Saturday, 23rd September 2023


5 Aug
A recent visit to the Eye Centre at Isolo General Hospital, Lagos State, was eye opening. At 7.30am, over 200 people had besieged the centre waiting for doctors’ arrival to commence attending to patients. Although members of staff of the centre did well in coordinating the patients to ensure orderliness, the experience was no less harrowing.
15 Jul
Seme community, a border settlement between Nigeria and neighbouring Benin Republic is on the outskirts of Lagos State, just like Shaki in Oyo State, Idi Iroko in Ogun State, and Jibiya in Katsina State.
24 Jun
The National Situation Assessment Analysis estimates the number of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in the country to be 17.5 million. Majority of these children live in institutions - orphanages – and do not interact with the larger society.
3 Jun
The quest for the restoration of the Biafra republic has become almost a singsong for young people of Igbo extraction. Although it has created pains, claimed lives and property, and continues to impact negatively on the economy of the region, its proponents insist on the feasibility of the project.
13 May
hough some countries have cancelled death penalty as punishment for some highly criminal offences, Nigeria still retains it...
11 Mar
“I gave Chrisland School a healthy, vibrant young girl, what Chrisland returned to me is a dead child. My entire family is in deep sorrow but the school authority claimed they know nothing about my daughter’s death and all they know is that my daughter slumped and died.”
4 Feb
It started as a refuse disposal site. The Hausa Dan Bowlers, otherwise known as the commercial refuse cart pushers and scavengers, located the place and commenced the dumping of refuse there to fill it up.
7 Jan
Commercial sex has been an age-long vice plaguing the world, but it is assuming a dangerous dimension in Nigeria in recent times where over 1.4 million women are reportedly being deceived and trafficked yearly to different parts of the world where they end up becoming commercial sex workers, a status that is generally considered as highly immoral.
17 Dec 2022
Injury, occupational diseases and compensation are a very significant issue in every employer-employee relationship. It ‘s a factor that should be held in high regard, especially by employers as they are usually at the receiving end of the stick when employees are injured in the workplace.
22 Oct 2022
Again, flood disaster has caught Nigerians napping. From Anambra to Bayelsa, Rivers, Kogi, Delta, Imo, Kebbi and many other states, cries for help resonate from individuals and communities who have lost their loved ones, homes, properties, farmlands and other valuables to ravaging flood.
17 Sep 2022
It is customary for countries across the world to borrow to finance development projects and important programmes, but experts regularly caution that this must not be taken to the extent that the burden of debt repayment puts a nation’s finances in jeopardy, leading to default.
17 Sep 2022
Dr. Ayo Teriba, the Chief Executive Officer of Economic Associates, is the Coordinator of the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Financial Sector and Capital Markets on National Development Plans MTNDP 2021-25, MTNDP 2026-30 and Nigeria Agenda 2050. 
27 Aug 2022
Beatrice Barine still prepares meals with polluted fish her husband, a fisherman, gets from Nuumu-Goi River in Goi community, Gokana Local Council of Rivers State despite the report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which warned that water and crops in the area are highly polluted and harmful to the body.


11 mins ago
The 2023 edition of the Government College, Ughelli (GCU) Relays, will be held on November 18 instead of its regular first week. This is in deference to the national off–cycle elections in Imo, Kogi, and Bayelsa states.
15 mins ago
Grooming Centre, a leading microfinance institution dedicated to empowering Small and Medium Enterprises, (SMEs) has won the prestigious 2023 Global SME Finance Awards as Best Financier for Women Entrepreneurs category.
26 mins ago
The Jurors of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) for the 19th edition have unveiled nominees for the awards scheduled for October 29 in Lagos. There is a category on the nomination slate that is reserved for the best film from Nigeria.
26 mins ago
The board of the Africa Film Academy (AFA), the organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards, AMAA, have announced the nominees for the 2023 edition of the continental awards ceremony. The board represented by Mr. Raymond Anyiam-Osigwe and the AMAA...
29 mins ago
Just when it seems reggae music is fading in the country following the rise of Afrobeats, Mazi Njikoka Okolie, a reggae music fan-turned-artiste has come through with a seven-track Extended Play (EP) titled “Inspiration” to rekindle the listenership of the genre in the country.