Tag: Sustainable Development Goals

Nigeria Inaugurates 2nd Voluntary Review Report on SDGs

Henry Solomon- July 14, 2020

Mrs Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SSAP-SDGs) on Monday inaugurated the 2nd National Voluntary Review Report on SDGs. ... Read More

Nigeria needs N103 trn to implement 2019-2022 SDGs – UN

admin- December 27, 2018

Nigeria needs not less than 337 billion dollars to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from 2019 to 2022, the UN Support Plan for the ... Read More

UNICEF advocates improved investment in nutrition

admin- December 5, 2018

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Child Rights Information Bureau (CRIB) of Federal Ministry of Information and Culture have identified improved investment in nutrition ... Read More

School feeding Programme: FG feeds 8.7m school children

admin- June 21, 2018

Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, says the Federal Government has no fewer than 8.7 million school children in its ... Read More

President Buhari directs Ministry to convene summit on education

inno.korie- October 21, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Education to convene a ministerial summit on education within the next few weeks. President Mohammadu Buhari The ... Read More

Nigeria records 13.1% increase on human development index- UNDP

inno.korie- April 18, 2017

The UNDP says Nigeria’s Human Development Index has increased from 0.466 to 0.527 or 13.1 per cent increase between 2005 and 2015. Mr Edward Kallon, ... Read More

Commonwealth community urged to build partnerships to facilitate investment in ICTs

inno.korie- April 11, 2017

The secretary-general of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), Shola Taylor, called on delegates at the opening ceremony of the inaugural Commonwealth ICT Investment Forum for ... Read More

UN Deputy Secretary-General Advises On Prompt Preparations For Census

Henry Solomon- April 7, 2017

Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has  tasked the Federal Government on the need to promptly begin preparations for the next population census. Mohammed gave the ... Read More

Ageing Population To Be Included In Development Plan – SDGs Office

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2017

Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals Nigeria (OSSAP-SDGs) says it is working with relevant stakeholders to include the ... Read More

Commonwealth Trade ministers pledge to harness ‘Commonwealth advantage’ to boost trade

inno.korie- March 10, 2017

Commonwealth trade and investment ministers concluded their two-day meeting in London today with a commitment to make full use of the ‘Commonwealth advantage’ to boost ... Read More

SDGs: United Nation Commends Nigeria’s Domestication Progress

inno.korie- March 2, 2017

Clair Adelabu-Abdulrazak, Abuja: The United Nations has described Nigeria as a leader in domesticating the sustainable development goals -SDGs. At a “UNITAR learning conference” organized ... Read More

Declining Prices Of Food Thwarts Poverty Eradication

Henry Solomon- October 3, 2016

Food The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) warned that the declining prices of food could thwart efforts to eradicate hunger and extreme poverty. FAO stated ... Read More

News Summary: 2016 Annular Eclipse, Nigerian Army On Future Of The North East, And All You Need to Know Today 2/9/2016

admin- September 2, 2016

President Buhari Commissions Oshogbo High School President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed Federal Government’s determination to implement far reaching measures towards entrenching the change mantra to ... Read More

AU Summit: Africa’s Urgent Need Is To Address Inequality, Poverty – VP Yemi Osinbajo

admin- July 18, 2016

Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President Nigeria and other African nations have to rise up to the urgent need of addressing the problems of poverty and inequality ... Read More

Over 69M Children Worldwide At The Risk of Death – UNICEF

Henry Solomon- June 29, 2016

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), reports that almost 70 million children worldwide (mostly in Africa), may die before 2030 and some 750 million ... Read More

Former Lagos Deputy Governor Appointed SSA To The President on SDGs

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 7, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire as his Senior Special Assistant on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Mrs. Orelope-Adefulire, Deputy of ... Read More

CBN Governor Assures: Nigeria’s Economy Not Threatened By Recession

Henry Solomon- October 16, 2015

Godwin Emefiele, Governor Central Bank of Nigeria The Nigerian delegation to the IMF World Bank meeting says the nation’s economy is not threatened by recession ... Read More