Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was selected Monday as Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). She becomes the first woman to lead the global organization, as was confirmed by the organization in a statement. The 66 year-old Okonjo-Iweala also becomes the first African leader to preside over the organization.
Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is all set to be the new director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO). This is after she received the support of the United States, which had initially thrown it’s support behind the South Korean candidate who however finally officially withdrew her candidature on Friday.
If this is the first time you’re hearing of a side hustle, let me elaborate – generally speaking, a side hustle is something you do “on the side” that brings in extra money, in addition to your mainstream of income. The income your side hustle brings in is often directly related to the effort you put in. It can involve spending 1 to 2 hours a week completing surveys or using rebate programs, or it can be a full-fledged business that you grow in the evenings and weekends, spending 10 to 15 hours a week. Side hustles can bring in anywhere from a few hundred to a few thousand a month!
Self-care does not mean taking sweet foods and wearing protecting clothes like face masks, but it means setting aside enough time to put the focus, energy, and resources on yourself. This is important mostly for freelancers who do churn out eye-catching work and usually end up against unresponsive clients and low rates.
At least eleven people lost their lives, seven others were kidnapped, and a dozen were left nursing injuries following Boko Haram attack on the Christian-majority village of Pemi in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state on Christmas Eve. The attack was confirmed by the Nigerian local authorities.
The over 300 kidnapped Nigerian schoolboys were eventually set free on Friday. They looked tired, barefoot, with dust all over their face and clothes, but jovial. The 344 students from Katsina state in Nothern Nigeria were freed after being kidnapped six-days ago by the Boko hara terrorists.
The leader of the radical Islamic group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, claimed on Tuesday the kidnapping of hundreds of high school boy students in northwest Nigeria, which took place last Friday. “I am Abubakar Shekau and our brothers are behind the kidnapping in Katsina,” announced the terror group’s leader in Tuesday’s voice message.
Nigerian authorities have confirmed that 400 students are still missing following an attack on a school in the state of Katsina and the subsequent abduction of students. Using the hashtag #BringBackOurBoys, Nigerians have flooded Twitter with criticism of the country’s poor security situation.
Hundreds of students have been abducted in Nigeria following a banditry attack at a government science secondary school in Kankara town in Katsina State. The attackers are said to have been heavily armed. Local media estimated that around 400 male students were kidnapped during the attack.
At least 43 farm laborers were brutally murdered on Saturday by members of the terrorist group Boko Haram who literally slaughtered them in the state of Borno, in northeastern Nigeria. “It is no doubt the [ work ] of Boko Haram who operate in the area and frequently attack farmers,” said Kolo, who helped transport the victims.
You probably never dreamed you’d be in search of a job during a global pandemic. Talk about challenges, right? Okay, before you get down and think your chances just slid to the floor, let’s look at what you can do to make the most of your time, and how you can land that next job interview.
One of the first things to consider is how you present yourself to others. Have you evaluated your personal brand lately? What makes you a valuable candidate to prospective employers? How will you stand out in a crowded marketplace? What transferable skills do you have? What are your strengths and how can you amplify them? Consider what courses are available to help you stay competitive in your industry. By evaluating your personal brand, you’ll get an overarching view of how potential employers see you.
The Harvard economist Dani Rodrik has written that a country’s economic development is virtually synonymous with its ability to produce manufactured goods for export. As countries adopt this export model it allows, for example, companies in Nigeria to compete internationally and gradually raise productivity through investment in capital and skills: “Industrialising has been a key escalator that has enabled rapid growth.”
Following the ongoing unrest in Nigeria, 69 lives have so far been lost owing to the protests against police brutality therein especially by the SARS police unit. It is through the announcement that the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was for the very first time admitting that the chaos resulted in deaths.
A crowd broke into a prison and released detainees in Benin City, in southern Nigeria Monday. The action is part of protests against police brutality in the country. As reported by the Associated Press, some of the inmates jumped from an institution fence while others were seen running down the street to unknown destinations.
Nigeria witnessed another day of demonstrations against police brutality as thousands of young Nigerians took to the streets in several cities of the West African state, including in its economic capital, Lagos. There, several roads were blocked due to the protests. The Nigerian protests against police brutality have been ongoing for a while now.
