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Creating sustainable value chains for staple crops in Nigeria: Nestlé, IDH, TechnoServe partner for better livelihoods for smallholders

Kaduna, Nigeria – March 30, 2021: Nestlé, IDH the Sustainable Trade Initiative, and TechnoServe announced Tuesday the launch of the Developing Inclusive Grain Value Chains project. The initiative will help 5,000 smallholder farmers earn better livelihoods by supplying high-quality maize, soybeans, millet, and sorghum to Nestlé. The seven-month project will …

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Stakeholders say environmental clean-up engenders community empowerment

By Fabian Ekeruche Lagos, March 27, 2021 Stakeholders at the Alpha Beach, Lekki Clean-up program last Saturday  said that environmental sanitation, waste collection, sorting and recycling would translate to community empowerment. The stakeholders spoke  in Lagos during the exercise powered by Sterling One Foundation. Mrs Olapeju Ibekwe, Chief Executive Officer …

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WHO moves to ‘save lives,’ trains North East journalists on COVID-19 reporting, health emergencies

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday concluded its four-day capacity building programme on health reporting during emergencies as part of ongoing efforts to “save lives.” The training sessions, which took place at the Homtel Hotel in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, were facilitated on behalf of the WHO by …

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Nigeria to fully utilize gas resources to uplift economy, drive industrialization, Buhari President says; Jets out to London, Tuesday

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja launched “The Decade of Gas in Nigeria” with a pledge that his administration would fully utilize the enormous gas resources in the country to uplift the economy and drive industrialization. Setting the tone for the development of the industry in the next ten years, …

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Nigeria set to play strategic role in new world energy order – Kyari …Says transition fuels unavoidable

As the world transits to cleaner energy, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has affirmed Nigeria’s preparedness to play a strategic role in the new global energy order. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, made this submission at the Decade of Gas Pre-summit Conference which held Monday …

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Bureau De Change Operators express commitment to transparent, lawful FX transaction

By Fabian Ekeruche Lagos, March 26, 2021 The Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) on Friday expressed its commitment to transparent and lawful foreign exchange transactions. Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, President of ABCON, disclosed this in a statement in Lagos against the backdrop of alleged infractions by some …

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