Foundation boosts learning, donates basketball court, others to motherless home
The Nigerian Red Cross Society Motherless and Abandoned Babies Home, Makoko, Yaba, Lagos has received a basketball court and other gift items from Ayo Charity Foundation (ACF). This is to help boost the children’s learning experience and further provide an opportunity for those of them who intend to take up basketball professionally in the future.…
‘Coronavirus is the least of concerns in the ‘Venice Of Africa’
Residents of the world’s largest floating slum are keeping their hopes up as lockdown sinks their livelihoods, writes Kevwe Okporua.
Big Dreams From Makoko
On the narrow and closed road that leads to Adogbo 1 in Makoko, is a cobbler (popularly known as a shoemaker)’s shop and a boy who closely observes the cobbler’s hand. From the boy’s suggestive posture, the child is an apprentice. As one passes through the untarred road, a crowd gathers as a man and…
Foundation gives palliatives to Makoko community
Over 400 Makoko residents in Yaba, got relief packages to alleviate the sufferings from the lockdown ordered by the government.
Women sues for more participation in shipping sector
Women across the country have been urged to take a career in the maritime sector. The President, Africa Women in Maritime (WIMA-Nigeria) Nigerian Chapter, Hajia Bola Muse, said the group is determined to empower more competent women for effective participation in the maritime industry.
Group celebrates Christmas with indigent children
In celebration of the Yuletide, the Community of Sant’Egidio feted about 1, 500 children living in Makoko and its environs.
Slum2school enrolls 500 children in schools to enhance development
As part of efforts to improve access to quality education for children in hard-to-reach slums in Nigeria, a non- governmental organisation...
Avery deworms 1,500 Lagos kids
About 1,500 children were de-wormed at Makoko and Ibasa beach communities of Lagos State at the weekend. The health outreach, which was championed by Avery Nigeria Limited in partnership with Save Our Future Initiative (SOFI) in Lagos, saw mothers bringing out their children en masse to benefit from the programme. Speaking to newsmen, managing director…
Lagos CP orders investigation into Makoko killing
Commissioner of Police (CP), Lagos State, Edgal Imohimi, has ordered investigation into alleged killing of three men during a raid by Lagos State Task Force on Land grabbers at Ilaje area of Makoko, Lagos. Imohimi, who gave the order in Lagos on Tuesday, said that an unknown land grabber attacked the policemen and the task…