Tackling Rising Cases Of Indiscipline In Secondary Schools Based In Lagos

BY SANDRA IJEOMA OKOYE If there is any news that concerns the Lagos State Government and parents and guardians that is at the moment trending on traditional and social media spaces, it is unarguably the alleged sexual violence case involving students of Chrisland School which occurred in Dubai, United Arab Emirates to which the State […]

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Dariye, Nyame and That Controversial State Pardon

By Reuben Abati Pursuant to the powers to exercise the prerogative of mercy vested in the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Section 175  (1—6) of the  1999 Constitution the Federal Government last week granted state pardon to two former state Governors, Rev Jolly Nyame of Taraba State and Senator Joshua Dariye of […]

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NDLEA intercepts Cocaine consignments at Port Harcourt, Abuja, Lagos airports

Desperate attempts by Brazil based drug cartels to smuggle large consignments of Cocaine into Nigeria through three major international airports in Port Harcourt, Abuja and Lagos have been foiled by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, who arrested seven traffickers. At the Port Harcourt International Airport, five suspects were arrested on Saturday […]

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A Troubling History of Consensus Politics, By Azu Ishiekwene

On March 26 at the Eagle Square, Abuja, the All Progressives Congress (APC), reinvented a version of consensus politics that ancient Rome and Greece would have been proud of. After years of in-fighting and decay, and fearing that the opposition might rebound, the ruling party finally called its overdue convention. It rounded up aspirants who […]

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The Built Environment: The Balance Between Profit, Comfort and Productivity

By Gbenga Onabanjo The importance of the built environment in relation to the natural environment and its occupants is keenly observed all over the world. That was the main reason a Swedish 15-year-old Greta Thunberg did not go to school on August 20, 2018 but began a three-week strike with other young activists at the […]

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In Search of Greens and Open Spaces, By Gbenga Onabanjo

In our clime, the greens and open spaces are usually associated with the upper-class neighbourhoods, mostly in the Government Reserved Areas (GRAs). These GRAs are located in cities like Lagos, Kaduna, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Enugu, to mention a few. Most of these GRAs are being reclassified for economic reasons. This trend is fast catching up […]

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NLNG, US-PMI flag-off net distribution campaign against Malaria in Bonny

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) and United States President’s Malaria Initiative (US-PMI), over the weekend, flagged off the distribution of treated mosquito net on Bonny Island as part of plans to make the island Nigeria’s first malaria-free zone. The campaign is part of an implementation plan for the Bonny Island Malaria Elimination Project (BNYMEP) led by NLNG, […]

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Digital transformation of Nigeria: A call to the government, By Y.Z. Yau

Text of Press Conference addressed by Y. Z. Yaú. the Executive Director of the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) at Treasurers Sites and Conference, Abuja on February 10, 2022 Last week, precisely on February 2, 2022, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) convened a meeting of stakeholders in the telecommunication sector […]

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Effects of noise, air pollution and harmattan in Lagos

By Gbenga Onabanjo The unprecedented level of noise and air pollution in our city centres are cause for concern. The motorcyclist has his finger permanently on his horn to alert the other ubiquitous drivers of his presence as he meanders across the street in a manner akin to someone on a stunt drive.  The same […]

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