Nigeria and dumping of e-waste

Definitely, no one would deny that the world is slowly and relentlessly drowning under the weight of electronic waste, commonly referred as e-waste. According...
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Protecting the Nigerian child from abuse

The prestige and respect any country enjoys depends on how its vulnerable population, especially children is treated.  Unfortunately, the majority of Nigerian children cannot...
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Diversifying power generation in Nigeria

That Nigeria’s total power generation capacity is still below 5,000 Megawatts is a well-known fact. It is also an incontrovertible fact that the country...

Reviving the textiles industry

One of the ironies of Nigeria’s industrialisation is the precipitous decline of manufacturing industries, especially the textiles sub sector. Time was when the textile...

Stephen Okechukwu Keshi (1962-2016)

On June 8,2016, Nigerians woke up to the shocking passing away of Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, former coach of the country’s senior national team, the...

Empowering youths for agriculture

Recently, the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Mr. Sunny Echono disclosed that the ministry has commenced the process of empowering 30,000...

States and minimum wage

The news that some states of the federation are still refusing to pay the national minimum wage to their workers is disheartening. It would be...

Developing Nigeria’s Inland Waterways

Recently, the Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Boss Gida Mustapha, assured Nigerians of his commitment to develop the country’s inland waterways....

Ending child malnutrition in Nigeria

Children are the joy of every home and the future of every country. That is why their arrival is celebrated by all and sundry,...

Marking World Environment Day

Last Sunday, June 5, 2016, the international community marked the World Environment Day (WED). The day is usually set aside to create global awareness...