Climate Change: Youths in Charge

Global warming, Sea ice melting, these terms have gained attention due to the prevailing climate change.  Africa suffers more even though it contributes less compared to other parts of the world. It is usually vulnerable when the effects of climate change occur. Take for example the Democratic Republic of Congo where earthquakes happen every now

Insecurity Issues: Farmer-Herder Conflict

Farmer-Herder conflict in African countries is a recurring issue that claims the lives of many when the clashes occur. “Farmer-herder violence in West and Central Africa has increased over the past 10 years with geographic concentrations in Nigeria, central Mali, and northern Burkina Faso.” – Africa Security Brief, 2021 Nigeria has recorded the highest cases

EU BAN ON COWPEA AND BEANS: THE WAY FORWARD

The European Union placed a ban on the importation of beans and cowpeas from Nigeria in 2013 for a period of one year. This was as a result of the uncontrolled use of pesticides on the crops, as stated in the amended 2015/943 EU regulation. In June 2016, the ban was further extended and it

THE EFFECTS OF CROWDING OUT ON NIGERIA AGROTECH

In recent years, a growing number of agritech companies have begun offering digital solutions to address the challenges faced by smallholder farmers in Nigeria. These solutions aim to improve smallholder farmers’ access to financial services, farm inputs (e.g. as good quality seeds), fertilisers, insecticides and pesticides, and equipment (e.g. tractors), as well as provide other

Cryptocurrency is here to stay!

Major businesses and even governments are adopting alternative applications of the cryptocurrency technology. However, the Central Bank of Nigeria has in recent time barred banks and financial institutions from dealing in or facilitating transactions in cryptocurrencies. Mr. Bolaji Ojediran, a Principal System Analyst at the Lagos State University Directorate of ICT, a Certified Digital Forensics