EFCC's N24bn head office
Nigeria's anti-corruption agency, the EFCC is set to move into its N24bn head office. The high-rise building located in Abuja will serve as the permanent home of the agency.
Mobile phones and cancer
A malignant brain tumour in mobile phone users has doubled in the last two decades. The Journal of Public Health and Environment links the rise of brain cancer (gliomas) to mobile phone use.
Kenya's plastic bag ban
Kenya's plastic bag ban is already yielding results, eight months after it came into effect. Initially considered draconian because of the stiff penalties, the country is now the better for it.
According to a research by Professor Hank Greely of Stanford University, most infants will be designer babies in 20 years.
Pepper spray an offence
A top Nigerian police officer just stated that the possession of 'Pepper Spray' is prohibited. Abayomi Shogunle, Head, Police Complaints Response Unit, stated this in a tweet after a lady reported she had been detained by police officers for being in possession of pepper spray
Same sex marriage in the commonwealth
Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday (April 17) she deeply regretted Britain's role in criminalising same-sex relations in its former colonies, saying such laws, often passed under British rule and still in effect, were "wrong then and wrong now".
Osun's Fight Against FGM (Part 2)
Earlier in their marriage, sex was a battleground and she found it difficult to be intimate. It wasn’t enjoyable for her and it really hurt. Their husbands couldn’t understand it and they argued.
Nigeria's medal hopefuls
The Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast 2018, have commenced in Australia and here are some that are hopeful of bringing something home.