivotal to the overall development of the country. She spoke at a media […]Continue Reading
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The new Country Representative for Food and Agricultural Organisation(FAO) of UN, Fred Kafeero has said that 600,000 people have been addedto category of those hungry over coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic inNortheast. The over a decade long Boko Haram insurgency, has claimed 32,000 liveswith property worth $9.2 billion (about N3.42 trillion) in Borno,Adamawa and Yobe Continue Reading
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Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today welcomed the October 6 resolution by the United Nations Human Rights Council on the safety of journalists and called on the Federal Government to give full effect to its provisions, including by bringing all its laws, policies and practices into compliance with its obligations under international human rights law, as […]Continue Reading
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President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 recently signed into law would enhance transparency and corporate accountability and help the fight against corruption. READ ALSO: Osinbajo Advises CAN, Others About CAMA In a statement issued on Thursday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina […]Continue Reading
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President Muhammadu Buhari said that his administration has commenced the distribution of palliatives worth N10.9 billion to households and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. He said this on Tuesday while delivering a speech via video-message, on the first day of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly. READ MORE: FG To Provide Support Funds […]Continue Reading
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To coincide with the 75th session of the UN General Assembly – and the SDG Business Forum – the World Gold Council has published a report entitled Gold Mining’s Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The report outlines how leading gold mining companies are making a significant contribution towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals […]Continue Reading
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Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state; has tasked the United Nations(UN) and Stakeholders on addressing the root causes of Boko Haraminsurgency in Northeast.According to him, the over a decade long terrorism, has claimed 32,000lives with property worth $9.2 billion (N3.42 trillion) in Borno,Adamawa and Yobe states. READ ALSO: Boko Haram Recruiting Children – Zulum B’Haram Continue Reading
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Strategic government spending on goods and services can increase the uptake of sustainability standards in the wake of COVID-19, driving our sustainable development ambitions.As governments respond with unprecedented spending to combat the coronavirus pandemic, a new report released by the United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS), urges them to ensure Continue Reading