Five markets may illustrate the problem, beginning with Mile 12 Marketmajorly known for retailing of fresh food items like pepper, tomato and onions and other edible goods.
‘Indiscipline of traders responsible for the heap of waste, trading on the roadsides’
The attitude of our people towards the environment is not okay, but what we are doing is to sensitise them on the importance of a clean environment, especially the markets.
‘Improper disposal of refuse can pose fire hazards, breed rodents, transmit diseases’
It should not be acceptable that market women sell under poor sanitary conditions especially if the wares they deal in are items to be consumed by man
Lab-grown bones made from fat used to repair jaws
Scientists have closed in on effective vaccines for the dreaded Zika virus after preclinical study indicates jab to prevent the infection in humans is feasible even as they are moving quickly to test candidates.
Tackling menace of drug abuse in Nigeria
Shina Bamiduro (pseudo name), 22, is also a lover of “African Cocktail”. He started with cigarettes, and then his friends told him smoking is dangerous because it can kill, so they introduced him to a more “harmless” drug....
Nigerian State…is reluctant to discuss the legacy of MKO Abiola, says Utomi
Prof. Pat Utomi is a Nigerian professor of political economy and management expert. He is a former presidential candidate and a NADECO member.
Why June 12 continues to remain so strong in Nigerians’ psyche
Emeka Ugwu-Oju, the incumbent president of the South-east, South-south Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN) and a quiet strategic member of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO)...
I have seen heaven, I have seen hell, Johnny knew I could never remarry, says Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi
I like the way you put it. I will start to say that I do appreciate the way you people have shown concern towards me and that is why I want to grant this interview.
Trouble in the house of Labour
Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) defied the industrial court order issued on Tuesday and embarked on a nationwide strike the following day despite entreaties from the Federal Government.
Culture, tradition as a way of life
At a time when cultural and traditional vestiges are either relegated to the background or jettisoned outright, owing largely to Western influence on the polity, the Benin people of southern Nigeria are constituting themselves into a study in reverence for culture and tradition.