THE insecurity associated with renewed militancy in the Niger Delta has provided tacit cover for industry regulators to abdicate, with impunity, the obligation to respond promptly to the attendant pollution from the violent blowup of oil pipelines and sundry assets without attracting criticism from impacted communities.Read More
The roads have been completely taken over by illegal structures occupied by miscreants and people suspected to be Boko Haram squatters who snatch residents bags at nightRead More
‘Abeg, where is Nigeria headed?” asked Iyke, a commuter in the CMS-bound bus. “The President is saying we should sell our assets. Is that the solution? Sell to who?Read More
She said the eroded base of the culvert is already affecting the negbourhood such that the flood from rains tend to hit the fence of her houseRead More
During the 2015 electioneering campaign, one of the promises made by the then governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, which was visibly embedded in the party’s manifesto, was his plan to embark on massive road construction across the state.Read More
IN what will appear as a test of the enforceability of the new law against Omo oniles in Lagos, property owners and residents in Gloryland Estate, in Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area, LCDA, of Alimosho, have sent a petition to the state governor, Akinwumi Ambode, urging him to save them from the nefarious activities of land-grabbers.Read More
Traders and other occupants of a four-storey building at Idumota Market, Lagos Island have called on the Lagos State government to stop their forcible eviction from their offices by a developer, Messres Bashiar Estate Limited.Read More
Vanguard Metro gathered that the body of the baby was dumped the previous night when residents of the area had gone to bed. It was the offensive odour and flies that hung around the refuse site that attracted the attention of the people whose search eventually led to the discovery.Read More
The Eid-el-kabir is usually associated with prayers, sacrifice and exchange of gifts mostly from the rich to the less privileged in the society. This has always been the case in Niger State in the past years. People usually look forward to the celebration on account of the raw meat, cooked food and assorted drinks which usually change hands from house to house.Read More
A group called Anambra North Unity Forum, whose primary aim is to ensure that Anambra North retains power come 2017 gubernatorial election in Anambra State, has emerged. The Chairman of the group, Chief Sylvanus Ohaemesi (Ochudo), in this interview, says the mandate currently enjoyed by Chief Willie Obiano belongs to the people of the area and that his group is prepared to work round the clock to ensure that Anambra North takes the second tenure with or without the incumbent governor.Read More
Everywhere you look in Calabar, Cross River State capital, you find estates which have been abandoned due to squabbles over the sharing of inheritance.
The squabbles are sometimes so fierce that machetes and the dreaded charm, Ekpetiaba (kills within five days), are used by desperate members of families to eliminate or subdue siblings in order to take ownership or the lion share of estates.
It sounded like a scene from Nollywood horror movie with the trappings of tragic consequences but little could be done to halt the impending doom. The scene of the tragic event was the waiting room of the Head, Computer Science, Bayero University, Kano (BUK).Read More
While the Lagos State Government fine-tunes and put finishing touches on its Year 2017 Budget, residents and stakeholders had at a recent consultative forum at Isheri area of Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area, LCDA, appealed that certain demands to improve their well-being be considered as priority in the budget.Read More
The Eid-el-kabir is usually associated with prayers, sacrifice and exchange of gifts mostly from the rich to the less privileged in the society.Read More
Hussein, who has been seeking for a job for a long time was deceived by his friend, David Arafat, who connived with an accomplice to perpetrate the dastardly act.Read More