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The Dilemma of Unorganised Transport Sector Management in Anambra State

By Chimezie Anaso, A university graduate, Jude offor, says he went into intra-city commuter bus transport operation after years of searching for a white collar job without success. Offor disclosed that he had no money to purchase his own vehicle but was able to convince a...

Nigeria@60: Eminent Nigerian elders, leaders seek new constitution for unity, progress

By Yemi Adeleye Lagos, Oct. 1, 2020 About 120 Nigerian elders and leaders of thought on Thursday advocated for a new constitution to put the nation on the path of unity, progress and prosperity. The elders and leaders spoke at a meeting with the topic:...

Not yet Uhuru for the National Water Resources Bill

A news analysis by Tosin Kolade. There has been a lot of noise in Nigeria recently about the passage or non- passage of the seemingly vexatious Water Resources Bill before the country’s national assembly. However, the Bill has been thrown out of the lower legislative chamber,...

The Voice Nigeria season 3: Refining crude music talents

This feature article by Segun Kasali takes a look at how The Voice Nigeria Season 3 is discovering raw music talent in the country and nurturing them into music superstars in the nearest future. The challenges of cost of production, cost of promotions and...

FG resuscitates Onikan artisans’ training school to address skill gap, unemployment

By Grace Alegba Lagos, Sept. 17, 2020 The Federal Controller of Housing in Lagos State, Mrs Sarah Alawode, on Thursday said its training school for artisans was being revived to bridge skill gap in the construction industry and to tackle unemployment. Alawode, during the ...

Christian group pleads end to religious violence, injustice

By Busayo Onijala Lagos, Aug. 23, 2020 The Christian Social Movement of Nigeria (CSMN) has called on the government at all levels, and well-meaning Nigerians to bring an end to religious violence and other forms of insecurity. The group made this call in a virtual webinar...

NHRC seeks end to all form of modern day slavery

By Edith Nwapi Abuja, Aug. 22, 2020 The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Saturday called for an end to all forms of modern day slavery to pave the way for full enjoyment of human rights in Nigeria by all. The Executive Secretary of the...

NGO tasks LASG to establish `Care Kiosks’ to facilitate early reports on gender based violence

By Bukola Adetoye Lagos, Aug.17, 2020 Mrs Bukola Adebiyi, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), JAKINS, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday appealed to the Lagos State Government to establish “Care Kiosks” within the state to facilitate quick reports of Gender Based Violence (GBV). Adebiyi...

South East Governors to Set-up Regional Security Outfit as Insecurity crisis threatens Northern Nigeria collapse

In the just concluded week, the South-eastern governors expressed readiness to launch its regional security outfit in order to tackle the worsening insecurity in their respective states. While the name of the security outfit would be announced at their next governors’ forum meeting, the Chairman...

House to provide funding for fight on gender-based violence-Gbajabiamila

By Folasade Akpan Abuja, July 22, 2020 Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says the house will provide funds for the fight against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the 2021 budget to be presented to the National Assembly in September. Gbajabiamila said this in response...
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