Earth will be home to 8.8 billion souls in 2100, two billion fewer than current UN projections, according to a major study published Wednesday that foresees new global power alignments shaped by declining fertility rates and greying populations. By century's end, 183 of 195 countries -- barring an influx of immigrants -- will have fallen below the replacement threshold needed to maintain population levels, an international team of researchers reported in The Lancet. [ 788 more words ] - Vanguard Newspaper.
"Strong people don't put others down -- they lift them up." So says the discreet sign at the entrance to one of the most remarkable research facilities in Africa. Run by a Cameroon-raised, Harvard-trained molecular biologist, the African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID) has been at the forefront in the fight of killer diseases such as Ebola, Lassa fever -- and now COVID-19. [ 1,355 more word ] - Vanguard Newspaper
The controversy over tenure elongation of the Clerk of the National Assembly (CNA), Alhaji Mohammed Sani-Omolori, has ended with his retirement - The Nation Newspaper
The six Southwest states – Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo, Osun and Ekiti – have agreed to reopen schools next month to enable Senior Secondary School 3 pupils to sit for the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).- The Nation Newspaper
“Fifteen people were also mentioned in the report and anybody identified will be invited for discussion on the matter.” - Punch Newspaper
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