Development Insights | National Assets Vandalism, A Job Creation Opportunity For Over 1 Million Youths

These are perilous times for President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 state governors of Nigeria.

In fact some would argue that this is not a good time to be president or governor in Nigeria.

Already, about twenty seven, 27 of the states are said to be so insolvent, that the governor’s are unable to pay civil servants their monthly emoluments without assistance from the federal govt.

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Lagos State – The Employment Challenge, Security Threat and The Looming Storm of Okada Ban

Time was 6pm at the traffic-busy, indeed chaotic, Mile 2 area of Lagos.  A mammoth horde of fuel tankers and other articulated trucks has as usual taken over every inch of driving space, thus impeding the flow of traffic along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway from the Second Rainbow Bus-stop all the way to Berger and beyond. As expected, many motorists were trapped in the stand-still gridlock and in their helplessness could only give vent to their frustration and impotent rage.

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Human Diversity | “We cannot – should not – have empathy only for people who are like us” – Chimamanda Adichie

I will call him Sochukwuma. A thin, smiling boy who liked to play with us girls at the university primary school in Nsukka. We were young. We knew he was different, we said, ‘he’s not like the other boys.’ But his was a benign and unquestioned difference; it was simply what it was.

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