Sokoto State

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  • A Brief Note On The United Nations Children 's Fund

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    (UNICEF). My mother was one of the unlucky statistics. My mother, Ayo, died at the age of 29 while giving birth to my brother, Dayo. As of now my father, brother, and I live in Sokoto, Nigeria. The state of Sokoto is one of the poorest. Most parts of the state are rural areas and over eighty percent (81.2%) of the inhabitants of Sokoto are in poverty (Obi). My father, Adom, is a subsistence farmer, basically the only job you can get here. The village we live in is one of the poorest, our house consist

  • Examine the Boko Haram Saga in Nigeria and Provide a Solution to Policy Makers

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    The centre had ulterior political goals and soon it was also working as a recruiting ground for future jihadists to fight the state. The group includes members who come from neighbouring Chad and Niger and speak only Arabic. In 2004 the complex was relocated to Yusuf's home state of Yobe in the village Kanamma near the Niger border. The group conducted its operations more or less peacefully during the first seven years of its existence. That changed

  • How Did African Americans Influence The Culture Of Nigeria

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    more historic cultures and empires than any other nation in Africa. They date as far back as the 5th Century BC when communities lived around the southern slopes of the Jos plateau, which are now called the Nok people. The first important centralized state to influence Nigeria was Kanem-Bornu, which was founded in the 8th century AD. By the 11th century Kanem-Bornu expanded into present-day Nigeria, and in the 15th century, its capital was moved there. In the late 15th century the Portuguese became the

  • Nigeria American Culture

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    devices. There are two types of government under the federal level, local and state. However, all choices at the local level were decided at the state level until 1988. Although, the country is broken into 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory however, the capital city is Abuja. In the constitution, it says that additional states can be created as needed. As a result, military generals have been creating additional states when they take

  • Government Regulation Essay

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    Government Regulation Throughout history there have been many different opinions about government regulation. Some believe the government regulates business too much others feel that the government does not do enough. I believe the government is regulating business far too much and furthermore putting businesses out of business and causing many workers to lose jobs. In this paper I will point out the common problems dealing with government regulation. I will also focus on three major aspects

  • In the Belly of the Beast Essay

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    born on January 21, 1944, on a military base in Oscoda, Michigan. Growing up in foster care and living in the under the state laws his whole life Jack Abbot didn't have much of a chance for a normal life. From the time that he was born he was living in the state foster care system. After a short while he was in trouble with the law. As an adolescent he was living in the state juvenile detention center. Jack would be punished because he was just that sort of kid. Due to the fact that everyone knew

  • District of Mansigne are the Wants and Demands for Taxation by the Third Estate

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    From the District of Mansigne is most likely a letter or pamphlet written by the Third Estate, also know as the lower or oppressed class, stating their wants and demands concerning taxation, the Estates-General and equality. A specific part in the text that supports the fact that the Third Estate wrote this pamphlet and is seen in point 10 of the document, “that the Third Estate always will have in these administrations a number of representatives chosen from its order, equal to that of the other

  • Acquiring Political Power under a Principality Essay

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    Thucydides shares a similar view of human nature, as he sees all people as being motivated by fear, honor, and self interest. Machiavelli and Thucydides both demonstrate how a ruler can use many aspects of human nature to their advantage when ruling a state. The

  • Taking a Look at Structural Violence

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    who are deemed appropriate to neglect and through the failure to help those who are not considered part of the national community” (Gupta, 19). In fact it would be more accurate to say that the structural violence the Adivasi experience was due to State policies and practices, which came to light because of the Narmada Sardar Sarovar Dam project. Baviskar describes the village of Ajanvara a is remarkably egalitarian. Each man who is the part of the patriarchal lineage of the village has been given

  • History Of Land Protection Regulation On Urban Development Across China

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    Farmland protection has become a contentious political issue in China due to the loss of cultivated land in rapidly growing urban centers. In response to new information about rates of farmland conversion, the national government placed a national moratorium on arable land conversion in 1997 and imposed stringent regulations on the encroachment of urban land on agricultural lands in the Land Management Law of 1998 (Lin and Ho 2005). There has been speculation about the efficacy of the regulations