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USAID Distributes Reading Textbooks to Teachers and Pupils in Sokoto
February 24, 2017

On January 24, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the distribution of 300,000 textbooks to help improve the reading skills of children in nearly 900 schools in Sokoto state.

U.S. Ambassador Supports Solar Energy Partnership
February 24, 2017

U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria W. Stuart  Symington participated in an event to mark the national rollout of Solar Home Systems through a partnership between a global solar energy firm (Lumos) and a telecommunications giant (MTN) that will help bring electricity to some of the most remote corners of Nigeria.

Power Africa’ Coordinator: U.S. Programs ‘Making a Difference’ to Improve Sector
February 24, 2017

During a three-day visit to Nigeria, ‘Power Africa’ Coordinator Andrew M. Herscowitz reaffirmed the longstanding commitment of the United States to improving power in Nigeria and observed that U.S. support was already “making a difference” in the troubled sector.

USAID is helping expand market opportunities for smallholder farmers
February 23, 2017

On January 31, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)  launched two new agribusiness partnerships with Chi Farms and Niji Foods. The event highlighted USAID’s agricultural and private sector strategy using partnerships with government, local organizations and private industry to develop the Nigerian agriculture sector.

$227.3 million in additional assistance partof five-year $2.3 billion commitment
December 22, 2016

On December 19, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced $227.3 million in additional developmental assistance to support the five-year $2.3 billion agreement signed with the Nigerian Government in 2015. This brings the total provided under the agreement to $702 million.

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Last updated: February 24, 2017

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