Nigeria still the World’s Poverty Capital -Report

Nigeria has maintained the infamous position as the World’s Poverty Capital, with 93.9 million people in Africa’s most populous country currently living below poverty line. Managing Director, Financial Derivatives Company (FDC) Limited and member of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Economic Advisory Council (EAC), Mr Bismarck Rewane, has stated. Quoting a World Bank data, Rewane, in a […]

Despite claims of defeat by Buhari govt, Boko Haram spreads tentacles to more states

Despite repeated claims by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government that Boko Haram terrorists have been degraded and confined to the North-east alone, recent revelations by some Nigerian state governors give cause for worry. The immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, had said that the Boko Haram terrorist group had since been defeated but the […]

Challenges facing Education in Kenya and Africa overall

Corona virus pandemic has worsened already existing challenges in Kenya and the rest of Africa. Despite the efforts put forward by the governments around Africa, education still faces numerous challenges. High Poverty Levels According to Brookings Africa is the last frontier in the fight against extreme poverty. Currently one in three Africans live below the […]

The Great Wall of Benin

The Benin Moat (Iya in the local language) was built as defensive fortification around Benin City during when the kingdom engaged in many wars. The Kingdom was in today’s southern Nigeria and capital was Edo which is known as Benin City today. Quick facts: The Benin walls consisted of combination of ramparts and moats. The […]

Hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria

Kidnappers have abducted hundreds of schoolgirls in northwest Nigeria’s Zamfara state, the state governor’s spokesman said on Friday. This is the second such kidnappings in less than two weeks in Nigeria’s north, where armed militants are surging which is being caused by dwindling security. A teacher said that at least 300 learners were abducted by […]

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