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How Nigeria can maximise Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO

“Nigeria stands to benefit by encouraging and pushing more trade, becoming a bigger part of the multilateral trading system and to do that Nigeria has to produce more, add value to products and export more. Right now, Nigeria has 0.26 per cent of world trade and 19 per cent of African trade. You could see...

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Challenging discriminations against women

“A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day, every day. We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all choose to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world. […] Read Full Story

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Gale of defections: Matters arising

“When politics is no longer a mission but a profession, politicians become more self-serving than public servants”  – Emmanuel Macron, the President of France. Last Thursday, February 25, 2021, I was one of the two panelists on Politics Nationwide, a network programme of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria.  Mrs. Chinwe Nnorom, a director in the […] Read Full Story

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Reversing rising insecurity in Nigeria

jideojong@yahoo.com 08077787701 There is hardly any cheering news in Nigeria these days. Pervasive insecurity has cowed people with citizens taking to praying and fasting seeking divine help for protection. Truth be told, insecurity is not peculiar to Nigeria, as it is a global phenomenon. However, while many other countries have found creative ways of tackling […] Read Full Story

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Biden’s presidency: Lessons for Nigeria

“We must end this uncivil war that pits red against blue, rural versus urban, conservative versus liberal. We can do this if we open our souls instead of hardening our hearts.  If we show a little tolerance and humility.  If we’re willing to stand in the other person’s shoes just for a moment.  Because here […] Read Full Story