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Moving Lagos from linear to circular economy

As Lagos population grows daily with attendant increase in waste generation, experts recently met to chart ways on how best the state can attain a circular economic status through strategic management of waste generation. MURITALA AYINLA writes   Going by the global population trends in the 21st century, there is increased migration from rural to […]

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Tackling menace of street begging in Kwara

STEPHEN OLUFEMI ONI in this report examines the menace of street begging in Kwara State, especially in Ilorin, the state capital, and steps being taken by the government to curb the crisis   Street begging is, to all intents and purposes, an undesirable social phenomenon plaguing many African countries, particularly Nigeria which prides itself as […]

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Ondo spare parts market in turmoil over royal interference in leadership tussle

With spare parts dealers in Akure, the Ondo State capital blaming Deji of Akure of moves to impose a chairman on the market, ADEWALE MOMOH writes on the crisis and parties involved   The situation in the major spare parts market in Akure, the state capital of Ondo, is becoming increasingly tense as a result […]

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When Osinbajo eulogised, bid Soun farewell

…and commiserated with late Olubadan’s family Saturday,   Ogbomoso was agog  last week, when Vice President Yemi Osinbajo joined thousands of sons and daughters of the ancient town for the Thanksgiving Service held in honour of the late Alayeluwa Oba (Dr) Oladunni Oyewunmi, Ajagungbade II, the Soun of Ogbomoso in Oyo State. MURITALA AYINLA writes […]

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2021 Ibadan NBA Law Week: Makinde, GOC, others, proffer solutions to security challenges

Makinde, GOC, others, proffer solutions to security challenges   Sola Adeyemo IBADAN To many reasonable Nigerians, the notorious issue of insecurity in the country has become a major source of worry, as nowhere appears safe any longer.   Gunmen, now otherwise called ‘bandits’, have, since the second term assumption of office by President Muhammadu Buhari […]

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Ilara-Mokin: A community left to fend for itself

No government in Nigeria has ever had enough funds for the development of towns, communities and villages in its domain. As a result, some communities take their destinies in their hands by embarking on community projects. BABATOPE OKEOWO reports that Ilara-Mokin, through the Egbe, has been on the vanguard of developments in the town.   […]

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When Goodluck Jonathan hosted his class of ‘UU’81’

Forty years later, they still remain united and together, which is the reason they gathered recently in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, to celebrate their own – Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, the former President of Nigeria, and to restate their commitment to one another.   They were the foundation class of the University of Port Harcourt […]

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Ondo: Killers on the prowl as cold-blooded murders surge

Within one month, no fewer than six persons have been gruesomely murdered in different parts of Ondo State, which now causes apprehension among residents. ADEWALE MOMOH writes on how the victims were killed and how murderers have been on the loose.   With Ondo State still grappling with the issue of kidnapping, which security agencies […]

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Anambra philanthropist, Iyke, marks another year   

  Ambassador Mmerigwo Henry Iyke a foremost Uli-born humanitarian and, who is also called Onwa na ala Uli, today November 4, 2021 celebrates another remarkable year in his life. The international award winning business man and philanthropist per excellence, whose extraordinary gestures have helped lift many families out of poverty, said he wishes to thank God […]