A kingdom and an army of occupation
When the construction of the barracks was completed in 1979, a large portion of the land was unused, and lying fallow for years. Rather than returning the rest to the owners who depend on the land for survival, some...
Big tobacco’s tiny targets and Africa’s challenge
It was quite a revelation recently at the St. Paul’s Anglican Church Hall in Yemetu, Ibadan, Oyo State, when school children, who were asked what they wanted to become in life started reeling out lofty dreams for their future.
Six years after IDG declaration, not yet Uhuru for the Nigerian girl-child
A few weeks ago, the city of Abuja was thrown into shock as they witnessed a series of shocking, unbelievable events regarding Aisha (not real name), a student of a government...
Hope to end polio in 2019 rises
According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), the year 2017 has seen the lowest case count of polio in recorded history, but the job is not done yet.
‘At 40, Chrisland Schools’ giant strides are evident
Well, it is a very interesting story. When I got married to my late husband, Dr. Victor Awosika, of blessed memory, he told me that the place of the woman is the home, that the woman is the Home, and that the woman is the housekeeper while the husband is the bread winner.
The trouble with bond yields and changing investors’ appetite
Indeed, the secondary market segment of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) that is supposed to excite issuers and spur primary market activities for IPOs have witnessed fewer activities in the last few years.
Kachikwu/Baru: Where NNPC management goofed
Nigeria, as it is today, is a troubled country. As appropriately captured by Peter Cunliffe-Jones in his book: My Nigeria: Five decades of Independence, this troubled giant of Africa, vast in size, rich in contrast, and vibrant in citizenry, is a country full of hurts.
Preparing for the next epidemic
The human race is under threat from possible disease epidemic deadlier than the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). An epidemic is a widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time while a pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease.
New life springs forth in Kubuqi desert
In a world where bare-faced capitalism has become the cornerstone of businesses and governmental entities, the Kubuqi model is a testimony to the fact a business can thrive while genuinely empowering its host community.