The Reason Freedom of Information has not worked in Nigeria (I)

by Tayo Fasuan

According to a study conducted in 2010 before the passage of the FOI bill into law, many factors were identified as the stumbling blocks to its highly anticipated effectiveness in tackling corruption in the country. These are discussed in a series of write-ups in the following months.

Toxic Hydrogen Cyanide in Cassava

by Bunmi Ogah

Cassava has been a major staple food crop in Nigeria for more centuries. Cassava roots provide an important source of energy-rich food for millions of people. However, one of their nutritional shortcomings is their potential toxicity due to the presence of two cyanogenic glucosides: linamarin and lotaustralin.