IAWPA names Uzodimma 2020 SDG most-friendly governor

Governor Hope Uzodimma receives IAWPA SDG AWARD

The International Association of World Peace Advocates, IAWPA has named Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma the 2020 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Most Friendly Governor in Nigeria, The Nations reports. Also, the association urged the development organisation to visit and invest in Imo State. Accordingly, it names the United Nations, African Union, Economic Commission for the West African States, and others for the visit. The association decorated the governor as an Eminent Peace Ambassador, based on his pursuit of peace in his leadership style. The award ceremony, which took place at…

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Funmi Adewara, wins World Bank’s SDGs award

Funmi Adewara receives world banks award

Funmi Adewara, chief executive officer of Mobihealth International, has been honoured by the World Bank for her role in promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) three. Mobihealth International is said to be Africa’s first fully integrated telehealth start-up leveraging technology in harnessing diaspora, local doctors and medical service providers through a secure electronic medical record and video software. Adewara, a graduate of the University of Ibadan, is one of the seven women entrepreneurs rewarded with the 2020 SDGs and Her Awards. Other winners include Annisa Hasanah Ashyad of Ecofun Indonesia;…

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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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