Nigerian ’s presidency, Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohamed, announced the immediate ban of operations and raids by the unit, at a press conference today in the country’s capital, Abuja. The Nigerian Government ordered the controversial police unit disolved accused of; Brutality after several days of protests, harassment, torture and in some instances murder.
Music in Africa cannot be mentioned without the likes of Oluwaseyi Olufemi Emmanuel – Some4real. Nowadays, everyone wants to be successful.
Oluwaseyi Olufemi Emmanuel (born April 8, 2001), also known as Some4real on the internet, is a musical artist. He is known for his music. He is also a social media influencer, blogger.
With today’s global world, having an ongoing income, self created inside your home, is now more important than ever. If your kids are staying home or the business where you work is closed, what are some of your options? Most economists are not looking at a fast recovery from the global pandemic as it has been roughly six months and little with COVID-19 has changed.
Many people like to spend their free time relaxing at home or with friends. They do this to unwind from their 40-hour a week job.
However, you should consider sacrificing a portion of your free time to invest in your career, especially during the global COVID-19 outbreak. Many of you are working remotely during the pandemic, giving you the extra free time you can allocate towards learning a new skill.
According to Reuters, due to concerns about the slow recovery of oil demand, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies (OPEC+) have put pressure on oil-producing countries whose output exceeds their target, requiring them to further reduce production in August-September.
Do gig sellers receive enough sales? At Freelance Global Gigs (FGG) Low Cost Marketplace we think that answer is no, but what makes us different is that we are working hard to do something about it. That is why we work so hard to help promote the gigs that post on our low cost platform. Now we have two distinct services to get your name out and digitally market your services globally.
“The Internet was meant to make the planet a smaller place.” As indeed quoted by Max Waters, this unbelievable invention initiated the journey to digitalization and created a new perspective on virtual intelligence that facilitated a connection beyond geographical boundaries, anywhere on this planet.
From a top view, the skills required to become a successful Software developer is very different from the skills needed to become a successful Project Manager. However, it is worth noticing that almost every software developer’s career journey passes through a point where he or she has to take care of IT projects. In this article, we will pay attention to the skills necessary for every software developer to transition from the role of software developer to project managers.
Freelance Global Gigs (FGG) Low Cost Marketplace is now publishing both global news about freelance gigs, and also (just now launched!) individually based gig news in almost every country– providing each country and major city basic services and information, in several local organic languages.
Grenade explosions have claimed the lives of two people and wounded dozens others in Nigeria’s Borno State. The explosions hit the city early Thursday morning as people were busy with Eid ul Adha celebration preparations. According to the residents, loud explosions rocked the city forcing them to scamper for safety.
A recent series of attacks in northern Nigeria led to the killing of some 142 people within a week, with at least 44 others being taken hostage by armed groups who continue to fuel tension and insecurity across the west African nation. The state of Kaduna continues to record the highest number of attacks
Anti-virus software is also referred to as anti-malware, a computer virus to prevent, detect, and take away malware. They are used for real-time protection, on-access scanning, background guard, resident shield, auto protects, and other synonyms asked for by the automated protection provided by most anti-virus, anti-spyware, and other anti-malware programs.
SEO is the process of planning, outlining and implementing strategies to get more organic web traffic. There is continuous growth in SEO strategies from advanced promoting, new patterns to new updates, and devices that upgraded our procedures and systems and perform better by and large but there is always more space for development.
The year 2009 might seem quite close and quite far from different perspectives but when it comes to the field of technology, there is no question that 2009 is quite distant! It was a time when smartphones were very slowly beginning to trickle in the market and Uber was just a small startup in California. The field of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology is one of the many fields that have grown by leaps and bounds in terms of expertise, acceptance, and relevance.
Etherum is the second most preferred wallet in the crypto world. It is because of its wallet infrastructure. The Etherum wallet has unique software that works on a decentralized platform and it is secured by the blockchain technology. As the Bitcoin prices are shooting up year after year, people are preferring Ethereum as their choice to invest or to trade with. In this article, let us discuss the top 10 Etherum wallets in the year 2020.
At least five aid workers have been executed by Islamic State militants in Nigeria. The five are said to have worked with four different aid groups, namely, Action Against Hunger, Rich International, State Emergency Management Agency, and International Rescue Committee.
