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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.

 

 

 

 

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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


How distance threatens school attendance in Kano

Nigeria faces a three-fold problem of access, quality and infrastructure in educating her growing children population. In some parts of Kano state, the ambition to acquire education places a demand on the child, not only of hard work but also of long distant trekking to access available schools.

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Fri, 09 November 2018


Experts raise alarm over Nigeria TB burden

How persistent is that cough? If it is more than two weeks, you are advised to visit the hospital for a check-up, for it may be Tuberculosis, TB.  As it is estimated that two out of every 1,000 Nigerians will have TB.

 

 

 

Sat, 20 October 2018


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