Nigeria Plans Africa’s First Sovereign Green Bond

[Guardian] Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said that the Federal Government was making arrangements to inaugurate the first African Sovereign Green Bond to address climate change and environmental projects.

[Guardian] Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said that the Federal Government was making arrangements to inaugurate the first African Sovereign Green Bond to address climate change and environmental projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Invites Foreign Airlines to Inspect Kaduna Airport

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has invited foreign airline operators to inspect the Kaduna International Airport ahead of the March 8 closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has invited foreign airline operators to inspect the Kaduna International Airport ahead of the March 8 closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Float N20 Billion Green Bond for Environmental Sustainability Projects

[Vanguard] The Federal Government Thursday said that plans are under way to launch a N20 billion Green Bond in the Nigerian capital market, the first ever in the emerging markets.

[Vanguard] The Federal Government Thursday said that plans are under way to launch a N20 billion Green Bond in the Nigerian capital market, the first ever in the emerging markets.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria to Begin Yam Exports Within the Next 5 Months

[Guardian] Prof. Simon Irtwange, National Chairman, Engineering Personnel and Citizens Civil Rights Development Initiative, says Nigeria will start exporting yam to other countries within the next five months.

[Guardian] Prof. Simon Irtwange, National Chairman, Engineering Personnel and Citizens Civil Rights Development Initiative, says Nigeria will start exporting yam to other countries within the next five months.

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Buhari’s Vacation – the Hurdles to Curbing Medical Tourism

[This Day] While President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has tried to curb medical tourism by discouraging its officials from accessing healthcare abroad, his own trip to London for medical reasons has undermined Nigeria’s healthcare system.

[This Day] While President Muhammadu Buhari's government has tried to curb medical tourism by discouraging its officials from accessing healthcare abroad, his own trip to London for medical reasons has undermined Nigeria's healthcare system.

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Govt Says Deportees From Mozambique are Safe

[Daily News] Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Minister, Ambassador Augustine Mahiga said yesterday that the ministry is closely watching Tanzanians currently deported from Mozambique to ensure that they are safe.

[Daily News] Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Minister, Ambassador Augustine Mahiga said yesterday that the ministry is closely watching Tanzanians currently deported from Mozambique to ensure that they are safe.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Tonto Dikeh’s Estranged Hubby Signs Singer, Praiz

[Vanguard] Despite the crisis rocking his marriage, Tonto Dikeh’s estranged hubby, Olakunle Churchill, shocked many critics, Tuesday, when he unveiled popular singer, Praiz Adejo, as one of his foundation, Big Church Foundation, ambassadors for the 201…

[Vanguard] Despite the crisis rocking his marriage, Tonto Dikeh's estranged hubby, Olakunle Churchill, shocked many critics, Tuesday, when he unveiled popular singer, Praiz Adejo, as one of his foundation, Big Church Foundation, ambassadors for the 2017 project year.The signing of the deal was done at the Ikoyi, Lagos boardroom of the foundation.

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No Padding in 2017 Budget – DG, Budget Office

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Director-General of Budget Office, Mr. Ben Akabueze, has explained that repetitions of items in the 2017 budget were due to non-funding of such items in previous appropriations.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Director-General of Budget Office, Mr. Ben Akabueze, has explained that repetitions of items in the 2017 budget were due to non-funding of such items in previous appropriations.

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Con Men Cheat Masaka Farmers

[Monitor] Masaka -Fraudsters are taking advantage of an outbreak of swine fever in Masaka District to hoodwink unsuspecting farmers in the area, veterinary experts have warned.

[Monitor] Masaka -Fraudsters are taking advantage of an outbreak of swine fever in Masaka District to hoodwink unsuspecting farmers in the area, veterinary experts have warned.

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