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Institutional Strengthening and Sustainable National Development in Nigeria: The “Rule of Law” Imperative

“If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.” Charles Darwin.  According to the World Bank, the total economic value of natural assets was $44 trillion worldwide, or $7,000 per person on average, while “intangible” capital accounted for the greatest component of total wealth – worth a massive $540 trillion worldwide in 2005. Yet the developing nations of sub-Saharan Africa especially, have historically viewed wealth from the prism of their stock of natural capital. Sustained growth as evidenced by improved livelihoods for the citizens of these countries remains a mirage. Fact is that natural capital is useful and will contribute to increasing wealth and well-being of nations only if it is well managed.

Promoters of the Sustainability School at Lagos (SSL) to attend 13-month sustainability leadership program

Promoters of the Sustainability School at Lagos (SSL) part of pioneer cohort attending 13-month sustainability leadership program at Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability. Mr. Adeyemi Adewole and Dr. Femi Olarewaju, are two of 16 individuals sourced from around the world to form the pioneer cohort of candidates for the training and award of Executive Master for Sustainability Leadership (EMSL) degree at Arizona State University.
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Arizona State University Global Institute of Sustainability team

Arizona State University Global Institute of Sustainability (GIOS) team heading for Nigeria as part of joint efforts to establish the Sustainability School at Lagos The ASU GIOS team of Dan O’Neil, General Manager, and Kristen Osgood, Project Manager, will arrive in Lagos on January 26 2014 for a study tour as part of the feasibility reporting directed at establishing the Sustainability School at Lagos (SSL).
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The Lagos Central Business District Management Office Stakeholder Meeting

The Lagos Central Business District Management Office to hold a stakeholder’s meeting on Wednesday, 29th January, 2014 at the State House In realizing its vision for a modern world class Lagos Island Central Business District, the Lagos State Government seeks strategic partnerships with investors and therefore will be holding a stakeholder’s meeting with about one hundred (100) selected key decision makers on Wednesday, 29th January, 2014 at 10:00am.
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