Africa battles for the soul of its development bank

By Demola Ojo, in This Day Control of the African Development Bank (AfDB) is the motive behind US attempts to prevent the re-election of the...

Follow the money: Can Nigeria deal with Covid-19?

The NCDC began the COVID-19 response from a weak and disadvantaged position, particularly considering its low budgetary allocation of N1,673,486,126 in the 2020 budget.

Thousands of dead fish washed ashore raises zoonotic concern for Nigeria

The National Park Service has raised concern about the potential of facing an outbreak of another zoonotic disease—after coronavirus—in the wake of reports of...

Chloroquine no cure for Covid-19

The World Health Organisation says chloroquine is not a cure for Covid-19, and is looking to more studies to establish just how the drug...

Nigeria to discharge 6 Covid-19 patients

Six out of 30 people being treated for Covid-19 at the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria’s business capital, are to be discharged from hospital on March 27.

Why abused women do not speak up

“Violence against women cuts across different ethnic societies and religion in Nigeria, many women have been beaten to death or disfigured permanently because they did not leave the abusive marriage or report cases of abuse the first time it was done to them” “our advocacy is a multi-sectoral approach, we are speaking to the authorities, to have stern penalties for those found culpable, but for that to be effective, the women have to speak up and know when the seek help”  Obiechina said

D-8 Health and Social Protection, NHIS to drive Innovative Financing for Health in Nigeria

By Ndidichukwu Odoh Nigeria’s current Health Insurance Coverage of 5% of the total population has been described as unacceptable by the Developing-8 Health and Social...

How important are Global Value Chains for development?

Pinelopi Goldberg Following an intense research and writing process over the last 10 months, I am pleased to announce that a draft of the...

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