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Fulani herdsmen crisis: Could this be an environmental issue?

There has been a lot of outrage on the media over the killing of close to a hundred Benue farmers by Fulani herdsmen. Two honourable members of the house of reps recently argued over the value placed on the lives of cattle compared to the value placed on the lives of human beings. Every human… Continue reading Fulani herdsmen crisis: Could this be an environmental issue?

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Minimalism: Living more with less.

Quite a number of people are gradually changing the perception they have about consumption. People are gradually beginning to drift towards "doing more with less". Just in case you have not heard, minimalism is the practice of addressing your needs strictly without entertaining your unnecessary wants in their true sense. This does not only save… Continue reading Minimalism: Living more with less.

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Living in Lagos? You have a role to play in achieving a cleaner Lagos!

It’s a new dawn in the waste management sector of Nigeria’s Centre of Excellence – Lagos State. The Cleaner Lagos Initiative in partnership with world renowned waste management professionals, Visionscape Group are gradually bringing the dream Lagos to existence. This is particularly good news because we know how inversely proportional the number of people living… Continue reading Living in Lagos? You have a role to play in achieving a cleaner Lagos!

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Sustainable businesses look beyond corporate social responsibility

Business sustainability and CSR have been used interchangeably for a while. The experts say there are differences between the two. A company that has its hands on numerous CSR initiatives would not necessarily pass for a sustainable business. Lets start by understanding what a sustainable business is. A sustainable business is one that would remain… Continue reading Sustainable businesses look beyond corporate social responsibility

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Teachers’ competency test: A step towards achieving SDG 4

The recent release of the teachers’ competency tests results of teachers in Kaduna State has caused uproar from different angles. Some people think it’s a fraudulent act from the government to carry out a mass retrenchment while some see it as a way forward in ensuring the quality of teachers employed to teach thousands of… Continue reading Teachers’ competency test: A step towards achieving SDG 4

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Childcare services and sustaining the female workforce

  Globally, balancing work and family remains a paramount challenge for women. More and more women are joining the workforce and there is an inevitable need to provide care for children especially those within the age bracket 0-3 years. According to a World Bank analysis, childcare – or the lack thereof – may constrain women… Continue reading Childcare services and sustaining the female workforce

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How the UN uses AI in the Sustainable Development Goals

Artificial intelligence is fast transforming governments. Agencies can predict train breakdowns, make procurement decisions, diagnose diseases, and carry out literature reviews at the push of a button, so to speak. The United Nations Development Programme, in particular, is using AI to automate processes as part of its efforts to help countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),… Continue reading How the UN uses AI in the Sustainable Development Goals