Tag Archives: News

by in Environment, Health, Investigations

Investigation… GAS FLARING: A story of wasted wealth and how a N/Delta community grapples with infertility

By Sunday Orji… “…Before the end of the third day, all the animals that took the water died“. The flares at Obrikom in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of RIvers State, never die. Fumes from high vertical flare stack stay steadfast in the air; darkening the day and brightening the twilight. The plants and shrubs and […]

by in Blog

Buhari’s body language shows a confused administration —Afolabi-Akiyode

The Chairperson of Transition Monitoring Group, Dr. Abiola Afolabi-Akiyode, Thursday, said the body language of President Muhammdu Buhari shows a confused administration that cannot lead Nigeria to a state of development, stating she has lost confidence in his administration. Afolabi-Akiyode said this at the maiden edition of Ripples Nigeria Dialogue tagged “Rebuilding Trust in a […]

by in Education, Investigations

INVESTIGATION… Yaba College of Technology: Plethora of graft trails Rector, staff

Sheltered in the heart of Lagos mainland, its sultry environment belies the rot within. But this has not always been so. Established in 1947, Yaba College of Technology is Nigeria’s pioneer higher educational institution. The institution, rather than attract fame for educational achievements, is currently embroiled in different corruption allegations. The school has been rocked […]

by in Education, Governance & Policy, Investigations

EXPOSED: How local school authorities scam poor parents and undermine free education policy in Lagos

Nigeria is estimated to have the highest number of out-of-school children globally, with over 10.5 million children, according to United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Of this lot, Lagos State is said to share 33,000 of the number, as noted in a 2014 DFID report. The majority of the children live in rural areas and […]

by in Investigations, Rights & Advocacy

Investigation… BAKASSI: From citizens to foreigners; from land owners to settlers

Revisiting the long, complicated history and its many fallouts If anything, the episode of the reported killing Nigerian fishermen, the passions it inflamed, and the debate it provoked, accentuated a bitter history of lengthy territorial scramble between both countries, which though received legal resolution over a decade and a half ago, and subsequent political resolution, […]

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