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Lawmakers review bill seeking protection of civilians in armed conflicts

Lawmakers review bill seeking protection of civilians in armed conflicts

On June, 24, concerned human rights activists, civil society organisations and lawmakers gathered at Ikeja, Lagos State, to brainstorm and fashion out ways of strengthening and institutionalising a bill, addressing the protection of civilians in…

Road users accuse CDC of turning deplorable street into ‘ATM’

Road users accuse CDC of turning deplorable street into ‘ATM’

…we’re making progress, CDC Committee chair Residents and commercial drivers in Adesan-Olu Community, in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, have called on the Community Development Committee (CDC) to fix the deplorable road…

After years of rot, Makinde adorns Lekan Salami Stadium with new garb

After years of rot, Makinde adorns Lekan Salami Stadium with new garb

Adamasingba Stadium (also called Lekan Salami Stadium) located opposite the law chambers of legal luminary, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) in the Ibadan North West Local Government area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital, is a multi-use…

Walking the talk with home-grown solutions to Nigeria’s challenges

Walking the talk with home-grown solutions to Nigeria’s challenges

The recent Nigeria @ 60 Made-in-Nigeria Products Exhibition held at the Eagles Square in Abuja and other events attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Lagos re-echoed his aged-long passion and belief in the nation’s…

Day gas exploded at OPIC Plaza

Day gas exploded at OPIC Plaza

Horrific, this eight-letter word best captures the situation on the ever-busy Mobolaji Bank-Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday, June 17, when a gas tanker explosion occurred around the Ogun State Property Investment Corporation (OPIC) Plaza…

Ebonyi: A state where concrete roads hold sway

Ebonyi: A state where concrete roads hold sway

In recent times many concrete roads and flyovers have been constructed in different parts of Ebonyi State by the government in an attempt to not only modernise the state, but also ensure that such structures…

Foundations take tree planting initiative to schools

Foundations take tree planting initiative to schools

As a way of preserving the natural environment, inculcating the ideals and ideas of tree planting in pupils, and helping to boost economic status of schools, a non-governmental organisation, Lora Green Foundation, in partnership with…

‘How youths can build capacity, attain greatness in the media’

‘How youths can build capacity, attain greatness in the media’

Nigerian students studying mass communications have been advised on how to stand out in their chosen field. The secret to success was shared to the students by Miss Sharon Alake Ijasan, an investigative reporter and…

ASEPA’s biggest beneficiary as Abia marks World Environmental Day

ASEPA’s biggest beneficiary as Abia marks World Environmental Day

Since the 1972 Stockholm, Sweden UN Scientific Conference, also known as the first Earth Summit, environmental issues have become a global emergency that goes beyond national borders. The Stockholm conference adopted a declaration that set…

T.B. Joshua’s burial: Akoko community loses out

T.B. Joshua’s burial: Akoko community loses out

Against the wishes of the traditional ruler and people of Arigidi-Akoko and Akoko over the final resting place of Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, popularly known as T.B. Joshua, Babatope Okeowo reports that the immediate family…