Two factors are responsible for increasing football betting among youth in Nigeria. One is the increase in poverty and unemployment.
Health experts in the country welcomed the development but urged caution.
A total of 455 COVID-19 deaths have now been recorded in the country.
Boko Haram’s attacks are a significant distraction for those trying to stop the virus from spreading
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Even Ugandans are not letting the share pass them.
Nigeria is one of the African countries in which the internet and digital media penetration has been increasing in leaps. The country accounts for close to 30% of internet penetration in Africa
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday, 10th June, 2020 address the nation. A statement issued by Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity said the […]
On entering most abattoirs in Nigeria, one immediately sees the glaring evidence of a failed and a broken system. This includes dilapidated slaughtering and processing facilities and lack of facilities for the collection and storage of waste.
Prior to the fourth republic, Nigeria was ruled by 11 leaders — eight military heads of states and three civilians. Of the eight military heads of state, three have died. […]
Barakat Bello, an 18-year-old girl, has reportedly been raped and murdered at her father’s home in Ibadan, Oyo state.
The federal government has issued a new set of guidelines in a new phase of the easing of lockdown.
The five-week lockdown, which took effect at midnight on March 29, was part of efforts to ensure efficient contact tracing and limit spread of the coronavirus, especially with what was considered a high rate of infections at the time.
Twelve men have been arrested in Nigeria, accused of repeatedly raping a 12-year-old girl over a two-month period.
The number of recoveries also increased from 2,263 to 2,311, while fatalities rose from 226 to 233.
In addition, the intractable problem of Boko Haram and Islamic State, coupled with kidnappings, have created a security crisis. All continue to shatter the myth of military invincibility and the might of the Nigerian state.
The first problem is that the government has adopted a top-down distribution system which has been poorly coordinated and highly exclusive.