Modern-day Nigeria has been the site of numerous kingdoms and tribal states over the millennia. The modern state originated from British colonial rule beginning in the 19th century, and the merging of the Southern Nigeria Protectorate and Northern Nigeria Protectorate in 1914. The British set up administrative and legal structures whilst practising indirect rule through traditional chiefdoms. Nigeria became a formally independent federation in 1960, and plunged into a civil war from 1967 to 1970. It has since alternated between democratically-elected civilian governments and military dictatorships, until it achieved a stable democracy in 1999, with its 2011 presidential elections being viewed as the first to be conducted reasonably freely and fairly.
It is not just a turnkey hospital that is being set up in Nigeria, the African Medical Centre of Excellence will be a research institution, which is vitally important because that is the only way to have sustainable and comprehensive medical facilities and treatment.
Industry stakeholders who gathered at the 38th annual Omolayole Management Lecture (OML) series in Lagos recently, have reignited calls to revamp and reposition Nigeria’s agricultural sector to combat the looming food scarcity.
“Health financing is a critical building block of the health system that directly affects the functionality of the overall system, and until we address the issue of poor funding for health and the fragmentation of the health financing arrangements in Nigeria, we will make little headway in our pursuit for Universal Health Coverage.
•58,569 candidates obtained five credits in maths, english language. Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City... Represented by the Director Examinations Administration, Obinna Opara, said 84,147 candidates registered for the examinations but 83,504 sat for it in 1,696 centres across Nigeria and Cote d’voire ... .
As Nigeria clocks 62 years, the country’s insurance industry operators are still struggling to achieve mass awareness on the value of insurance, writes Ebere Nwoji ... Indeed, insurance industry in Nigeria has since inception been battling with unawareness problem and poor patronage by the masses.
When teachers gather at any forum centred on their profession in Nigeria there is a tradition ... Five months ago, UNICEF Nigeria affirmed that there are 10.5 million out-of-school children in Nigeria ... “To attain the United NationsSustainable Development Goals in 2030,” UNICEF noted that “Nigeria has to invest in the training of teachers.”.
...Nigeria’s effort at controlling the malaria scourge ... “Current statistics show that healthcare institutions rendering services in Nigeria are 33,303 General Hospitals, 30,378 primary healthcare centres and 59 Teaching Hospitals and Federal Medical Centres,” he said.
Nigeria is a religiously diverse nation, with two most prominent religions practiced being Islam and Christianity...Religious conflict in Nigeria goes as far back as 1950s ... In Nigeria, religion has been abused in many ways to suit the interests of some groups of people who consider themselves as defenders of religious values and faith.
“This lumpy skin disease has been prevailing in Nigeria for a long time and the cheetahs have also been brought from there. The Centre has deliberately done this for the losses of farmers,” Patole told reporters at Maharashtra’s Bhandara district 900km from state capital Mumbai.