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Africa’s COP26 countdown in the context of COVID-19: A high-level multi-stakeholder dialogue

Ahead of COP26 Conference, strategies to mitigate impacts of climate change on Africa’s vulnerable communities took the centre stage recently - The conference opened with welcome remarks from the Executive Director of PACJA, Dr. Mithika Mwenda. He said the meeting is holding against the backdrop of little progress in international…

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PRESS RELEASE Peaceful and credible elections are essential for democracy to thrive. The Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st) expresses satisfaction with the peaceful conduct of the July 24 council polls conducted by the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) across the 20 Local Governments and 35 Local Council Development…

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Climate Change and Agriculture in Nigeria

By Titilola Kazeem-Arnold The Federal Republic of Nigeria is in West Africa between Latitudes 4° to 14° North and between Longitudes 2°2` and 14° 30` East. To the north, the country is bounded by the Niger Republic and Chad; in the west by the Benin Republic, in the East by…

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COVID-19 vaccination centres in Lagos record impressive turnout for second jab

By Nelson Ekujumi The second round of administration of COVID-19 vaccines of Nigerians by the the government has witnessed impressive turnout of Lagosians across the 57 local government councils and development council areas of the state. An assessment visit conducted by the Centre for 21st Century Issues around some of…

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Lagos residents commend govt over keeping to COVID-19 vaccine promises

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Some residents of Lagos State, who got the Covid-19 vaccine, have commended the state government for keeping to its promises of making the vaccine available to people. They said the government has done a good thing in making it accessible to ordinary Nigerians. Some of the respondents,…

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Ignore people peddling fake news, COVID-19 second dose essential – Health workers

By Michael Simire Health workers administering the COVID-19 vaccine have urged Nigerians to complete the vaccination exercise by taking the second dose. This is as the world battles the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recall that Nigeria had in 2020 shutdown economic activities as a result of the outbreak…

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