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Never take unity for granted

Posted January 1, 2014 no picture adamsbulama

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By Atiku Abubakar. Original source: http://atiku.org/aa/2014/01/01/never-take-unity-for-granted/ As we mark the centenary celebration of the amalgamation of the Lagos colony with the Northern and Southern Protectorates by the British Colonial occupier forming one country, Nigerians need to pat each other on the back. We have truly come a long way. We must redouble our efforts towards building a stronger and more united Nigeria rather than concentrating energies on division o...


UNICEF marks this Day with the international community

Posted October 11, 2013 no picture adamsbulama

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The International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated on 11 October, a day designated by the United Nations for promoting the rights of girls, and addressing the unique challenges they face. The inaugural day in 2012 focused on the issue of ending child marriage. As the lead agency for the Day, UNICEF, in consultation with other United Nations agencies and civil society partners, selected Innovating for Girls’ Education as this year’s theme, in recognition of the importance of...


Resolving the ASUU education crisis is a two-way street. (@atiku)

Posted October 9, 2013 no picture adamsbulama

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In the last couple of weeks, I have been working with my office publicly and privately to find a way of resolving the stand-off between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government (FG), including the launch of an online petition requesting the immediate end of the strike. http://www.change.org/petitions/mr-president-of-nigeria-and-the-academic-staff-union-of-universities... Calling for an end to the strike is in no way suggesting a final...