In many parts of the state, indiscriminate dumping of refuse is creeping back gradually, owing largely to the ineptitude and gross lack of capacity displayed by outfits hired to keep the state clean, through a Public Private Partnership (PPP).
Burgeoning Shantytowns turning Abuja to urban slum
Over time, a cluster of people is formed from the worshippers and sellers of food and locally made drinks like zobo, kunnu, fura de nunu and the likes.
FG empowers women group to boost SMEs
Speaking at the capacity building session in Abuja, president of the NANT, Ken Ukaoha, warned the beneficiaries not to see the largesse as a national cake, rather they should make accountability and prudence their watchwords.
Police alert public on ritualists’ hot spots
Rising incidents of ritual killings have compelled the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to warn the public to be wary of some hotspots, where heinous crimes thrive across the country.
Redeem your promise, Ladipo Market traders tell Ambode
Twelve weeks after Governor Akinwunmi Ambode promised to construct a multi-layered car park and re-construct three major roads within the popular Ladipo Auto Spare Parts Market, Mushin...
Flood: Lagosians shiver as rains return
‘Rain, rain, go away, come again another day because Lagosians want to … and the rhythm continues; allowing whosever is reciting it to fill in the missing words, depending on the part of the state he/she lives.
Dangerous fumes: ‘Government failed to protect us’, Ogijo community cries out
To a first-time visitor, Ajose community in Ogijo area of Ogun State would appear as having been struck by the Ebola virus, as residents go about with facemasks covering their noses.
Turkish school abduction: Residents, parents want suspect tried in Ogun
Two months after kidnappers of the pupils and staff of the Nigeria Turkish International School, Isheri, Ogun State, were arrested, there is apprehension, especially from concerned residents of the state that the case might be swept under the carpet.
Meningitis: Immunization in FCT, medicine after death
“I remember we used to be given all these immunizations in primary and secondary schools back then. Now that we have advanced technologically, why are we going backward instead of forward.”
Travails, challenges of female hawkers
The worsening economic conditions in the country have contributed to widening the pool of young hawkers in the state, especially female, both old and those of school-age.