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Nigerian Kids With Cerebral Palsy Are Overcoming Discrimination At School, Here Is How

OGUDU, LAGOS – Six months after his birth in August 2017, doctors at the Mercy (Children) Hospital in Lagos diagnosed Taiwo with a neurological disord...


Health/Food

From  'Identity Search', She Built A Movement Against Mental Illness

IBADAN, OYO - At about 9 am on Saturday, June 4, 2022, about 200 people, including adults and secondary school students, gathered in front of the Oyo...


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Biosafety: Nigerians Might Be Eating Pesticides As Beans

We cannot afford to keep gambling with our biosafety. To do so is to set ourselves up for intergener...

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From  'Identity Search', She Built A Movement Against Mental Illness

IBADAN, OYO - At about 9 am on Saturday, June 4, 2022, about 200 people, including adults and secon...

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As Sierra Leonean Doctors' Strike Continues, Group Catering To Critically Sick Kids Begs Government

If the ongoing strike by doctors in Sierra Leone lingers longer than necessary, the condition of chi...

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"Online Doctors" Filling Health Sector Gaps In Nigeria

OSHODI, LAGOS: Anisere Sodiq knew about online doctors attending to patients virtually. But he did n...


Security

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U.S. Marine Raiders Train Nigerian Naval Officers In Counterterrorism

About 27 officers of the Nigerian Navy are currently receiving training from the United States Marin...

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Nigeria Combats Crime With Newly-acquired Special Drones

Security in Nigeria is compromised with recent increase in violent crimes like kidnapping, banditry,...

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In Conflict-prone Jos, Group Uses Football Tournaments To Build Peace Between Muslims And Christians

JOS, PLATEAU: The Jos North Secretariat Hall in Nigeria's Central Plateau State was filled with abou...

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Terrorism-Related Deaths In Nigeria Have Fallen By 51% - Global Terrorism Index Report

According to the 2022 Global Terrorism Index or GTI report published by the Institute for Economics...


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How Kwara Communities Stopped Drinking Contaminated Water From Same Source With Cows

AROYEHUN, KWARA: Mulikat Tijani's community heavily depended on coloured, dirty, polluted water from...

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How AI-Powered Warning System Helps Pastoralists In The Sahel Become Climate-Resilient, Avoid Food Insecurity

In the Sahel region of Africa, there are very short rainy seasons (three months maximum) and extreme...

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He Made Lowly-esteemed Wheelbarrow Pushing Look Attractive; Now He Creates Jobs For Youths

Each time Chukwuma Eze returned home from where he worked as an apprentice in Delta State, one thoug...

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How "Kitovu Technology" Improves Small-scale Farming, Food Security In Nigeria

In 2014, Emeka Nwachinemere was a National Youth Service Corps or NYSC member serving in Oyo State....


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Nigerian Kids With Cerebral Palsy Are Overcoming Discrimination At School, Here Is How

OGUDU, LAGOS – Six months after his birth in August 2017, doctors at the Mercy (Children) Hospital i...

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The Lagos Group Taking Children Off The Slums And Streets Back To Classrooms

Before 18-year-old Ademola Taiwo (not real name) met The Destiny Trust - a nonprofit dedicated to ta...

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Tales Of Rejection, Love And Hope From Nigeria's Street Kids

Because Gabriel Okon could neither stand on his own nor walk even though he was already two years ol...

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‘Every Child Needs Shelter’: First Lagos-Approved Orphanage Where Abandoned Children Find Hope

AKOWONJO, LAGOS: Esther Nnamdi and her twin sister, Ruth, were just a few weeks old when their mothe...


Governance

We Are Ready To Move Mountains To Save Nigeria - Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has just declared in a Facebook post that...

Why I Joined Labour Party After Dumping PDP - Peter Obi

Days after withdrawing from the presidential race under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party...

2023 Elections: Who Can You Trust Among PDP Aspirants?

In 1999, when Olusegun Obasanjo was elected Nigeria's president under the Peoples Democratic Party o...

2023 Elections: After Terrible 7-Year Outing, Who Among APC Aspirants Can Nigerians Trust?

Chinua Achebe, one of Africa's finest writers, in his book, "The Trouble with Nigeria", said the cou...

Perspective

Ukraine-Russia Crisis: Another Wake-up Call For Home-grown Agricultural Solutions For Africa

Across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) countries, the emphasis has been on increasing crop productivity thr...

In Nigeria's Underserved Communities, Teach For Nigeria Improves Education Quality

IJEBU-MUSHIN, OGUN: Grace Kolawole's first-day experience as a teaching fellow was disappointing. "I...

How Nigeria's Only Biogas Mini-grid Project Failed With Lessons To Learn

RIJE, ABUJA: In 2016, a dedicated power line from the Federal Capital Territory passed through Rije,...

Daily Nigerian Trains 105 Journalists On Investigative Reporting

Almost every sector of the Nigerian state has witnessed moral and structural setbacks that have furt...


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300 Nigerian Women, Others To Champion Gender Equality Via Agricultural, Food Systems Policies

On April 11, the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development or AWARD started receiving a...

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To Tackle Housing Deficit, Nigeria Unveils Rent-to-own Non-Interest Scheme

Nigeria's housing deficit stands between 17 and 20 million housing units. Last year, the speaker of...

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US Signs Agreement To Support 250 Nigerian Women Entrepreneurs

The U.S. government has announced the 2022 edition of its Academy for Women Entrepreneurs or AWE for...

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Nigerian Army Opens Application Portal For DSSC Course

The Nigerian Army has opened its application portal for the Direct Short Service Commission or DSSC...