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Unemployment in Nigeria is a Result of Multiple Sector Failures

In a newly-released report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the country’s unemployment rate increased from 27.1 percent in the second quarter of 2020, to 33.5 percent in the fourth quarter of the same year. This is the highest unemployment rate in 13 years. What this means is that of the 122,049,400 people in the economically […]

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Unemployment in Nigeria is a Result of Multiple Sector Failures

In a newly-released report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the country’s unemployment rate increased from 27.1 percent in the second quarter of 2020, to 33.5 percent in the fourth quarter of the same year. This is the highest unemployment rate in 13 years. What this means is that of the 122,049,400 people in the economically […]

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#BNCreativesCorner: Anne Adams Bends Clay to Create Stunning Artwork

Anne Adams has always been a sucker for anything art. At an early age, she explored different aspects of art; painting, makeup artistry, writing, and creating functional art – that is, art made from aesthetic objects (like bowls, plates, spoons) that we interact with every day and serve utilitarian purposes. “Art,” Anne says, “is a way […]

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#ChooseToChallenge – Celebrating Women Working Hard to Create a More Equal World

On the 8th of March every year, International Women’s Day is celebrated globally. This day has been set aside to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, political contributions and achievements of women. More than ever before, the world has witnessed a significant shift in society’s thoughts about women’s equality and emancipation. Today, women are not just […]

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International Women’s Day 2021 – Meet 16 Women Leading Earth’s Restoration

It’s the International Women’s Day, 2021! To mark this phenomenal day, the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is throwing the spotlight on 16 female leaders working to protect and restore the global natural capital through science, finance, policymaking, journalism, and land rights, among others. As the world enters the last decade to prevent irreversible damage from climate change, […]

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You’ve Got the Light, Let’s Make it Shine… BellaNaija Presents BN Creatives’ Corner

The creative expressions of African people are a complex blend of many media, each of which offers a unique perspective and which together communicate everything from the mundane to the sublime. – Africana Collections. Africa is home to so many creatives. From writing to handicrafts, music, dance, film, oral and written literature, painting, sculptures, we […]

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Response to Report Calling Her “Grandmother” is a Call for Us to Speak up Against Sexism

In February, after South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee stated her decision to retreat from the race to become the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), it became clear that Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was going to make history as the first African and the first woman to rise to the position of a World Trade Organisation Director-General. Of […]

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#WorldCancerDay: Solumkolia and Abigail Survived Cancer & They Want you to Know you Can Too!

In 2018, Solumkolia Obi-Anazodo was having a shower when she felt a lump in her breast. She took her mind off it and hoped it will disappear. It didn’t; several days later and the lump kept growing bigger. She then went for a test, and on the 24th of May, she was diagnosed with stage […]

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