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Saving Forests From Chocolate This Season, By Etelle Higonnet

It’s up to us to hold the industry accountable this holiday season. Hundreds of thousands of consumers have already acted, and chocolate lovers one and all can help shift the industry from naughty to nice by simply insisting that holiday chocolate they purchase is “Deforestation-free.” The holiday season is chock-full…
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What Nigeria Needs To Do To Win The War On Terror, By Atiku Abubakar

Central to our plans for defeating terror therefore, must be to find out why young men in those communities are aggrieved enough to be alienated from Nigeria and attracted to the radical philosophy of Boko Haram and ISWAP. When we find out, we must prevent this alienation from occurring. In…
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We Intend Keeping the Army Well Resourced for Operational Efficiency, By Muhammadu Buhari

I want to reassure you that as your commander-in-chief, I will do everything within my powers to continue empowering you by providing all the necessary equipment, force multipliers and enablers required for you to prevail on the field. I also want you to be aware that I am currently looking…
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Kemi Adeosun and NYSC: Finding a Closure Under the Rule of Law, By Jiti Ogunye

The Nigerian justice administration system must be principled, courageous and adroit in bringing alleged offenders to justice, giving them the confidence and assurances that if they take responsibility for their actions, there are benefits in the criminal justice system that can rebuke them without destroying them. On July 7, 2018…
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Exploring Africa’s New Media Landscape, By Michael R. Bloomberg

Across the world, investments by business and philanthropic organisations can make societies more stable and more prosperous. This week’s forum will bring together some of the sharpest minds in both areas – and we hope it will help accelerate the successful growth of the media industry, the middle class, and…
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The Enduring Partnership Between the United States and Nigeria, By Tibor Nagy

As I focus my attention on increasing trade with and investment on the continent, Nigeria will be at the centre of this effort. Nigeria is the United States’ second-largest trading partner in Africa, with over $9 billion in two-way goods trade in 2017. Hundreds of American companies already operate in…
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Nigeria At 58: Our Journey Is Not Finished, But We Have Come A Long Way, By Muhammadu Buhari

As we celebrate the 58th Anniversary of our independence, we know we are on the right path. Although we have our differences, they count for far less than the values, virtues and common aspirations that unite us as a nation. We have so much for which we should be grateful,…
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The UN: Continuing In the Path of Dialogue, Negotiations and Inclusiveness, By Muhammadu Buhari

The international community must keep up the pressure to encourage the parties to pursue the path of dialogue, negotiations and inclusiveness in resolving their sectarian divides and bringing to an end the immense human We commend Turkey, Jordan, Greece, Germany, Italy and France for hosting the millions of the refugees…
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Africa: US As ‘Ideal Partner’ For Growing Democratic Institutions and Economies, By Tibor Nagy

My career has shown me the enormous potential and abundant opportunities for Africa's future. As assistant secretary for African Affairs, I will be guided by my overarching belief that we must look at Africa through the windshield, and not through a rear view mirror. After having the honour of serving…
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