Making Modern Girls: A History of Girlhood, Labor, and

Abosede A. George

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There are 30 million Catholics in the country. Open Access: Please note that as of September 2013 all issues of this journal will be published as open access and are therefore free to all users. The South Africa Visa Application Centre in Port Harcourt opening on 26 May 2015. The third development plan (1975 to 1980) envisaged a rapid phase of industrialization, emphasizing heavy industries such as iron, steel, and petrochemicals, as well as such consumer durables as automobiles.

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Torn Apart: The Nigerian Civil War and Its Impact

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President Olusegun Obasanjo disappointed the world by granting Alhaji Salisu Buhari a state pardon, despite his apparent campaign to transform Nigeria into a corruption-free society (Obasanjo's Inaugural Speech, May 29, 1999). The Nigerian government has, on numerous occasions, stated its willingness to reform the criminal justice system, acknowledging its role in creating a situation of prolonged detention and overcrowding.

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Notes on the Tribes, Provinces, Emirates and States of the

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He is an award winning singer from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Premier of Eastern Nigeria and National President of the National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons (NCNC), gave a speech to the London branch of his political party in which he outlined Nigeria's future association with other African states and what he anticipated would be the role of his nation in world affairs. Modernization and poverty have made cheaper bulk food staples such as cassava, maize (corn), rice, white bread, and pasta increasingly important in both rural and urban areas.

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A Guide to the Identification of the More Useful Timbers of

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Information on all accredited universities is available on the National University Commission ’s website. The CLO publishes a quarterly magazine, entitled Liberty, and a Journal of Human Rights Law and Practice. He was member of the Management Board of IWF Berlin between 2005 and 2007 and founding member of the German National Committee for machining of hard materials. The weak economy is stoking social unrest and public violence.

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By Toyin Falola - The History of Nigeria: 1st (first)

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Understandably, Islamic missionaries brought to subSaharan Africa by Muslim slavers could not convert more southerly African tribes. Even though, social injustice might exist in other societies at various levels, the situation in Nigeria is apparently different from what might be obtainable in any side of the world; ranging from the nation’s economy and resource management, to her political and leadership profile, education and human development- the sounds of the themes of justice and equity are long dead.

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Negotiating Power and Privilege: Career Igbo Women in

Philomina E. Okeke-Ihejirika

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Secretary of State John Kerry visited Abuja today, high on the agenda was a discussion on ways to ramp up military assistance to help Nigeria defeat the extremist group Boko Haram, a senior U. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has a new strategy for defeating Boko Haram before the highly contested March 28 presidential elections: hiring South African mercenaries to lead the charge. The country's 2003 Child Rights Act also criminalizes child trafficking, though only 20 of Nigeria's 36 states have enacted it.

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Aspects of the Morphology-Syntax Interface in Four Nigerian

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Outstanding Loan to Purchase a Home, Older Adults (% age 25+) § According to legend, Oshun has unlimited powers and is invoked during difficult pregnancies. Other websites associtaed with this journal: http://www.oalib.com/journal/3311/1#. I’m very proud of the NTA, Prof Jega, and all the other profs reporting from each state. The key countries with a significant FGM presence but no legislation in place include Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali, Sudan and The Gambia, Wandia said, "but we are hopeful that they will join the positive momentum on the African continent, most recently continued by Nigeria."

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The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful: Discourse about Values

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Higher elevations, such as the Atlas Mountains in Morocco & Algeria or in Lesotho, are quite cold and snowy during winter and Mount Kilimanjaro, almost on the equator, is cold year-round (cold enough to support glaciers!). The Freedom House organisation says the authorities "regularly harass, intimidate, and attack journalists in the field". The Working Group is now being formalised as the recognised voice for the cassava industry in Nigeria by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), and is actively endorsed by the private-sector platform, The Nigerian Agribusiness Group.

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Nation on Board: Becoming Nigerian at Sea (New African

Lynn Schler

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Nigeria's former military rulers failed to diversify the economy away from its overdependence on the capital-intensive oil sector, which provides 20% of GDP, 95% of foreign exchange earnings, and about 80% of budgetary revenues. We believe this would establish a platform for growth of new enterprises and would lead to more employment. Following nearly 16 years of military rule, a new constitution was adopted in 1999 with the election of Olusegun Obasanjoas as the new president and a peaceful transition to civilian government was completed.

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Anthropological report on the Ibo-speaking peoples of

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Of course, one year is not a long time to try to impose change in Africa’s most populous nation and largest economy, but it is perhaps soon enough to assess his early successes and failures. Early in April 2014, the new figures for Nigeria’s GDP were published, and at US$509.9bn, the new 2013 GDP figure was roughly 1.9 times the previous estimate. 4 Of course one cannot just look at the numbers, as there are a number of important caveats. Africa's political problems (Nigeria included) require effective political solutions.

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