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…
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.
Enugu: Succession dispute threatens order at Ogbete Market
The leadership crisis rocking the largest commodity market in Enugu State, the Enugu Main Market, also known as Ogbete Main Market is taking another dimension.
Normalcy returns to Oko-Oba Abattoir
One week after the Lagos State Government demolished shanties and illegal structures at the Oko-Oba Abattoir and Lairage Complex, Agege, normalcy has returned to entire complex and its environs.
Eunice: Struggles of a single mother
First she called the editor, explaining her situation that she is a mother of five for two different men neither of whom is at home with her and the children.How did she get the editor’s number? She said she saw it in the newspaper, part of which she used to wrap fried fish and food she sells.
Ori Oke dumpsite: Residents cry for help, want it stopped
The dumpsite at the side of Ori Oke Bridge, Isolo-Ikotun Road is constituting an environmental nuisance. With the heap of waste daily mounting along the bank of the canal that transverses Idimu, Egbe, Ijegun down to the Atlantic Ocean, this new location, though marshy, is situated in a residential area and has begun to obstruct…
Ajao Estate: Residents charge council on road rehabilitation
Residents and road-users in Ajao Estate, Isolo Local Council of Lagos State have urged the government to rehabilitate roads in the estate. They said their roads have been taken over by potholes and craters. “Whenever it rains, pools of floodwater on the roads prevent free-flow of traffic. Even pedestrians find it difficult to meandre through…
13 years after deadly crisis, Rumuekpe community takes delivery of school building
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…