NIGERIA IN MAPS has been named finalist of the first ever United Nations SDG Action Awards

Hurray!!! Nigeria In Maps has been announced as a finalist of the United Nations SDG Action Awards in the category “VISUALIZER” (This award goes to the most innovative or impactful use of MY World or other citizen voices data to communicate with government or the public) The Awards recognize the most outstanding and innovative efforts Read more about NIGERIA IN MAPS has been named finalist of the first ever United Nations SDG Action Awards[…]

Nigeria’s North-East Region is Safer Today than This Same Time Last Year (Watch Video)

  Nigeria may be facing severe challenges at the moment but we need to lay emphasis on whatever appears to be getting better. Kudos to our gallant soldiers and the leadership of the Nigerian Armed Forces. The once troubled North-East region of Nigeria -though not entirely safe- is MUCH safer now than a year ago. Read more about Nigeria’s North-East Region is Safer Today than This Same Time Last Year (Watch Video)[…]

5000 People Died On Nigerian Roads In 2015 But Nobody Knows Where Exactly

Figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reveal over 11,000 fatally reported road accident cases in Nigeria for 2015 (see map). Emphasis on the word “reported” means the strong possibility of several unreported cases. Sadly, these reported cases claimed the lives of over 5000 Nigerians that same year. Accidents may be inevitable but can Read more about 5000 People Died On Nigerian Roads In 2015 But Nobody Knows Where Exactly[…]

The Nigerian Telecoms Sector: Thriving in the Midst of Current Challenges

15 years ago; to be precise in 2001, Nigerians heaved a sigh of relief with the arrival of GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications). Prior to this time, the now defunct NITEL (Nigerian Telecommunications Limited) provided majority of the telephone lines in existence with only a few private service providers offering telephony services to wealthy Read more about The Nigerian Telecoms Sector: Thriving in the Midst of Current Challenges[…]

Celebrating and Encouraging Women In Politics

Hello! March 8 is the International Women’s Day! Women have shown exemplary dedication and succeeded  in many spheres of life. However, there seems to be an obvious imbalance between male and female politicians generally. This is a phenomenon that requires urgent attention. Unfortunately, this is the case with respect to the Nigerian senate. Only 6% Read more about Celebrating and Encouraging Women In Politics[…]