Millions of dollars have been repatriated to Nigeria by Swiss authorities, but there are better ways to spend it than what the government is proposing.
Astronomy is accessible to anyone with a view of the sky.
Young aspirant politicians lack support structure and the money, both of which remain strong factors in deciding politics in Nigeria.
A great deal of hope was placed on a few outstanding African players whose abilities did not blossom at the World Cup.
Corruption in Nigeria's health sector can be eliminated by the implementation of a few simple strategies.
Nigeria is failing to prosecute banking executives charged with fraud due to deep weaknesses in the system.
African governments and football associations need to do some serious recalculating for the Qatar world cup in 2022.
Some human rights activists worry that Cameroon could be the site of Africa's next civil war.
The football world cup offers a useful chance to consider the apparent division between North and sub-Saharan Africa.
Nigeria can make some changes to harness its energy resources and lower its carbon footprint while providing power to its people.
Africa has always promised a great deal in the international showcase but delivered very little at the football world cup.
When Senegal face Poland in their first World Cup match in Russia, the whole nation will be roaring them on to victory.
Video Assistant Referees at the World Cup finals in Russia might help African teams to do better than they have done so far.
More leaders in more African countries will abolish term limits unless organisations like the African Union take action.
Fela Kuti's critically engaging lyrics, and his intense and methodical delivery, provide an important window to exposing students to critical understanding of the global system.
The DRC has developed good systems to diagnose Ebola. But it's surveillance systems are still weak.
A big rise in armed attacks in the Sahel - and the intensity of the attacks in recent years - is now seen as a major source of concern.
US President Donald Trump will have an opportunity to showcase his "deep respect" for Africa when his Nigerian counterpart visits.
Civil conflict, displacement, rising food prices, and climate change all cause food insecurity in Nigeria.
The process of institutionalisation may be patchy and uneven. But one thing is clear: Africa is not without functioning institutions.