Government, civil society seek cooperation and peace in Africa
On August 13, 2018, leaders from all sectors of society, including the Councilor of Cape Town, university chancellors, and professional educators gathered at the African Leaders of Peace Summit 2018 in Cape Town...
Two years on, Korede Taiwo finds new lease of life
Not many would remember the pathetic story of then nine-year-old Korede Taiwo, who was chained by his biological father, Pastor Francis Taiwo, shepherd-in-charge of the Celestial Church of Christ (CCC), Key of Joy Parish, Wasinmi Ajibawo, in Ado Odo/Ota Local Council Area of Ogun State.
Tears as Lagos government demolishes Owonifari Market
Tears freely flowed, yesterday, in Oshodi area of Lagos State, as the Owonifari Market was again demolished, to pave way for the ongoing Oshodi Ultra-modern Bus Terminal.
Why deaths in NYSC orientation camps may persist
With the proliferation of fake medical reports bandied by Prospective Corps Members (PCMs), and the revelation by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) that some of them come into camp with peculiar health challenges, conceal their health status and attempt to participate in strenuous activities...
Rural dwellers benefit from total’s roll back malaria scheme
In an effort to end malaria, especially among rural dwellers, Total Exploration and Production Nigeria (TEPENG), with its NNPC joint venture has carried out roll back malaria campaign to communities in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Oil marketers dump kerosene importation over profitability
Two years after the Federal Government removed subsidy on National Household Kerosene, Nigerians, who largely depend on the product for domestic use, are facing the worst experience as oil marketers dump the importation over profitability.
Ondo: ODEMSA, life-saving agency gasping for breath
Eight years after it was established on March 24, 2010, by the then administration of Olusegun Mimiko, to provide emergency medical, trauma care and road services along crash-prone highway corridors in the state, in a bid to salvage accident victims and curtail the ever-increasing deaths by road accidents, the Ondo State Emergency Medical Services Agency…
Rivers black soot: Stakeholders seek clean air bill to end foggy skies
Reducing black soot in Port Harcourt and indeed the Niger Delta region would not just save lives, but would also attract investments and boost the country’s economy. Of late, there has been increased advocacies in Rivers State particularly, all aimed at drawing government’s attention and that of relevant agencies to the For instance, apart from…
FERMA tackles projects in Kebbi
The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) in Kebbi State has completed four out of nine road projects, which contracts were awarded in 2017.
When thieves use PoS to do their business
Recently, there have been reported cases of robbers snatching people’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards to withdraw money; using Point of Sale (PoS) device to accomplish their criminal acts.