Sustainable Development Goals
Buhari calls for multilateral approach to combat terrorism
President Muhammadu Buhari has recommended a multilateral approach to combat terrorism in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) States
Nigeria, others need $600m investments to bridge SDGs gap
For Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), to bridge the infrastructure gaps and achieve United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a yearly investment of about $600 million is urgently required.
United Nations to partner Ekiti on SDGs
The United Nations (UN) has reaffirmed its resolve to support the Ekiti State Government in its drive to achieve the vision of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Sule launches construction of 26 classroom blocks
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, on Saturday, laid the foundation for the construction of 26 classroom blocks at Mararaba Gongon, Wanda Local Area, under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) projects.
CYCDI unveils flagship project to empower young Nigerians
In a bid to proffer solutions to the world’s most pressing problems through the application of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Creative Youth Community Development Initiative (CYCDI), has officially launched Solution17 flagship project tagged IC2030-Innocreative Youth Hub.
How insecurity threatens Nigeria’s realization of 2030 SDGs
Acting Head of Department, International Relations, Gregory University Uturu (GUU) in Abia State, Dr. Onyemaechi Augustine Eke, has said Nigeria’s realization of the United Nations Organization’s (UNO) 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Agenda 2063 is being challenged by what he called human insecurity in the country. He said this while delivering the…
Nigeria as world’s sixth most miserable?
A recent report on ranking of nations using the Misery Index on the state of living standards appears quite worrisome, particularly to the ordinary Nigerian. According to the latest Misery Index Report released by one Steve Hanke, an economist from the John Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States of America, Nigeria was ranked as the sixth…
Oyebisi gets £20,000 for winning British Council ideas challenge
A Nigerian, Job Oyebisi, who won the 2018 Idea Change Lives British Council global competition, was yesterday awarded a cash prize of £20,000 for emerging champion. Oyebisi, who runs StanLab, a 3D virtual science laboratory, is also a joint winner of the competition with ‘Malawi's mHub’. He won the championship that featured over 170 countries…
High cost of few cancer screening, treatment centres reduces patients’ survival chances
Mrs Nwabufo Chika, (fondly nicknamed ‘Ika’) has been a breast cancer survivor for six years. Unfortunately, last year November, the cancer spread to her spine.... and affected her walking.
‘A society without art is one without heart’
In a bid to aid the United Nations’ drive for the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the year 2030, 17 schoolgirls drawn from 17 schools in Lagos State recently put their creative skills to use through drawing. It was organised by child-centred Vision of the Child (VoTC) initiative of the Creative Youth Community…
FG to review sanitation policy, signs MOU on species protection
After 13 years, the Federal Government has moved to review its national environmental sanitation policy, and other documents to promote sound practices in the country. Director of Pollution Control and Environmental Health, Charles Ikea stated at National Workshop in Abuja, explained that sanitation is one of the agenda of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and a…