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The stories in Century’s Endings narrate the social problems of man and his drama with life. Some are set in a political climate of regimes abolished at the end of the last century and others where the rulers are men of narrow thought. 122 more words


Eni Oil Pipeline Blast Kills 12 people in Niger Delta..

A fatal explosion at a pipeline fix site in Bayelsa, Nigeria claimed the lives of 12 workers on Thursday July 23, 2015, Italy’s Eni said in a statement. 147 more words

NGOs Come Together to Tackle Underdevelopment and Poverty in the Niger Delta.

Some non-governmental organizations whose focus is on Niger Delta Development have concluded plans to tackle the menace of underdevelopment and poverty in the Niger Delta Region. 268 more words

Lifting the lid on the household: a new way to measure individual deprivation

Individual deprivation should be measured in different ways. Indeed, right now it is calculated on a home basis, neglecting the different levels of poverty within the household itself, where women are in the worst position. 1,136 more words


Nigeria: Huge Debts Await Buhari and In-coming Governors, DMO Reveals

AFTER the euphoria of their electoral victories, one of the major challenges that will confront the President-elect, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), and 20 or 21 new governors is the level of debt stock the out-going administrations will leave behind. 1,081 more words


Some historical explanation to MENA’s economic underdevelopment: The interaction between politics and institutions

The long economic underdevelopment of a once great empire such as the Arab world has been subject to debate among scholars and academics. This article aims at providing some historical insights to the developments of this region that may partially explain the historical backwardness of MENA, which still persists until modern days. 2,417 more words