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.
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...
Making pre-primary education essential, attractive
Recently, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported that more than 175 million children of pre-primary age are not enrolled globally, especially in low-income countries, with only one in five young children registered.
Dokubo: Niger Delta needs to take good advantage of opportunities we are given
I came into this office with a mindset that I will like to make a difference to the programme. After reading about the programme and going through the various ideas...
Amosun, stirs hornets’ nest as he upgrades Baales to coronet chiefs in Awori land
Last week’s installation of 75 monarchs by outgoing Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun has sparked-off animosity in some of the affected communities in the state. The installation held on Monday, May 20, 2019 is seen as the Governor’s parting gift to his people with only nine days to the expiration of his eight…
Ajibulu school in state of disrepair
The Parents’ Forum of Ajibulu Nursery and Primary School, Mafoluku in Oshodi/Isolo Local Government has called on Lagos State government to urgently rehabilitate the school, which is in a bad state.
After 40 years, Kula community makes peace pact
The Chiefs, elders and residents of Kula community in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State were delighted recently, when 40 years of disagreements and grudges over who should be recognised as the Monarch were put to rest. The Guardian gathered that the chieftaincy disputes had resulted in the creation of different factions of council of Chiefs and elders, with…
Government to clampdown on self-styled rulers - Okowa
The Delta State Government has vowed to clampdown on self-styled traditional rulers in kingdoms not recognised by the state government. The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa gave the warning yesterday, while playing host to the chairman and members of the Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers in Asaba. He said government will not tolerate acts…