Suella Braverman has reportedly formally pitched a ban on tents in urban areas Suella Braverman wants to restrict the use of tents by homeless people in built-up areas, according to a report. The home secretary's proposals are said to include allowing charities to be fined if they give out tents that become a nuisance. Ms … Continue reading Will Suela Braverman end the use of tents by homeless people?
When it comes to considering African countries for migration, several factors need to be taken into account, including economic stability, political climate, safety, job opportunities, and quality of life. Here are some of the top African countries that are often considered favorable for migration: 1. South Africa South Africa is one of the most developed … Continue reading Top 5 African Countries for Migration
The Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, has said the future of Nigeria’s development is anchored on the strength and productivity of its youthful population. Obi suggested that youths should be mentored to avoid crime and walk on the path to true success. He said this on X on Monday. The former Anambra … Continue reading Future of Nigeria’s development anchored on youthful population – Peter Obi
Millions of Nigerians will now struggle to afford three square meals and other necessities as the country’s headline inflation jumped to 26.72 per cent in September from 25.80 per cent in August 2023. The National Bureau of Statistics September Consumer Price Index, which measures the rate of change in the price of goods and services, … Continue reading Inflation rises to 26.72% as Nigerians cry for change
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike, has identified leadership as one of the problems facing Nigeria. Wike disclosed this while noting that a law establishing a civil service commission for the FCT had been enacted but remained unimplemented. The minister said he brought the law to Tinubu’s attention, and he approved its … Continue reading Leadership is one of the major problems in Nigeria – Wike
Photo by LUNA LUNA on Pexels.com Japan will subsidize hydrogen fuel cell systems and other equipment to the tune of 30.6 billion yen ($205 million), the Nikkei business daily reported on Sunday. The government's decision is aimed at supporting the development of components for electric aircraft with reduced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, the newspaper said. … Continue reading Japan to allocate $205m to support electric aircraft systems
Photo by Emmanuel Ikwuegbu on Pexels.com The Federal Ministry of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy (FMACCE) in Nigeria has unveiled a strategic roadmap to grow the country's creative economy to $100 billion in GDP contribution by 2030. The plan which was shared via its social media pages on Monday focuses on key sectors like … Continue reading Can FG grow creative economy worth $100bn by 2030?
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The United Nations' call for Africa to lead the transition to renewable energy appears to have found no traction as nations across Africa are reluctant to abandon the use of fossil fuels, experts say. Africa remains heavily reliant on natural gas, oil, coal, and charcoal, with low progress in adopting … Continue reading UN call for transition to green energy finds no traction in Africa
Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, on Tuesday, commended President Bola Tinubu for reinstating the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, describing it as a good step in the right direction. According to him, among all attempts to address the agitation of the Niger Delta, the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs is … Continue reading Asari Dokubo asks the presidency to return NDDC to OMPADEC
Photo by Anete Lusina on Pexels.com 2.4 Theoretical framework The issue of gender, especially with the rise of "perceived inequality" and its effect on the developmental process of Africa and Nigeria in particular, taking cognizance of the relationships that hitherto existed in pre-colonial Africa, can be said to have emerged from a perceived lack of … Continue reading Theoretical Analysis of Gender Issues, Development, and Related Concepts
Photo by alex ohan on Pexels.com 2.2 The concept of development It is quite evident that several scholars have defined development from different perspectives. There is no generally accepted definition of development because it means several things to many people depending on the scholar/people's aims, interests, contexts, and perspectives []. Whereas some see it as … Continue reading The Concept of Development
The Abia State Government has denied reports that the former administration of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu left N24 billion in the state’s accounts, describing the reports as false. Rather, the state government said the past administration left a whopping N191 billion in debt for Otti to grapple with. The Special Adviser to Governor Alex Otti on … Continue reading You left nothing in Abia accounts – Otti tells Ikpeazu
Photo by Armin Rimoldi on Pexels.com 2.2 The concept of development It is quite evident that several scholars have defined development from different perspectives. There is no generally accepted definition of development because it means several things to many people depending on the scholar/people's aims, interests, contexts, and perspectives ]. Whereas some see it as … Continue reading The Relationship between Gender and Development
Dream, Design, and Deliver When Singapore gained its independence from Britain in 1965, it was a poverty-stricken place with few natural resources. It had a population of warring ethnic and religious groups that was largely uneducated, and many of whom were malaria stricken or opium addicted. Today, it is a gleaming global hub of trade, … Continue reading How Singapore developed a world-class education system
Foreign companies have been doing business in Africa for centuries. Much of the trade history of past centuries has been colored by European colonial powers promoting and preserving their economic interests throughout the African continent.1 After World War II and since independence for many African nations, the continent has not fared as well as other former … Continue reading Opening Case: China in Africa