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Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

7th May 2024

  Mother’s Day is a special occasion to celebrate and honour the amazing mothers in our lives. Whether it’s your mom, grandmother, aunt, or a mother figure who has played a significant role, showing appreciation with a thoughtful gift is a wonderful way to express your love and gratitude. Here are some simple and heartfelt … Continue reading Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

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International Women

Investing in Women to Accelerate Progress

8th March 2024

  As the world celebrates International Women’s Day in 2024, the spotlight is firmly on the theme, “Investing in Women: Accelerate Progress.” This powerful and purposeful theme encapsulates the essence of this day, highlighting the pivotal role that investments in women play in propelling societal advancement. Read more about International Days Investing in women goes … Continue reading Investing in Women to Accelerate Progress

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International

International Day of Education: 8 Ways Education Aids Nation-Building

24th January 2024

  Education, everyone knows, is the key to a future. But what if education could do more than just fill our heads with facts? That’s where “nation-building education” comes in. It’s about going beyond textbooks and lectures to create citizens who are active, engaged, and dedicated to making their country a better place. So, how … Continue reading International Day of Education: 8 Ways Education Aids Nation-Building

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International

African Unity Day 2023: Our Africa, Our Future

24th May 2023

  Each year, citizens in countries across Africa set aside a day to recognize the many things that make the continent unique. The day, known as Africa Day (or African Unity Day) is commemorated on May 25, the date the Organization of African Unity (OAU) was founded. Read more about International Days The Story of … Continue reading African Unity Day 2023: Our Africa, Our Future

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International

Celebrating World Creativity and Innovation Day

21st April 2023

  On April 21st of every year, people around the world celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Day (WCID). This day is dedicated to recognizing and promoting the importance of creativity and innovation in all aspects of life. In this article, we’ll explore why creativity and innovation matter, how they can benefit individuals and society, and … Continue reading Celebrating World Creativity and Innovation Day

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International Politics Women

Bruised But Unbowed: Jennifer Efidi

8th March 2023

  Today being International Women’s Day, we spotlight Jennifer Efidi, a resident in Lagos state, who on February 25th, was allegedly assaulted by thugs while she was waiting to cast her vote at Polling Unit 065 in Surulere. Despite suffering injuries to her face from the attack, she went back later to cast her vote. … Continue reading Bruised But Unbowed: Jennifer Efidi

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International Women

International Women’s Day

  International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8th annually to recognize the socio-economic, and political achievements of women worldwide. The day also serves as a call to action for gender equality and women’s rights. It’s a time to celebrate the progress made by women and to highlight the ongoing struggles they face. This … Continue reading International Women’s Day

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How To International

How To Get A Nigerian Passport

13th June 2022

How do I obtain an international passport in Nigeria? This is a frequently asked question by Nigerians who want to travel abroad. If you want to know how to get an international passport in Nigeria, you’ve come to the right place. If you want to travel abroad for vacation, school, or business, you must have … Continue reading How To Get A Nigerian Passport

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International

May 16: International Day Of The Boy Child

16th May 2022

  Without a doubt, there are more global initiatives aimed at promoting the rights of the girl child than the boy child. Similarly, the 21st-century boy child has been made to appear invincible to emotional trauma because of clichés like “boys don’t cry.’’ Read more about International Days Thus, in a bid to promote gender … Continue reading May 16: International Day Of The Boy Child

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Arts Culture International

Effects Of Being A Polyglot

9th May 2022

  In today’s world, globalization is the newest trend and polyglots are leading the way. With the massive growth of technology and the increased use of the internet, it is easy to cross boundaries and learn several languages from different countries. Read more about Arts A polyglot is someone who can speak or use several … Continue reading Effects Of Being A Polyglot

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International motivation Personal Development

