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    examples are early neonatal deaths and perinatal deaths (fresh stillbirths) associated with FGM (Lawani et al., 2014, p. 128). Although FGM and the medicalization of FGM by doctors have been strongly discouraged by WHO, studies in Nigeria have shown that medical doctors conduct 34.5% of FGM procedures (Lawani et al., 2014, p. 128). The medicalization of the practice by doctors has added to the continuation of FGM therefore preventing the reduction of the prevalence and elimination of…

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    intention (Lee, Chang & Lim, 2005; Lourenço, Jones, & Jayawarna, 2015) while to some entrepreneurial education has no influence on students’ intention to choose an entrepreneurial path (St-Jean & Mathieu, 2015; Maina, 2011). Nigeria like any other developing countries embraced entrepreneurial education mandated it in higher education curriculum and has been made a compulsory course of study in all fields of education. This step taken by Nigerian federal government to reduce or eradicate the…

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    The phenomenon of corruption is as old as human history; and it can well be argued that the problem of grand corruption in Nigeria did not attain its all-pervasive status during the colonial era. According to Tignor, ‘concerns about corruption were seen as one of the reasons colonial rule was needed as it provided good government in place of oppression and chaos’. On the contrary, Osoba argues that the British colonial administration laid the foundation of what metamorphosed today as endemic…

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    Background on Boko Haram The Boko Haram is a terrorist organization whose belief is that the western way of education is a sin. By virtue of this, all of the thirty six states in Nigeria have to shun this ‘sin’, this western education and embrace the Islamic system of education. The Islamic system of education is in such a way that a child is brought up to learn and memorize the entire Quran in Arabic (not their native language), while also learning a few mainstream courses on the side. Now, the…

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    Grace Alele Williams was born December sixteenth in the year nine-teen thirty-two. She grew up in a town named Warri, Delta State in the country of Nigeria. She has no known siblings and her parents are unheard of as well. She was married to the late Professor Babatunde Williams with whom she had five beautiful children that blessed her with nine beautiful grandchildren later on in life. Williams attended government school in her home town of Warri before moving on to attend Queens college,…

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    Human Geography Of Nigeria

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    Nigeria is in West Africa, along the eastern coast of the Gulf of Guinea and just north of the equator. On the west of Nigeria is Benin, on the north is Niger and Chad, and on the east is Cameroon. Nigeria covers an area of 356,669 square miles (923,768 square kilometers), or about twice the size of California. There are more than 250 ethnic tribes in Nigeria. The three most largest ethnic groups are Hausa, Yoruba, and Igbo (pronounced ee-bo). Some other smaller groups include Fulani, Ijaw,…

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    The Igbo Culture

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    to rise above all other ethnic groups and thrive in early Nigeria. Such achievement was frowned upon by other ethnic groups and invoked hostility between them. The Biafran War, (a result of this hostility) ultimately led to Nigeria’s decline, forever changing its legacy. How does Achebe’s perspective influence his view of Nigeria? Chinua Achebe grew up as an Igbo who supported the Biafrans in the Biafran civil war. While the Nigerian Government and the OAU (Organization of African Unity)…

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    INDEPTH LOOK AT THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA The Federal Republic of Nigeria is a land of rich history and cultural marvels. The nation’s boarders date back to 1914, when British rulers combined both northern and southern Nigeria to form one body. Independence from British influence came on October 1, 1960, in 1963 Nigeria adopted a republican constitution, and yet remained a member of the Commonwealth. In 1976, the nation’s capitol moved from its previous location in Lagos to its…

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    President Buhari previously ruled Nigeria from 1983 to 1985 after his role as one of the major military leaders in the coup to overthrow the democratically elected president, Shehu Shagari. Buhari argued the coup was justified due to corruption in the government and the economic decline of the country after the oil boom of the 1970s. When oil prices began to fall under Buhari’s rule, he ignored advice to allow the naira to depreciate and refused financial assistance from the IMF. Buhari was…

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    Igbo Research Paper

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    (SWP). The decision came after its general meeting held in Abia at the weekend. This came few days after the Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC) declared that there would be no going back on Igbo presidency in 2019. The OYC stated that should it not realize Igbo presidency in 2019, it would seek the actualization of Biafra in 2020. A communique issued after the meeting was signed by Francis Njoku and Glory Izuora, president and secretary, respectively, for ISA, and Dr. Mrs. Nkem Nwuzor and Dr. Mrs.…

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