Basketball – Player Optimistic About Fiba World Cup

[ANGOP] Luanda -The debutant young basketball player, Carlos Cabral, said he was confident that the Angolan team would qualify for the next FIBA World Cup set to take place in China, thanks to its seasoned and skillful players.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The debutant young basketball player, Carlos Cabral, said he was confident that the Angolan team would qualify for the next FIBA World Cup set to take place in China, thanks to its seasoned and skillful players.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Using Education to Eradicate Poverty

[Guardian] The United Nations’ Global Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index which ranked Osun State second richest state has three measurements and 10 indicators in evaluating overall poverty. Every measurement is similarly weighted; every indicator within a…

[Guardian] The United Nations' Global Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index which ranked Osun State second richest state has three measurements and 10 indicators in evaluating overall poverty. Every measurement is similarly weighted; every indicator within a measurement is additionally weighted, and included. It uses 10 indicators to measure poverty in three dimensions: education, health and living standards. The United Nations Global multi dimensional poverty index published a report based on the poverty rate of Nigerian

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria, Osinbajo and the Quota System

[Guardian] Coming on the trail of embarrassing scandals of impunity, shameless corruption and gross impropriety that has beset this administration, the recent comment of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, condemning the quota system as an index of corruptio…

[Guardian] Coming on the trail of embarrassing scandals of impunity, shameless corruption and gross impropriety that has beset this administration, the recent comment of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, condemning the quota system as an index of corruption, is a very weighty remark that tugs at the core of Nigeria's strategy for national development and integration.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Our Brand of Democracy a Theocracy?

[Guardian] We are said to be the largest black democracy in the world, which is quite an achievement. But what brand of democracy do we operate? After much thought, I am inclined to conclude that our system of government is in reality a Theocracy. Demo…

[Guardian] We are said to be the largest black democracy in the world, which is quite an achievement. But what brand of democracy do we operate? After much thought, I am inclined to conclude that our system of government is in reality a Theocracy. Democracy is defined as a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives, or as more popularly defined by Abraham Lincoln, a government of the people, for the people by the people. Meanwhile the

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bonnke Prays Against Corruption in Nigeria, Oyedepo Seeks Unity

[Guardian] Lagos and Ilorin -German evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, yesterday charged the Federal Government to do everything possible to rid Nigeria of corruption, which he described as the greatest enemy of the country’s growth and progress.

[Guardian] Lagos and Ilorin -German evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, yesterday charged the Federal Government to do everything possible to rid Nigeria of corruption, which he described as the greatest enemy of the country's growth and progress.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Group Seeks Support for Secondus As PDP Chair

[Guardian] A group under the aegis of Genuine Democrats Group (GDG), a youth wing of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has urged supports for the emergence of the party’s former National Deputy Chairman (South), Uche Secondus, as the National Chairm…

[Guardian] A group under the aegis of Genuine Democrats Group (GDG), a youth wing of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), has urged supports for the emergence of the party's former National Deputy Chairman (South), Uche Secondus, as the National Chairman in the forthcoming December convention.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alumni Make Case for Girl-Child Education in Edo

[Guardian] Benin City -The Saint Maria Goretti Girls’ Grammar School Old Girls Association (SMAGOGA) has called for investment and encouragement in the girl -child education, a development it said would boost national development considering the roles …

[Guardian] Benin City -The Saint Maria Goretti Girls' Grammar School Old Girls Association (SMAGOGA) has called for investment and encouragement in the girl -child education, a development it said would boost national development considering the roles women play in national development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria