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

EFCC Says US Report On Nigeria’s Anti-graft War Misleading

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has described as misleading a report of the United States Department of Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labour over Nigeria’s anti-graft war.






Thu, 21 March 2019

Leaving Neverland: Is Michael Jackson’s legacy ruined?

For decades, Michael Jackson has been called "the King of Pop". He's one of the biggest superstars of all time.






But his legacy has been called into question after a documentary ca [...]

Sun, 10 March 2019

Is Africa going backwards on democracy?

More and more elections are being held in Africa however analysts dismiss many as being "lawful but illegitimate". Although studies show that a majority of Africans still want to live in democracies, an increasing number are looking to alternative, autocratic models, reports the BBC& [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019

Ikeogu Oke: First Person Lyrical

What do we mourn when we mourn the death of an individual to whom we had an enduring, personal attachment? Is it merely the perceived or actual cruelty of the manner of passing that wounds us? Is it the relative brevity of the life, the fact that death arrived the right address at the wrong time? Is i [...]

Sat, 26 January 2019

Osaro Onaiwu’s 60 Odysseys

Over the years, Earl Osaro Onaiwu, has like old wine, mature into a rare and fine specie of those endowed with grace and are living gracefully.

Onaiwu, though a man of many parts, lives the conviction of his belief, one reason he has weathered not a few storms to remain a near-permanent feature [...]

Sat, 22 December 2018


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