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Capacity Building Session with Vijay Allaham

Register to attend this capacity building session on thinking and approach. Vijay Allaham is the Partner, Kaizen Institute, India and Africa. He is an Operational Transformation Expert. Saturday, 6 April, 2019 11.00am - 12.30pm Will be provided after...

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Statement on the Postponement of the 2019 General Elections

The Nigerian Hubs of the Global Shapers Community share in the grave disappointment felt by Nigerians at the abrupt postponement of the 2019 General Elections. While we acknowledge the efforts of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in organising the...

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2018 Curator Inaugural Address

Ladies and gentlemen, Abuja Global Shapers, with a deep sense of responsibility, I am profoundly honoured today to serve as the 7th curator of the Abuja Hub. This inauguration is also happening on the 7th day of the 7th month, so I have a trinity of numbers aligning...

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Abuja Global Shapers Community Mourns Kofi Annan

Members of the Abuja Global Shapers Community have received with grief the sad news of the taking away of the former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Laureate, Kofi Annan. We fondly recall his role in supporting democracy across the world, especially...

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Abuja Global Shapers Employability Skills Workshop

EEP’s employability skills training calendar kicked off on May 30, 2016 with the first workshop in a 5-module curriculum. The first module, which focused on two topics: writing an effective CV and excelling on job interviews, was facilitated by Jumy Adekeye, EEP...

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Why Amana Matters

Fahimta is understanding in the Hausa language. That is what the Amana participants from the American University of Nigeria define trust to mean. Trust means different things to different people:  to the buyer at the market, trust is underscored when he or she picks...

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Ken – Our Torch Bearer Lives On

Death is the great equalizer. We detest it’s occurrence with spite and bitterness. But equality is what Ken stood for: equality in economic terms, between the rich and the poor; education for all; fairness in society; fulfilment of purpose; peace, hope and equal...

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#OpenAfrica – Let’s talk about Intra–Africa Investment

Article by Anita Okemini and Amanda Archibong of the Abuja Global Shapers  Africa continues to receive the lowest share of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the world.  The UNCTAD investment report for 2016 estimates that Africa’s share of FDI inflow is ~ $59...

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