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Dealing With Nigeria’s Changing Operating Environment, By Uddin Ifeanyi

...there are really few options to investing in a workforce that is both nimble and agile. Not many may yet call global points of inflection. So its current challenge is to have a population and an infrastructure base that can turn on a kobo as it responds to changes in…
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Sowore, Alaafin Aole and Murder In Wukari, By Festus Adedayo

Like Alaafin Arogangan and Aole, history’s recording spool is fast-putting in a permanent form, Buhari’s penchant for hitting his foot against the stone. I sneaked into the spool and found what it etched on the Buhari, history tells me, is Alaafin Aole personified. There is this folk song sang mostly…
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Kashmir-Hong Kong: The Furious Flames of Separatism, By By Owei Lakemfa

I think Hong Kong will go fully Chinese and become wholly integrated with mainland China no matter the prevailing ideology in the latter, but Kashmir still has a long journey in the wilderness of sectarianism, secession and anarchism because the resolution of its crises, is dependent on the settling of…
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Mobile Phones, Internet and Jobs In Africa (4), By Rafiq Raji

...government policies should prioritise human capital and infrastructural development. Entrepreneurs should also be able to secure financing easily. These would only be possible if African governments create a conducive business environment in their respective jurisdictions. The job creation thesis of the internet rests on these foundations. On-the-ground AI Research To…
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The Day Of Arafah and Fasting It If Falls On A Saturday, By Murtadha Gusau

In the name of Allah, Most Merciful, Bestower of Mercy All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all creation. May Allah extol the mention of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) in the highest company of Angels and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him,…
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Even With the Word “Revolution”; Protest Is Not Equal To Treason Or Terrorism, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The crimes of treason, treasonable felony and terrorism are serious offences and it is simply unacceptable to categorise simple protesters as people who have committed such crimes. In this case, protests against the worsening security situation in the be translated into serious crimes, even if the word "revolution" has been…
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Getting A Leg Up Through the Science of Learning, By Adetola Salau

Failure is a dirty word to most folks, but when it comes to the science of learning, research shows that failure is necessary. A recent study found that students behaved better in school and felt more assertive when they were told upfront that failure is a normal part of learning,…
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A Revolution Is Not a Wedding Party, By Majeed Dahiru

...the date for a revolution is not fixed and announced publicly, as one would do a wedding party. A revolution is a disruptively forceful, often violent, overthrow of an existing socio-political system by a popular uprising of disenchanted segments of the society, and not a merry-making event. August 5, 2019…
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