• Nigeria soon to join most attractive investment destinations worldwide – Buhari assures

    Nigeria soon to join most attractive investment destinations worldwide – Buhari assures

    President Muhammadu Buhari has assured potential investors that Nigeria would soon be one of the most attractive places to invest as his administration has embarked on significant economic reforms to realize that goal.

    The President gave this assurance to a large gathering of political and business leaders from the United States, Africa and other regions of the world at the Second United States-Africa Business Forum in the New York on Wednesday.

    It was organized by the United States Department of Commerce and […]

  • Ranking of universities worldwide is subjective and political – ABU VC

    Ranking of universities worldwide is subjective and political – ABU VC

    Prof. Ibrahim Garba, the Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has said that the ranking of universities worldwide is “subjective and political’’.

    Garba said this when he featured at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. NAN recalls that no Nigerian university was listed in the 2016 annual rankings compiled by the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR), a Saudi Arabia-based education consulting firm.

    The vice-chancellor said that most times, the ranking was aimed at attracting patronage to some universities. “University ranking […]

  • Nigeria is ranked fourth with highest TB cases worldwide – Director

    Nigeria is ranked fourth with highest TB cases worldwide – Director

    Nigeria is ranked fourth out of 24 countries with high burden of Tuberculosis in the world and the first in Africa. Dr. Gidado Mustapha, the Country Director, Challenge TB/KNCV, made this known while briefing newsmen in Abuja on Thursday.

    According to Mustapha, as of 2015, based on the global WHO TB report, Nigeria had over 570,000 patients living with TB, out of which about 90,340 were on treatment.

    He said the 90,340 represented less than 15 per cent of the estimated burden of […]