Nigeria ranks bottom seven on SDGs progress report

SDGs in Nigeria: SDGs progress Report

A Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs progress report has ranked Nigeria 160 out of 166 on possible best outcomes in achieving all the 17 Goals. This was obtained from the Sustainable Development Report 2020’s SDG Index published on Tuesday. The Sustainable Development Solutions Network, SDSN and the Bertelsmann Stiftung prepared the report. The Network promotes integrated approaches to implement the SDGs and other global development agenda. According to the report, the current assessment of Nigeria shows that the country is facing major challenges in achieving 12 SDGs. These are SDG 1-11…

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Ondo Governor, Akeredolu tests positive for COVID-19

image showing akeredolu covid positive

Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor of Ondo State has tested positive for coronavirus disease, COVID-19. A video shared on the Twitter handle of the governor on Tuesday confirmed the story. According to the governor, “Today I tested positive for #COVID19. All is well. I’m asymptomatic and have been self-isolating. Work continues. Your continued prayers over my well being are most appreciated.” He added, “Earlier today, I got confirmation of a positive result for COVID-19. I am asymptomatic and not displaying any symptoms.” He continued, “I am currently self-isolating and supervised…

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Delivery of AKK Project part of Next Level Agenda, says Buhari

Buhari AKK Project lunch via zoom

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that delivery of the 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas Pipeline, AKK project is part of his Administration’s Next Level Agenda for sustainable development and economic prosperity of Nigeria. The President, who stated this Tuesday while flagging off construction works on the AKK project via a virtual link from the State House in Abuja to two locations in Ajaokuta in Kogi State and Rigachukun, Kaduna State, said when completed the project would provide gas for generation of power and feedstock for gas-based industries, and also facilitate the revival…

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