Kenya youth unemployment has risen to alarming levels. The facts are, eight out of every 10 unemployed persons in Kenya are youths. Combine that with the fact that Covid 19 is hitting Kenya‘s economy hard and the country is mostly an agricultural economy. This leaves little for youth employment in the near future, which will lead to continuing generational issues.
If you’re in design, graphics, a content creator or engineer, and you published online content, you can provide and post global gigs. Posting your services online allows you to make money and with some websites, such as Freelance Global Gigs (FGG) Low Cost Marketplace, even more money as a percentage of sales. Most people in the gig world start out simply, doing it part time, and eventually work full time into a career.
At least 23 Nigerian troops have been killed after they were ambushed by an armed gang in a village in the northwest part of the country. “The bodies of 23 soldiers have been accounted for while some are still missing,” said a military source. According to officials the death toll is expected to rise.
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Representatives from the West African regional bloc, ECOWAS, are in Mali to help resolve the looming crisis. Led by Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, the group has met with Mali’s President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the Prime Minister, Boubou Cisse, and Mahmoud Dicko, an influential Imam.
Russian specialists of the South Ural State University (SUSU), in collaboration with colleagues from Nigeria and Rwanda, have found out that Bidens Pilosa, or Black-Jack, can act as an affordable enzyme that can be used in winemaking and cheese-making instead of the more expensive, currently existing enzymes.
A business laptop is a computer specially constructed to tolerate heavier workload and prolonged usage, making it particularly ideal for business work. They are built stronger, lighter, and are more efficient for rougher times and hectic situations. Some of them are also more secure and tougher than regular laptops for personal usage because a business laptop has more confidential files and cannot be afforded to be broken easily.
A further 499 cases of coronavirus were identified in Nigeria on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 30,748. Data released by the country’s epidemics commission Thursday night showed that five people have died in 24 hours, with fewer than 15 dead on Wednesday.
The biggest advantage of the internet is that it is always open for business. Regardless of stay-at-home restrictions and shut-downs, people have been able to acquire information, supplies and just about every other essential service they need thanks to the web in 2020. The coronavirus has impacted virtually every industry and cost businesses millions of dollars in revenue; the natural response may be to scale back marketing efforts in an effort to preserve the existing budget, but SEO and digital strategy is more important than ever during COVID-19.
Will Africa arise after the Corona virus pandemic is over? Africa need to fully utilize the untapped wealth resources and fight corruption so that her people will not be vulnerable during difficult times. The continent need to focus on grassroots empowerment. Main focus have to be in the following sectors , food production(agriculture revolution) , water and Sanitation , health , electricity energy sources , industrialization revolution, vocational training skills and research centers.
The PDF was introduced by Adobe to make it stress-free to share files between different devices. Sharing files and documents was time-consuming and difficult back in the 1990s as documents would not preserve original formatting during transfer.
With PDF, the original formatting of texts and images is maintained so that the user can easily view the files. Because of this reason and many other reasons, we prefer to convert everything to PDF.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) after an internal dispute with the party’s president, Adams Oshiomole. Obaseki told reporters after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in his palace in Abuja that he would return to another party to run for a second term.
At least 20 Nigerian soldiers and more than 40 civilians have been killed by militants in two separate attacks in Borno State, in the Northeastern part of Nigeria. In one of the attacks In Monguno, a home for International non-governmental organizations, the militants overpowered the government forces, killing the 20 soldiers, and taking some of the casualties.
The jihadist group known as the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed responsibility for two terror attacks that rocked North-Eastern Nigeria’s Borno State yesterday. The two separate attacks took place in the areas of Monguno and Nganzai, and resulted in the death of at least 20 soldiers, as well as 40 civilians.
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Abuse of women is in the daily news, which means the news is not very pleasant. Woman are being murdered and sexually abused in Israel, Africa, the United States, and throughout the world. In Israel on June 1, thousands gathered at a rally in Tel Aviv calling for the government to take action to end violence against women.
At least 69 people lost their lives in attacks carried out on Tuesday by the Boko Haram terrorist group at a village in northeastern Nigeria. The Reuters news agency reported that at least that many bodies were found by the authorities, and it is suspected that the number could be higher.