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PETER OBI: OHANEZE NDIGBO'S TRUMP CARD

As Ambassador Obiozor gears towards consensus building, he must realize that the country has been mired in misrule and is in dire need of emancipation. And, Ndigbo, having been starved of the opportunity to partake in the national cake, must be ready to make a grand entrance once the opportunity presents itself in 2023. This means that the candidate the socio-cultural association will endorse must be a person without baggage, but someone whose antecedents can endear the entire nati...

THE HYPOCRISY OF ANIMALS' RIGHTS ACTIVISTS

Today, violating human rights attracts little or no penalty compared to when animals’ rights are trampled upon. For instance, there are two contrasting events involving two prominent footballers who ply their trades in the English Premier League. The first is Manchester United’s star defender, Harry Maguire. He was involved in a brawl outside a Mykonos town bar and was found guilty of aggravated assault, resisting arrest and attempted bribery in August 2020 while holidaying. Des...

RETHINKING OF THE ORIGIN AND MEANING OF THE NAME YORUBA

ABSTRACTThe origin and meaning of Yoruba, a name which designates a people and their language, is shrouded in controversy. Hitherto, there was no accurate knowledge of the origin and meaning of the name but alternative facts and misinformation which fueled the apparent controversy; there was also misconception about the name which discouraged conducting any research into its origin and meaning. Various researches on “Yoruba” were conducted mainly from an historical perspective; con...

Swem; The Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Tiv of Central Nigeria

The Tiv are a major ethnic group in the Middle Belt Region of Nigeria. Scholarly writings about the Tiv usually make mention of Swem as either the ‘ancestral home’ of the Tiv, or an ‘Oath of justice’ sworn by the Tiv people to prove innocence and cleanse the land to avert calamities. To this end, ‘Swem’ stands as a tangible and intangible heritage of the Tiv. This paper examines the nexus between the Tiv and the Swem, and its impact on the culture and traditions of the Tiv people....

Resilience building program for Combating GBV in Borno State

The issue of Gender based violence or GBV as it is also called is a topic not to be discussed in a rush as it has to do strictly with the violation(s) of weaker humans. GBV is an issue of global concern, but it is more pronounced in African countries where there is a prevalence of a patriarchy, poverty, terrorism, human right abuses, inequality, etc. Gender-based violence (GBV) is the most pervasive yet least visible human rights violation in the Africa. It includes physical, sexual, men...

Early Warning Early Response Proposals

Insurgent violence in Nigeria, is yet to abate but rather has escalated into different uncontrollable dimensions. More than one decade after the issue of Boko haram began and despite numerous attempts by the state and other stakeholders to stop the violence, it has kept on escalating from Boko haram to ISIS in West Africa, to ISWAP, to cattle rustling and violent herders only to mention but a few. More to it is the willingness of gullible Nigerians to be recruited into the sects and cause hav...

Log Frame Template for IDP Project in Gusau, Zamfara State

Insurgent violence in Nigeria, has escalated into different uncontrollable dimensions. More than one decade after the issue of Boko haram began and despite numerous attempts by the state and other stakeholders to stop the violence, we have kept on grappling with the same issue beginning from the issue of Boko haram to ISIS in West Africa, to ISWAP, to cattle rustling and violent herders only to mention but a few. More to it is the willingness of gullible Nigerians to be recruited into the sec...

Building a Peaceful Society between Host Community and the Internally Displaced Persons in Gusau communities

Insurgent violence in Nigeria, has escalated into different uncontrollable dimensions. More than one decade after the issue of Boko haram began and despite numerous attempts by the state and other stakeholders to stop the violence, we have kept on grappling with the same issue beginning from the issue of Boko haram to ISIS in West Africa, to ISWAP, to cattle rustling and violent herders only to mention but a few. More to it is the willingness of gullible Nigerians to be recruited into the sec...

Re-engineering processes and their applicability in Iraqi university libraries: A Case Study of the Central Library at Dhi Qar University

The aim of the research is to identify the prerequisites for the process of re-engineering processes and seek to spread and promote the culture of this concept and to define its concept, importance and objectives. And propose a method or plan for the re-engineering of services and their sources to the Central Library of the University of Dhi Qar. The research adopts descriptive analytical methodology based on the case study.The research reached a number of results, the most prominent of...

Migration and Transnationalism in Teju Cole's Open City

The novel, titled Open City, is a metaphor which the author uses to allude to migration and globalization. It is also an obvious reference to the declaration of Brussels as an open city during World War 1. Cole examines multiple themes related to transnationalism as his protagonist, a Nigerian American doctor wanders about in New York in an attempt to track migrating birds, examines the numerous relationships he has had with other immigrants like himself. Julius is an embodiment of th...

South African Disaster Management Framework Assessing the Status and Dynamics of Establishing Information Management and Communication Systems in Provinces

AbstractSouth Africa is suffering from a magnitude of increasing human and weather-induced hazards such as drought, diseases, water shortage, urban-flooding, coastal flooding, wildfires, social unrest, and storms. In turn, these hazards instigate devastating social, economic, environmental, physical, political instability and devastating impacts. Due to increased hazards, disaster management activities have gained momentum. Activities such as preparedness, prevention, mitigation, response, an...

Use Of Rate-Line Assessment on the Personality and Moral Development of Secondary School Students in Umuahia North Local Government Area: Teacher's Perception

AbstractThis study investigated teacher's perceived use of affective assessment on personality and moral development of secondary school students in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State. The study researched on the extent the use of affection assessment influences the personality and moral development of secondary school students in Umuahia North Local Government Area. Three research questions and three hypotheses were used for the study. The population of the study consists of 6...

Assessment of New Communication and Information Technology in Radio Broadcasting: A Study of Brc and Frcn Bauchi.

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