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After much reluctance fueled by skepticism, some members of Nyifu village, comprising 17 females and 8 Males in Gindin Dutse Central community in Donga LGA in Taraba state formed a Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) named Ikifun . Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) is a key...
“I have consistently stepped down all of the training I've received from our workshops to women farmers in my community,” said Hafsat Saleh Yaro, 33-year-old mother of three from Faggo village in Shira local government area of Bauchi State. Bauchi, just like most states in northern Nigeria and...
“Trial and error are the best phrases to describe the way we used to farm in our community,” said 33-year-old Yusuf Kani, a farmer from Darajiya community of Shira local government area of Bauchi state. Most of the people in Darajiya community are small-scale farmers. “Farming comes naturally to us...
Every day, girls like Angel are proving that science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is gender blind and doesn’t discriminate. Angel Osuji has not only found her passion in ICT as a graphic designer, she has taken it up as a responsibility to advocate that girls consider exploring a...
“By the time I harvest my crops, I expect to make really good money from the yield. I have never experienced fruitful crop production during the dry season like I did this year,” said 42-year-old Babaginda, a farmer from Badara community, Dankungibar ward in Alkeleri local government area of Bauchi...
37-year-old Yalwa Adamu, a mother of eight children from Fanti community, Alkeri Local Government Area, in Bauchi state could not contain her excitement as she shared how involvement with The Village Savings and Loans Association (VLSA) program – a program by Oxfam LINE project is positively...
Lagos Circular Business Community & Platform September 2021 Oxfam Novib, Oxfam Nigeria, EDC Lagos, and Circle Economy Amsterdam developed and offered a new training module to introduce Nigerian SMEs how to transform their business into a Circular Business Model. Several businesses that...
2020 NNPC Annual Performance Review
The 2020 Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Annual Performance Review delves into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on NNPC’s operations & performance, along with the inflow of investment into the oil fields in Nigeria. In June 2020, the Mele Kyari-led NNPC management, for the...
Power, Profits and the Pandemic
Power, Profits and the Pandemic From corporate extraction for the few to an economy that works for all The worsening inequality crisis triggered by COVID-19 is fuelled by an economic model that has allowed some of the world’s largest corporations to funnel billions of dollars in profits to...