The United Nations secretary-general’s special envoy to Nigeria for malaria Raymond Chambers is optimistic that the country will meet the Millennium Development Goal on combating the disease. Chambers said the world agency is ready to distribute 27 million treated nets in the nation, Nigerian Compass reports.

“We have signed some deals with the minister of finance to allow for this operational distribution cost to become reality; we think the money will start flowing on Monday (Nov. 8),” he said.

Meanwhile, Switzerland and Nigeria have concluded negotiations on migration. The two nations have signed a memorandum of understanding on migration issues including immigration administration, migration and development, and the promotion and protection of human rights.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.