Sun exposure and prostate cancer in black men
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death globally with burden of death on the developing countries. Although infectious diseases like malaria, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis still plague developing countries like Nigeria...
Steady progress in agriculture, potential history in the making
Viewed from the historian’s perspective, a significant advance in a nation’s fortunes can seem to occur almost overnight and be driven by destiny. The reality, of course, is quite different.
Legalise it, don’t criminalise it!! trouble
And this is not talking about ganja or marijuana. It is about the processes going on in Romania to pass a bill making corruption legal. It is about the rumours that the Nigerian National Assembly and Senate are contemplating making corruption legal.
UN’s Amina Mohammed and Nigeria’s unsustainable nonsense
Lest we should continue in our culture of low expectation and celebration of mediocrity everywhere we go, let’s discuss an old story that can shape our tomorrow. Before we continue to leave everything to God as we often do instead of taking action.....
The Jollof Rice Index as a window into food inflation
In a week where the National Bureau of Statistics confirmed that the rise in inflation had slowed, fledgeling Lagos-based research organisation, SBM Intelligence, has released a new product called SBM Jollof Index which examines the cost of preparing a Nigerian delicacy – Jollof Rice, for a family of six.
The tragedy of a presidential illness
President Muhammadu Buhari is back home and is now at work in Aso Rock. That sentence, a poor reportage of stale news, speaks to our collective relief at seeing the president as usual resplendent in his white baban riga, at his desk.
Reflections on the women
The global movement to give meaningful improvement to the circumstances of the female sex has, indeed, gathered a most remarkable momentum! Thinking positively, it is definitely leading somewhere good.
Worries about drinking Fanta and Sprite
So, here we are, the Nigerian Bottling Company finally responds to the decision by the Court that the National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) orders the Nigerian Bottling Company...
The art of failing and failing better
I grew up in a close-knit family of eight in Ilaje-Bariga, here in Lagos. My father sold spare parts of motorcycles at Lagos Trade Fair. My mother sold clothes along the Yaba railway.