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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


Nigerian economy drifting to another recession?

What is really the problem? Why are we just this way? Why the drag Back? Why do we keep taking two steps forward and five steps backward? Why do we have leaders without courage?  We must stop the carnage of our natural resources and direct our economy to growth and benefit of the majority. L [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


Mass defection looms, mode of primaries tear APC

When the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, first met with the National Executive Council of the party, it was obvious to many that the outcome of the meeting will be a long drawn battle over the mode or method to adopt in the conduct of its primary election ahead of the [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


Adeosun’s resignation: patriotism, integrity under scrutiny

The resignation of Mrs Olukemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance on Friday, Sept. 14, for forgery has raised questions over the workings of Nigeria.

The issues border on honesty, integrity, patriotism, weakness and incompetence as well as relationship between the s [...]

Sun, 23 September 2018


Delta 2019: PDP, APC battle of the titans

As the race to 2019 elections gathers momentum, the two dominant political parties in Delta State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and All Progressives Congress, APC, are currently a beehive of activities as aspirants have been thronging the various state party secretariats to tidy up loopholes or [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


2019: Why Atiku is ahead of others - Showunmi

In the last two decades, the name Atiku Abubakar has reverberated within the nation’s political landscape. In quest to be president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, opinions are divided with some saying he can be trusted with the nations’ top job, while others feel otherwise. As [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


Dominic Ubong Essien(DUE) Hope for Ikot Abasi Federal Constituency

Democracy in Nigeria has been on a glorious ascent since 1999 although it's veracity has been tested one too many times already. Democratically elected leaders have come and gone, and democracy is waxing stronger by the day. And long will it continue. 

In Nigeria, the general elections [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


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