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More hands on-deck: Aliko Dangote Foundation contributes N1.5 Billion (USD $ 3.8 million) to the Nigeria UN COVID-19 Basket Fund

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has joined hands with the United Nations in Nigeria with a total sum of N1.5 Billion (equivalent to USD $3.8 million) contribution to the Nigeria UN COVID-19 Basket…  


UN procures ventilators and other medical supplies to boost the Government of Nigeria’s response to COVID-19

A shipment of ventilators and other essential medical supplies procured by the UN system in Nigeria to support the Government’s COVID-19 response arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport today.  


Government of Japan announces USD $2.5 million for Early Recovery and Peacebuilding in Northeast Nigeria

The Government of Japan has announced the release of 2,5 million dollars for early recovery and peacebuilding activities in Northeast Nigeria.  


Solar powered lanterns light up homes in Ngwom, Borno State

Through the project funded by the Government of Japan, UNDP partnered with a Japanese electronics company Panasonic, to improve the living standards of the community by providing them with solar…  


Peugeot Nigeria: 50 youths from Borno complete technical skills training thanks to UNDP and EU support

The Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) Learning Centre in Kaduna graduated 50 youths from Borno State who completed a vocational training in auto mechanics technology and trades, including painting,…  


UNDP and Channels Television agree on a strategic partnership will promote public engagement and inform development strategies

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nigeria and Channels Television today announced a new strategic partnership to promote public engagement on the development issues facing Nigeria with…  


Nigerian creative sector steps out for UNDP create to develop connect in Lagos

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nigeria held its first series of development conversations with the Nigerian creatives dubbed #CreateToDevelop.  


UNDP partners EU to train 820 IDPs in Borno

In the bid to rebuild and re-establish the source of livelihoods of target populations across Borno state, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with funds from European Union (EU) under the…  


Officials from North-East Nigeria learn from Japan’s recovery experience

Delivery of people centered interventions that are driven by robust policies and strategies are critical to bridging the humanitarian - development gaps. Recently, UNDP and Japan International…  


African governments are committing more domestic resources, increasing social assistance to the poor, report reveals

The findings demonstrate that state-provided social assistance like cash, food transfers, and public works programmes are becoming an important policy instrument to address poverty and vulnerability,…  

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