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#Agriculture: Nigerian Cassava Producers, IITA Sign MoU

#Agriculture: Nigerian Cassava Producers, IITA Sign MoU

(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Tuesday in Abuja, for the second phase of BASICS-II…

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Opportunities In Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector

Opportunities In Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector

(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Nigeria is blessed with large tracts of arable land which makes agriculture an important sector of the economy with high potential for employment generation, food security and poverty reduction. Although the sector was…

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OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA’S INDUSTRIAL SECTOR

OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA’S INDUSTRIAL SECTOR

(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Nigeria is a natural location for a variety of industrial activities due to the availability of natural resources, affordable labour cost and large market. Its manufacturing sector is reemerging due largely to the…

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#CSR: Azura Power’s Corporate Social Responsibility Profile

#CSR: Azura Power’s Corporate Social Responsibility Profile

(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Azura Power is a developer, financier, acquirer and operator of Independent Power Plants (IPPs) across Africa. The company’s ambition is to build the continent’s leading power generation platform. Azura utilizes its our project…

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#CSR: Assessing Access Bank’s Sustainability Goals Projects

#CSR: Assessing Access Bank’s Sustainability Goals Projects

By Jude Obuseh, For Agenda Watchdog, May 7, 2020 (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Over the past decade, our sustainability journey has led us to restructure our business operations and develop new strategies that aim to create a…

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On ICPC’s Constituency Projects Tracking

On ICPC’s Constituency Projects Tracking

(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Sometime in 2019, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) announced plans to commence “Another Round of Constituency Projects Tracking or Monitoring”. The second phase of the exercise, which is…

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CSR: AIRTEL AND FCMB BLAZING THE TRAIL IN PRIVATE SECTOR SUPPORT FOR NIGERIA’S EDUCATION SECTOR

CSR: AIRTEL AND FCMB BLAZING THE TRAIL IN PRIVATE SECTOR SUPPORT FOR NIGERIA’S EDUCATION SECTOR

That there is an urgent need for the private sector to become more involved in the funding and management of Nigeria’s educational sector is a fact that cannot be over emphasized. This necessity is backed…

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Philanthropy: Revisiting Femi Otedola’s $14 M (N5.B) Donation

Philanthropy: Revisiting Femi Otedola’s $14 M (N5.B) Donation

Late last year, precisely on Sunday, November 10, 2019, the mass media – traditional and social – exploded with the raucous news of the donation of a whopping $14 Million (approximately NGN5 Billion ) by…

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GOOD GOVERNANCE: HOW GOVERNOR SEYI MAKINDE IS SETTING THE PACE

GOOD GOVERNANCE: HOW GOVERNOR SEYI MAKINDE IS SETTING THE PACE

From the Utilitarian standpoint, the actions of a government should be judged by the extent it contributes to overall utility in maximizing happiness or pleasure as summed among all people. It is, then, the total utility of individuals which is important here, “the greatest happiness for…

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JOB CREATION: HOW GOVERNOR OBASEKI IS WALKING HIS TALK

JOB CREATION: HOW GOVERNOR OBASEKI IS WALKING HIS TALK

By Jude Obuseh, For Agenda Watchdog, February 25, 2020 (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – According to a report by the National Bureau of Statistics, the Unemployment Rate in Nigeria increased to 23.10 percent in the third quarter of…

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