While the African Union (AU) continues to push Agenda 2063 and the African Free Continental Trade Area, the questions of ownership and identity might instead of strengthening African relations and trade...
Ordeals of xenophobia
It took three years of constant wasting of the lives of Nigerians living in South Africa by South Africans, and agencies of the state, especially the South African Police, before Nigerians resorted to a violent response.
Troubling times in South Africa
Xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in particular and black Africans in general, has made the past weeks to be very traumatic for all black foreigners living in South Africa.
Why stakeholders are at loggerheads over NDDC’s new board
Nineteen days after President Muhammadu Buhari reconstituted the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the oil-producing states have been plagued by tension and bickering.
Narrow and tortuous road to child adoption
Nine years after a colourful marriage ceremony, which she described as her “dream wedding,” Mrs. Uzodima N. O. did all that was humanly possible for her to bear biological children, but all to no avail.
Nnorom: Hasty adoption processes not in child’s interest
Professor of Sociology at the Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike, Ikwo (AE-FUNAI), Chinyere Nnorom, in this interview with GERALDINE AKUTU said that adoption should be treated with confidentiality. She also said the adopting process should not be concluded hastily.
'Guidelines for adopting not stringent, but demanding'
Segun Dawodu is the Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development. In this interview with KEHINDE OLATUNJI, he spoke on orphanages and correctional facilities in the state and guidelines on child adoption.
It’s unfair to relegate orphanages in child adoption, fostering — George
The National President, Association of Orphanages And Homes Operators In Nigeria (ASOHON), Reverend Mrs. Dele George told GERALDINE AKUTU, that the association wants to participants or observers in adoption panels in view of its role in the survival and development of adoptable children.
‘Government of Nigeria must not allow new manifestation of apartheid in Africa’
Since early this week, we have had renewed xenophobic attacks on foreigners particularly Nigerians in South Africa. The attacks that are shown in videos and are circulated clearly suggest that the brutality of the apartheid regime is not as terrible as the brutality being meted out to Nigerians ...
Taming public procurement-induced corruption
This year makes it 20 grueling and very eventful years since democracy returned to the country after many years of domination of the governance space by the military.