Travails, challenges of female hawkers
The worsening economic conditions in the country have contributed to widening the pool of young hawkers in the state, especially female, both old and those of school-age.
Akure/Ilesha and Akure/Ondo/Ore roads as dens of armed robbers, kidnappers
But now that these roads have improved and become motorable with the absence of failed portions or potholes, the men of the underworld –armed robbers and kidnappers have suddenly turned these roads to their dens.
Deportees from Libya: Our first crime was having black skin
Another batch of Nigerians came out of Libya alive last week. Libya has become a country, where sub-Saharan legal and illegal migrants are attacked, killed or sent to detention because of their origin, skin colour or religious affiliation.
Cross River communities get portable water after 100 years
For over 100 years, the people of six Bebi communities in Obanliku Local Government Area of Cross River State have lived without portable water. They trek distances covering over 10 kilometres...
Proposed neighbourhood corp in the eyes of Lagosians
For sometime now, some stakeholders have been clamouring for the creation of state police to tackle the country’s seemingly insurmountable security challenges. However, all such efforts have been met with stiff resistance from the centre.
Ado-Odo/Ota local government: Sanitation officers act with impunity
The excesses of sanitation officers of Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government in Ogun State now constitute embarrassment to residents and other road users in the area.In the last few weeks, there are reports of innocent citizens.......
Lagos: Still grappling with affordable housing for low-income earners
Housing is a basic necessity of mankind. Perhaps that is why issues around it are taken seriously globally.
Libya returnees: How we were forced into prostitution
Some of the young women who came back from Libya on Tuesday have narrated how they were forced into prostitution or exploited against their will. One of them, 21 years old Ogechi Gabriel....