LSHA canvasses implementation of law to tackle environmental challenges
The Lagos State House of Assembly (LSHA) has insisted on the implementation of the state’s environmental law to tackle challenges that residents are confronted with while urging said residents to comply.
‘Why Buhari can’t deliver on lean bureaucracy’
The need to reward party loyalty and pander to political considerations are unarguably the main reasons why it has been impossible for President Muhammadu Buhari to deliver on the promise of a lean bureaucracy.
Two Unilag scholars attract €1,200,000 research grant
Two scholars from the University of Lagos have attracted a total of €1200,000, pounds (N540,000,000 million) for research. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the grants were from the United Kingdom Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund.
Government must address unemployment, poverty, hunger to reduce crime — Lagos lawmaker
A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Okanlawon Sanni on Friday said that government across levels must address problem of unemployment, poverty and hunger to stem the rising tide of criminality in the society.
Activists, scholars blame insecurity on past inactions
The pervasive insecurity, poverty, and corruption in Nigeria have been blamed on the past inactions of the nation’s leaders. The country’s Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) of the military President Ibrahim Babangida administration in 1992 was specifically fingered as the precursor to the institutionalised poverty...
‘How research grants can aid financial inclusion among students’
The project coordinator, Grooming Research Grant, Chikezie Egbulefu, has explained that the university grant for undergraduate and postgraduate students is aimed at improving ideas and innovation in microfinance and business development in Nigeria.
A scary state of the nation!
Against the background of widespread uncertainty and eminent opinion leaders decrying the state of affairs in the country, it is apposite to carry out an introspective study on how well and firmly Nigeria currently stands on such issues as national security, education, transportation, health, the economy, unemployment, inter-group or ethnic relations, and level of infrastructure development.
ILO advocates relevant skills for youths to tackle unemployment
For the African continent to surmount unemployment challenge, its education policy must prioritise offering skills that are relevant to the industrialisation needs of the continent, Director General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder has said.
Of RUGA, COZA and Abbo
Nigeria is a nation of unending drama. Drama is what keeps us going as a people. Insecurity, unemployment, corruption, decayed infrastructure, ethnicity, tribalism are some of our recurring challenges. But we have learned to live with them. Drama gives us a huge comic relief from our many troubles.
‘Government should encourage retirees to tackle unemployment’
Comrade Quadri Olaleye, is the new President, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC). Olaleye, who is also the President of Food, Beverages and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB), spoke to GLORIA EHIAGHE, on the need for government to create incentives in the agriculture sector that will attract retirees in order to create jobs. He also talked about the type of labour activism Nigerians should expect under his watch among other issues of national importance.