"Africa launches project to improve rice production"

“The Benin Republic-based African Rice Centre (WARDA) has launched a project aimed at improving rice production in sub-Saharan Africa. The project, initiated in collaboration with Japan, will strengthen WARDA’s plan to boost rice production by 2010 and beyond through improved access by farmers to quality seeds in 20 sub-Saharan African countries, in a bid to […]

Should Nigeria adopt a proportional voting system?

Proportional voting? Nigeria, like the United States, currently adopts the “winner take all” electoral system. Last month, President Yar’Adua accepted recommendations from the Nigerian Electoral Reforms Panel stating that 30 per cent of the seats in the National Assembly, states House of Assembly and Local Government councils will be filled based on the representation of […]

The Igbo Academy

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