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Boko Haram: This is a combination of two words. ‘Boko’ which means the Western system of school in Hausa, and ‘Haram’ which is Arabic word meaning ‘forbidden sin’.


Kobo360 was accepted into YC’s 2018 class and gained some working capital in the form of $1.2M in a pre-seed funding round led by Western Technology Investment announced this week. Lagos based Verod Capital Management also joined to support Kobo360.


An alliance is a relationship among people, groups, or states that have joined together for mutual benefit or to achieve some common purpose, whether or not explicit agreement has been worked out among them. Members of an alliance are called Read more…


No fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, were lost to human traffickers in the last four months. This was disclosed in Benin on Sunday during an advocacy programme by Solomon Okoduwa, the Senior Special Assistant to Gov Read more…


The importance of the agricultural sector in reducing poverty and serving as an engine of growth was demonstrated throughout the Green Revolution in Asia, particularly in India and China. Africa cannot bypass this development pathway, as the bulk of the African population lives in rural areas.


In the literature, macroeconomists have established the theoretical relationship between real output and monetary policy measures. To Keynesians, a discretionary change in money supply permanently influences real output by lowering the rate of interest and through the marginal efficiency of Read more…


This will be beginning of a series of post on stuff that makes no sense at all.


The legislature is an assemblage of the representatives of the people elected under a legal framework to make laws for the good health of the society. It is also defined as “the institutional body responsible for making laws for a Read more…


The capital market is the aspect of the financial system which mobilizes and channels long-term funds for economic development. The capital market embraces trading in both new issues (primary) and old issues of stocks (secondary). Securities are primarily of two Read more…


Unemployment is one of the developmental problems that face every developing economy in the 21st century. International statistics portray that industrial and service workers living in developing regions account for about two-thirds of the unemployed. This among many other crises Read more…


Poverty either as a plague or cause of other specific problems of under-development afflicts Nigeria as it does to other Nations of the world. The high level of prevalence of poverty in the world has attained an endemic nature, is Read more…


The Millennium development goals (MDGs) were launched at the beginning of the 21st century to help developing countries eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, reduce infant and maternal mortality rates, promote girl child education, combat HIV/AIDS, malaria Read more…


The Nigerian economy has been undergoing economic crisis for some decade now. The symptoms of the crisis can best be understood by looking at the four key aspects of the economy such as the level of employment; the stability or Read more…


There are quite a number of things we love about Nigeria. And this is just based on what we see each day in Nigeria. OK. My answer isn’t gonna impress a lot of people. Especially because of number 1. 1. Read more…


Corruption takes many shapes, starting with embezzlement, bribery, rituals, rigging in elections and so on. In fact, corruption is highest in the political system. In both the Senate and the House of Representatives, corruption is seen as normal. Where do Read more…


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