In 2016, the Lagos State Government disclosed plans to introduce a new regime of waste management in the state. It dubbed the policy the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI). To institutionalise it, the government came up with a bill, and the seriousness it attached to it spurred the recall of lawmakers from their recess to consider…
Many shades of Calabar Carnival 2017
Since 2004 when former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Etim Duke, introduced the Calabar Carnival, as part of activities to mark Christmas...
Dangers of uncovered roadside food
In the past, roadside food vendors were mandated by relevant agencies to either cover their stuff with transparent polythene, or display such in show glasses.
When posada becomes a platform for national peace, unity
Again, people from all walks of life recently gathered at Adesewa Gardens, Akure, Ondo State to celebrate Posada, the Nigerian-Mexican Christmas party in a unique way.The Guardian had thought the skyrocketing price and scarcity of petrol during Christmas would negatively affect this year’s celebration.
Countdown to Christmas: Amid paucity of funds, prices soar
Time was when Christmas trees began sprouting up in Christian homes early December. These trees usually arrive with fancy lights in tow, as well as, sundry decorations...
Furore over non-release of Uyo church collapse report by government
It is already one year since the main auditorium of the Reigners Bible Church International, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State collapsed, killing about 30 persons and injuring over 50.
Dilemma of roadside traders
As Lagos State government continues in its stride to transform the commercial hub into a megacity, the exercise is taking diverse forms.
Orphaned by lack of attention, UUTH groans under lean infrastructure
Round the country, inadequate infrastructure and equipment has left most teaching hospitals in dire straits. While this happens, top government officials and wealthy Nigerians are streaming abroad for world-class healthcare services.
Help! our roads in tatters, Ago Palace residents cry out
As the end of rainy season approaches, residents of Ago Palace Way in the Cele area of Lagos State are beginning to heave a sigh of relief.
Oritsejafor: The maverick high priest
On November 10, 2017, Pastor Joseph Ayodele Oritsejafor added one year as an octogenarian Church leader and former High Priest of the nation.