Proliferation of gas outlets raises safety concerns
In the last two years or thereabouts, more Nigerians have imbibed the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for domestic cooking, even as the Federal Government has equally stepped up the campaign for the use of clean energy for cooking.
Taking campaign against smuggling of migrants to grassroots
Between January and September 2016, data obtained from the European Union (EU) indicated that daily, an average of 83 Nigerians make the illegal journey from the country to Europe, passing through the Mediterranean Sea. This daily figure was arrived at from the 22, 500 illegal migrants from the country that the EU said crossed the…
Ogun community cries out over acquisition of land for cargo airport
Residents of Igbin-Ojo, a sleepy community in Ewekoro North Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ogun State are currently fighting the battle of their lives, to repel attempt by the state government to displace them from their ancestral land, in the name of constructing a cargo airport. They are not only concerned about the…
Uneasy calm in cemeteries, as raiders, scavengers hunt for human parts
Trade in human parts has become one of the many lucrative illegal businesses thriving in the country today. Its rapid growth has made the business commonplace.
Counting the cost of Lagos facelift
The brutal and hasty manner with which houses were demolished in Abule-Egba, by the Lagos State government, to pave the way for the construction of the Jubilee Bridge in 2016 has also become the lot of residents of Agege, a suburb of Lagos.
Mounting refuse turning Lagos into mega dumpsite
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...
Commuters, motorists, residents appreciate Ajah flyover
Commuters and motorists plying the Lekki-Ajah Expressway are heaving a sigh of relief, as they say the recently constructed Ajah flyover...
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.