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EXPLAINER: What is Paris climate agreement and is Nigeria on track to meet its targets?

    EXPLAINER: What is Paris climate agreement and is Nigeria on track to meet its targets?

On April 23 and 24, President Muhammadu Buhari joined US President Joe Biden and other world leaders for a virtual summit where they deliberated on the urgency and economic benefits

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UNICEF: 22,000 Nigerian children infected with HIV annually

    UNICEF: 22,000 Nigerian children infected with HIV annually

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says about 22,000 Nigerian children get infected with HIV annually. Claes Johansson, UNICEF’s chief of management for results, said about two-thirds of the infected

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Senate asks Buhari to provide special interventions for persons with disabilities

    Senate asks Buhari to provide special interventions for persons with disabilities

The senate has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to provide a “five-year post COVID-19 special intervention programme” for persons with disabilities (PWDs). The senate’s position followed the adoption of a motion

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Venture capitalists advocate financial education, youth investment to tackle poverty

    Venture capitalists advocate financial education, youth investment to tackle poverty

A group of venture capitalists and investment experts have called for improved efforts in financial education and initiatives encouraging youths as a solution to poverty in Nigeria. Earlier, the World

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From Nigeria’s farmer-herder clashes to the Sahel crisis — is climate change worsening conflicts in Africa?

    From Nigeria’s farmer-herder clashes to the Sahel crisis — is climate change worsening conflicts in Africa?

BY VIVIAN CHIME Villagers were retiring for the day on January 10, 2018, in the Kasayo community, Guma LGA of

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How UNICEF ‘saved 13-year-old from early marriage’ in Niger

    How UNICEF ‘saved 13-year-old from early marriage’ in Niger

Basira Umaru, a 13-year-old girl, says the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) saved her from being married out in her

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UNICEF: Over 1m Nigerian children yet to receive vital vaccines

    UNICEF: Over 1m Nigerian children yet to receive vital vaccines

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says about 1.2 million children in Nigeria are yet to benefit from essential vaccines.

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UNICEF warns Nigeria: Polio may resurface

    UNICEF warns Nigeria: Polio may resurface

The United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says without adequate awareness on the need for immunisation, polio could resurface in

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100 drivers benefit as SunTrust Bank empowers women in car-hailing industry

    100 drivers benefit as SunTrust Bank empowers women in car-hailing industry

SunTrust Bank has empowered 100 female drivers with cars to boost their involvement in the ride-hailing industry. The beneficiaries are

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Osinbajo inaugurates solar power programme in Jigawa

    Osinbajo inaugurates solar power programme in Jigawa

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday flagged off the installation of off-grid solar home systems in Jigawa state. The initiative tagged

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