Spike in mental health cases: Matters arising
Mental health is one of the issues, which most African societies have failed to tackle with the required and necessary vigour as well as institutional framework.
South Africa and a peculiar problem
It is a tragedy that the spate of xenophobic attacks by South Africans on fellow Africans which this newspaper described the other day as a snake only scorched and not killed has, indeed, continued to bare its fangs with more ferocity.
Nigeria under the threat of illegal weapons
When the United Nations raised the alarm that Nigeria accounts for about 350 million of the 500 million illegal small arms circulating in the West African sub-region...
Bank directors and the N1.85tr bad loans
Umaru Ibrahim, managing director of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) ripped open the state of the Nigerian banking industry to members of the House of Representatives Committee on Insurance and Actuarial Matters....
Death in the schools
That two students of Queens College Lagos died the other day from diarrhea outbreak in the school while scores of others were hospitalised is shocking and highly regrettable.
Business made easy in Nigeria
It is clear that Nigeria’s Acting President, a Law professor, is well aware of why Nigeria has not fared well in the regulatory environment category of ease of doing business measures.
For the six Police ‘ambassadors’
In a country where corruption has become a bad cancer that thrives on the medications applied to it, the story that the Police Service Commission (PSC) had promoted six senior police officers for rejecting various huge sums of bribe is cheering, timely and re-assuring.
From Libya with woes
Within two weeks this month, more than 300 young Nigerians were repatriated from Libya in two batches by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in collaboration with the Nigerian embassy in Libya.