Dying extension services threatening food security
Over the years, the agricultural sector has not only played a critical role in ensuring food security, but has also contributed significantly...
Extension agents grossly inadequate to deliver services to farmers
In the early 1970s, Agricultural Development Project (ADP) was introduced in the country, with the support of the World Bank. As a platform for effective...
How lean times, others stall marriage plans among youths
At birth, she was christened Beauty. As if her parents did that after peering at a crystal ball the way clairvoyants and fortune-tellers do, she turned out to be a combination of beauty, brawn and brains.
Olurode: Career mobility, search for good life delaying matrimony
Professor of Sociology and former Dean, Faculty of Social Science, University of Lagos, Lai Olurode, in this interview with GERALDINE AKUTU, said several economic and social factors have gradually replaced the age-long marriageable age with age of affordability. He also added that the search for sustainable livelihood and the good life has led to reduced…
Yuletide: Mixed reactions herald christmas at markets, shopping malls
Just few days to this year’s Christmas, even though the celebration is already in the air, but this is not reflecting in the usual hustling and bustling that normally heralds the occasion, as most markets, shopping centres and motor parks are not witnessing the expected increased activities.
Electricity woes: No end in sight as consumers lament
When the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, revealed to a packed audience in Calabar, Cross River State, that the country’s current power generation had risen to 7, 000 megawatts ....
Ogaji: Blame government for power sector failure
The BPE was involved because it is the practising entity and the midwife of that practising exercise, and the NERC because of the licensing terms.
Medicine: Tough road to certification and specialisation
For medical doctors, the journey to becoming certified to practice, like other professionals, begins with the acquisition of the basic medical degree.
Olaopa: Most Nigerian hospitals don’t meet international set standards for RTP
The Residency Training Programme (RTP) is a structured, institution-based, competency training programme for doctors and dentists...