Category: Trends & Development

  • THE IMPACT OF THE INTERNET ON ADOLESCENTS AND TEENAGERS

    THE IMPACT OF THE INTERNET ON ADOLESCENTS AND TEENAGERS

    The Internet today has become an inseparable part of our lives irrespective of our age, profession or field. The internet is a part of today’s culture that many adolescents and teenagers cannot even imagine what the world was like before the internet existed. Most of us make use of the internet ...
  • THE ROLE OF NGO’s IN THE REALISATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

    THE ROLE OF NGO’s IN THE REALISATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

    Over time and in various international covenants and national constitutions, human rights have been defined as basic rights that all humans should be guaranteed of. Human rights are therefore rights that are guaranteed to a person for the simple fact that he is a human being. These rights ...
  • THE U.S. GENERAL ELECTIONS AND THE REST OF THE WORLD: SO MUCH BROUHAHA

    THE U.S. GENERAL ELECTIONS AND THE REST OF THE WORLD: SO MUCH BROUHAHA

    The media today both nationally and internationally is awash with the happenings in the U.S with regards to the November 2016 elections and all the many intrigues that trailed the entire process. It would be recalled that the U.S traditionally, practices a two party system which are the ...
  • DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA: A GATEWAY TO CORRUPTION?

    DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA: A GATEWAY TO CORRUPTION?

    When Abraham Lincoln defined Democracy as “the government of the people, by the people and for the people” he probably did not have Nigeria in mind. Democracy has become a fashionable system of government throughout the globe. It is a wonderful system that many countries of the world are trying ...
  • THE WRECKAGE OF MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS IN THE NIGERIAN PETROLEUM INDUSTRY

    THE WRECKAGE OF MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS IN THE NIGERIAN PETROLEUM INDUSTRY

    The Nigerian people have decades of experience with war, corruption and the gross mismanagement of her economy and resources. Nigeria has also experienced a great deal of environmental devastation and destruction of local communities resulting from the exploitation of her petroleum resources. ...
  • NIGERIA’S PRIVATIZATION OF PHCN: A BLESSING OR A CURSE?

    NIGERIA’S PRIVATIZATION OF PHCN: A BLESSING OR A CURSE?

    The Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), formerly the National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) is an organization that generates, distributes and transmits electricity in Nigeria. Until 1950, the pattern of electricity development was in the form of individual electricity power undertaking ...
  • HOSTING THE OLYMPICS: GAIN OR LOSS?

    HOSTING THE OLYMPICS: GAIN OR LOSS?

    The modern Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques) is the leading international sporting event featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered to be the world’s foremost sports competition with ...
  • THE ARIK STOWAWAY: SECURITY IN THE NIGERIAN AVIATION INDUSTRY

    THE ARIK STOWAWAY: SECURITY IN THE NIGERIAN AVIATION INDUSTRY

    On  24th August 2013, a teenage boy, Daniel Ihekina, who hid in the tyre hole of a Nigerian airline, Arik Air flying from Benin to Lagos was discovered as the plane touched down in Lagos. The teenage stowaway was arrested at the Lagos airport and handed to the State Security Service (SSS). He ...
  • EDUCATION, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE FUTURE OF NIGERIA

    EDUCATION, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE FUTURE OF NIGERIA

    In today’s ever changing world, it is becoming harder for graduating students to be sufficiently prepared for the job market and life after school. The skills learnt in school either does not apply in real life because of technology’s rapid evolution or there are more skills to be learnt that ...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES AFFECTING AFRICA’S DEVELOPMENT

    ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES AFFECTING AFRICA’S DEVELOPMENT

    The environment refers basically to what is around you. It is the surroundings in which you live, such as the land, water and air which affect you and the other living things in your area like plants and animals. There are different environments in different places, depending on whether that ...