21st March 2023
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 11:32 am Meet the 2022 shortlisted authors for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing.
  • 5:13 am 6 African startups among World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers 2022 cohort
  • 1:01 pm Canadian Based NGO GoldenKes Foundation holds First Empowerment Program in Nigeria 
  • 5:38 am Meet the 6 Africans shortlisted for 2022 Commonwealth Short Story Prize
  • 7:49 am Facebook invests in fibre optic cables to improve internet access in Edo State

It is amazing how the same microorganisms we avoid everyday are living in us—in their thousands and millions. Bacteria, fungi, viruses and single-celled animals live in the human gut and form the gut microbiota. Surprisingly. scientists have found that these gut microbiota play important roles in our bodies. For example, these organisms help to break […]


It’s been over 13 months since the first reported case of a pneumonia-like infection in Wuhan, China. Even in 2021, Covid-19 continues to be a global health problem.  This disease, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has developed more than 11 known variants and has made diagnosis and treatment a little more […]

Breastfeeding Week

The first week of August (1-7) marked the World Breastfeeding Week 2021 and I was fortunate to attend a webinar organised by the Nigeria Health Watch titled “Strengthening Workplace Policies for Exclusive Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility.” The session which inspired the title of this article revealed how far implementing a 6 months paid maternity leave […]