Lamido, Aliyu and the politics of survival

Salisu Suleiman. Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido is a towering figure. Standing at over six feet, with his long cap and flowing babbariga, he can be intimidating.…


Power Outages: Help on the way, FG tells Nigerians

Michael Eboh. Lagos—Following the significant decline in power supply witnessed across the country in the last couple of days and the untold hardship it has brought upon…


We contained Ebola, we can eradicate polio

Polio, the crippling disease, can be kicked out with sustained efforts Today, Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the World Polio Day 2014. While…


Ebola Crisis: Mali Confirms First Infection Case

The Malian government has confirmed the first case of Ebola in the country. According to the BBC, a two-year-old girl had tested positive for the haemorrhagic virus.…