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By Theophilus Abbah Not desperate, never agitated, not rebellious, not a mischief-maker, Chief (Architect) Gabriel Aduku exited this world of desperation, agitations, rebellion, and mischief on March 10, 2024, few weeks after his 80th birthday. He was an unexplored treasure to humanity, a rare human resource and a man with a candle that shone in […]Continue Reading
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… Saw Palmetto cancer drug price surges from N65,000 to N200,000 in just one year. Key points: Patients now result to use of unregulated drugs Essential medicine scarce, out of stock Major health crisis looms as prices of drugs prices soar How GSK’s exit complicates Nigeria’s drug problem Government need to promote localization of pharmaceutical […]Continue Reading
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Key points: IReV, data reveal frauds in 2023 Kogi governorship election Results make nonsense of N105bn investment in BVAS, IReV Figures at variance with those of previous senatorial and governorship polls What Electoral Act says about over-voting ‘INEC must arrest, investigate and prosecute officials who compromised’ Theophilus Abbah The data on the INEC Result Viewing Continue Reading
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A ZAM TRANSNATIONAL INVESTIGATION By Elizabeth BanyiTabi (Cameroon), Theophilus Abbah (Nigeria), Emmanuel Mutaizibwa (Uganda), Ngina Kirori (Kenya) and Brezh Malaba (Zimbabwe) A new ZAM transnational investigation into migration from five African countries shows that, in many cases, the urge to leave is so desperate that migrants consciously risk extortion by smugglers, Continue Reading
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By Elizabeth BanyiTabi, Emmanuel Mutaizibwa, Ngina Kirori, Theophilus Abbah and Brezh Malaba Key Points Over sixty percent of EU-funded “returnee projects” fail “Rescue centres” in Saudi Arabia keep women detained for years Cameroonian businesspeople in the diaspora have stopped investing in their home country Migrants who were returned to Cameroon were arrested, tortured, Continue Reading
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By Elizabeth BanyiTabi, Emmanuel Mutaizibwa, Ngina Kirori, Theophilus Abbah and Brezh Malaba Key Points The financial exploitation of migrants is a multimillion-dollar business for agencies, rackets, syndicates, and scammers Many state officials are involved in schemes exploiting migrants The production of passports yields hundreds of thousands of dollars per day African Continue Reading
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Key points The issue of biodiversity needs to be tackled holistically Aims to empower 200 young Nigerians Presents opportunity to understand biodiversity Rejuvenate youth participation and leadership on biodiversity and climate change dialogues in Nigeria This project will offer internship placements to 3 participants, providing them with practical SustyVibes, a youth-led Continue Reading
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LAGOS, Nigeria, 21 June 2023 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- At a forum with students and young innovators from Nigeria and across Africa, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discussed how science and innovation can accelerate positive change and contribute to a brighter future for Africa. The conversation took place during ‘Advancing Africa: Continue Reading
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By Daniel Adaji Key points Many communities in Nigeria are digitally excluded Women and children suffer more from lack of digital devices Digital devices are expensive Children should be taught digital literacy in basic classes Specialized schools necessary for digital innovation Parents need to encourage their children/ward to be digitally exposed Communities in Nigeria Continue Reading