Legal Adviser to the Nigerian Community in Russia, Dr. Tony Abugu, in this interview with KAYODE BELLO, spoke on challenges faced by Nigerians who run to Russia for succour
Emerging slum/dumpsite worries Surulere residents
In the recent past, Surulere Local Council used to be adjuged the cleanest council in the state. But emerging scenario seem to suggest that it may have lost that title, or is in the process of doing so.
Oshodi-Apapa Expressway: Still no dice for Apapa residents, commuters
Over two months since the federal and Lagos State governments jointly took steps to immediately remedy the chaotic traffic situation at the Apapa axis of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, it appears the efforts are still far from yielding fruits.
Rivers traders go cashless, embrace POS
When the Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), introduced the Point of Sale (POS) system in 2012, to further drive home its cashless policy, which is aimed at improving efficiency and enhancing the payment system, some persons at the informal sector, especially petty traders...
Taraba communities bemoan deplorable Mararaba- Baisa road, laud UNICEF’s HTR
Since the creation of Taraba State in 1991, no administration has deemed it necessary to address the pathetic state of the Mararaba- Baisa Road, which leads to Baisa, the administrative headquarters of Kurmi Local Council.
Flood disaster: Kogi braces for another round of misery
Many victims of the 2012 flood disaster in Kogi State who are experiencing another round of displacement are apprehensive over a possible repeat of 2012 scenario...
Ajao residents decry bad roads, dearth of infrastructure
For many years, residents and business operators in Ajao Estate, located in Oshodi/Isolo local government area of Lagos State, have being living in abandonment...
Sanity still eludes Ladipo spare parts market, environs
Motorists plying roads bordering and within Ladipo Automobile Spare Parts Market in the Mushin area of Lagos State, are livid with rage over the uncouth and inconsiderate manner that traders in the market go about their activities. Apart from motorists, residents of the area, and surrounding neighbourhoods like Papa Ajao, Matori Industrial Layout and parts…
Federal parastatal pensioners task government on arrears
Pensioners of the Federal Parastatal have appealed to the Federal Government to look into their plights and pay them their over 24 months arrears Engr. Adewale Anthony Ogunkoya, Secretary, Federal Parastatal Pensioners of Nigeria (FPPN), who was at Rutam House, the Corporate office of The Guardian Newspapers, said, such payment will alleviate the plight of…
Flood takes over Lagos, slows traffic
It appears there is no end in sight to the misery befalling motorists plying Oshodi-Apapa Expressway in Lagos, as different portions of this very important road are either impassable, or are heavily flooded during downpours. In fact, aggrieved motorists are of the view that the much-talked about efforts put in by the Federal Government, as…
Communal war brews in Imo over Isiala Mbano council headquarters
On January 17, 1992 when the people of Umuelemai Autonomous Community, in Isiala Mbano Local Council of Imo State secured the judgment of the High Court in Owerri, which asked the Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) to rename its sub-postal agency located in the area in its favour....
Igando/Ikotun: Landlords, owners of small businesses cry out over double taxation
Small-scale business owners in Igando/Ikotun Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State, and landlords are complaining of multiplicity of taxes as the LCDA attempts to jerk up Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).