5 Ways To Change Your Perspective And Achieve The Impossible

25th April 2022

Perspective is everything. It determines how you view yourself and life in general. The long and short meaning of perspective means viewpoint, philosophy, opinion, ideology, outlook, attitude, belief, understanding, knowledge, conviction and so on. The big truth is this: Your perspective can either make or ruin you. Perspective is everything. It can stand in the … Continue reading 5 Ways To Change Your Perspective And Achieve The Impossible

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BUSINESS International

Meet The Boss: Lola Shoneyin Discusses The Business Of Writing

23rd April 2022

  In Connect Nigeria’s “Meet The Boss” series, Lola Shoneyin, founder of Ouida, a leading publishing house in Africa and the organizer of Ake Art Book Festival and Kaduna Book and Art Festival speaks with presenter Williams Ozumba on the business of book publishing and intellectual Property Protection to mark this year’s World Book And … Continue reading Meet The Boss: Lola Shoneyin Discusses The Business Of Writing

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International

Celebrating Mothers’ Day In Nigeria: Memories, Reflections And Thoughts

27th March 2022

  Today, the 27th of March is Mother’s Day. It is usually celebrated on the 4th Sunday in Lent in the Christian calendar. However, the celebration has gone beyond the four corners of the church into various spaces. It evokes several meanings to various people. Read more about International Days The modern holiday was first … Continue reading Celebrating Mothers’ Day In Nigeria: Memories, Reflections And Thoughts

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International Women

March 8th: International Women’s Day

8th March 2022

  “We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.” – Sheryl Sandberg Data from Statistic Times estimate that the population of women globally stands at 3.905 billion, a figure that represents 49.58% of the … Continue reading March 8th: International Women’s Day

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International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women: What Does This Imply?

25th November 2021

  There are just so many activities that go on in and around the girl child’s body. Everyone is screaming “violence”, some, even “vawulence”. But on a more serious note, the female gender is arguably an endangered species. Read more about International Days From issues of sexual exploitation to psychological abuse, forced/child marriage and genital … Continue reading International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women: What Does This Imply?

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CN Partners With AWIG To Commemorate The International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

24th November 2021

  According to the United Nations (2021), nearly 1 in 3 women have been abused in their lifetime. In conflict-ridden areas and periods, the number increases to 2 in 3 women. The number has increased since the pandemic. Read more about International Days Violence against women is very prominent in Nigeria. As a matter of … Continue reading CN Partners With AWIG To Commemorate The International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

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Food International

World Food Day: 10 Nigerian Snacks For You To Try

16th October 2021

  Today is World Food Day. It is one of the most celebrated events in the UN calendar. As we celebrate food today, we are also reminded of the fact that even though it is a basic human need, a  lot of people still suffer hunger. We, therefore, need to take action not only to … Continue reading World Food Day: 10 Nigerian Snacks For You To Try

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EDUCATION International

23rd April: World Book And Copyright Day

23rd April 2021

  During a UNESCO General Conference held in Paris in 1995, it was agreed that the 23rd of April should be named World Book and Copyright Day. The date was chosen as a way to commemorate the efforts of authors like William Shakespeare, Miguel de Cervantes, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Haldor Kiljan Laxness, Manuel Mejia … Continue reading 23rd April: World Book And Copyright Day

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International

International Women’s Day 2021

8th March 2021

  With the rise of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, young Nigerian women are beginning to believe that the impossible is nothing. Every year on March 8th we observe International women’s day. No, it is not the same thing as Mothers’ day. It is a day to celebrate the … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2021

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COVID-19 Health International

5 Instrumental Nigerian Women In The Fight Against COVID-19

  More than 12 000 doctors, pharmacists, medical students and other health workers have offered their expertise and extra time to help curb the spread of the virus in Africa’s most populous country. Nigeria detected COVID-19 in late February 2020, becoming the first to do so in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more about COVID-19 Of these … Continue reading 5 Instrumental Nigerian Women In The Fight Against COVID-19

