Preventing premature deaths with improved health funding
The SDG Health Price Tag, published Monday in The Lancet Global Health, shows that investments to expand services towards universal health coverage and the other Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) health targets could prevent 97 million premature deaths globally between now and 2030......
The Wood Merchants
Do you know that West Africa's biggest wood market is in Lagos, Nigeria? In a 7-part video series and long-form article, The Guardian explores the Makoko - Oko Baba Wood Market.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: Our life, our story - Part 2
Africa's largest Wood market are men and women who have invested heavily in the business. In this part of our series on The Wood Merchants, we look at the stories of the people involved in the business.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: Ingenuity meets technology - Part 3
The wood business is technical and it requires a bit of ingenuity to navigate the terrain. In this part of The Wood Merchant series, we look at the crude technology that powers the wood business.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: The Business of wood - Part 5
Do you really understand why a piece of furniture costs what it costs? In this episode of the Wood Merchant series, we follow the money and break down the costs of what it takes to get a piece of furniture out of wood.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: The good, the bad and the unhealthy - Part 6
In this part of our series on The Wood Merchants, we look at the environmental and economic impacts of the wood business. This episode looks at the untapped opportunities and how some of the wasting materials from the wood market can be turned into wealth.
The wood merchants of Ebute-Metta: Inside West Africa's largest wood market - Part 7
In this exclusive seven-part series, we are exploring the world of the Wood Merchants of Ebute-Metta; the enterprise, the people, the engineering and the health and environmental impacts of West Africa's largest wood market.
Evolving clean, safe, healthy environment from solid waste
Bedeviled with diverse challenges such as inadequate policy, improper knowledge of waste management, poor facilities and infrastructure, waste management in Nigeria has remained a herculean task.
Red alert for cholera, hepatitis E outbreaks
The apex UN body said the hepatitis E outbreak could propagate rapidly due to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the region, which arises from the volatile security situation in north-eastern Nigeria and continues to persist.