Borno: Not all blood and sorrow - Part 3
Aunah Kulka, 17, holds her white Ipad with care and beams a shy smiles at her father, Kulka Nawal Hutsa. The old man asks her to look straight at the camera.
President Buhari is winning back economy-APC Stalwart
Chief Osita Okechukwu, a stalwart of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in South-East, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is steadily winning back the Nigerian economy.
Borno: Not all blood and sorrow - Part 1
Maiduguri is a calm city on a Sunday in early June. But for the sound made by locals greeting one another across roads, and the whirring sound of tricycles that ply the inner streets of the old city, all else is noiseless.
Neglect of traditional medicine continues
However, despite the huge potential of TM to make Nigeria financially independent, boost primary health care (PHC) services, and ensure Universal Health Coverage (UHC), governments at all levels have continued to neglect the practice.
Fish-for-cash barter: How EU robs Africa of its seafood
The flowery legalese of any Fishing Partnership Agreement always appears to secure the sustainability of the domestic fisheries involved but really this economic document is Brussels’ strategy for plundering the abundant undersea resources of Africa’s maritime states. From Sao Tomé to Sierra Leone, evidence abounds that the EU merely pays lip service to its pledges…
Why quality is imperative to make a nation competitive, by EU Ambassador Michel Arrion
The European Development Fund (EDF) is the European Union (EU)’s main instrument for providing development aid to African, Caribbean and Pacific countries and to overseas countries and territories.
Policy tinkering as experts mull basic, inclusive education system
The minister frowned at what he considered negligence of state governments, taking the advantage of Universal Basic Education (UBE) intervention to enhance quality basic education in their states.
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.