17th September 2021
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 7:12 pm A Healthy Gut Can Keep Our Brains From Declining
  • 1:06 pm Staying Safe In The Time Of Covid 19 Variants
  • 1:54 pm Strengthening Exclusive Breastfeeding: Improving Workplace Policies
  • 12:31 pm PhD Researcher Oladapo Ajayi is improving the lives of underserved children through his NGO AfRII
  • 7:30 am The Rising Cost of Private Schools in Nigeria

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 […]

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Education in Nigeria

Ask any middle class Nigerian, the first answer they give when discussing child care cost is school fees. School fees are skyrocketing from early childhood care, primary school to secondary school. Public primary school education is free in most states where parents pay little or nothing. Although entry age into public primary school is 6 […]

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Read Empire

Our Desert Bloomer for this week is Lawrence Okon. He is an entrepreneur living in Nigeria who loves sharing his knowledge on growing businesses online. He is a web developer, a blogger and a writer. Due to his drive for mental and emotional well-being of young people, he is currently enrolled in a mental psychology […]

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Piece of my heart foundation

Adebimpe Adebara is the amazing 24 year old founder of the Piece of my Heart Foundation where she leads a team of volunteers in sensitizing children and teenagers on sex education in order to prevent abuse. She studied Computer Science at Yaba College of Technology Lagos Nigeria. She is a graphics designer and also a […]

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Egbroko Emmanuel

Emmanuel Egbroko is the co-founder of Community Based Participatory Immunization Foundation– CBPI. He is a social innovator, an entrepreneur with vast business acumen. He is also a Pharmacist and an Alumnus of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Ghana. Emmanuel is currently a LEAP Fellow and a beneficiary of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Grant. […]

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Pandemic non-for profit organisation in Africa

I recently worked with a non for profit organisation to help them map out specific initiatives they could undertake in Nigeria during this crisis. Indeed, there is a lot to be done given the state of the continent in order serve the interests of the society and ease the burden of people as they go […]

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Africa vaccine malaria

The world first malaria vaccine is here. It was developed by a team of Belgian scientists in GlaxoSmithKline. It is known as RTS,S and goes by the trade name Mosquirix. In clinical trials, the vaccine has been shown to reduce a child’s chance of contracting malaria by 40%. This means that it is only partially […]

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Covid-19

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020 Fellow Nigerians, From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in the […]

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According to the World Health Organisation, a technique that sterilizes male mosquitoes using radiation will soon be tested as part of global health efforts to control diseases such as chikungunya, dengue, and Zika. The Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) is a form of insect birth control.  The process involves rearing large quantities of sterilized male mosquitoes in […]

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Dangote Cement

Dangote Industries Limited (Dangote.com) and the Government of Togo have concluded an agreement to develop and transform Togolese phosphate into phosphate fertilizers for the West African sub-region; in a bid to improve consumption of the product in Africa. With over two billion tonnes of phosphate reserves, Togo is one of the leading phosphate producers in […]

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