Sexually inexperienced Nigerian students are less confident in their ability to use condoms, increasing their susceptibility to infections and unplanned pregnancies at first sexual activity.
There are cost-effective solutions to the problem of sub-standard drugs in Nigeria and other low-income countries.
Unregulated and hazardous lead acid battery manufacturing and recycling plants are often adjacent to residential areas, agricultural and grazing lands.
Nigerians can take pride in the recent addition of 29 words of Nigerian origin to the Oxford English Dictionary.
Concerned about rising cases and spread of Lassa fever, the Nigerian Academy of Science has called on government to declare it a national health emergency.
Providing antiretroviral therapy without incorporating quality diets may not help to reduce illness and death related to HIV.
Nigeria has an alarming number of stunted children. This can hold back the country's long-term productivity if there is no intervention.
Immigrants from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania constitute less than 1% of terrorism cases in the United States, and none of the cases in the last two years.
Nigeria is not known as a cricketing nation, yet its Under-19 team qualified for the World Cup. What is secret of their sudden success?
Navies, and other security agencies, won't be able to improve maritime security as long as root causes on land are not addressed.
Nigeria has to plug the gaps at points of entry to keep infectious diseases at bay.
Support for European soccer clubs is defining relationships between spouses.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it will use lessons from the Ebola outbreak to strengthen its risk communications capacity.
Students in Nigeria used home remedies to prevent pregnancy after sex and had doubts about the efficacy of medically approved pills.
Nigeria recently approved the world's first GM cowpea, which provides full protection against the pod-borer Maruca, a major problem for this important crop.
Harsh economic conditions at home and false picture of rosy life in Europe contribute greatly to illegal migration by Nigerian youths
The World Bank's latest report on Nigeria deserved closer scrutiny, just like the opinions of economic experts outside government.
In Eswatini, Botswana, South Africa and Lesotho more than 1 in 5 children are HIV-exposed but uninfected. A coordinated strategy is needed to ensure all children reach their developmental potential.
The Buhari government must do more to solve Nigeria's intractable energy problems.
Family structure and family support are protective factors against transactional sex among adolescents and young adults.