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International Women

International Day Of Zero Tolerance For Female Genital Mutilation

6th February 2021

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the practice of removing a part or all of a female’s reproductive organ for cultural and non-medical purposes.  There are three ways people carry Female Genital Mutilation out Clitoridectomy, Sunna and Infibulation. Clitoridectomy is the partial or total removal of the clitoris. Sunna is the removal of the full Clitoris … Continue reading International Day Of Zero Tolerance For Female Genital Mutilation

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International Politics

President Biden Appoints A Nigerian To Lead The USTDA

5th February 2021

Nigerian-born Enoh Titilayo Ebong has been appointed by America’s president, Joe Biden, to lead the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). This information was made public via a public statement on the website of the USTDA. The statement revealed that the Nigerian who was appointed by the 46th President of the US on Tuesday, … Continue reading President Biden Appoints A Nigerian To Lead The USTDA

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BUSINESS International

Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala Set To Become First Woman DG Of The WTO

  Former Nigerian finance minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, is set to become the first woman to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO) after her rival, South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee withdrew from the race on Friday, February 5, 2021. Read more about Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Dr Iweala was supposed to be announced as the new Director-General … Continue reading Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala Set To Become First Woman DG Of The WTO

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EDUCATION International

International Day Of Education

24th January 2021

  Aside from being a human right, education is a public good and responsibility. Sadly, 258 million children and youth around the globe still lack access to education, 617 million children and adolescents can neither read nor do basic math. The situation in sub-Saharan Africa is disturbing as less than 40% of girls in the … Continue reading International Day Of Education

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International Politics

President Biden Lifts US Travel Ban On Nigerians

21st January 2021

  Following his inauguration on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, in his first day in office has lifted the immigrant visa ban imposed on Nigeria by his predecessor, Donald Trump. Read more about Politics President Biden moved further to direct the State Department to restart visa processing … Continue reading President Biden Lifts US Travel Ban On Nigerians

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International Nigeria

‘’The State Of Nigeria Has Failed’’ DJ Switch Says During Testimony At The ICC

18th December 2020

  In a virtual side-event during the 19th Assembly of State Parties to the International Criminal Court (ICC)’ on Thursday, December 17th, 2020, popular Nigerian activist, disc jockey, and musician, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, popular with the stage name, DJ Switch, urged the ICC and the international community not to ignore Nigeria amidst threats regarding the … Continue reading ‘’The State Of Nigeria Has Failed’’ DJ Switch Says During Testimony At The ICC

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International

December 3: International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

3rd December 2020

  Globally, one billion people or 15% of the entire global population are confronted with some form of disability. Prevalent in countries that are still developing, an estimated one-fifth or between 110 million and 190 million people of the world’s population suffer significant disabilities. People with disabilities are vulnerable to adverse economic and social life … Continue reading December 3: International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

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Health International

December 1: World AIDS Day

1st December 2020

  On December 1 of every year, the world in a bid to show support for people living with HIV and to remember people who passed on due to AIDS-related illnesses commemorates the World AIDS Day. It is a day meant to raise awareness and draw the attention of the globe to the fact that … Continue reading December 1: World AIDS Day

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International

Okonjo-Iweala Wins 2020 International Service Award Of The World Affairs Councils Of America

18th November 2020

  While Nigerians await the decision of the World Trade Organization on who is to become its next Director-General, foremost Nigerian economist and development expert, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, who is in pole position to head the organization had some good news on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, on her Twitter handle as she disclosed that she … Continue reading Okonjo-Iweala Wins 2020 International Service Award Of The World Affairs Councils Of America

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International Politics

US Election: Esther Agbaje And Nnamdi Chukwuocha Also Win Big

9th November 2020

  After Oye Owolewa made the rounds as the first Nigerian to be elected into the Congress of the United States, two Nigerians followed suit as they, Esther Agbaje and Nnamdi Chukwuocha, emerged as members of state House of Representatives in the US elections. Read more about Politics Esther Agbaje, 35, vied for elections under … Continue reading US Election: Esther Agbaje And Nnamdi Chukwuocha Also Win Big

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