Malaria mortality highest in Northern Nigeria — NMEP
Contrary to the popular belief that regions with more rains such as the South should have higher presence of malaria vector, the North possesses higher rate of mortality...
NNPC discovers oil in Northern Nigeria
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday, announced the discovery of crude oil and gas in the Kolmani River II Well on the Upper Benue Trough, Gongola Basin.
Maternal mortality in Northern Nigeria still at an alarming rate
Nigeria is one of the youngest countries in the world - not in terms of when it was founded but in terms of the age of its population. According to the 2017 revision of the World Population Prospects, there are 19.9 million children in Nigeria and 44% percent of the population is below the age…
Unifying ethnic, religious, political, economic, youths, and other social groups in Nigeria - Part 3
The language of the communiqué issued by the Forum at the end of its Katsina Meeting betrays, perhaps unwittingly, a certain confrontational stance.
Four Tips For Traveling To Northern Nigeria
Northern Nigeria most times is not seen as a fantasy location to travel to. However, it has been discriminated for a while from issues concerning Boko Haram among others. All these have made us forget its glory from the magnificent Kajuru Castle sited in Kaduna, to the ancient Kano City Wall in Kano, the popular…
‘Culture, religion still frustrating community services in Northern Nigeria’
Multiple Council Chairman, Lions Club International MD 404 Nigeria, Gbolagade Adebisi, x-rays the activities of Lions Club on the occasion of its 100th anniversary worldwide and its 55th in Nigeria. Adebisi, among other sundry issues, submitted that more needed to be done in the area of services, especially in the extremely conservative Northern part of…
Nearly 30 dead in northern Nigeria gang violence
At least 28 people have been killed in gang violence in northern Nigeria, police and local residents said on Friday, in the latest unrest causing security concerns for the government. Twenty-six people lost their lives on Thursday evening when gunmen on motorcycles attacked gold miners in the Anka district of Zamfara state. In a separate…
Herdsmen: Way out of the crisis
These are uncertain times in Nigeria, which demand deep introspection and coming together with one purpose to tackle the multiple problems which are now facing the country.
Despite decades of funding, literacy level in the northern states remains low
According to the data, the states where majority of people can neither read nor write are those in the Northeast, Northwest, and North-central. The data shows that Yobe State has only 7.23 per cent literacy level, the lowest in the country.