Bellina College tasks graduating pupils to be resilient and focused
The valedictory ceremony of the 2019 set of Bellina College, Akoka, Lagos was splendid, as the students did not only thrill guests with their works but showcased brilliant rendition of songs.
Alvan Azinna Ikoku, a revolutionary educationist
Dr. Alvan Azinna Ikoku was an educationist, activist, and a statesman. He pioneered the idea of a uniform educational system in Nigeria and also free and qualitative primary school education for all Nigerian children.
Angst over unending xenophobic attacks on Nigerians
In the last couple of years, many Nigerians have been extra-judicially killed in South Africa, either by the South African police, or locals in circumstances that further lend credence to recurring dislike-of-foreigners in the country by South Africans.
Partial border closure: Policy choking travellers, businessmen and smugglers
Thirteen days into the partial closure of Nigeria-Seme border by the Federal Government, legitimate businessmen/women, as well as international travellers plying that road are still angry at being shut out without notice.
Why election ward collation process should be improved – CDD
After the 2019 General Election was conducted, many of the candidates went to courts to challenge its outcome. While some of the cases had been completed, others are still in courts and it is simply because the aggrived felt shortchanged, usually during voting and collation processes.
BRRDA, NYSC meet to resolve certificate racketeering in Benin Republic
To resolve the ugly trend of certificate sales/racketeering levelled against some foreign universities, Benin Republic Registrars and Directors Association (BRRDA), recently held a one- day interactive session with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) officials in Cotonou, Benin Republic, to agree on lasting solutions to the fraudulent trend.
Sparkle Foundation trains kids in slum communities
Sparkle Foundation has organised a two-week Summer skills acquisition programme for children in slum communities. Tagged Skill Not Street, the programme was aimed at taking them off the streets.
Misery! As FCT Demolishes 150 Structures On Flood Plains
In the last two months, at least 150 families have been rendered homeless by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration, which recently demolished over 150 houses and other structures deemed illegal, and which were either erected on waterways, or in one way or the other breached drainage channels.
Retooling policing for professionalism, accountability
The public outcry that followed the killing of Kolade Johnson and other innocent Nigerians early this year by men of the Nigeria Police, prompted the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu to visit Lagos in April, 2019.
Oba Gabriel Olajide – On self-exile, caught in web of tradition and modernity
Born about 40 years ago to the royal family of Aduwojolomo in Isaoye Ekiti, Moba Local Council of Ekiti State, Oba Gabriel Olajide became the community’s monarch...