Good Governance and Sound Institutions: The Bedrock of the Next Development Agenda – Berlin, 20 March 2014: Lecture and discussion with Amina J. Mohammed, Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning, United Nations.
Bitish Judge Okays Nigeria’s Pollution Case – Two Nigerian communities were given the go-ahead to pursue compensation claims against oil giant Shell through the British courts. They claim leaks from pipelines have devastated the local environment in the Niger Delta. VOA’s Henry Ridgwell reports
latest on the Zika virus, Syria and International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM – This week’s top stories from the UN News Centre, featuring the latest on the Zika virus, funds raised for Syria and International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM.
Drawing on a historical study of Nigeria since independence, Dr. Carl LeVan of American Univerity argues in his new book, Dictators and Democracy in African Development: the Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria, that the structure of the policy-making process explains variations in government performance better than other commonly cited factors, such as oil, colonialism, ethnic diversity, foreign debt, and dictatorships. We are happy to share the exclusive presentation of this useful book the author at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington.
Sep 12, 2011
Boosting Nigerias Sustainable Business Development – A focus on sustainable development is said to be the next step in the right direction for the African continent. As a result, Nigerian financial institutions in partnership with other environmentally active bodies are coming see how best
Sep 19, 2011
Africa Energy Development – BBC Africa Business Report – From Ghana’s Oil & Gas extraction project in Takoradi to a review other African Energy Developments – Nigeria’s Oil Development, Uganda’s Hydroelectric Power Project, Malawi’s Solar Power Development, and Biogas development for the Transport Sector from Ethiopia – this BBC Special Report by Africa Business Report looks at Africa’s growing and diversifying Energy Sector with Reports from accross the continent.
May 25, 2014
AFRICAN REGIONAL FORUM UNESCO-UNEVOC (ABUJA) – This is a collection of Pictures taken during the UNESCO-UNEVOC African Regional Forum which took place in Abuja, Nigeria from 17-20th September, 2013. The Delegates were also entertained by a Cultural group in the NICON LUXERY Hotel. Clips of the show you could see at the end of this video. Please enjoy. Courtesy UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre, Bonn, Germany and NBTE, Kaduna, Nigeria.