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Even more disheartening is the fact that all of the imports were unloaded in Lagos and trucks from the North, East, West and South all head to Lagos.
But, it is disheartening to see what they are doing.
Also disheartening is the tendency of commentators to blame "the system" for the abuse.
Every year, judges have the disheartening obligation to disqualify dozens of entries because they break the rules by arriving late, exceeding the permitted size or lacking a CD-ROM work plan.
* THE US military acknowledged its drive to crush insurgent violence has fallen short, calling the raging bloodshed disheartening after at least 66 people were killed yesterday.
Six small windows were smashed, causing damage estimated at pounds 100, and church elder Michael Deeming described the attack as "very disheartening".
It has been disheartening to watch the reputation of a city I love so much become "the city of hate" because of the media savvy of several ultraconservative Christian organizations that have pushed their agendas and power so strongly that they now define a beautiful community originally founded as a health spa and artists' colony.
It is very disheartening that in an increasingly interconnected world with such vast resources, many are still barely able to afford the very basic necessities.
Yet, the trend is disheartening. As it is, the government spends $1.42 for each dollar it receives in income-tax revenue.
In this endlessly refracted environment, the body became just another picture, a disheartening iteration of Marx's dictum that "all that is solid melts into air."
It is disheartening how much quality piano music of the last 75 years is virtually unknown, and is yet again unexplored in this curriculum; Russell missed a great opportunity here.