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How To Get A Nigerian Passport

April 19, 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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May 16: International Day Of The Boy Child

April 19, 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

April 19, 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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5 Ways To Change Your Perspective And Achieve The Impossible

April 19, 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

April 19, 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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Celebrating Mothers’ Day In Nigeria: Memories, Reflections And Thoughts

April 19, 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

April 19, 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?

April 19, 2022

  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

April 19, 2022

  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

April 19, 2022

  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

April 19, 2022

  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 Women’s Day 2021

April 19, 2022

  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

April 19, 2022

  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 Day Of Zero Tolerance For Female Genital Mutilation

April 19, 2022

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

April 19, 2022

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

April 19, 2022

  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

April 19, 2022

  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

April 19, 2022

  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

April 19, 2022

  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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December 3: International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

April 19, 2022

  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

April 19, 2022

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

April 19, 2022

  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

April 19, 2022

  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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Oye Owolewa Makes History As First Nigerian Elected Into The US Congress

April 19, 2022

  As vote counting continues in the US elections that have seen the largest voters turnout in the country’s history, Nigerians have something positive from the election to take home after Oye Owolewa, a Nigerian-American, made history as the first Nigerian to be elected into the Congress of the United States. Oye Owolewa, 31, was … Continue reading Oye Owolewa Makes History As First Nigerian Elected Into The US Congress

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ICC Commences Investigation Into Lekki Toll Gate Shooting

April 19, 2022

  Following calls from Nigerians and various human right bodies for an investigation into the Lekki Toll Gate shooting, #LekkiMassacre of unarmed protesters by Nigerian soldiers on the orders of the government on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has taken up the matter and disclosed that preliminary investigation has commenced as … Continue reading ICC Commences Investigation Into Lekki Toll Gate Shooting

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Integration Management And Our Lack Of Collective Intelligence

April 19, 2022

Africa has one of the strongest, most prolific and intelligent men who produce an unintelligent result when in a group or institution. So Obama in 2009 while on a presidential visit to Ghana reminded us all “Africa does not need strong men. It needs strong institutions”.  Congrats to Okonjo-Iweala on her being shortlisted to the … Continue reading Integration Management And Our Lack Of Collective Intelligence

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International Day For The Eradication Of Poverty

April 19, 2022

  In 2015, 736 million people lived below the international poverty line of surviving on less than $1.90 per day. Three years later (2018), nearly 8% of workers in the globe and their families lived below the US $1.90 daily for each person in the family. Majority of the people from these figures reside in … Continue reading International Day For The Eradication Of Poverty

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International Day Of The Girl Child

April 19, 2022

  Globally, 1 in 4 girls that are between 15-19 years of age is neither employed, receiving education or training. This figure can only be compared to 1 in 10 boys of the same age. Projections suggest that by 2021, about 435 million women and girls will be surviving on less than $1.90 daily, while … Continue reading International Day Of The Girl Child

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EDUCATION International

World Teachers’ Day 2020

April 19, 2022

  The World Teachers’ Day is held annually on October 5 to commemorate the anniversary of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. Since its first celebration on October 5, 1994, the World Teachers’ Day has continued to celebrate the contributions of educators throughout the globe. The Recommendation which served as the motivation … Continue reading World Teachers’ Day 2020

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World Tourism Day 2020

April 19, 2022

The World Tourism Day is celebrated on September 27th every year to raise awareness globally on the importance of tourism in worth, value and cultural input. Tourism is not only economically beneficial to countries but is a very effective tool for social improvement and integration. It is also necessary for sustaining and celebrating our world … Continue reading World Tourism Day 2020

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