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#SEDA: Measuring well-being across the World

HOW do you measure the well-being of a country’s citizens? Looking at wealth alone is clearly not enough: oil-rich states in the Middle East may have the highest levels of GDP per person yet they lag behind the West in terms of civil rights, education and a host of other quantifiable (and desirable) measures. Boston Consulting Group (BCG) attempts to ...

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Relationship potholes!

I have discovered that love doesn’t guarantee the success of a relationship. Love cannot help you stick to one person all years round, and on the other hand, cheating isn’t always a product of not loving your partner. In fact, loving someone doesn’t guarantee not falling in love with any other person. Relationships work out mostly because of our head not ...

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Register for free #CODECAMP2016 and become #coding Expert!

Are you still in senior secondary school class? Are you willing to start building your ICT foundation now? Are you aspiring to become a professional in ICT someday? Do you also wish to be one of the young Techies/Whizkid programmers? Then hurry now and register for CODE2CREATE ‘CODE CAMP 2016’ in Abuja and make your dream a reality. We are ...

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Letter to President Buhari: Stop undermining INEC and the 2019 elections – Itodo Samson

  Dear President Buhari, Your ascension to the Office of the President of Africa’s largest economy was by constitutional design, making you a creation of our constitution; therefore you owe it a duty to protect its integrity and sanctity. Remember that while taking the Oath of Office you swore to preserve, protect and defend the constitution in the discharge of ...

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OP-ED | NDDC BOARD APPOINTMENT: GREAT INJUSTICE TO UKWA WEST, ABIA

By Ejikeme Alozie-Nwagboso I read with excitement, and discontent as an indigene of Abia state, Ukwa west to be precise on the news that President Buhari has submitted the nominees of the Niger Delta Development Commission Board to the National Assembly for confirmation. I am happy because as stipulated by law, the President has fulfilled his part of the bargain. Also, ...

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Terrorism without bombs

By Greg Odogwu What happened in Nice, France, last week, shocked the world because it was basically tangential and bereft of the expected modus operandi of modern day terrorism. From all indications, even the Western world in all its sophistication was not prepared for it. This, in fact, shows that the world has yet to totally grasp the true dynamic ...

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IMO STATE: OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA BY CONCERNED INDIGENE

Dear Sir, It is with a very heavy and bitter heart that I write to you. This is a letter that has tarried in coming but long overdue. I’m afraid I have to speak to you very bluntly and succinctly, as I am not given to certain lexical embellishments, especially when addressing those who have no regard for their constituents. ...

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#Nigerian Inflation Accelerates in June!

Nigerian inflation accelerated to the highest rate in almost 11 years in June, complicating the task of the central bank in an economy which is at risk of contracting this year. The inflation rate in Africa’s largest economy increased to 16.5 percent from 15.6 in May, the Abuja-based National Bureau of Statistics said in an e-mailed statement on Monday. That’s ...

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A Strategic Fight Against #Malaria!

Inadequate quantities and quality of drinking water, lack of sanitation facilities, and poor hygiene cause millions of the world’s poorest people to suffer from various diseases including malaria. The disease is closely associated with the availability of water as the larval stage of mosquitoes develops in different kinds of stagnant water bodies. In Araromi Community in Ajegunle, water storage and poor ...

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CALL FOR PRESENTATION: 2016 Africa Summit on Women and Girls in Technology

Submission deadline: July 25, 2016 Showcase your work at the 2016 Africa Summit on Women and Girls in Technology, taking place September 13-14th in Accra, Ghana. The summit is a great opportunity to join leading African women in technology and ICT policy to debate solutions and contribute to the policy processes that will bridge the digital gender gap in Africa. We are ...

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