Lokogoma: A city to become desolate





As the two weeks ultimatum to demolish structures along waterways in Lokogoma Estate inspires this week, our FCT Correspondent, Austine ELEMUE, examines the implications of the planned exer [...]

Fri, 05 July 2019

The growing drug resistant strains of malaria parasite









 Malaria is fighting back! Recently, the World Health Organization declared that Algeria and Argentina have eliminated malaria. They joined 38 other coun [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019

The village that appears once a year from under water

A village in the western Indian state of Goa is only visible for one month in a year - for the remaining 11 months, it disappears under water. And when the water recedes, its original residents, now settled elsewhere, come together to celebrate their home, reports Supriya Vohra.


Mon, 10 June 2019

Despite Efforts, most Nigerian children still disadvantaged

Nigerian Children's Day 2019 falls during the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child CRC), which is being commemorated this year globally.

The CRC was the brainchild of world leaders in efforts to ensure the protection of children and a better future for the world. [...]

Sat, 01 June 2019

EFCC: Journey to Jabi, one year after

On April 10 this year, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, clocked 16. By all measures, it has been 16 years of command performance in anti-corruption fight. It is instructional to recall that the success story of the Commission takes root in a small beginning that started in No 15A, A [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019

Child Rights Convention: 3 decades after, where is Nigeria?

Ultimately, every child deserves the rights to life, education health, protection as well as safety to function optimally in any given society.

Ending abuse of children is key to achieving the wellbeing of the Nigerian child, hence the need to increase the number of States domesticating and imp [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019

Between Estimated Billing and Estimated Vote Counting Systems in Nigeria






Nigeria has largely experienced one system of doing things: estimation, and this is based on the fact that as an African society it is mostly a traditional rather than a scientific culture. One major [...]

Sat, 27 April 2019

The global nutrition crisis

Investment in nutrition, according to experts would prevent nearly half of child mortalities, boost the economy by 50 percent and increase school attendance.

For every dollar invested in reducing stunting among children, there is a return on investment of $16 dollars. Children are also likely t [...]

Sat, 27 April 2019


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