GREEN BURNS: Thoughts on Green Nigeria

Nwachukwu a place of bird poem and green burns

A PLACE  WHERE  GREEN BURNS: GREEN BURNS Is where poverty pours fire inside their minds Break them into black Little leaves.  Dying in the burning day as flame When the big tree yard is small. A footprint of smoke Descends as burnt offering & they hide in the cloud.  We dance in a choke of worries Till we become grey madness A footprint of smoke All our mouths could speak  Is blame- smoke-blame- smoke.  Till the year run all over.  TWO Out of repair.  The blessing gate is  Hanging half…

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Minimum Wage: Costs of FG and Labour Unions Negotiation Deadlock

Some member of NLC protesting over new minimum wage

The controversy trailing the new minimum wage approval by the federal government late last year is something that need not be an issue. But for the fact that both parties failed to negotiate properly during the meetings that result in the N30,000 wage. Realistically, shabby preparation is synonymous with Nigeria for virtually everything the government does. From budget preparation to preparing for the Olympics, the country always waits for the last minute to do things properly. For instance, the 2019 general elections postponed for two weeks because of failure of…

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Nigeria gets a new World Bank country director

Shubham Chaudhuri, the Nigeria World bank Country director explaining key goals of the bank

Shubham Chaudhuri appointed as the World Bank country director for Nigeria. Chaudhuri joined the Nigeria office on Tuesday, succeeding Rachid Benmessaoud who completed his term as the country director. According to a statement by the World Bank, Chaudhuri, a US national who grew up in India, joined the organisation in 2004. And has held several leadership positions with his most recent position being a country director for Afghanistan. He was quoted to have said it was an honour to be in Nigeria to help government partners at the federal and…

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