Inequality threatening human development, new global report warns
A new report released yesterday by the United Nations (UN) Development Programme (UNDP) has revealed that in spite of global progress in tackling poverty, hunger and diseases...
Jire Dole: Agony of Borno women struggling to obtain justice for their missing men
Women of Borno have seen it all: torture, killings and prolonged detention of their sons and husbands by soldiers fighting insurgency in northeastern Nigeria since 2009 when Boko Haram insurgency started.
Equipping youths with entrepreneurial skills for national development
The importance of skills acquisition in developing and underdeveloping, especially Nigeria, is increasingly generating topics for discourse in the quest for development, at private and public sectors’ level.
UNDP releases $30m to Nigeria for humanitarian crisis in North East
The UN Development Programme (UNDP),has released 30 million U.S. dollars to Nigeria from the regional stabilisation facility for the humanitarian crisis in the North East.
Federal Government commits to tackling climate change, seeks states’ collaboration
The Federal Government regards the challenge of climate change as inimical to its national sustainable development that must be squarely addressed, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Mrs. Ibukun Odutose...
Osinbajo commissions skills enterprise centre, children’s home
Wife of the Vice President, Dolapo Osinbajo, yesterday, commissioned the Benue State Centre for Enterprise Development and Innovation (BENCEDI) and Mama Abayol Children Home...
Yahya is new UNDP rep in Nigeria
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has appointed Mohammed Yahya as its new resident representative in Nigeria. Yahya has officially commenced duties, following UN reforms that resulted in the separation of its activities from the resident coordination system.
The Future Awards Africa receives UN endorsement, calls for nominations
Dignitaries, including Amina J. Mohammed, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN); Hon. Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development; singer and songwriter, Yemi Alade; actors Timini...
Delta women shut three NPDC flow stations
Angry women from 10 communities in Warri South-West Council, Delta State, yesterday shut three flow stations operated by Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC).