Groups urge government, oil industry operators to clean up communities
To stem the crisis of oil pollution and environmental degradation in the Niger Delta, all oil spills must be cleaned up to create sustainable environment for all communities in the oil-rich region.
Ijaw youths seek more funds for amnesty programme
Ijaw youths have appealed to the Federal Government to increase its funding of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).
Stop the bloody attacks on our people, Adamawa Indigenes warn
From January to August this year the statistics of those killed by herdsmen in Girei and Demsa local councils of Adamawa State released by leaders of the affected communities show that 97 people lost their lives and 2,500 people were displaced.
GM Crops: Ethical issues, health concerns query new food technologies
The quest to tackle the challenges of feeding the ballooning global population has led to the development of some innovative ideas in the agricultural sector, where biotechnologists are currently trying to boost productivity in plants and animal.
Burubo: Communities can partner FG to Police oil infrastructure
For me, I do not think the traditional rulers have the wherewithal or human capacity to secure oil pipelines. First of all, the domains of some of these traditional rulers are quite small.
Traditional rulers, communities canvass new role for securing oil installation
Against the backdrop of the recent bombing of oil facilities and plans by the Federal Government to militarise the Niger Delta, to forestall further vandalisation, traditional rulers and community leaders ....
Open defecation: Trigger for polio, diarrhoea and high child mortality
For residents of this community, especially, the young ones, they have grown to see this act as the norm. The excuse residents often give for such open defecation is that they are sitting on a rocky environment, so, having a sewage tank to house their excreta might be difficult.
Olusegun Obasanjo: Ideas, politics and the love for country - Part 2
What parameters could enable a balanced perspective on Obasanjo and his sojourn so far on the Nigerian political terrain? Let me outline the answer to the question in the form of three significant questions.
Maternal Mortality in Kano State:Civic group, activists drill down to root causes
From the deeply emotional and touching personal stories that were told about the silent tragedies in the form of the many avoidable deaths of expectant women or nursing mothers.