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Olubosin stool: Ifetedos cry for justice

ILE-IFE in Osun State is adjudged to be the cradle of the Yoruba race and has over the years also served as a source of refuge for the Yorubas. Ile-Ife was for a long time a haven of peace until the late eighties or early nineties when communal crisis reared its ugly head in this ancient community. Since then, leaders and the government as well as various communities in Yoruba land have tried to find a lasting solution to crisis in this ancient community.

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Cervical Cancer: Every sexually active woman is at risk

In recent times, statistics available have shown that in Nigeria, cervical cancer accounts for 15 per cent of female cancers as compared to just about 3.6 percent in the developed countries. Shockingly, less than 0.1 per cent of Nigerian women have ever had cervical cancer screening in their lifetime and less than 1 per cent is aware of the existence of this silent killer. Consequently, cervical cancer kills a woman every hour in the country. Although 100 percent preventable, the cancer kills more women aged 24 to 35 years old women in developing countries than any other cancer in other parts of the world.

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Day angry women stormed Minna with brooms

Their zeal for work was palpable; which is why everyday these workers, mostly women, some with their babies resting firmly on their backs, defy sun and rain as they storm major streets of Minna, the Niger state capital, with brooms and rakes in their hands to keep the streets clean. And with time, they succeeded in transforming the once dirty environment to a more friendly and habitable place.

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Ipaja-Ayobo residents cry out to Gov Fashola

Trying to visit any of the communities in the Ipaja/Ayobo Local Council Development Area LCDA, in Lagos State presently can be likened to the proverbial camel striving to pass through the tiny hole of a needle. Those who have dared, usually found it a near impossible task, often ending as a traumatic experience. Apart from the man-hours lost on the road, a recent journey to this area turned out to be a complete nightmare made worse by the fact that it rained heavily on that day.

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Keke Marwa: Unending war over parks control

The introduction of the tricycle popularly called Keke Marwa in Nigeria served the dual purpose of boosting transportation and creating employment opportunities for millions of otherwise unemployed individuals in the country. In Lagos State, the Keke Marwa or Keke NAPEP was incorporated into the government -promoted mass transit programme geared towards tackling the growing challenges in the transportation sector.

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Sad tale of Nigerian bank workers

Stanbic IBTC was reported to have expressed support for any legislation that would enforce the human rights and dignity of all Nigerians irrespective of their gender, but observed that there are various factors that could influence an individual’s decision to engage in illegal and immoral acts which could include but not limited to prostitution at the work place.

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