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As mad people litter the streets of Yenagoa

As mad people litter the streets of Yenagoa

It is on record that about 50 percent of mental illness begins by age 14, and three-quarters begins by age 24. Major mental illnesses such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder rarely appear out of the…

‘How PWDs were neglected during COVID-19 vaccination in Lagos’

‘How PWDs were neglected during COVID-19 vaccination in Lagos’

The Executive Director, Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), Mr. David Anyaele, has urged the Lagos State government to look for ways to make the COVID- 19 vaccine accessible to persons with disabilities (PWDs) in…

Much ado about mother tongues in Nigeria

Much ado about mother tongues in Nigeria

There’s no doubt that the Nigerian culture has been eroded by western culture and the effect could be seen in different areas, especially the fast eroding of different indigenous languages.   The white man’s culture,…

Tears of joy as Aiyetoro community remembers, celebrates struggle against killing of twins

Tears of joy as Aiyetoro community remembers, celebrates struggle against killing of twins

Aiyetoro, one of the foremost Ilaje communities situated on the Atlantic Ocean in Ondo State used be one of the communities in Nigeria where twins were killed due to the belief that they were evil.…

Lifeline as 165 PWDs in Lagos graduate as agripreneurs in aquaculture, poultry, others

Lifeline as 165 PWDs in Lagos graduate as agripreneurs in aquaculture, poultry, others

    Individuals with a disability who work in an agricultural setting face challenges that can impact their productivity, mental and physical health, and quality of life.   While there are no universal standards for…

Controversy trails FG’s School Feeding Programme in Ondo

Controversy trails FG’s School Feeding Programme in Ondo

Vendors: You give us peanuts You inflated figures of beneficiaries – Govt rep BABATOPE OKEOWO reports the controversy that is trailing the school feeding programme of the Federal Government in Ondo State as food vendors…

Day Nigerians gathered, demanded change from state actors

Day Nigerians gathered, demanded change from state actors

Transforming Nigeria into a nation that works for all was the centre of discussion at the 13th Wole Soyinka Centre Media Lecture Series. The lecture, which was organised by the Wole Soyinka Centre of Investigative…

FG gives teeth to agriculture policy through training, empowering youths

FG gives teeth to agriculture policy through training, empowering youths

There is hope that Nigeria will soon overcome its present food challenges with the translation of some of the agric policies into action, especially in the cassava value chain. There is no country with a…

Nigerians groan as prices of cooking gas, kerosene skyrocket

Nigerians groan as prices of cooking gas, kerosene skyrocket

The price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, popularly known as cooking gas, has rapidly increased to a record high of N500 per kilogramme. This was also as kerosene, which used to be N265 has jumped to…

Equipping, protecting children from sexual predators

Equipping, protecting children from sexual predators

The high rate of child sexual abuse in recent times has become worrisome to many parents. The most disturbing realization is that most of the perpetrators are either family members or close to the family.…