Furore over achieving open defecation free environment in Nigeria by 2025
“Pay for shit? I cannot try that.” These are the exact words of Abdul when he was queried by The Guardian newspaper for practicing open defecation. Abdul is a motor boy that fled his home when herdsmen attacked his village. He found succour on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, now turned trailer park.
Experts urge stakeholders’ support for sustainable environment
The Centre for Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management (CEBCEM), University of Lagos has called on the Federal Government and other stakeholders to intervene through policies that could champion the sustainability of the environment in Africa.
Good taste and government
When I first examined the subject of good taste and government in 1992, our country was under the jackboots of the military. I am using jackboots advisedly. If I go by the advice of Chambers 21st Century Dictionary (Revised Edition) and Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, the labelling applies more appropriately to the dark goggled Administration…
This world will ‘end’ in 2030
I wish all my readers a Happy New Year. I am happy to predict that the world, the way we know it now, a global system that has been deliberately designed and constructed in such a way that the black person on earth should not succeed, will come to a shuddering end in 2030. Before…
Global survey ranks Lagos third least liveable city
Lagos has been ranked third among the ten least liveable cities in the world. This was contained in the 2018 Global Liveability Index released by The Economist Intelligence Unit and World Bank. The report, which rated Lagos 138th of the 140 cities on earth, said it based the report on five parameters. It cited the…
Ogoni youths commit to clean environment
Youths in Ogoni communities have vowed to desist from unwholesome activities that will re-pollute the on-going remediation and cleanup exercise in Ogoniland.
How scrap dealers stall development in Rivers
Scrap dealers in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, live and operate like kings, as relevant authorities seem unmindful of the detrimental effects of their activities on human lives and the environment.
Lagos observe monthly sanitation exercise despite non-restriction of movement
ln spite of non-restriction of vehicular and human movements, residents across Lagos State on Saturday observed the usual monthly sanitation exercise, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.