Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "development"

    Chinedu Moghalu appointed head of UN communications for Africa Risk Capacity

Chinedu Moghalu appointed head of UN communications for Africa Risk Capacity

Nigeria’s Chinedu Moghalu has been appointed the head, communications and advocacy, for the Africa Risk Capacity (ARC)/United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).A statement released by the African Risk Capacity (ARC) said Moghalu would be leading efforts to ensure that its work in responding to the challenges of climate change and natural disaster risk management is strategically communicated to the member [...]

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    The Abuja you probably never knew exists

The Abuja you probably never knew exists

When Ibrahim Yusuf left behind his family members and childhood friends in Niger state in 2016, he felt Abuja was a city "flowing with milk and honey". After an endless search, he settled in Karu, a suburb in Nyanya.“To be sincere, it has not been easy. Although I was able to learn a trade -- I am now a tailor -- [...]

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    How I want the north to restructure

How I want the north to restructure

"Take my assets, leave my people, and in five years I’ll have it back" - Alfred SloanI like starting with a caveat emptor: What I do are pontifications. By now you must have been used to them. I enjoy sounding off on burning issues affecting our dear country. I even bore you ad nauseam.  But as you might have noticed, I am always [...]

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    Shettima: Borno will be massively developed in six months

Shettima: Borno will be massively developed in six months

Kashim Shettima, Borno governor, has said the state will be massively developed within the next six months to one year.The Boko Haram insurgency of the past eight years has hindered development in the state.Speaking on Tuesday at the Summit for the Security and Development of Northern Nigeria, the governor said his government will particularly invest in girl-child education, job creation [...]

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    Reflections from the UN secretary-general’s envoy on youth’s visit to Nigeria

Reflections from the UN secretary-general’s envoy on youth’s visit to Nigeria

BY ROTIMI OLAWALEI was elated when I learnt that Ahmad Alhendawi, the United Nations secretary-general’s envoy on youth, will be visiting Nigeria for three days.I knew it would be an opportunity to put youth development at the front burner of national discourse in Nigeria and amongst development partners, especially the UN. I was pleased to be invited to a few [...]

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    Wole Soyinka centre for investigative journalism holds lecture on taxation

Wole Soyinka centre for investigative journalism holds lecture on taxation

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) will on Wednesday, July 13, hold a lecture titled 'tax education, national development and the seminal role of the media'.According to a statement by the centre, the lecture is pertinent in the face of dwindling oil revenue and the government’s drive for tax compliance.“As the 30th July due date for filing outstanding tax [...]

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