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Government reviews MDGs execution, to prioritise SDGs

Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SSAP-SDGs), Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, has stated that the Federal Government is reviewing Nigeria’s implementation of the just concluded Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in a bid to ensure a proper, accelerated and efficient implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Princess Orelope-Adefulire, who stated this recently in Abuja at a ...

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SDGs will only succeed if successful in Africa

Caroline-Kende-Robb

September 2015 saw the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This has been a long journey for many. To highlight the challenges and opportunities facing Africa, the Africa Progress Panel (APP) has just released a publication titled, “Global Goals, African Realities: Building a Sustainable Future for ALL“. These new international targets to improve people’s lives and protect life on the ...

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Nigeria to unveil MDGs end-point report at UN Assembly

Stakeholders at the Multi Stakeholder forum on MDGs

The Nigerian government will on Friday, 25th September unveil the country’s final status report on the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the United Nations headquarters in New York. A statement issued by the Media Consultant to the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on MDGs, Desmond Utomwen, stated that the Nigeria MDGs end-point report would ...

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UN observes 1,000 days to MDGs closure

The United Nations and its partners around the world will next week observe the 1,000 days to the end of 2015 – the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – to inspire further action. “The MDGs are the most successful global anti-poverty push in history,” UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, said. “The Goals have helped set global and ...

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Post-2015 MDGs amid housing, urban development outlook

With less than two years to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) deadline in 2015, the United Nations, state parties and partners have been collaborating towards the development of a successor framework, taking into consideration lessons from the MDGs and the present development realities. Consequently, Nigeria a week ago in Abuja hosted a round of National and Thematic Consultations, apparently to ...

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Female drivers preferred in Lagos waste evacuation scheme

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has unfolded plans to recruit more female drivers for its waste evacuation trucks following the success of an experiment it conducted with the first set of female drivers. According to the LAWMA Managing Director, Ola Oresanya, the 46 female drivers initially engaged to drive the waste evacuation trucks have shown an uncommon tenderness in ...

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