May 27 Celebrations: Little To Cheer For Nigerian Children

While the Federal Ministry of Education will spend N205.8 million to purchase three exotic Toyota LC V8 2016 model at the rate of N68.6 million each, it will spend just N7.2 million for all the activities to improve early childhood education of about 30 million children who are five years old and below.

Why Child-Survival Interventions By Government Fail

Poor implementation and inadequate funding, are some of the reasons why the biannual MNCHW, which targets women and children with integrated package of highly cost-effective health interventions in May and November of every year has not made any significant impact on improving child-survival in the country, more than seven years after it started.

Malnourished Children, Dull Adults

With 63 per cent rate of stunting, the Nigeria Education Data Survey, NEDS indicates that literacy and comprehension among school-age children in Jigawa state is just 9 per cent while numeracy is 7 per cent.

How Nigerian Women Fight Poverty, Empower Selves

In a country where governments at the federal and state levels are allocating just 1.8 percent of their annual budget to agriculture, the Village Savings and Loans Association, VSLA initiative has already opened a new vista of hope for women farmers in rural areas in five Nigerian Northern states.