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How illegal mining is wiping out Ghana’s forests

Ghana is facing a serious risk of an environmental catastrophe due to the high level of environmentally unfriendly human activities such as illegal logging, illegal mining, and illegal farming within its forest reserves.

INVESTIGATION: Many crises tearing apart Federal University Oye-Ekiti (PART II)

  IN the first part of this report, Yekeen AKINWALE who has been following the crises at Federal University Oye-Ekiti, in Ekiti State chronicled the...

INVESTIGATION: Many crises tearing apart Federal University Oye-Ekiti ( Part I)

EIGHT years after it was established, the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) in Ekiti State is still struggling with the teething problem, and more recently, the...
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Injustice in ivory tower: The abandoned project called Tai Solarin College of Education (3)

THE Nigerian government customarily situates institutions of higher learning in rural communities in order that they may serve as catalysts for development. Tai Solarin...

Injustice in ivory tower: The unreported ordeals of Ogun college’s staff (2)

ONE of the structures close to the main entrance of Tai Solarin College of Education is a place known as the Business Arena. Sitting...

Injustice in ivory tower: How lecturers in Ogun college die in silence as govt withholds salaries, entitlements (1)

Workers at the Tai Solarin College of Education are currently owed billions in salary arrears and unremitted cooperative and pension deductions by their employer-Ogun...
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How bribe taking, voters’ frustration slow down collection of PVC in Lagos

In early April, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) decried low rate of Permanent Voters’ Cards' (PVC) collection, especially in the South West.  Lagos, which was...

INVESTIGATION: Filth, dilapidation, drug abuse… how Area Council has neglected Bwari abattoir

  IT has been a busy day for Aliyu Ibrahim, a butcher at Bwari abattoir. He is at work on the Sallah day that Muslims...

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INEC denies operating registration centres in Niger Republic

THE Chief Press Secretary to the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Rotimi Oyekanmi has denied reports...

Privatisation council approves fast-tracking concession of Zungeru power plant

THE National Council on Privatisation has approved the fast-tracking of the work plan for the concession of the Zungeru...

Court jails Senator Nwaoboshi for seven years over money laundering

THE Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has sentenced a serving Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, to seven years in...

Nigeria-UK Migration Agreement: Smugglers, illegal migrants to face maximum sentence, deportation

THE United Kingdom government has signed a new migration agreement with Nigeria that will deter illegal migration, the Home...

Buhari condemns Shiroro attack, asks Nigerians to pray for safe return of abducted victims

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Thursday's terrorist attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, describing it as...
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