Human trafficking and black magic

Nigeria’s trafficking curse: the battle to dispel the black magic behind sex slavery

When Florence broke out in lesions on her face, she was convinced it was because she had crossed a black magic curse cast on...
almajiri system and the tacit societal conspiracy

Almajiri System and the Tacit Societal Conspiracy

Whenever the almajiri issue pops up, my mind keeps casting back to a moment during my journey to Kano from Ilorin in 2013. It...
Urban trees

The Chainsaw: My Hatred for Noise and the Falling Trees

An early morning of a wet Saturday it was I have been awake for the best part of two hours. Still heavily involved in...
development diversty

International Development Lacks Diversity – And it’s Holding us Back

There’s an ongoing problem in traditional development and aid. We’ve set up significant barriers to enter this industry, from requiring post-graduate degrees to prioritizing...
research and development

FG Encourages the Commercialization of Research Findings

Weak intellectual property culture among Nigerian scientist and researchers, low quality of research and development results and inventions emanating from universities and research institutes,...
water borehole

Nigeria Set to Achieve SDGs Goal 6 in the Water Sector

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Dr. Ibrahim W. Musa has inaugurated the members of National Coordination Implementation Core Team on SDGs...
A population of people

Population: Advocating for an Effective Family Planning Policy in Nigeria

World population is growing, and it is growing very fast. Now at around 7.6 billion, it is expected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030...
Technology and Sustainable Livingg

How Technology is Enabling Sustainable Living  — From Farms to Cities

Understanding how technology is being used to make the world a more sustainable place, can help increase awareness and interest in such technologies around...
Cooperative

World Cooperative Day: The Role of Cooperatives in Achieving Sustainable Societies

All over the world, poverty and income inequality are rising. They are major developmental challenges facing us today. However, there are ways of dealing...
Herdsmen farmer conflict in Northern Nigeria

Nigeria Herdsmen, Farmers Conflict Highlights Squeeze on Arable Land

The violent conflicts between farmers and herdsmen in Nigeria that left dozens of people dead over the weekend illustrate the intensifying pressure and competition...