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    American and Nigerian cultures are alike in some aspects of life, while being dissimilar in other aspects. This idea is clearly exemplified when one compares their own experience and knowledge of culture in America to that description and portrayal of Nigerian culture as seen through Buchi Emecheta's novel, The Wrestling Match. Both of our societies can be looked at as parallel in how teenagers are typically stereotyped, rivalry among towns/villages, and the attainment of manhood or maturity

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    Oil Industry and Nigerian Development

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    Oil Industry and Nigerian Development Oil is one of the most valuable natural resources in the world today. The oil industry carries with it a great deal of economic and political power across the globe. Having oil, or any natural resource, as a prime source of revenue has long been debated as being an advantage or a drawback. In any case it should at least lead to increased revenue and financing of industrial growth which, arguably, is related to an increase in the quality of life of the population

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    Nigerian Assimilation

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    and the deleterious effects of natural disasters” (Nyang). Nigerians in particular have been doing so for reasons ranging from education, to employment, to marriage. To do so, they must go through various embassies in order to obtain a visa to enter America. Once they arrive in America, how well they are received tends to depend upon their skin color and place of origin. Although America is seen as the “melting pot” of the world, for Nigerians, it has proven to be the exact opposite. Despite immigrating

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    Nigerian Government: From Military Rule to Democratically Elected Governance. Nigeria’s government has recently gone under a dramatic change. For my paper I decided to write on the topic of Nigerian government. When I interviewed a student, named Arit, from Nigeria, she told me how her country was formerly under military rule and had recently changed to a democratically elected government. Arit believes this is a good change for the country and it will help fix the destruction military rule

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    Composed Kenyans and Happy-go-Lucky Nigerians "You're from Kenya, right?" "No, I'm from Nigeria." "Nigeria, Kenya. Kenya, Nigeria. Same thing." "No, actually they are entirely different countries located at opposite ends of the African continent and contain two very different groups of people." It is amazing how very little some people know about the continent -- not country -- of Africa, let alone the 57 countries within it. Some people have suggested that Kenya and Nigeria are

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    THE IMPACT OF WELFARE SERVICES ON MOTIVATION AND PRODUCTIVITY IN THE NIGERIAN PUBLIC SECTOR A CASE STUDY OF CENTER FOR BLACK AND AFRICAN ART AND CIVILIZATION CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Cowling and Mailer (1992) and Coventry and Barker (1988) pointed that welfare is a corporate attitude or commitment to the care of their employees. Employee welfare is a broad subject that includes different services, benefits, and incentives offered to employees by employers. Coventry and

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    Timothy Vilgiate King-Ndaya HIST 3000 April 28, 2014 British Colonial Policy and the Ensuing Nigerian Civil War. The Nigerian Civil War lasted from July 6, 1967 until January 15, 1970. The belligerents were the Federal Republic of Nigeria, led by the military governor Yakubu Gowon, and the Republic of Biafra, led by the military governor C. Odumegwu Ojukwu. After an abortive counter-coup d'etat in favor of Northern independence, General Ojukwu declared the independence of southeastern Nigeria. Each

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    My First Visit to Nigeria

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    the time I left, in early 1994, I experienced and learnt a lot about the Nigerian culture. My main focus will be on the particular aspects of Nigerian culture that I saw as relevant to me as a teenager at the time, and also on my views before and after the journey. Up until the point of this journey I had lived most my life in the city of London and my cultural views were very much British. I was not very familiar with Nigerian culture, and the parts I was familiar with, which came mostly through my

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    Nigeria

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    celebration of identity, artwork in the post -independence era manifests this struggle; thus, placing artists at the epicenter of cultural iden tification. In the 1960s, artist Uche Okeke emerged as an integral figure in the development of Nigerian art, and thus, Nigerian identity. Drawing from his Igbo heritage, Okeke effectively appropriated pre -colonial artistic traditions and applied them in an “art for art’s sake” context. Okeke’s work, however, is not a mere recontextualization and revitalization

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    Pfizer Drug Suit

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    Pfizer and the Nigerian Trovan Suit There has been a controversy about the experimental testing of the drug Trovan (trovafloxacin), by Pfizer, a major pharmaceutical company. Pfizer held clinical trials of the drug in Kano, Nigeria, during the 1996 epidemic of bacterial meningitis. The experiments were conducted on 200 children and were said to be successful. Recently, 30 Nigerian families of the children used in the experiments filed a lawsuit against Pfizer claiming they had violated laws by not

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