Bogoro’s Push for Problem-Solving Research in Nigeria Timely

Prof Bogoro of TETFund addressing media on research in Nigeria

Nations all over the world develop through innovative solutions that emanate from various researches carried out by members of their academic and other independent researchers. Having realized this for a while now, the Executive Secretary, ES of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro is working assiduously to improve the quality of research in the Nigerian tertiary institutions. Solutions to most of the challenges facing Nigeria can come through research and development. Not just any kind of research though, but the one that is solution-oriented or problem-solving.…

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COVID-19 Lockdown in Nigeria exposes weaknesses in the country’s systems

There is no problem being faced by Nigeria as a country today that another nation has not witnessed before or currently facing. The weaknesses in the country’s systems owe mainly to the poor governance structure and poor leadership decisions. The Coronavirus, COVID-19 lockdown in Nigeria is showing how weak our systems are, and what the direction of discussion Nigerians need follow. The COVID-19 outbreak is something the world has not seen before, at least since 1918. It is exposing the vulnerabilities of many countries including advanced economies like Italy and…

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Anti-corruption fight in Nigeria is ineffective – Report


President Muhammadu Buhari did not mince words during the presidential campaign in the 2015 general election about his goal of the anti-corruption fight in Nigeria. However, little has been seen of his anti-graft war on corruption because the structure of the country institutions is grossly misaligned. Let us view corruption from an unusual metric by calibrating it, as a failure of the government to govern well is fundamental to entrenched corruption in Nigeria. Corruption cannot be genuinely fought without having good governance in place, hence the failure of the current…

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How the World’s Richest Companies Can Help Its Poorest Citizens

poorest people can be helped by the world big companies

Governments increasingly recognize that connecting their poorest citizens to basic financial services is a valuable tool for overcoming poverty and driving economic growth. From Kenya and Tanzania to Jordan and Peru, digital technology and simple mobile phones are opening up opportunities for millions of people by helping them to safely save and manage their money. The potential is boundless, and yet significant obstacles remain. One of them is the fragmentation of mobile money markets. Globally, there are 60 countries with more than one mobile money service. And typically customers using…

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Carrot Cake Easter Eggs

Carrot Cake Easter Eggs that is good for health and environment

Everyone knows that you need to have chocolate at Easter (if there were no Lindt bunnies, did Easter really happen?). Nevertheless, I think these gluten-free carrot cake Easter eggs are a must as well! I mean, carrot cake just seems like such a natural choice in an Easter menu, probably because carrot cake is made with, well, carrots, and who eats carrots? Bunnies, cute little Easter bunnies (human Easter bunnies included). This photo never fails to make me smile. I always wonder what that little brown bunny must be thinking, seeing…

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The Global Goals’ Business Opportunity in Africa

Business Opportunity in Africa A critical transition from heavy reliance on international public development finance to locally generated private sector solutions to development problems is underway. Earlier this year, the Business & Sustainable Development Commission launched its flagship report, Better Business, Better World, which makes the case for why the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer the private sector a growth strategy that opens new market value and helps solve significant social and environmental challenges at the same time. The Commission shows how sustainable business models could unlock economic opportunities across 60 “hot spots”…

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