Martha Sambe

Martha Sambe

Writer

Bio

Martha is a graduate of Development Economics and International Cooperation. She enjoys researching topics in development, sociology, and religion.

  • Alma Mater: American University of Nigeria
  • Email: martha.sambe@aun.edu.ng

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Commercial sex in Nigeria: Is regulation an option?

Development - 06 FEB 2020

Commercial sex in Nigeria: Is regulation an option?

Commercial sex work is a lucrative sector, can Nigeria possibly tap into its potential?

Nigeria is in multidimensional poverty

Development - 13 AUG 2019

Nigeria is in multidimensional poverty

There are 98 million Nigerians living in multidimensional poverty- but what does it mean?

How what you earn affects how you eat

Development - 24 APR 2018

How what you earn affects how you eat

Why would a richer country not always be healtheir than a poorer country?

Rethinking Roads in Nigeria

Development - 18 JAN 2018

Rethinking Roads in Nigeria

Bad roads lead to loss of lives but also impede Nigeria's economic development. What can we do aout this?

Does Poverty Fuel Terrorism?

Development - 17 NOV 2017

Does Poverty Fuel Terrorism?

Conventional wisdom suggests that poverty fuels terrorism, but some evidence says otherwise.

How The Poor Make Us Better

Development - 18 SEP 2017

How The Poor Make Us Better

Have you ever wondered if society benefits from the everyday inequality and poverty?

Culture of Poverty: Why poor people remain poor

Development - 11 AUG 2017

Culture of Poverty: Why poor people remain poor

Could the poor be both victims and perpetrators of their poverty?

The Dilemma of Informal Settlements in Nigeria

Development - 07 JUL 2017

The Dilemma of Informal Settlements in Nigeria

Informal settlements emerge when urban migration is mishandled by planners in cities.

Does your sex affect your health?

Development - 13 MAY 2017

Does your sex affect your health?

How do the genders (sexes) experience health/healthcare?

Happiness & The Good Life

Development - 21 APR 2017

Happiness & The Good Life

Is the good life a happy one or is a happy life a good one?

Is Gross National Happiness the new GDP?

Development - 24 MAR 2017

Is Gross National Happiness the new GDP?

Happiness is becoming a more important measure of welfare. We investigate the benefits of the approach

From Belief to Development

Development - 16 FEB 2017

From Belief to Development

Can some religions help or hinder economic development? Maybe...

Microfinance as a Catalyst for Development

Development - 02 FEB 2017

Microfinance as a Catalyst for Development

Analysing how microfinance has performed in reducing poverty in Nigeria.

Exploring Inequality & Growth in Nigeria

Development - 06 JAN 2017

Exploring Inequality & Growth in Nigeria

An in-depth look at the relationship between economic growth and inequality in Nigeria.