As Nigeria joins the rest of the globe to celebrate the World Malaria Day (WMD), today, April 25, seven countries have been certified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as having eliminated malaria...
‘Nigeria loses N730b yearly to illegal parking, trading on roads’
“We are losing about N2 billion daily. This includes destruction to road shoulders, loss of man-hours in traffic, accidents, estimated revenue from parks and other problems.”
Nigeria loses fortunes to over-dependence on Lagos ports
The over-dependence on the Lagos seaports may be doing the economy more harm than good, as investigations revealed that Nigeria is losing fortunes to the underutilisation of other ports across the country.
Riding on ICT to exit recession
Nigeria retained its rating as the fastest growing Information and Communications Technology (ICT) market in Africa and amongst the fastest growing in the World even in the face of recession.
CBN’s ascendancy and power play over autonomy
Perhaps the use of the word ‘autonomy’ remained quiet until a hint of it was made regarding the mode Dr. Clement Isong was removed in 1975, by the then “corrective government of General Murtala Mohammed.”
Nigeria Water Resource Roadmap and the huge financial deficit
The Nigerian Water sector for a very long period of time has been left at the background despite its importance to the populace and the critical role its play in every facet of the economy, be it transport...
Africa’s premier petroleum varsity in the throes of want
Ten years after it was established as Africa’s premier oil industry university, the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun, Delta State, is still hamstrung on several fronts.
Patients with kidney disease cry for help as cost of drugs, medical services rise
Ozoemena (not real name) had a kidney disease in 2014. He had several sessions of dialysis before money could be raised to pay for a transplant. To pay for the transplant, money was solicited from various places.....
2016: Nigeria's dismal security situation and the task ahead
With its leader still elusive, and its ranks fractured by infighting occasioned by a struggle for power and control, Boko Haram’s ignoble roles in the spread of global terrorism was considerably weakened in 2016.