“We are losing about N2 billion daily. This includes destruction to road shoulders, loss of man-hours in traffic, accidents, estimated revenue from parks and other problems.”
Nigeria loses fortunes to over-dependence on Lagos ports
The over-dependence on the Lagos seaports may be doing the economy more harm than good, as investigations revealed that Nigeria is losing fortunes to the underutilisation of other ports across the country.
Reducing depression-related deaths in Nigeria
Thirty five year-old Emmanuel Orji is living with sickle cell anaemia. Dr. Emma, as he was fondly called, worked at a hospital in Lagos as trainee doctor. Emma found it hard dealing with the crisis associated with the disease.
CBN’s ascendancy and power play over autonomy
Perhaps the use of the word ‘autonomy’ remained quiet until a hint of it was made regarding the mode Dr. Clement Isong was removed in 1975, by the then “corrective government of General Murtala Mohammed.”
Concerns over drug resistant TB, HIV co-infection
According to the WHO, about one-third of the world’s population has latent TB, which means people have been infected by TB bacteria but are not (yet) ill with the disease and cannot transmit the disease.
Africa’s premier petroleum varsity in the throes of want
Ten years after it was established as Africa’s premier oil industry university, the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun, Delta State, is still hamstrung on several fronts.
Ambode urges Lagosians to support new environmental initiatives
The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has assured Lagosians that the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, which reviewed the state’s environmental laws, will reduce rather than increase the hardship faced....
2016: Nigeria's dismal security situation and the task ahead
With its leader still elusive, and its ranks fractured by infighting occasioned by a struggle for power and control, Boko Haram’s ignoble roles in the spread of global terrorism was considerably weakened in 2016.
Preserving cultures, promoting music and scouting talents in ‘Your Excellency’ way
Few chores go together like drinking beer and listening to music. In recent time, some festivals — music, cultural and even street jamz — are incomplete without the ‘flow’ of beer.