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Are we prepared for the next global epidemic? The public doesn’t think so

Too often, the conventional wisdom in diplomatic or scientific circles is that the general public doesn’t know what’s good for them when it comes...

Nigerian States Face Bankruptcy

The recent meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and governors of the 36 states regarding the financial situation in the country may not have come...

Malnutrition Status In Nigeria

A non-profit coalition, made up of organizations with a shared vision to transform Nigeria into a country where food and nutrition is secured has...

Public sector Reforms in Nigeria

The Bureau of Public Service Reforms in collaboration with an advocacy group has urged Nigerian to ask questions and be informed on the on-going...

61 percent Nigerians celebrate safe drinking water

As the world celebrates Water Day, the Pharmaceutical  Society  of Nigeria  (PSN),  has urged  the federal government  of  Nigeria  and  ordinary  citizens  to  remember...

Underdevelopment: Can Buhari Win?

For Decades, Nigeria has lagged behind its peers. For instance, although Abuja is touted as the fastest growing capital in the world, the growth...

Deception is corruption

More money has been allegedly stolen under Goodluck Jonathan than there was money to steal. LAI Mohammed, APC National Publicity Secretary, is one of President...

Civil Societies Urge Govt To Improve Food Safety

The civil society scaling-up nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) in collaboration with the association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria (APHPH),  has urged  the government...

Delay in Vaccination will result in death of over 50,000 by 2020 – PACFaH

A group of Civil Society Organisations under the aegis of Partnership for Advocacy in Child and family health (PACFaH) in Nigeria has warned that...

How Austerity Measure Will Impact Nigerians

The devaluation of naira occasioned by the fall of crude oil price at the international market has turned to a thorn, not only in...

High expectation for TSA

“First of all, you have got liquidity surplus in the banking industry; … there is over N1.3tn or so sitting in banks and belonging...

HERFON-PACFaH canvasses adequate fund for child and family Health

The Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON), an organization advocacy for child and family health under the aegis of Partnership for Advocacy in Child...

Walmart in Lagos: The Good and The Ugly

Adewumi Adedoyin Anne.  Wal-mart, the popular chain of supermarkets which was started in Arkansas, United States in 1962 finally took a step into planting one...

Adequate funding for Family Planning

Family planning is a way that allows individuals and couples to anticipate and attain their desired number of children and the spacing / timing...

UN Chief tasks Nigeria on the post MDGs agenda

With the on-going efforts aimed at designing a successor development framework to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations has tasked political and...

Nigerians Condemned To Darkness?

With efforts of successive governments to improve electricity situation of Nigerian amounting to nought, Nuratu A. O. Abdul-Rashid here concludes that inconsistency and corruption...

AJAOKUTA: Breakthrough At Last?

"You mean the iron rods used in construction are imported??" What happened to the Ajaokuta steel mill? He asked. "Dead," I responded. The propelling factor...

Nutrition Indices, Unacceptable in Kaduna State

Wife of Kaduna State Governor, Hajia Hadiza El-Rufai has said the State would embark on drastic action to combat poor nutrition indices within its...

Civil Society Group advocates effective nutrition for children at all levels

Civil Society Scaling-up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) has agreed to advocate for the effective implementation of Strategic Plan of Action on Nutrition at all...

Is Fuel Price Now Deregulated?

In the wake of the steady decline in crude oil prices in recent months, Nigerians anticipated the good news of a drop in pump...