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Nigeria

Nigeria
  • Capital: Abuja
  • Population: 154000000
  • Size: 923768.0 Km2

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The Funded Pension Scheme and economic growth in Nigeria
A. Farayibi / Munich Personal RePEc Archive 2016
In Nigeria however, life after retirement is dreaded by most workers. The fears of facing the future after retirement create an ambiance of disturbance among employees. Retirement is seen by workers as a transition that could lead to ...
Climate smart aquaculture: a sustainable approach to increasing fish production in the face of climate change in Nigeria
O. Olawale Ahmed; O. Oluniyi Solomon / International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2016
As the global population increases, there will be corresponding increase in demand for food most especially protein. Production from fisheries is crucial for food security in the face of current increase in population. Despite the rel...
Masculinities conflict and violence: Nigeria country report 2016
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2016
Differences in the way Nigerian men and women are socialised and valued – and disparities in their abilities to access power, resources and key roles in society - create an imbalance of power within relationships between the two ...
Rural banditry and conflicts in Northern Nigeria
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2016
Ipastoralists and farmers in Nigeria have been on the rise. This social conflict has traditionally consisted of disputes over natural resources and is often presented as a conflict between settlers and nomadic people. However, what be...
Gender matters: overcoming gender-related barriers to prevent new HIV infections among children and keep their mothers alive
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 2016
Studies indicate that harmful gender norms and practices, cultural perceptions and beliefs surrounding pregnancy and childbirth, and a distrust of health-care services all can pose barriers to HIV prevention and treatment. In particul...
HIV/AIDS vulnerabilities, discrimination, and service accessibility of Nigeria's youth
Population Council 2014
Nigerian youth continue to be a vulnerable group. The imbalance between high-risk sex, condom use in high-risk sex, and uptake of HIV testing raises concern for HIV prevention. This young population should have access to comprehensive...
Access and attrition of female students in secondary schools in Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
Olubunmi A. Omoniyi; Kunle O. Oloruntegbe / ProQuest 2014
This study investigated access of female students to secondary education and the completion rate of those that were enrolled in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It also determined the factors responsible for the attrition of femal...
What are children in private schools learning?
Rachel Outhred; Ian Macauslan / Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria 2015
This policy brief sets out the findings of an assessment of the learning outcomes of 2,444 pupils in the early stages of primary three (P3) in 358 private schools across four Local Government Areas in Lagos as a baseline to evaluate t...
Trends of inequality in access to schooling in Nigeria
Cora Mezger / Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria 2016
Nigeria has long faced the challenge of enabling all children access to education. Yet estimates of the number of primary school-aged children that are out of school differ significantly. This EDOREN report addresses this question by ...
Women, gender equality in Nigeria: a critical analysis of socio-economic and political (gender issues)
Dickson E. Ekpe / International Research Journals 2014
This study aimed to critically analyse the specific socio-economic and political (gender issues) responsible for the continuous perpetuation of gender inequality in Nigeria. It contends that the attainment of gender equality is...
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Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on MDGs (OSSAP-MDGs)
Nigeria's governmental office dealing with the MDG process
Gender Hub
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