Awori are the original inhabitants, owners of Lagos — Okunnu

LAGOS - A former Federal Commissioner for Works, Alhaji Olufemi Okunnu (SAN), in this interview with TOBI AWORINDE, describes Lagosians as accommodating but deserving of respect Is it true that Lagos is no man’s land? There is no place called ‘No Man’s Land’ in the world. Every parcel of land has its own history. Lagos … Continue reading Awori are the original inhabitants, owners of Lagos — Okunnu

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Youth corner: I never allowed autism stigma stop me from achieving greatness –Imafidon, Oxford don

AUTISM - Nigerian-born Chris Imafidon is a Professor at the University of Oxford, England. Though autistic, Imafidon, whose children have been described as world’s brainiest kids, tells ‘NONYE BEN-NWANKWO, how he got to the height he has achieved You were at the University of Ilorin recently during their graduation and you said you would give … Continue reading Youth corner: I never allowed autism stigma stop me from achieving greatness –Imafidon, Oxford don

Drop in infant mortality, rise in child malnutrition in Nigeria – MICS5

According to a new data, known as the Fifth Multiple Indicators Cluster Survey (MICS5), has shown that Nigeria made significant improvements in infant mortality, but fails to leverage on child nutrition. MICS5, which is the results of surveys by National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and other key partners, was conducted … Continue reading Drop in infant mortality, rise in child malnutrition in Nigeria – MICS5

Dalung urges youths to protect their future, hold political leaders accountable

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Selcap Dalung, has tasked youths in the country to rise up and take responsibility in holding government accountable in order to create the country they desire. He noted that young people have a role to play to ensure that the country enjoys a better future; adding that … Continue reading Dalung urges youths to protect their future, hold political leaders accountable

Buhari says only locally-made solutions can end Nigeria’s problems

The President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday insisted that only locally-made solutions can fix Nigeria’s unique problems. Buhari restated this while receiving participants of the Senior Executive Course 39 (2017) of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said he was pleased that the participants focused on how … Continue reading Buhari says only locally-made solutions can end Nigeria’s problems

US CDC spent over $4bn on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, says envoy

The U.S Centre for Disease Control and prevention said on Friday in Abuja that it has spent over $4bn on HIV/AIDS response programme since 2004. The Country Director, Mr. Mahesh Swaminathan, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on the sideline of a conference on “Partnering for Sustainable HIV Epidemic Control … Continue reading US CDC spent over $4bn on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, says envoy