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AfDB to fund women businesses with $500m

The African Development Bank (AfDB) expects to disburse $500 million for women businesses in 2022. President of the AfDB, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said this at...

Govt empowers women, PWDs to mitigate climate change

The Federal Government of Nigeria has reiterated its commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of People With Disabilities (PWDs) and Women in the agricultural sector...

Gender equality key accelerator for achieving SDGs – NESG

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) says gender equality is critical to accelerating the achievements of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country. Mr...

CSOs seek establishment of gender commission in Plateau

Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Plateau State has called for establishment of a Gender Commission to facilitate the implementation of Gender Equal...

We’ll continue to promote gender responsiveness in COVID-19 recovery – UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says it will continue to partner with UNWomen to promote gender responsiveness in the COVID-19 recovery. Haoliang Xu, Director,...

Will COP27 serve another cup of illogical gender-blind climate justice?

Logic is the bedrock of sound decision making and an important ingredient for justice. Illogicality breeds injustice. How illogical will a judge be, if s/he...

NEITI underscores need to address gender, environmental issues in extractive industry

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has underscored the need to go beyond global standard prescription to address peculiar gender and environmental issues...

Women want govts to adopt, implement gender climate action plans

State and local governments have been urged to adopt and implement Gender and Climate Change Action Plans. Likewise, government and stakeholders were charged to ensure...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking the menace of flood and erosion in 42 communities across...
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Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated by Eroton Exploration and Exploration Company has been extinguished, the...

Jigawa, Gombe, Bauchi scale up flood mitigation programmes

The Jigawa State Government says it has procured two amphibious excavators to fast track dredging of Hadejia River to...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking...

Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated...