Tag Archives: Covid 19

CACOVID To Empower 4m Youths With N150bn Job Program

The private sector led Coalition Alliance Against COVID 19 (CACOVID), has unveiled plans to empower four million youths with N150 billion employment program, noting that once the nation’s high rate of unemployment is curtailed, social unrest will be significantly reduced.

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Trials Show New COVID-19 Vaccine 94.5% Effective, Says Moderna

COVID-19

‌ US biotech firm Moderna on Monday announced its experimental vaccine against Covid-19 was almost 95 percent effective, marking a second major breakthrough in the quest to end the pandemic. Moderna released early results from a clinical trial with more than 30,000 participants, after American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech last week said their vaccine was 90 …

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AGRA: Smallholder Farmers Urged To Embrace Insurance

Commercial farming

Smallholder farmers have been advised to remodel their inputs and product pricing system to accommodate insurance. This will enable the farmers to build resilience in times of unforeseen shocks and natural disasters such as flooding. Dr. Debisi Araba, Managing Director of Africa Green Revolution Forum, AGRF, offered this solution as one that can help mitigate the impact of flooding and …

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