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Falana: FG spending on projects — but refusing to fund higher education

    Falana: FG spending on projects — but refusing to fund higher education

Femi Falana, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says the federal government cannot afford to ignore the funding of higher education while spending trillions of naira on other projects. Falana said

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Gates Foundation calls for increase in primary healthcare funding in Nigeria

    Gates Foundation calls for increase in primary healthcare funding in Nigeria

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) says funding for primary healthcare in Nigeria should be increased. Jeremie Zoungrana, the foundation’s country director for Nigeria, spoke on Friday at the primary

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Nigeria to benefit as Sweden backs three-year climate project in Africa

    Nigeria to benefit as Sweden backs three-year climate project in Africa

The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), a coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) in Africa, says it has received support from the Swedish government to launch a three-year project

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UK pledges N5.6bn aid for low carbon energy projects in Nigeria

    UK pledges N5.6bn aid for low carbon energy projects in Nigeria

Vicky Ford, United Kingdom’s minister for Africa, says the UK will support Nigeria with N5.6 billion (£10 million) to help the country focus on off-grid and low carbon energy projects.

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VinMartin Ilo: Government can use tax revenue to support media

  VinMartin Ilo: Government can use tax revenue to support media

VinMartin Ilo, chief executive officer of Signature Communications Ltd, has called on the government and private companies to play their

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Sparkle raises $3.1m from Nigerian investors to scale digital infrastructure

  Sparkle raises $3.1m from Nigerian investors to scale digital infrastructure

Sparkle, a Nigerian digital bank, has raised a $3.1 million seed round from a group of investors in the country.

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Obaseki meets Buhari, requests funding for ranches in Edo

  Obaseki meets Buhari, requests funding for ranches in Edo

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo, has asked the federal government to provide funds for those in private business to set

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Climate activist to African countries: Stop playing the victim, leap to cleaner energy

  Climate activist to African countries: Stop playing the victim, leap to cleaner energy

Joy Egbe, a Nigerian youth climate activist, says Nigeria and other African countries should quit making excuses of contributing little

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Releaf secures $4.2m to develop tech solutions for Nigeria’s oil palm industry

  Releaf secures $4.2m to develop tech solutions for Nigeria’s oil palm industry

Releaf, a Nigerian tech-enabled food processing company, says it secured $4.2 million through a seed round and a series of

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10 startups to win N2m each as Trinitas Foundation holds pitch competition

  10 startups to win N2m each as Trinitas Foundation holds pitch competition

Trinitas Foundation, a non-profit organisation, hosted its inaugural pitch competition for Nigerian startups on Monday. The pitch competition, known as

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