For Nigeria to feed its growing population efficiently and support food production by small farm holders, investment in rural infrastructure is key.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala's appointment as the first woman and the first African director general of the World Trade Organisation is a win for women globally.
Nigeria's attempt at privatising its power infrastructure hasn't been without challenges but they are not insurmountable.
Africa needs to take advantage of a copyright law to protect and explore its unique local products.
Nigeria's religious leaders can shape the environmental worldviews and behaviour of their congregations
With research that offers new insights, there is increased hope for improved climate predictions and better preparation for severe weather conditions.
The truth remains that no artist through Nigeria’s postcolonial years has contributed close to what Fela did – and continues to do - for human rights and social justice.
The myth has become a symbol of the traumatizing legacy of trans-Atlantic slavery. It also serves as a form of resistance and healing.
Elections are getting less safe in democracies and nondemocracies alike. Last year was the bloodiest year for elections in decades, with 54% of all national votes marred by some kind of violence.
Industrialisation was key to long-term economic growth in the west and Asia. After years of going in the wrong direction, new research suggests that many African countries have seen a turnaround.
Nigerian students are consuming alcohol in alarming quantities, and for psychological reasons. What can be done?
A new book explains the manifestations of the oil curse in Nigeria and Angola since independence.
Adolescent girls face unique challenges in times of conflict and crisis yet they are rarely consulted about how to engender peace in their communities.
High quality antenatal care can improve maternal health in West and Central Africa by identifying and addressing underlying problems that can cause pregnancy complications.
Less than 30% of researchers worldwide are women. The biases and perceptions that keep women and girls out of STEM must be tackled.
Giving money to support local production of COVID-19 vaccines is a step in the right direction if it will help in resuscitating Nigeria's vaccine production laboratory.
Clashes between farmers and herders in Nigeria have their roots in history and an overriding arc of insecurity, but new challenges are contributing to the problem.
Nigerian women’s experiences of conflict mirror their unequal status and the prevalence of gender violence in and out of conflict.
Sea piracy often grabs the headlines, but it is just one of many symptoms of insecurity at sea.
Colleges of education must have increased resources to improve training. They must also address gender-specific issues such as childcare provision, accommodation and sexual harassment.