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2014 - Nigeria's Year of Missing Girls and Irresponsible Leadership [NVS Editorial]

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NVS Man of the Year: The Missing Chibok GirlsThe abduction of the Chibok girls highlighted Nigeria’s miserable leadership failure, the crass irresponsibility and uncaring attitude of Nigerian leaders, and the government’s inability to protect its own people. The lingering travail of the Chibok girls and their families is also an indication of our military’s loss of face and trust, despite unprecedented offers of assistance from the world’s most powerful governments. For these and much more, the Chibok Girls are Nigeria Village Square’s People of the Year!

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The Central Bank of Nigeria: For God or Country?

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altThe Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has become the epicenter of the nation's reform agenda. Sweeping changes to the way banks are owned and operated have resulted in the prosecution of once-untouchable bank executives for financial crimes. Billionaire debtors have been named and shamed; and fiscal responsibility has become a buzzword for corporations large and small

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