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The Almond Industry in Africa

The almond is a specie of tree native to the Mediterranean climate of the Middle East but it is widely cultivated in several other nations. With loads of health benefits that come from almond including vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein amongst others, it is a tree of utmost important. In both developing and developed world, the demand for this fruit has

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Hate speech in Nigeria: The crime within?

From the onset, wars and other conflict have been caused by hate speech which can be seen as a radical statement centered against a person or a group of persons which can lead to tension and conflict. The major wars in history from the three Punic wars which the Roman Empire won, wars by the Athens Empire, Sparta, Persia, Wars

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Investment Opportunity in East Africa

The East African Region is one blessed with abundant resources and potentials ranging from agriculture, mining, energy and tourism with each providing investment opportunities. With a population of more than 130 million people, the region boasts of one of the largest single-bloc regional markets in Africa. In a bid to harness these potentials, the five partner states of the East

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Top 10 Richest States in Nigeria

With a population of over 180 million people, Nigeria is considered the largest country in Africa which through administrative division is made up of 36 states and the federal capital territory.  Each state partake in both the political, economic including legal decisions in the country and therefore contributes its quota when necessary. Below are the top 10 richest states in

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CBN New Deposit and Withdrawal Charges: Meaning and Implication

With more emphasis being placed on Nigerian’s cashless policy mandate, the Central Bank of Nigeria has made a move that will task depositors of cash exceeding a certain amount. A breakdown of this mandate for better understanding can be seen below: On 17 September 2019, a memo was issued to all Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) by the CBN and it

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Nigerian Music- A Billion Dollar Industry

Around the world, the entertainment industry is definitely among the dynamic sectors in an economy. It opens new grounds for developing economics to benefit or become a critical part of the world economy. This can be seen in the export of creative products by developing countries with Nigeria at the forefront although Europe has been the big player in the

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KILLER DISEASE IN LAGOS

In Lagos, a new disease just splurged up. According to the Commissioner for Health; Prof. Akin Abayomi, 117 persons are already infected by the disease in five local government areas of the state and the number is on the increase should nothing be done on time. Reports gotten from health workers especially the ones in Ebutte-metta area of the state

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Innovations in Ghana that Could Change the Way We Do Things

The technology industry in Ghana has evolved overtime and is doing just fine. Many new businesses are coming up each day bringing with it dynamic innovations that will help ease the life of people. These innovation runs through the economy breaking through various sectors ranging from health, technology, service delivery, travel, App development etc. Below are various innovations that are

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