A Tribute to Teachers

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Every year, the world celebrates World Teacher’s Day on the 5th of October. I heard that in some schools students are asked to bring gifts for their favorite teachers as part of the activities celebrating this day. It got me thinking, WHO IS MY FAVORITE TEACHER? This question took me down memory lane and caused me to assess the pivotal role teachers have played in my life. I realized that I have had different favorite teachers at different stages of my life; awesome teachers who...


HAPPY EARTH DAY 2016

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“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children” American Native proverb. Today is EARTH DAY, a day set aside to remind us that we really need to take care of our planet and protect our environment. Earth day is not a day for climate change experts or environmental protection workers only. it is a day for us all because climate change, desertification, oil spills, gas flaring, flooding, massive erosion etc all affect our lives in one way or...


What are your personal self-development goals?

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The start of the New Year kicked in a new development agenda aimed at addressing the massive economic, environmental, social and political challenges faced by all nations around the world which include: poverty, hunger, poor education, gender inequality, poor health conditions, and climate change among others. The 2030 Agenda consists of 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with 169 targets which nations are expected to use as a guideline in framing their social, political...


12 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT THE SDGs: Part 2

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This post is a continuation of my first post titled 12 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT THE SDGs: Part 1 where I gave an introduction about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), advocated that everyone should know about the SDGs and shared the first six things I love about the SDGs. Sustainable development will advance the lives of many people and the growth of many communities in a way that will not deplete all our resources and leave nothing for future generations. The Sustainable Dev...


12 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT THE SDGs: Part 1

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a proposed universal set of goals, targets and indicators that nations are expected to use as a guideline in framing their social, political and economic policies for the next 15 years. They are an offspring of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) due to expire at the end of 2015. Unlike the MDGs which consisted of only 8goals, the SDGs consists of 17 goals with 169 targets dealing with various developmental problems like poverty, hun...


KNOW IT. BE IT. DO IT.

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Today, Wednesday the 12th of August is the International Youth day, a day set aside by the United Nations to raise awareness about various issues surrounding youth. This year the theme is Youth Civic Engagement. This simply means raising awareness about various ways in which youths can actively participate in issues affecting their community to make it a better place for everyone. It is no longer acceptable for youths to fold their arms, sit on the sidelines and wait for those in p...


AN OPEN LETTER TO MR BOMBER MAN

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To whom it may concern (with all due respect).... I have heard and read lots of shocking things about you. I don’t even know which ones to believe. Most of these issues really got me thinking out loud. Firstly, I hear you plan to comfortably sit in Aso Rock one day. Are you for real? Is it the 400m monolith on the outskirts of Abuja or the presidential villa? Just in case this is true, your counterparts in much smaller nations have not yet succeeded in attaining this seemingly unattainable f...


HOW TO PREVENT FUTURE WARS

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War is evil. I Hate War! You Hate War! So many wars are fought everyday resulting in after effects that will last for generations to come. The question is: ‘HOW DO WE PREVENT FUTURE WARS?’ Here are a few simple tips to help prevent future wars. LOVE YOURSELF. LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR AS YOURSELF. LET THE PEACE THAT PASSES ALL UNDERSTANDING ABIDE IN YOUR HEART. CAST AWAY EVERY SPIRIT OF HATRED AND REVENGE WITHIN YOU. DO NOT REPAY EVIL WITH EVIL. BE QUICK TO FORGIVE AND...


SAVE THE CHILDREN! SAVE THE FUTURE!

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ARAFAT, AYMAN, BASSEM, HABIB, HAMZA, IBRAHIM, JAMIL, KHALED, KHALIL, MIRIAM, MUSTAFA, NABIL, SAHAR, SAMAL, SAMIR, SULEIMAN, SUSAN, WALID and YASMIN comprise a microscopic section of the list of millions of children who have lost their lives in conflict zones. From Gaza, Iraq and Syria in Western Asia; to Central African Republic, Sudan and Nigeria in Africa; and Ukraine in Eastern Europe, children have been bombed, beheaded, fired at and slaughtered mercilessly like sheep for n...


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