Nigerians are living 7.55 years longer at average life expectancy of 65 years but are still battling with communicable diseases such as Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), malaria, diarrhoea and neonatal ailments like sepsis and encephalopathy.
Police magic wand against kidnapping
From Abuja-Kaduna Expressway, to Kogi, Minna and Bida areas of Niger, down to Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Edo, Anambra and Imo states, kidnappers operated with reckless abandon.
‘AKWAABA Travel Tourism Market aims to show Nigeria can thrive on tourism’
I’m Ikechi Uko, the founder of AKWAABA Travel Tourism Market. I studied Geography. I lived in different parts of the Nigeria and I’m from Abia State. I grew up in Enugu, went to the University of Ibadan...
Borno: Not all blood and sorrow - Part 3
Aunah Kulka, 17, holds her white Ipad with care and beams a shy smiles at her father, Kulka Nawal Hutsa. The old man asks her to look straight at the camera.
President Buhari is winning back economy-APC Stalwart
Chief Osita Okechukwu, a stalwart of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in South-East, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is steadily winning back the Nigerian economy.
Borno: Not all blood and sorrow - Part 1
Maiduguri is a calm city on a Sunday in early June. But for the sound made by locals greeting one another across roads, and the whirring sound of tricycles that ply the inner streets of the old city, all else is noiseless.
Neglect of traditional medicine continues
However, despite the huge potential of TM to make Nigeria financially independent, boost primary health care (PHC) services, and ensure Universal Health Coverage (UHC), governments at all levels have continued to neglect the practice.
Fish-for-cash barter: How EU robs Africa of its seafood
The flowery legalese of any Fishing Partnership Agreement always appears to secure the sustainability of the domestic fisheries involved but really this economic document is Brussels’ strategy for plundering the abundant undersea resources of Africa’s maritime states. From Sao Tomé to Sierra Leone, evidence abounds that the EU merely pays lip service to its pledges…
Why quality is imperative to make a nation competitive, by EU Ambassador Michel Arrion
The European Development Fund (EDF) is the European Union (EU)’s main instrument for providing development aid to African, Caribbean and Pacific countries and to overseas countries and territories.
Policy tinkering as experts mull basic, inclusive education system
The minister frowned at what he considered negligence of state governments, taking the advantage of Universal Basic Education (UBE) intervention to enhance quality basic education in their states.