Repositioning varsities for greater economic contribution
“This implies that, for each €1 Finnish Universities generated through their direct operations, they generated €7.76 in total benefits for the Finnish economy; and each person directly...
Bloodthirsty Badoo'cult' killings spark fear
People cover their noses at the stench of death in the Crystal Church of God in Owode Onirin, just outside Lagos, where bloody clothes, drums, bibles and hymn books still litter the bare floor.
Making health insurance work in Nigeria
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has been shrouded in controversy in recent times making the programme dysfunctional.
It's time to move beyond pledges to back Africa's future and end European secrecy
This year’s G20, led by Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, should be commended for prioritising African development.
Lessons from London high-rise fire
When the fire raged through the 24-storey Grenfell Tower, an apartment building in London recently, the catastrophe was monumental. The disaster, which was worsened by a lack of unexpectedness and not prevented by the fire codes, claimed at least 80 people.
Digital migration… rejigging the process for better delivery
The inability of Nigeria to transit nationally from analogue to digital migration on June 17, 2017 has brought up a new strategy that could help fast track the entire process, albeit regionally.
Malaria ‘epidemic’ looms as mosquitoes defy insecticides
In recent times there have been many researches towards elimination of malaria and its vector in Nigeria. There have also been huge investments to increase the quantity of insecticides used for malaria control, scale up of the distribution of long-lasting insecticidal nets....
The worst oil tanker fires around the world
At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in central Pakistan early Sunday when a fire erupted after crowds rushed to collect fuel from an overturned oil tanker.
Jollof: Is Nigeria’s claim to supremacy under threat?
In the days of yore, the Nigerian Super Eagles were a national treasure: the players were our go to persons when an aching nation needed to smile and find a common ground to bump fists in bars and, perhaps, forget our off-putting ethnic-based mutual suspicions.