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OPEC advocates sustainable policies towards reducing emissions

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) says the delicate balance between reducing emissions, energy affordability and security requires comprehensive and sustainable policies.   The OPEC said that focusing on only one of these over the other could lead to unintended consequences; market distortions, heightened volatility and energy shortfalls.   Mr Mohammad Barkindo, OPEC […]

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FCT- ADP trains extension workers on horticultural crops production

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has trained extension workers on “Smallholder Horticulture Empowerment Project’’ (SHEP), to enhance family livelihoods.   Mr Ajaefobi Innocent, the Director, Federal Capital Territory- Agricultural Development Project (FCT-ADP), spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at Gwagwalada on Thursday.   Innocent stated that the aim of the training was to […]

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Ecobank Group unveils top 5 finalists for 2021 Fintech challenge

Ecobank Group on Thursday announced two Fintechs in Nigeria  and three others as the five finalists of the 2021 Fintech Challenge.   The Challenge is designed to help Fintechs with Africa-focused products join forces with the leading pan-African Group to provide Africans with groundbreaking financial services.   Mr Tomisin Fashina, Group Executive, Operations & Technology, […]

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Red Cross exhibits healthcare digital device to improve quality of paediatric care

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has developed a mobile tablet fitted with an electronic application to enable healthcare workers to diagnose and treat common childhood diseases.   Mr Marco Landi, ICRC, Project Manager of Algorithm for the Management of Childhood Illness (ALMANACH) said this in Abuja on Wednesday at the digitising healthcare […]