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Large mammals shaped the evolution of humans: here’s why it happened in Africa

By Norman Owen-Smith, University of the Witwatersrand That humans originated in Africa is widely accepted. But it’s not generally recognised how unique features of Africa’s...

Akwa Ibom government starves state Fire Service of funds

By Ima Archibong Digging into Akwa Ibom’s budget for 7 years (2015-2017), Inspiration FM’s senior correspondent, IMA DEM establishes that there is a noticeable pattern...

FG budgets N43.7bn for erosion and flood control, plans to mitigate effects in 2023

ON Wednesday January 4, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the N21.83 trillion 2023 appropriation bill into law, an increase of N1.32 trillion over the initial...
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[SPECIAL REPORT] The realities of living in Abuja and homeless

HOUSING has remained a major problem in Nigeria. The 2022 National Multidimensional Poverty Index report by the National Bureau of Statistics states that 133...

Ogun state 32 kilometre road of pains and tears

By Halimah Olamide Inside Ogun’s Abandoned 32 Kilometre Road Where Owners of Demolished Properties, Businesses Have Become Helpless, Hapless Three decades after it was first conceived,...

Poverty: Discovery of oil won’t make any difference in the North – NEF

THE Convener of Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Ango Abdullahi, has said the discovery of oil in some northern states will not address the high...
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How flooding across Nigeria caused problems for Nasarawa rice farming communities

JAMES Onuh was still trying to figure out how to move some of his properties when he heard that the boat transporting his wife...

Group partners EU, British Council to end open defecation in Abuja

A GROUP, Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Development Awareness (CESDA) has partnered with the European Union (EU) and British Council to end open defecation...

Katanga dam, another abandoned government project threatening livelihood in Nasarawa

IN 2012, the FG awarded a project at the contract sum of N184 million to Justines T.W. Integrated Services Limited for the construction of...
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