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Nigeria

Role of state government. in preventing and countering violent extremism

Cement: scarcity, intermediaries induce a rise in prices in the North-EastRole of state government. in preventing and countering violent extremism News analysis by Kayode Adebiyi of the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) In 2017, the federal government, through the Office of the National Security Advisor (ONSA), launched the policy framework and national action plan for the prevention and response to violent extremism (P / CVE) . On August 24, 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari gave a directive on the implementation of the National P / CVE Framework and Action Plan setting out roles and regulations and urging state and local governments to get involved. . “We are committed to creating safe spaces for our people to engage and contribute to the prevention of violent extremism. While security measures remain necessary to address the threat of violent extremism, a whole-of-government and whole-of-government approach is urgently needed if we are to address the drivers of violent extremism in our society. “This strategic framework addresses […]

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Rita Chidinma: The One Time I was Threatened Because of Jollof Rice

I never thought that I would fall victim to the non-academic staff bullying in my school. You see those clerks, typists and secretaries, and other non-academic staff in schools – those people who serve as gatekeepers of the HOD, dean and the rest – fear them! I’ve been running my postgraduate program since 2018, I […]

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Politics

Mfonobong Inyang: The Power Game & Women Getting in Formation

  Chris Poole’s notoriety to a significant extent was brought about by his maxim, “don’t hate the player, hate the game!” While this saying has taken a life of itself and has gone on to assume a myriad of connotative interpretations, it is surprisingly very instructive when you deconstruct it and view it from a […]

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Money Matters with Nimi: The Proverbs 31 Superwoman – Could She Be You?

Generations of women have held the Proverbs 31 woman as their role model. Even though she existed thousands of years ago, the Proverbs 31 woman and her approach to life and money matters are more relevant than ever for the 21st Century woman. She forms the perfect picture of a busy woman running her home, […]

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Coronavirus

Private enterprises: Obstacle to doing business with Government in Nigeria

Private enterprises: Obstacle to doing business with Government in NigeriaBy Timi Olubiyi, Ph.D.  In today’s turbulent business environment, predominantly with the economic recession, inflation, and the disruptive novel coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic, strategy becomes the main source of competitive advantage for businesses and organizations. However, for a strategy to be meaningful, a business must have a reliable and working business and organizational structure. The fundamental problem that occurs in most businesses particularly the nano, micro, and small-sized enterprises in the country is that they operate informally and how to establish a successful and profitable enterprise in a way to satisfy the common and personal interest is complicated. I am delighted to correctly inform you that this issue revolves around sound business structure planning. Hence, when a business and its activities are divided, organized, coordinated, and controlled without duplications and is hassle-free, it is said to be structured. Organizational structure can be seen as ways in which responsibilities and power are […]

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E.B. Ayo: My Experience with Racism

Like many people, I did not know I was black until I had several encounters with Europeans and Asians. When Meghan Markle recently talked to Oprah Winfrey about her experience with racism in the UK, many were quick to dismiss her claims and wondered how someone, as accomplished as her, could feel so bad. Racism has […]

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Boko Haram Cut Off Power Into Maiduguri, Now Residents Are Battling A Hike In Petrol Prices

  For nearly two months Maiduguri has been off the national grid after Boko Haram bombed some power stations and transmission lines outside the city. When repairs commenced, the insurgents laid land mines, which injured officials of the Transmission Company of Nigeria. While repairs have progressed under heavy military escort, residents and business owners now … Continue reading Boko Haram Cut Off Power Into Maiduguri, Now Residents Are Battling A Hike In Petrol Prices Read Full Story

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Boko Haram Cut Off Power Into Maiduguri, Now Residents Are Battling A Hike In Petrol Prices

  For nearly two months Maiduguri has been off the national grid after Boko Haram bombed some power stations and transmission lines outside the city. When repairs commenced, the insurgents laid land mines, which injured officials of the Transmission Company of Nigeria. While repairs have progressed under heavy military escort, residents and business owners now … Continue reading Boko Haram Cut Off Power Into Maiduguri, Now Residents Are Battling A Hike In Petrol Prices Read Full Story

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Nigeria’s aviation sector: Private airlines to the rescue

Since Nigeria Airways ceased operation in 2003, the country has not floated another national carrier. Nigeria’s international air transportation is therefore dominated by foreign airlines, while private airlines hold sway on the local routes. An attempt was made in 2018 to float a national carrier. The Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika unveiled Nigeria Air, at
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Dennis Isong: Mistakes Nigerians in the Diaspora Make When Buying Properties in Nigeria

Many Nigerians living abroad love to invest in Nigeria but sometimes they go about it the wrong way and end up making grave mistakes. A 2018 report shows that diaspora flows into Nigeria totaled $23.63 billion, representing 6.1% of Nigeria’s GDP. This shows that many Nigerians in the diaspora may have the purchasing power to buy […]

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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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In Ghana, Fears Over Pandemic Rise In Teenage Pregnancies

  Gifty Nuako has just turned 18, an age when a young person stands on the threshold of life. Instead, her future looks bleak. Last December, she became pregnant — “a mistake,” she says in a whisper. She wanted to have an abortion, but her boyfriend’s family refused. Today, in the back streets of Jamestown, … Continue reading In Ghana, Fears Over Pandemic Rise In Teenage Pregnancies Read Full Story

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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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#BNShareYourHustle: The Pancake Place Will Have Your Taste Buds Tingling For More

Hey BellaNaijarians! We officially returned with our monthly friendly competition, where you, the BN community, nominate your favourite small-scale business and the highest nominated business gets a FREE post on the BellaNaija website and BellaNaija social media pages (Instagram, Twitter & Facebook). The winning business becomes our #BNShareYourHustle feature of the month. For this month, after a thorough check, the winner is The Pancake Place | @thepancakeplaceng […]

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Mfonobong Inyang: I am No Ordinary Woman, My Dreams Come True!

“I am no ordinary woman, my dreams come true.” These words were uttered by Daenerys Targaryen, one of my favourite female characters asides Arya Stark from HBO’s Game Of Thrones. In a world plagued by palpable patriarchy, Dany is a contradistinctive female who sets her own path and breaks from the cultural norms and traditional roles […]

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Peter Molokwu: How to Show Up for the People you Care About

There is a lot of talk about the importance of self-care, that is, taking time to do things that nourish our bodies and our souls. Although self-care is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle, it’s not the only type of care a person needs or people should focus on. Giving your time and energy […]

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Dennis Isong: Would you Rather Buy a House or Build One?

If you have decided to own a home, you should know whether to build from scratch or go for an already-made house. Whatever decision you make, you will need to consider many factors so that you don’t spend more than is required in your hunt for a better home.  In getting a new home, one […]

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A Wife Being a Part of the Family Shouldn’t be Up for Debate

Since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry‘s interview with Oprah Winfrey was released on Sunday on CBS, there have been lots of debates on whether the former Duke and Duchess of Sussex are doing the right thing by stepping away from the royal family. At the core of this discussion is the issue of racism; Harry […]

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