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1.2m young entrepreneurs to benefit from UNESCO ‘Read and Earn’ Program

By TVC News Nigeria
13 December 2019   |   12:58 pm
One point two million young entrepreneurs in Nigeria are to benefit from the partnership between the UNESCO "read and earn" federation and the office of the senior Special Assistant to the president on SDG.

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