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Nigeria To Get €820m Digital Economy Package From EU

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The European Union weekend announced an EU-Nigeria Digital Economy Package of at least €820 million until 2024.

The package will help enhance secured connectivity, digitalise public services, support entrepreneurship and build digital skills, while developing a human-centric, democratic governance framework for technology.

The European Union made the announcement when Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s vice president hosted a delegation of the European Commission led by Margrethe Vestager, its executive vice-president, who is currently on a visit to the country, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Osibajo also acknowledged European Union (EU) support for the view canvassed by Nigeria that gas be considered a transition fuel as the global community moves towards net-zero emissions targets.

Written by: Ayomide Ayodele

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