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GBV detrimental to girl-child’s development, says UNICEF Country Rep

UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Country Representative to Nigeria, Peter Hawkins, says Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is detrimental to the development of the girl-child. Hawkins, who made...

World Environment Day: Kaduna AGILE inaugurates ECO Clubs in 10 schools

The Kaduna State Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE), a World Bank-supported project, on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, inaugurated ECO Clubs in...

Nigeria benefits as UK, businesses initiate £20m partnership to educate girls

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is launching a new £20 million business partnership as the UK continues to lead global efforts to improve girls’...

UNGA 76: Amina Mohammed says girls’ education must be priority

Ensuring all Afghan girls can be educated must be “a zero condition” for the Taliban, before international recognition of their de facto authority, UN...

GPE Summit: $5bn investment required to expand global education

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) has called on world leaders to show commitment in helping to raise the $5 billion projected to support...

Centre calls for total elimination of discrimination against girl child

The Centre for Media Advocacy for Mother and Child (CAMAC) has called on all stakeholders to collectively work towards ending all forms of discrimination...

Sokoto sets up tree plantation to support girl-child education

The Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission has set up a plantation of economic trees at Government Girls College for Islamic Science Shuni, to...

World Bank approves $500m for girls’ secondary education in seven states

The World Bank has approved a $500 million credit for the Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE) towards improving secondary education opportunities...

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Climate change: Senate seeks broader action to tackle gas emission

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, called for broader action to reduce gas emission,...
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World Rivers Day: Stakeholders advocate declaration of rights for nation’s rivers

Stakeholders in the water sector have advocated for a declaration of rights for all the major rivers in the...

UNGA, Vanuatu call for International Court of Justice advisory opinion on climate change

Vanuatu and a group of global coalition States at an “International Court of Justice Champions” meeting in New York City on...

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Climate change: Senate seeks broader action to tackle gas emission

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, September...

World Rivers Day: Stakeholders advocate declaration of rights for nation’s rivers

Stakeholders in the water sector have advocated for a...