Anyone visiting Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, for the first time would think water runs free at most homes. This is assumed to be true, as water fountains are found in almost every major road junctions in town.
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....
School without roof in Oshodi begs for attention
At a time when knowledge acquisition in other climes is getting increasingly sophisticated, the same cannot be said to be the case in most parts of the country.
Lagos primary health centres in disrepair, distress
Along Ijesha Road, Mushin Lagos, a dilapidated structure stands half hidden and enclosed by a weathered and dusty yellow wall. But for a white metallic signpost by the wall with the inscription-Itire-Ijesha Primary Health Centre......
Lagos still grappling with Okada menace
Already, the state government seems to have lost the battle to ban union activities in motor parks and bus stops, as road transport union officials still harass transporters and sometimes commuters and hawkers.
Foursquare Church repairs Sango roads
The reconstruction of the link roads from Abioro Junction, connecting the Ijoko Road, was done with the support of the chairmen of the four areas-Messers Kola Balogun; Saheed Mesinoye; Pastor Kolapo Ojo, and Alhaji Femi Kuranga.