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Dream Hoarders

How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do about It America is becoming a class-based society. It’s now conventional wisdom to focus on the excesses of the top 1% — especially the top 0.01% — and how the

France Welcomes Lebanese’ New Electoral Law

...Babatunde Opalana  France has welcomed the Lebanese Parliament’s adoption of a new electoral law which was described as the culmination of a process begun several months ago, with the participation of all Lebanese political actors. Alexandre Giorgini, French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs at a recent press briefing said the Lebanese

2017 budget and the expensive government

By Emmanuel Onwubiko   The business dictionary defined budget as "an estimate of costs, revenues, and resources over a specified period, reflecting a reading of future financial conditions and goals".   The online business dictionary also affirmed that budget is one of the most important administrative tools.   A budget, it argued, serves also as a

Role Of The Nigerian Media In Counter Insurgency Operations: NAF Expectations

By Air Cdre Olatokunbo Adesanya Globally, the media has been acknowledged as veritable partners in nation building and military campaigns, in particular. As a matter of fact, it is only the undiscerning that would attempt to denigrate the significance of the media. In Nigeria as well, there is no gainsaying

Ezugwu: The Thankful General ‘Zuma ga zaki ga harbi’

By Sen Iroz   The family of immediate past General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division Nigerian Army Maiduguri, Brig-Gen Victor Ezugwu, have everything to be THANKFUL.   The gallant officer commanded some of the most difficult and dangerous brigade and division in the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorists in the North

Could Big Data Help End Hunger in Africa?

NAIROBI, KENYA — Computer algorithms power much of modern life from our Facebook feeds to international stock exchanges. Could they help end malnutrition and hunger in Africa? The International Center for Tropical Agriculture thinks so. The International Center for Tropical Agriculture has spent the past four years developing the Nutrition Early Warning

Ebonyi: Communal crisis and the GOC’s pacific mission

By Col. Sagir Musa   In line with the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai’s disposition to have a professionally responsive Nigerian Army in the discharge of its constitutional responsibilities, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division Nigerian Army, Major General Adamu Baba Abubakar  had in the early hours

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