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7 traits you must posses to avoid being a failure in life

Highly respected people are successful in maintaining certain values and inspiring others around them. In a world where character and integrity becomes rarer, when we find someone who embodies such scarce elements we admire and respect them. These habits that shape highly respected people are not cultivated overnight but with consistency and perseverance. Here are 7 habits of highly respected people. ...

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SOCIAL GOOD SUMMIT HOLDS IN ABUJA

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with other Civil Society Organizations such as ONE Campaign, Save the Children, Social Good Nigeria and Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on MDGs (OSSAP-MDGs) as well as the National Planning Commission (NPC) have synergized in organizing the Social Good Summit in Abuja, today 30 November. The summit which ...

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Climate activists, NGOs March for #ClimateChange in Abuja

Climate activists, Non-governmental organisations and other active advocates for environmental sustainability have intensified the awareness on climate change, its effects and possible ways to mitigate this phenomenon of the 21st century. They took to the streets of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory today, 30 November with placards with various messages such as climate change is real, CO2 is Killer, Plant a ...

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BE PART OF 2015 ABUJA CLIMATE MARCH!

If you are in and around Abuja, Nigeria kindly join us at the Abuja Unity fontain as we organize Abuja Nigeria Climate March, on the 30th of November, 2015…. we at Global Network for Sustainable Development and AYICC North Central Region are very much part of the March…. Thank you. +2348036378036  

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HOUSE OF REP SUMMONS AVIATION MINISTER OVER VIRGIN ATLANTIC RETRENCHMENT

The House of Representatives on Thursday summoned the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, to explain the sacking of Nigerians working for Virgin Atlantic airline.   The House directed the minister and relevant stakeholders to appear before its Committee on Labour and Productivity within the next 48 hours to resolve the issue amicably.   The resolution of the House followed ...

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Press Release: Amnesty announces winners for 2015 Human Rights Journalists

Media Awards: Amnesty announces 2015 winners Over 500 guests gather in central London to celebrate the best of the year’s human rights reporting Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste thanks journalist and human rights community for taking action to secure his release from Egyptian prison Tributes paid to 30 journalists around the world targeted for their work in 2015 The Sunday ...

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Senate confirms Nomination of Ahmed Kuru as AMCON MD

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Ahmed Lawan Kuru as Managing Director of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). Recall that Kuru was appointed by President Muhammadu was appointed to replace Mustafa Chike-Obi after Buhari dissolved the executive team of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Kuru is formerly the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer ...

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Tolerance must be taught, nurtured, defended – UN Secretary-General

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says, in a message on the International Day for Tolerance, that the world should recognize the mounting threat posed by those who strive to divide and  pledged to forge a path defined by dialogue, social cohesion and mutual understanding.   At the occasion, celebrated on November 16, Ban Ki-moon explained that the call to practice tolerance ...

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Buhari leaves for Malta, to participate in CHOGM

President Mohammadu Buhari is due to leave Abuja on Thursday for Malta Island to participate in the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting which begins on Friday. The president is expected to joined about 51 Heads of State and Governments under former British colony to deliberate on Commonwealth on new commonwealth initiatives on climate change. The Head of the Commonwealth, ...

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“Affordable Internet Access for all is one of our priorities” – Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication

Newly appointed Minister of Communication Hon. Adebayo  Shittu has pledged his commitment towards making internet affordable for all Nigerians.” Improved and affordable internet broadband is one of the priorities of the Ministry” he said. He made this statement while addressing the Civil Society Coalitions and other stakeholders within the telecommunication industry in Nigeria in Lagos at Alliance for Affordable Internet ...

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