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Jan 24, 2014

REPORT: LOCAL LANGUAGES TO PROMOTE FINANCIAL LITERACY by Peter Akindele

‘FINANCIAL Literacy’, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, financial literacy is defined as: “Knowledge and understanding of financial concepts, and the skills, motivation and confidence to apply such knowledge and understanding in order to make effective decisions across a range of financial contexts, to improve the financial well-being of individuals and society, and to enable participation in economic life.” With this definition, I will explore the different methods of using local languages to promote financial literacy in Nigeria. I believe that the main purpose of financial literacy is to ameliorate the economy in Nigeria.

Jan 18, 2014

NIGERIAN ANTI - GAY LAW

Recently, the Nigeria government passed the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Law, a law prohibiting same sex marriage in the country which caused a lot of debates, criticism and commendation from various sectors of the country and also from the international community.  Also, persons accused of being homosexual have been investigated by the police, sometimes leading to arrests and various courts have

Jan 6, 2014

LEGAL RIGHTS OF THE NIGERIAN CHILD



Best interest of a Child to be of paramount consideration in all actions
-           Section 1, Child’s Right Act (2003)


In Nigeria, children’s Rights are protected by law and held sacred, not only does the law protect the child; it also stipulates punishment for adults who take advantage of children or seek to negatively influence them. The law seeks to prevent cruelty against children while stating the rights and obligations of the Nigerian Child.

Jan 2, 2014

REPORT: SOLVING WORLD POVERTY THROUGH MATHEMATICS (2)

By: Peter Akindele
FROM the above facts it is clear that the United Kingdom (UK) has the revenue and already spends far more on benefits than the minimum needed to provide each person who is currently out of work with the required $1.25 a day.  With approximately 47.9 per cent of the UK population in employment and a minimum wage of £5 on average,

REPORT: SOLVING WORLD POVERTY THROUGH MATHEMATICS (1)

By: Peter Akindele

“The test of a civilisation is the way that it cares for its helpless members.” –  Mohandas Ghandi
IN today’s modern society, it is clear that the world has become increasingly globalised and technologically advanced.