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Advisory on cerebral spinal meningitis
7 Apr 2017
There is currently an outbreak of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis in Nigeria, majorly in some northern state. Citizens are therefore advised to take precautionary measures to avoid being infected.
The road to recovery Part 2
3 Apr 2017
Among the communities destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in Michika Local Government in Adamawa State, north-east Nigeria, are the mountain-dwelling communities of Mitre, Ganguluma and Mukula.
The road to recovery Part 1
2 Apr 2017
Adamawa State, north-east Nigeria, is one of the states severely ravaged by the Boko Haram Insurgency. Though some of the survivors of the barbaric attacks braved the horror by staying back in their homes, IDP Camps became the new home for many.
CBN, NDIC worry over non-performing loans
31 Mar 2017
The Monitory Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria and The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation recently raised the red flag over the rise in toxic loans in Nigeria's banks.
The Jollof Rice Index as a window into food inflation
19 Mar 2017
In spite of National Bureau of Statistics' report that inflation rate dropped in Nigeria in February, prices of food items show no sign of dropping, SBM Jollof Index and NBS report indicate.
Otigba, an economic Miracle?
15 Mar 2017
Otigba has been a powerfully disruptive phenomenon. The market helped democratise the sales of technology products in Nigeria. In some ways, Otigba, aka Computer Village, has been our own Silicon Valley.
Abuja airport finally shut down to allow for major repair
9 Mar 2017
The 35-year-old Nnamdi Azikwe Airport, Abuja was finally shut down on Wednesday to allow for major repair of its runway. Both foreign and domestic flights have now been diverted to the Kaduna Airport.
International Women’s Day 2017: Time to #BeBoldForChange
8 Mar 2017
Today is International Women’s Day; a day to celebrate the cultural, economic, social, academic, and political contributions women have made to the world.
Social Media Week Lagos 2017 recap
4 Mar 2017
Social Media Week Lagos 2017 came to a close on Friday, March 3 in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos with The Guardian hosting three sessions. Here is a recap of some of the major moments.
Audu Maikori will be prosecuted for posting “fake news”, insists Governor Nasir El-Rufai
3 Mar 2017
Audu Maikori will be prosecuted for posting “fake news”, insists Audu Maikori will be prosecuted for posting “fake news”, insists Governor Nasir El-Rufai.
Zain Verjee on how to spot fake news
2 Mar 2017
Akomanet.com co-founder and former CNN correspondent Zain Verjee speaks, among other things, on the menace of fake news and how to spot it.
Social Media Week Lagos 2017 Day 1 recap
28 Feb 2017
Social Media Week Lagos 2017 got underway on Monday, February 27 in Nigeria's commercial capital with The Guardian hosting three sessions.