Author Archive of Polaf

Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013)
Court Struck Out Charges Against Silva Opuala-Charles And Other Bayelsa Officials

A federal high court sitting in Abuja presided by Hon. Justice E. S. Chukwu on Wednesday 9th October, 2013 granted leave to federal prosecutors to withdraw charges against Dr Silva Opuala-Charles, former Commissioner for Finance, Bayelsa State and 2 former senior Bayelsa state officials under the government of Chief Timipre Sylva. On 30th September 2013 John Ainetor Esq leading Folorunsho Adedeji Esq for the prosecution applied for a Notice of Withdrawal

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Annual Nigeria Diaspora Youth Leadership Summit 2013

Annual Nigeria Diaspora Youth Leadership Summit 2013 Theme: Nigeria Beyond Oil: Opportunities In Enterprise & Development Venue: London School Of Economics Date: 4th - 5th September, 2013 Time: 9:00

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The 7th International Conference of Nigerian Students in diaspora (ICONS)

The 7th International Conference of Nigerian Students in diaspora (ICONS)Theme: Making a difference as a student in diaspora – this is why we are here!Venue: University of Coventry, Coventry, UKDate: 6th - 7th April, 2013Time: 9:00

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3rd Annual Africa Emerging Leaders’ Conference 2012

World Youth Alliance/UN – 3rd Annual Africa Emerging Leaders' Conference 2012 Theme: Sustainable Development: Priority of Persons Venue: Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya Date: 29 - 31th August, 2012 Time: 12:00

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3rd Annual Africa 2.0 Symposium

3rd Annual Africa 2.0 Symposium Theme: Designing and implementing solutions together Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria Date: 12th - 14th June 2012 Url: Africa 2.0

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Meeting At Pan-African Parliament

Political Africa Initiative - Meeting At Pan-African Parliament. Theme: Discussions with members of Pan-African Parliament on the need to encourage Africa's younger generation to be involved in elective political offices. Venue: Pan-African Parliament, Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa Date: 3rd May 2012

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University Of Swaziland – Forum On Political Leadership For Africa’s Younger Generation

Political Africa Initiative - Political Leadership Forum. Theme: Political Leadership For Africa's Younger Generation Venue: University of Swaziland Library, University Of Swaziland, Mbabane, Swaziland Date: 18th & 19th July, 2012 Time: 12:00

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Dead Aid: By Dambisa Moyo

In the past fifty years, more than $1 trillion in development-related aid has been transferred from rich countries to Africa. Has this assistance improved the lives of Africans? No. In fact, across the continent, the recipients of this aid are not better off as a result of it, but worse—much worse. In Dead Aid, Dambisa Moyo describes the state of postwar development policy in Africa today and unflinchingly confronts one of the greatest myths of

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The Danger Of A Single Story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

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