Boosting food production, jobs for youths
Emeka Okeke saw agriculture as the next big thing and the way forward, he made the bold step, returned to Anambra, his home state and enrolled in their interventional programmes organised by the government, through Fadama project.
The new face of Lagos
The infectious energy and enthusiastic drive of Lagosians are parts of the reasons people visit this city. But changing aesthetic of the state is giving people the cause to visit.
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...
Harnessing the potential of women in northern Nigeria
In order to score some cheap political points, Mr. Ahmed Yerima, early in the life of the current political dispensation, imposed Islamic law, known as Shari’a, in little known and impoverished Zamfara State.
Badoo's trail of blood and dark statistics
Regardless of the huge investment the Lagos State government may have dedicated to the improvement of security situation through its Lagos State Security Trust Fund, the statistics for 2017 are already looking grimmer midway through the year, no thanks to the activities of the Badoo cult.
Parents: a major cause of child delinquency
As a result, there is so much unnecessary pressure parents place on children, consciously or unconsciously, in order for these kids to be effectively groomed.
Not too young to run? That’s only half the problem
In certain schools of political thought, from time to time, the elite classes drop crumbs of hope to pacify the masses. These crumbs are dropped to propagate the belief that a shift is underway that will eventually lead to real political change. The passing of the Not Too Young to Run Bill, is one of…
Uneasy calm as UBTH awaits new CMD
One of the track records of Prof. Ibadin was the Sickle Cell blood transplant, the first of its kind in this part of the world. It came only after Egypt and South Africa. After almost three years, a 27 year old was the first beneficiary.
NDDC and the forces against change
There is no doubt that there is a paradigm shift at the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, as the current board and management are now doing things differently by adopting new strategies. Indeed, it is a new dawn at the Commission and the era of underhand practices are over.