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The Nigeria One UN COVID-19 Response Board holds inaugural meeting and approves US$ 22 million procurement of essential medical supplies to enhance the national response

In addition to US$12 million approved for the procurement of PPE's in April 2020, the Project Board approved an allocation of US$ 10 million to WHO-UNICEF for the acquisition of testing kits and…  


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.  


The UN in Nigeria launches a COVID-19 Basket Fund to support Government response.

The UN system in Nigeria, in collaboration with the Government, has launched the COVID19 Basket Fund to complement ongoing efforts to mobilise resources in support of the National COVID-19…  


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.  


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.  


Development dialogue series for Nigeria launched as an initiative geared towards inclusive public engagement

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the development dialogue series for Nigeria aimed supporting conversations that can constructively inform policy options, strengthen national…  


Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Irregular migrants who made the fraught journey from Africa to Europe would do so again despite knowing the dangers of the trip. Some 93 per cent of almost 2,000 irregular migrants surveyed…  

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