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The federal government yesterday continued its ongoing deployment of 19,000 Solar Homes Systems (SHS), with the inauguration of an 85KWP Solar Hybrid Mini-grid in Dakiti, Akko Local Government of Gombe State.
The Kwara Head of Service (HoS), Mrs Susan Oluwole, said the government is working at reaching acceptable agreement with Labour Unions on the implementation of the new minimum wage for civil servants in the state.
The Director of Development and Delivery Office of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Alfred Dixon, has been named among the top 20 most influential plant breeders in Africa.
General Manager, Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, Engr. Abiola Kosegbe, disclosed this on Tuesday at a Public Engagement and Enlightenment Programme, tagged: “Prevention of Building Collapse: A Collective Responsibility,” held in Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said only farmers who grow improved disease-free cassava stems will have access to the N25 billion facility it has created to boost cassava production in Nigeria.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Ikanade Agba, says to reduce the over 2.5 million acutely malnourished and stunted children, the Federal Government is implementing innovative policies and strategies that are appropriately funded, data-driven and sustainable.
Residential homes, offices and businesses within vicinity of Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, in Benin, Edo state, will soon be enjoying uninterrupted 24-hours power supply, as the 55MW CCETC-Ossiomo Independent Power Plant will extend its services to them.
Zambia on Thursday launched three technical reports aimed at promoting sustainable development by ensuring that natural resources were mainstreamed in development planning.
The Inter-Faith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP), has urged Nigerian youths to stand up and ensure unity and peaceful coexistence, which is paramount for sustainable development of the country.
The UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) said on Friday that it supports the Iraqi government plan to return displaced people to their homes, and is committed to coordinating with the Iraqi government on humanitarian aid.
The Civil Society Organisations Strategy Group on Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria (CSOSG-SDGs-Nigeria) says that the ENDSARS protests will take back the country in realising the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Google on Wednesday hosted the first UNWTO & Google Tourism Acceleration Program which focused on insights from Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.
Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has stressed the need to harness and deploy technology and innovation to address emerging challenges crucial to Nigeria’s recovery from the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), the body tasked with the protection, improvement and regulation of environmental issues in the State held a webinar session on the theme “Clean Air for a Healthy and Sustainable Environment in Lagos (Fantasy or Reality)”. The webinar was held in commemoration of the First International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies on the 7th of September.
United States health chief on Wednesday expressed scepticism about Russia’s claim of developing the world’s first safe coronavirus vaccine, pointing to the lack of data from its initial trials.
The former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has warned politicians against politics of bitterness and violence and charged them to forge a common agenda that would promote peace and sustainable development in the nation.
An Environmental Expert, Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke, says the revision of the nation’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) has the potential to impact Nigeria and Africa’s climate change policy and economic development.
Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Kalu, says Nigeria’s diversity must be seen as a blessing.
The Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has called on the Kaduna State Government to increase investment in nutrition, describing it as “key” to sustainable development.
A report prepared by a research and consultancy group, Beacon Consulting Ltd., a member of ASIS International, world’s largest association for security management professionals, has shown that of the 6.5 million small arms and light weapons circulating in Nigeria, 5 million are in the possession of non-state actors while 568,000 are in the hands of law enforcement agencies.
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has expressed his condolences on the death of Pastor Dare Adeboye, son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye.
The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the University, Abba Alkasum has formally unveiled the new identity of the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM) as Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University Makurdi (JSTUM).
As agribusiness continues to be the focus of wealth and job creation towards boosting food security, the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA, has concluded plans to boost cassava production with a packaging plant in Ogun State.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has called on Ondo residents to turn in illegal weapons in their possession and threatened to sanction any traditional ruler in the state who cannot contain the activities of cultists in their domain.
More than 50 houses and other properties worth millions of naira have been destroyed by rainstorm in communities in Qua’an pan Local Government Area of Plateau State.
A Tanzanian PhD student, Ngowi Emanuel Harrison, died in India on April 26 of Covid-19 complications.
National enrolment officer of the Conditional Cash Transfer, Mr Shimang Shikfu, has tasked the Enugu State Cash Transfer Unit officers to enrol the “poorest of the poor and vulnerable households” into the scheme to eradicate poverty.
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN has arrested four trucks laden with stolen Automotive Gas Oil, AGO.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has chided the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government over its handling of the security challenges bedeviling the country in the past few years.