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Qatar and it’s readiness to host 2022 FIFA World Cup


It is possible to view the prospect of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with concern, even horror. It is also possible to admire the drive and single-mindedness the emirate has shown in pursuing its dream to host the tournament. This dream – to use a word used prominently in Qatar’s promotional campaign – is nothing less than the stunning, self-willed transformation of a micro-state (it’s smaller than Connecticut) that was under British rule until 1971, when its population was less than 100,000 (it’s close to 2 million now). Qataris were mocked by their neighbors as backward desert-dwellers, barely settled nomads with no culture.
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FUNAAB Gets Reward from world bank

Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB, Ogun State, has been awarded the Africa Centre of Excellence, ACE, in agriculture by the World Bank at Dakar, Senegal. The university was chosen after a rigorous desk evaluation exercise, followed by a site evaluation by the ACE Project Steering Committee. According to the global bank, a breakdown of the result revealed that the higher institution is one of the seven ACEs in Nigeria and the only one for agriculture in the country. Continue reading FUNAAB Gets Reward from world bank