Purposeful pharmaceutical research and national development - Part 1
All research works certainly have a purpose behind them but not all of them can be described as appropriate and rightly directed. Research work is purposeful and appropriate when its outcome can be used to solve problems of national development. National Development is the ability of a country to improve the social welfare of the…
‘Nexus between MSMEs advancement and contribution to national development’
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) have been generally acknowledged as the backbone to the success of developed nations, gaining popularity through the success rates in such developed economies that invested in the sector.
Knock down the walls, build bridges - Part 3
If the operative philosophy of social media, that giant mode of communication which has come to dominate the 21st century is connectivity, thus transforming the world into a global village, then it is contradictory in terms to build walls around states and institutions.
Alumni uplift the girl-child for national development
Worried by the increased cases of rape, sexual harassment, and molestation in our society, the Girl Force Movement was recently launched in Lagos to address the myriads of challenges confronting the girl-child in our society.
2020 budget: NECA calls for reform of nation’s budgetary process
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has called for a reform of the national budgetary process and its disciplined implementation to engender national growth.
Tallen promises to advance women for national development
Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has promised to defend the course of the gender for national development. Describing her appointment as divine, the former deputy governor of Plateau state maintained that she never lobbied for the post.
Unbundling of Mass Communication is in the interest of scholarship, national development
Professor Ralph Afolabi Akinfeleye bestrides Nigeria’s journalism and communication sphere like a colossus. His impact is indelible both in the classroom and newsroom. An unrepentant apostle of communication for development as well as an advocate of accountable media that is alive to its responsibility of monitoring governance, Akinfeleye, for decades, has remained the iconic bridge…
Clergy tasks graduands on national development
Anglican Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos Mainland, Rev. Akinpelu Johnson, has urged graduands of Igbobi College to reflect on what they could contribute to the society and use the knowledge acquired in school to propel the development of the country. Speaking at the school’s Valedictory/Thanksgiving service recently in Lagos, the cleric charged them to…
Aptech hinges national development on ICT stability, expansion
Stability of Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector would be critical to the country’s development. This, according to the Director, Aptech Computer Education, Lekki, Lagos, Joseph Ebinum, has become necessary if the country must play big in the comity of nations. Ebinum warned that Nigeria is being left behind by other countries of the…
Communication as a tool for national development
Nineteen years after Nigeria returned to democracy, the country has made slow progress. Many issues which plagued us during the military rule still abound. Challenges of insecurity, healthcare, infrastructural development, and a stagnating economy are a constant feature in the Nigerian story. The Nigerian tech ecosystem and generally, the creative industry has however seen a…
Group blames poor national development plan on complacent citizens
The Young Men’s Christian Association of Lagos (YMCA) has blamed the country’s poor national development plan on a complacent and inactive citizenship. The group made this known in Ikorodu at opening ceremony of its annual week with the theme: Active Citizenship And National Development: Are You Ready For The Change. Guest speaker, Kehinde Adesoye…
‘Connecting Nigerians to opportunities in Silicon Valley crucial to national development’
An information technology expert and Principal Consultant, Lonadek Inc., Dr. Ibilola Amao, has stressed the need for the nation’s brightest tech savvy youths to connect with opportunities experts from the Silicon Valley in America are bringing to Nigeria to ensure economic growth and national development. Recall that Silicon Valley Nigerian Economic Development (SV-NED Inc), a…