Monthly Archives: July 2012

Quality Education at the Core of Youth Development

One of the most crucial challenges presently facing Nigeria is preparing her young people for the future. In this period of global economic recession, job loss, foreclosure and fear of uncertainty puts tremendous pressure on the youths and society at … Continue reading

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What has Politics got to do with it?

Almost a decade ago when DFID began works on “drivers of change” politics and the political economy did not exist in donor discuss.  Recently, international communities and donors are paying more attention to politics as it relates to development and … Continue reading

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Okonjo Iweala Vs. Jim Yong Kim ; What has Merit Got to do with It?

Last night the internet was awash with the World Bank’s decision to pick American Doctor, Jim Yong Kim, over Nigeria’s current finance minister Ngozi Okonjo –Iweala. The obvious truth is that some positions in the international community needs the ultimate … Continue reading

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