Tag — Nigeria

How I Have Governed Kaduna in One Month

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Below is the Keynote address by Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, at the first Town Hall meeting of the APC Kaduna State Government, at the Hassan Katsina House, Kawo, Kaduna, on Saturday, 27 June 2015. I welcome you all with humility and gratitude to the very first Town Hall meeting we are hosting as

Japan to Further Support the Millennium Villages in Kenya, Nigeria, and Rwanda

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NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 — A new $5 million grant from the Government of Japan to the Millennium Villages Project will support the project’s work in Kenya, Nigeria, and Rwanda. The funds will support operations in four Millennium Villages sites—Sauri and Dertu (Kenya), Pampaida (Nigeria), and Mayange (Rwanda)—in keeping with Japan’s commitment to conflict

Boosting Community Education Workers in Nigeria

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Since 2010, the Millennium Village of Pampaida in northern Nigeria has made many positive developments including notable increases in primary school attendance. Throughout the cluster of villages, schools have also become a integral part of Pampaida’s development infrastructure and an invaluable resource for the community. With the cooperation between the community, local government and the MVP team,

Community Health Worker from Pampaida Honored with 2014 REAL Award

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Ms. Roseline Nuhu, a Community Health Worker (CHW) in the Millennium Village of Pampaida in Nigeria, has been selected as a REAL Award honoree for 2014. The REAL Award was created by Save the Children and the Frontline Health Workers Coalition to develop greater respect and appreciation for health workers and the lifesaving care they provide. Each

Nigeria’s Ambitious Effort to End Poverty

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The government of Nigeria is using the billion dollars per annum that it receives in debt relief to take the Millennium Villages project to scale towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Above, young adults in the village of Ikaram receive computer training.