The West’s Forgotten War

[instagram-feed] Crisis in the Sahel The West is fighting a forgotten war against jihadists in Africa It is too soon to bring the troops back home Looking somewhat dishevelled and sometimes…

Security yields to banditry as government remains aloof

The security of lives and property and the welfare of the people are two fundamental businesses of governments the world over. But increasingly, the Nigerians have begun to worry if…

FEATURED: Secrecy continues on Buhari’s London trip as Aso Rock clinic gulps N5b in four years

Seven days into President Muhammadu Buhari’s 10-day private visit to the United Kingdom with no public appearance of the president in Britain save for his arrival into the country in…

UN: Growing threat to food from decline in biodiversity

The plants, animals, and micro-organisms that are the bedrock of food production are in decline, according to a UN study. If these critical species are lost, the report says, it…

Scientists advance cure for blindness

Single injection of gene therapy has been attempted by Surgeons for the first time to halt a common form of blindness. The experiment has been on for the last 12…

Plastic, personal care products may impair fertility in females, researchers find

A phthalate found in many plastic and personal care products may decrease fertility in female mice, a new study found. Researchers at the University of Illinois found that giving female…

A Daughter, her Toys and her Life.

[A report from Code For Africa, aimed at amplifying the Gender Gap conversation] Boys like blue, girls like pink. Boys like cars, girls like dolls. Boys like adventure, action and…

A Century Later, a Little-Known Mass Hanging of Black Soldiers Still Haunts Us

100 years after one of the least-known and saddest chapters in American history, families of executed black soldiers have petitioned Trump for justice. After Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston in September,…

INEC/NYSC: Is It Worth Obeying The “Clarion Call”?

BY NJIDEKA AGBO Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, founder of Stand To End Rape Initiative (S.T.E.R) is fortunate to be alive. She was raped after she refused to be involved in election…