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The Spirit of Nigeria

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The Spirit of Nigeria

By Kede Aihie The spirit of Nigeria is characterised by resilience, dynamism and entrepreneurship, these narratives have helped the nation cope in its worst economic recession in a quarter of a century. Nigeria is a conundrum that defy economic logic, how do you explain the fact that a nation producing about 3,000 megawatts of electricity for population of 193 million (NBS est.), with serious infrastructural deficit, is the largest economy in Africa. In 2016, going by available statistics, Nigerians withdrew N5 trillion (National budget was...

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CORONATION OF HIS MAJESTY, OBA EWUARE II, OBA OF BENIN, OMO N’OBA N’EDO UKU’ AKPOLO KPOLO

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CORONATION OF HIS MAJESTY, OBA EWUARE II, OBA OF BENIN, OMO N’OBA N’EDO UKU’ AKPOLO KPOLO

CORONATION OF HIS MAJESTY, OBA EWUARE II, OBA OF BENIN, OMO N’OBA N’EDO UKU’ AKPOLO KPOLO (40th OBA OF BENIN) 20th OCTOBER 2016, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE, NIGERIA By Kede Aihie Coronation of His Majesty, Oba EWUARE II, Oba of Benin, took place on his birthday, 20 October 2016, in Benin City, Edo State. Oba Ewuare II ascended the throne, upon the death of his father, Oba Erediauwa in 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Wales, UK and a Master of Public Administration degree from Rutger University...

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Zika Is Not the New Ebola

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Zika Is Not the New Ebola

A rise in birth defects in the Americas is increasingly linked to Zika virus, previously undetected in that part of the world. Regardless of the underlying cause for these congenital abnormalities, the key to success lies in strong global health leadership. While some lessons from the Ebola outbreak can be applied, this new threat presents a different challenge and needs a different response. Origins of Zika In December 2015, the journal Nature asked infectious disease experts to predict which pathogens would trigger the next global crisis....

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Nigeria:2015 in Review

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Nigeria:2015 in Review

By Kede Aihie, Editor in Chief, Nigeria Magazine January 2,000 feared killed in Boko Haram’s ‘deadliest massacre in Baga, Borno State, North East Nigeria Run up to the elections, Buhari certificate saga, (Form 1998), Nigeria Army denies being in possession of Buhari’s cert, credentials. Nasty adverts Calls by NSA for shift of election date causes stir and resisted by opposition, Kerry visits Nigeria holds talks with GEJ and GMB Reduction of PMS from N97 to N87, announcement by Dezieni Alison Madueke the most Googled word in...

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Nigerian farmers cleared to sue Shell in Dutch court

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Nigerian farmers cleared to sue Shell in Dutch court

The Hague, Netherlands Nigerian farmers will have the chance to sue oil multinational Shell in a Dutch court for pollution they blame on leaking pipelines, a Dutch appeals court ruled Friday. Activists said the ruling sets a landmark legal precedent that clears the way for Dutch-based companies to be sued for alleged negligence of their subsidiaries elsewhere in the world. “There is now jurisprudence that means victims of human rights violations or pollution can sue Dutch multinationals in the Netherlands,” said Geert Ritsema of...

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