Traditional rulers, communities canvass new role for securing oil installation
Against the backdrop of the recent bombing of oil facilities and plans by the Federal Government to militarise the Niger Delta, to forestall further vandalisation, traditional rulers and community leaders ....
Open defecation: Trigger for polio, diarrhoea and high child mortality
For residents of this community, especially, the young ones, they have grown to see this act as the norm. The excuse residents often give for such open defecation is that they are sitting on a rocky environment, so, having a sewage tank to house their excreta might be difficult.
Maternal Mortality in Kano State:Civic group, activists drill down to root causes
From the deeply emotional and touching personal stories that were told about the silent tragedies in the form of the many avoidable deaths of expectant women or nursing mothers.
Baby prisoners – How they fair in captivity
Last Thursday of every month for the past fifteen years or more, finds one on visitation to the prisons in Lagos State, as a member of a humanitarian organisation.
‘Children don’t have any business being in prison’
To Dr. Olayinka Atilola, a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist with Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), there is no reason whatsoever ...
June 12: Finding remnants of once thriving MKO Abiola’s empire
At the heart of the MKO Gardens and standing at about 9ft 8inches tall, is the MKO Abiola Statue. Mounted on a concrete pedestal, the sculpture – made of bronze...
Police and doubtful feats in kidnap rescues
The Nigeria Police Force prides itself as one of the best in the continent, based on exploits in international assignments. Sometime ago, the former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations..
Labour’s throes in last ditch to rescue self, masses
In the course of the political gamesmanship, which became the defining feature of the 2015 Presidential election, there was a particular moment on the campaign trail when the then All Progressives...