There was excitement in Rumuekpe Community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, as 13 years after a deadly crisis life is gradually returning. Now they can boast of a modern junior/secondary school facility in the area.
Carnage unabating along Lagos-Ibadan expressway
Three weeks ago, 12 commuters met their untimely death, while eight others sustained injuries in a fatal crash along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, by Fidiwo/Ogunmakin diversion. The crash, which involved a Lagos State-registered intra-city bus travelling to Ilorin, and a Volvo truck going the opposite direction, was attributed to over-speeding. Based on reports from the Federal…
Adetoro’s bumpy journey to the top
On leaving home for the recently held 22nd convocation of the Lagos State University (LASU), Fuhad Ogunsanya Adetoro, the best graduating student of the 2017/2018 session obviously knew that honour awaited him as the valedictorian. The other packages that were to come with the honour, as well as his returning home, as an adopted son…
Lagos community, hotel differ on cause of flood
Residents of Old Ewu/Ogunyinka streets and environs in the Mafoluku area of Oshodi, Lagos State, are appealing to the state government to come to their aid and stem the tide of flood that is ravaging their neighbourhood. Some of them who spoke to The Guardian explained that they have been at the mercy of the…
Between Biafra agitators, Ndigbo and May 30
The last time the South East and Ndi-Igbo in parts of the world witnessed a Biafra-ordered sit-at–home was on May 30, 2017.
New lease of life for IDP’s in Edo, seeks infrastructural support
When The Guardian, which first broke the news of the existence of an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Edo State visited the facility, run by the International Christian Centre in July 2015, Tani Philemon, who volunteered to share her experiences with the Boko Haram insurgents...
Vandalism foists uncertain fate on Enugu NNPC depot
The last time petroleum products flowed from the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Depot in Emene, Enugu State, to other parts of the South East, as well as, Benue and Kogi states was in 1996.
Rivers community celebrates supernatural victory over violent crimes, idolatory
Aleto Community in Eleme, has endured heinous crimes, ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, wanton killings and other such vices, including their youths being backwards in education. But through prayers, such challenges have been brought to an end.
How rainstorm left trail of sorrow in Taraba
Saturday, May 5, 2019 would forever remain indelible in the memories of Tarabans, especially those living in Jalingo, the state capital, following the havoc visited on them by a deadly rainstorm, which took them unawares. Apart from the fact that no fewer than five persons lost their lives, and several others injured, including a catholic…
Port Harcourt: Anger, anxiety as soot takes over skyline, environs
The ranking of Port Harcourt as the world’s most polluted city in the world has not just increased panic among residents but has forced some wealthy residents and those who have alternative homes to begin relocating from the city.
One year after, Lagos neighbourhood corps yet to impress
When the Lagos State government inaugurated the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LSNSC) in March 2017, it was with fanfare. In fact, the state government was equally excited...
Osun revs up channelisation efforts to curb flood menace
For years, Osogbo, the Osun State capital has been experiencing severe flooding that wrecked havoc, destroyed homes and claimed many lives. Expectedly, the fatality rate was high due to the nature and situation of things. Inadequate river channels, lack of drainages, ineffective waste dump mechanisms...