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Osun 2014: Women as messengers of peace

By Gbenga Faturoti –  Correspondent, Osogbo Ahead of the August 9, 2014 governorship election in Osun State, womenfolk have been admonished to assist in the propagation of the sustenance of…

Lagos goes green

By Funmi Falobi  -   Senior Reporter, Lagos The importance of tree planting came to the fore when the Lagos State Government recently embarked on a trees planting campaign across the…

Investing in young people for development

Investing in young people for development

By Hassan Zaggi Correspondent, Abuja On July 11, Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate the 2014 World Population Day. The day was observed under the theme: ‘Investing…

Strengthening the pension law

Strengthening the pension law

By Funmi Falobi Senior Reporter, Lagos Recently, President Goodluck Jonathan signed the Pension Reform Bill, 2014 into law.  The Pension Reform Bill was passed by the House of Representatives on…

‘The man I loved and trusted bath me with acid’

‘The man I loved and trusted bath me with acid’

She is a well to do Nigerian lady living in Las Palmas, Spain. The Edo State born lady had travelled to Nigeria in April 2013 and unknown to her, fate…

I knew nothing about the attack – Mabel’s hubby

I knew nothing about the attack – Mabel’s hubby

There are two sides to a coin and it is always good to hear from two people in a story. In line with that, efforts were made to reach the…

Parents cannot shy away from imparting sex education on children –UNFPA Reps

Parents cannot shy away from imparting sex education on children –UNFPA Reps

Ratidzai Ndhlovu is the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Resident Representative in Nigeria. In this interview with select journalists, including our Correspondent, Hassan Zaggi, she speaks on the effort of the…

Who succeeds Chidoka as Corps Marshal?

Who succeeds Chidoka as Corps Marshal?

By Chibuzor Emejor  /  Correspondent, Abuja The recent nomination of Osita Chidoka, the Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) as a prospective minister by…

Police barracks: Where officers live in squalor

By Emmanuel Udom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos  Police barracks in various parts of Lagos and across the country are gradually trudging towards danger. That is, if the government, police authorities and…

ASUP, COEASU: Shekarau’s integrity still at stake

ASUP, COEASU: Shekarau’s integrity still at stake

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos “We have been compromising since 2013. We have continued to agree to suspend the strike but at each point, government always breaches the agreement. What…

‘LASU fees reduction won’t affect projects’

‘LASU fees reduction won’t affect projects’

 Professor John Obafunwa is the Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU). In this interview with Reporter, Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase, he speaks on the ongoing infrastructural renewal projects, and other issues at…

Old students vow to reposition GSS Ilorin

Old students vow to reposition GSS Ilorin

By Dele Moses   /  Reporter, Ilorin Moved by the unsatisfactory standard of  Government Secondary School (GSS), Ilorin, Kwara State the old boys of the institution have resolved to restore…

Pro-Chancellors push for increased tuition to complement federal grants

By Innocent Oweh  / Correspondent, Abuja The Committee of Pro-Chancellors of Federal Universities has urged Nigerians to do away with the perception that hike in fees would prevent the children of…

Clergy tasks students on leadership role

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos The graduating students of Lead Forte-Gate Schools, Ogudu, Lagos, have been charged to aspire to greater heights and bring the hopes of their parents alive.…

Firm organises career counselling for students

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos One of Nigeria’s telecommunication companies, Etisalat has restated its commitment to the development of Nigerian youths by organizing a career and counseling programme for secondary…

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