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Tension in Computer Village as developers eye POWA shops

Tension in Computer Village as developers eye POWA shops

Many women and men in Lagos and Nigeria are in a celebratory mood. They are all planning for their Christmas and New Year festivities. But some traders at the Police Officers Wives Association (POWA) Shopping…

Tobacco still appeals to smokers despite danger warnings

Tobacco still appeals to smokers despite danger warnings

Mr. Olumide Ajayi, a cigarette smoker resident in the outskirts of Ikorodu on Lagos, recently shed some light as to why he finds smoking so enjoyable. The 28-year-old man said he finds joy in smoking…

Mom of toddler sexually violated by female teacher cries for justice

  Mrs Jennifer, whose three-year-old toddler was alleged to have been sexually violated by a female teacher, (name withheld), in a school (name also withheld) located in Trans-Ekulu, Enugu State, has broken down and wept…

Isinkan and mystery of its Baobab tree

Isinkan and mystery of its Baobab tree

  The Baobab tree, known in Yoruba as ‘Igi Ose’, is usually seen close to the palaces of the traditional rulers or in very significant locations in various towns and communities in the Southwest geo-political…

Police officer shows compassionate side by supporting widows

Police officer shows compassionate side by supporting widows

The dateline was December 3, 2023. Mrs Bose Dominic, 57, stepped out from the congregation and walked to the podium of the Holy Unity Church of Christ, Okoya, Ajegunle, Lagos State, to thank Assistant Inspector…

Private firms necessary in navigating contemporary security landscape –Experts

Private firms necessary in navigating contemporary security landscape –Experts

It was certainly a gathering of egg heads, security experts, influential Nigerians and security stakeholders. The event was the 3rd Private Security Summit and 3rd Annual General Meeting, with the theme: “Refining Security: The Evolving…

Street-begging nuisance to Osun residents

Street-begging nuisance to Osun residents

Street-begging is a common practice globally but seems prominent or more pronounced in developing countries such as Nigeria. Street begging is fuelled by the high rate of poverty and lack of social safety nets In…

As Otti lifts Aba into global family of mayoralties

As Otti lifts Aba into global family of mayoralties

  The eventual emergence of Dr Alex Otti of Labour Party as Governor of Abia State is a good example of Victor Hugo’s an idea whose time has come. And his elevation of Aba to…

Group provides succour for orphans, destitute, patients

Group provides succour for orphans, destitute, patients

De Norsemen Klub International (DNKI), a global humanity organisation, always has a special day for humanity, especially the destitute, patients and all those that need help in one way or the other. In Nigeria, the…

Rising food prices hitting us hard, canteen operators lament

Rising food prices hitting us hard, canteen operators lament

  As the prices of foodstuffs continue to rise across the country, food sellers are feeling the pinch, finding it difficult to continue their businesses. Some food sellers have had to increase their prices, but…