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These countries spend the most on research and development

By Sean Fleming This article is part of the Pioneers of Change Summit World Bank data from 2017 and 2018 shows which countries invest heaviest in R&D.Some smaller countries are out-spending much larger economies in this area.R&D can help usher in a new, post-pandemic era of sustainable economic growth. Investment in research and

How popular is China in Africa? New survey sheds light on what ordinary people think

By  Folashade Soule, University of Oxford, and Edem E. Selormey, Centre for Democratic Development Ghana It’s been 20 years since the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation was first held. Another summit is planned for September 2021 in Dakar, Senegal. Meanwhile, Chinese and African officials are reviewing and reflecting on their two-decade relationship. China’s growing engagement with Africa has

Media Aide to Sen Amos emerges NASSLAF Spokesperson

John Anyim Abdul Lauya, the Senior Special Assistant (Media) to the Senator representing Gombe South Senatorial District, Sen Bulus K. Amos, has been elected the Spokesperson for the National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum (NASSLAF).  NASSLAF is an association of Legislative Aides that provide legislative and administrative support to federal lawmakers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Over 129 Killed, Four Kidnapped in Nigeria in One Week–Security Tracker

Jude Johnson Over 129 people were killed in Nigeria in various conflicts across the country last week. Those killed include civilians, security agents, Bandits and terrorists, which is reflected in the weekly Nigeria Security Tracker by Ambassador John Campbell and published in Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Most of the culprits are Boko

COVID-19 Local Herbal Treatment: My August Birthday Gift to the World

Various authors have reported the antiviral, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antiplasmodial, anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant, among other properties of the plants listed below. The phytochemical analysis on each plant has also been reported by various authors. Further analysis is needed on the crude aqueous extract and column fractions for isolation, identification and characterisation

Over 137 Nigerians Killed, 48 Others Abducted in One Week–Security Tracker

•More than 23 soldiers, two Police officers, two vigilantes killed Senator Iroegbu A security tracker report by the United States based Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has revealed that over 137 people were killed with more 48 abducted in Nigeria in last one week ending on Friday, July 24, 2020. The report,

2019 ASVI: Buhari’s Katsina, GEJ’s Bayelsa Retain Poor IGR States Status-Report

•2019 Annual States Viability Index ASVI: FCT, 36 States Generate N1.3tr IGR Against N4.4trn from Federation Account Allocation •Lagos Generates More IGR than 20 States Combined •Rich/Economic Viable States: Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Kwara, Kaduna, Enugu States •Insolvent/Poor IGR States: Katsina, Kebbi, Borno, Bayelsa, Taraba States The Economic Confidential has released the Annual States

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