Guinness fosters responsible drinking through partnerships
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that as at the third quarter of 2017, Nigeria had about 11 million motor vehicles in the country. More than four million of these vehicles are privately-owned while more than six million vehicles are registered as commercial vehicles. Another 135,216 vehicles are registered as government owned vehicles. While…
Foundation sponsors youths in helicopter operations
The Center for Gender Equality, Education and Empowerment (CGEEE), has spearheaded the training of 20 young Nigerians to become international certified Commercial helicopter operators.
FG, others move to re-integrate 30,000 Niger Delta ex-agitators
The presidency has commenced the third and final phase of United Nations-supervised Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) of 30,000 Niger Delta...
Amnesty office signs MoU with UNITAR to train, empower beneficiaries
Fresh initiatives to fast-track the training and empowerment of ex-Niger Delta agitators enlisted in the Presidential Amnesty Programme received a boost at the weekend, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research....
UNITAR, Norwegian Embassy hold conference on marine safety, fisheries protection
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Norwegian Embassy in Nigeria will hold the second edition of their collaborative training programme on marine safety and fisheries protection during the third quarter of the year.
Nigeria’s toxic NGO regulation bill
I refer to Chidi Anselm Odinkalu’s opinion piece titled, “Nigeria’s toxic NGO Regulation Bill” in The Guardian of July 27, 2017. His fears on a draconian bill from the federal parliament...
UNITAR, Norway seek marine safety, fisheries protection
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Nigeria Office has announced plans to introduce a Masters Programme in Maritime Governance, which would be launched in partnership with the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences.
Implementing 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
Already, the United Nations and all its various agencies are working with countries in different parts of the world to provide support aimed at rendering specialised assistance, which can help move the process forward and achieve greater outputs.
Nigeria set to ratify Minamata Convention on Mercury
Speaking in Lagos, Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, who declared open and awareness workshop on the Minamata Convention on Mercury, organized by the Federal Ministry of Environment in...