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Access Bank PLC Signs Landmark Loan Agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency to Advance Climate Change Measures in Nigeria

Access Bank PLC (Access Bank), Nigeria’s largest commercial bank, has taken a significant stride towards environmental sustainability with the signing of a historic loan agreement with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Valued at US$ 75 million, the agreement is JICA’s first private sector investment finance in the banking sector in the Sub-Saharan African region. …read more →

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CSR: Dangote Cement Rehabilitates Educational Infrastructure in Lagos

As part of part its Educational Support programme under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Dangote Cement Plc, at the weekend commissioned and handed over several multi-million naira rehabilitated educational infrastructure in Lagos Island, Lagos State. The projects, expected to benefit over 2,500 pupils, included installed 5kva Solar Power source to power the ICT centers at Kuramo …read more →

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Governor Hope Uzodimma’s Audacious Broad Infrastructure Reengineering Leapfrogs Imo State into Greater Heights 

In all facets, Governor Hope Uzodimma, is remodeling Imo State into greatness through his well-coordinated infrastructure development across the 3 Senatorial Zones of the state and with an emphasis on the state capital renewal. Any visitor to Imo State would likely experience traffic in some parts of the state, especially along some busy streets in …read more →

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AfDB Says 7 African Nations Making Progress on Climate Change Actions

The African Development Bank and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI have launched a report analysing the readiness of seven countries – Morocco, Tunisia, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal, Gabon and Mozambique – to drive green growth. The joint report was launched on the sidelines of Africa Climate Week, in Libreville, Gabon. It assessed the status and …read more →

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Northern Youths Urge Protection for Public Infrastructure

Northern youths, under the aegis of Arewa Youth Assembly, have called on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari(retd.) to engage the service of competent hands to protect the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline from vandals. This, the youth said, became imperative to promote a steady and guaranteed gas supply from the South to the North at the …read more →

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Sub-Saharan Africa Requires $40 Bln Annual Flow to Achieve Net-Zero Emission By 2050 – Osinbajo

While investments in fossils are being sustained in the rich and advanced countries, banning gas investments in developing nations raises questions around equity, justice, and inclusion as the global community approaches the Net-zero emission target of 2050, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said. According to him, a just, equitable, and inclusive global energy transition especially …read more →

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Shell Petroleum Opens Dialogue with Communities on Development Initiatives

Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC said it has begun discussions with 12 host communities in Bayelsa which demanded upward review of development obligations. SPDC’s Media Relations Manager, Bamidele Odugbesan said the company was engaging representatives of its EA oilfields on the issues raised. “We are engaging the leadership of the communities for a peaceful resolution …read more →

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China Completes Construction of $3.17bn UHV Electricity Line

Construction of a US $3.17bn clean energy ultra-high voltage (UHV) electricity line in China is complete. It’s the first UHV line in the world built to transmit only carbon-free electricity, its developer, State Grid Corp. of China has said. It will allow more renewables to be developed in Qinghai and Gansu provinces and deliver the electricity …read more →

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COVID-19: NLNG Assures Host Communities, Rivers State

The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) has highlighted its palliatives and interventions in Bonny communities since the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Managing Director, Mr Tony Attah, said as a company, NLNG triggered critical preventive measures in its operations very early and promptly initiated engagements with relevant Rivers State and Bonny Local Government authorities. Speaking …read more →