How Bayelsa celebrated International Day of Girl Child 2019

Every year on October 11, the International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated to amplify their voices and stand-up for their rights. This is done to break boundaries and barriers posed by stereotypes and exclusion of the Girl Child, even those with disabilities and those living in marginalised communities. This year, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Bayelsa State gathered students from various schools in Yenagoa to celebrate the Girl Child Day. They processed with a match with their different banners and placards from Peace Park at Onopa, Yenagoa to the…

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Buhari approves N10b for upgrade of Enugu Int’l Airport

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of 10 billion Naira for an Intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. President Buhari while approving the fund said he has the assurance of the minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika that the work will be done speedily and to the highest standards. The president in his official tweet handle stated that: “I have approved the sum of 10 billion Naira for an Intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. I have…

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Standard Bank partners Rhiza Africa to boost agricultural produce through innovation

Standard Bank has partnered Rhiza Africa in a bid to boost Agricultural produce and increase farmers’ yield, through innovation, driven by digital intelligence. Standard Bank’s satellite hosted-remote sensing innovation is delivered in partnership with service provider RHIZA Africa and backed by Origin Enterprises PLC and the European Space Agency. About 60 per cent of the world’s uncultivated arable land presents is situated in Africa, which presents a major opportunity to meet the 70 per cent increase in global food demand expected by 2050. Africa also has potentials to grow through…

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