Senator Eme Ufot Ekaette, Chairperson of the Senate's Committee on Women and Youth, is a brave woman for showing so much tough love to our young people whose unconventional clothing seem a bit unsettling, to say the least.
I turned sixty a zillion years ago, though you can’t tell it by my swagger – firm, confident and decisive. I am a full-fledged Nigerian. No shaking, even as the house burns.
In these many years past, on each of those birthdays that I rarely celebrate, I wonder if I have accomplished enough at the age I have attained. Have I really earned it? Am I still the basket case of my large extended family? Am I ahead or behind my age mates in primary school or my class mates in college, or my peers all over the world? These may be idle questions that occur to me in those rare moments of introspection that quickly follow whenever my children remind me that it’s my birthday again.
Economic projections by experts show it would be a near impossibility for Nigeria to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 going by the current income inequalities in the country. Professor Ebere Onwudiwe, a distinguished Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Development in Abuja, said that results from research and development initiatives show that income inequality is the major cause of the high rate of poverty in Nigeria.
Professor Ebere Onwudiwe, publisher and Editorial Director of O-analytics Research and Development Initiative (ORADI), in this interview with Daily Trust at the weekend in Abuja, spoke on the threat of high unemployment rate in Nigeria and proffered solutions. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says based on 2018 data, Nigeria has an estimated 23.1 percent unemployment rate which is an all-time high. How do you think this problem could be tackled vis- a-vis national security?
The Publisher and Editorial Director of O analytics Research and Development Initiative (ORADI), Prof. Ebere Onwiduwe has said that reducing inequality will drastically lessen poverty among the Nigerian populace.
In view of the popular notion that Nigeria is not producing well-educated and properly skilled citizens for employment in the 21st Century, the Publisher and Editorial Director of Analytics Research and Development Initiative (ORADI),
There is every need to include employers in private sector in formulating educational curriculum to reposition the sector, the Publisher and Editorial Director of Analytics Research and Development Initiative (ORADI), Prof. Ebere Onwiduwe, has said.
We are happy to announce that beginning with this issue, The SDGs Monitor Magazine will begin a new style of presentation that combines its popular magazine focus with original data-based and researched articles that include some technical language in support of upper level academic research on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria.