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    Grand corruption was pervasive with records of abuse of office, personal material aggrandisement, kickbacks, nepotism, awarding contracts to front companies, lodging public funds into private accounts, over invoicing, approval of substandard projects, disregard of due process, bribery, fraud, stealing and misappropriation of public funds. Okonkwo submits ‘the First Republic, with Azikiwe as the President, was marked by widespread corruption. Government officials looted public funds with impunity. Federal representative and Minister of Aviation, KO Mbadiwe, flaunted his wealth by building a palace in his hometown ... Minister of Finance Chief FS Okotie- Eboh responded to charges of accumulation of wealth by government officers by quoting from the Bible, “To those that have, more shall be given. From those that do not have, shall be taken even the little they…

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    Many of the Africans soldiers hoped that independence would be their reward for helping the Europeans win, but they were not ready to give up their colonies. Surprisingly, the volunteers weren’t the only ones who had had a little knowledge about how they could gain freedom but most of the African leaders who had studied abroad such as England, United States and etc were also highly educated on Nationalism and its effects on countries. Some of them include; Kwame Nkrumah, the first President of…

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    Not many childhood dreams persist from childhood to adulthood but my wish to be a medical doctor has remained unwavering. The only thing that changed over the years as my understanding of medicine broadened is what kind of doctor I would like to be. I did whatever I thought would bring me closer to that reality. Years later, I got accepted to study medicine at the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria. I was grateful for this opportunity and as with everything I do in life, I…

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    Ap Euro Dbq Imperialism

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    a more westernized civilization(Doc. 9). Through imperialism, the Europeans were able to build empires that ensured their power over other countries. Imperialism however, also dehumanised the people of the colonized countries. King Leopold II was a Belgian leader ruling over the Congo who is most well known for killing between 1-15 million Congolese people. At the Berlin Conference, where all of the European countries divided up the colonies, he promised to care for the country. However,…

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    Imperialism In Nigeria

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    Nigeria’s first genuine nationalist organization”, is another political organization that equally emerged during this period. Turned into a national organization in 1938, the Nigerian Youth Movement was formerly the Lagos Youth Movement which was an organization formed in 1934 to organize opposition against the Yaba High College. Its aim was to develop a united nation out of the diverse elements, which were found in the country. (iii) In a similar vein, the National Council of Nigeria and…

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    link quality and RSSI. The vagueness of these metrics suggest that a significant amount of error will result were determining position based on this data. For example, if the Read_RSSI command returns a value of 0 then the device has only limited information pertaining to signal strength. However, this information will still provide useful localization information. Perharps the value indicates the device is between 1 and 10 meters from the transmitting device. This single point information can…

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