The Nigerian shadow I have always known


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Ogunniyi Abayomi

Along the streets, suburbs, pedestrian walkways and terminal junction in the metropolitan city of Lagos, we have read the tragic stories and observed the dotted analysis of each narrative along with an imaginary caption of the devastating events and occurrences within our society, disseminated by the medium of communication, in addition to publishing materials sold by vendors across the street.

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South Sudanese musician uses song to educate on social media’s shortcomings



Gift Friday

Through her songs, a South Sudanese musician from Gbudue State is educating youth and parents on the shortcomings of social media.

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World Citizenship and Peace


Florence Joseph

If we are to move forward to a peaceful world, we must recognize that in the midst of the magnificent cultural diversities and life forms, we are one human family and one Earth community with one common destiny.

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Nigeria’s formal informal sector must change gear and reverse


Prince Charles Dickson

With the Joint Admission Matriculation Board examination season underway, I shook my head at the kind of future Nigeria has for her young ones, with an estimated 1.7 million high school students taking exams to get into college or university as we call it in these parts.

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Privatizing Government

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Sami Jamil Jadallah

I wrote in an earlier article about the issue of “deconstruction of the state”, reducing and streamlining its administrative bureaucracy, reducing the “red tape” and reducing its role in the daily lives of all Americans. So far so good.

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What exactly is India’s GRIN initiative?

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Bikash Mohapatra


The Ministry of Human Resource Development’s Global Research Interactive Network (GRIN) attempts to address India’s “brain drain” issue, and convert it into “brain gain,” while simultaneously focusing on improving the quality of education in India and developing an innovation culture.

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