When popular Nigerian musician TY Bello sang the song “The Land is Green” from her Greenland album, she was re-echoing an ideal birthed by Nigeria’s founding fathers — an ideal captured so ebulliently on the green-white-green-striped Nigerian flag. This greenness represents the rich and fertile soil, the precious earth on which we dwell. Generations later, Nigerians are still embracing this greenery, pushing sustainability across civic, public and business spheres. This is a tale of their exploits…

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