Is lithium, a game changer for the Nigerian economy?

By Dr. Joel Ademisoye | Is this the “most valuable mineral resource on Earth” a game changer for Nigeria, with a heavy dependency on a ‘mono export product,’ oil, deteriorating economic conditions and a declining economy, via its foreign exchange earnings. Nigeria has discovered an enormous reserves of lithium in the country. What is the […]

Thriving plastic bottles scavenging

By Mary Agidi | At the sixth session of the UN Environment Assembly UNEA-6, held in March 2024, the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), released a report assessing global waste management and analyzing data concerning municipal solid waste management worldwide. At the global forum, scientists at the […]

Bobrisky’s ordeal: Crossdressing or mutilation of naira?

By Babatunde Ayedoju | If  there are names that an ardent follower of the Nigerian media space (both mainstream media and social media) will be conversant with in this period, one of them is bobrisky, just as the term crossdressing has been on the lips of Nigerians lately. Bobrisky, whose real name is Idris Olanrewaju […]

Junior Pope and Avoidable Deaths

ON daily basis, employees in all professions and vocations face dangerous conditions that put their lives at risk which at times lead to serious injury or even death. Despite advances in safety regulations and technologies, workers often have to contend with occupational hazards in offices, factories, construction sites and so on.Occupational hazards and avoidable deaths […]

Ondo schools resume for third term

Boluwatife Akinola | Primary and secondary schools in Ondo State today resumed for the final term of the 2023-2024 academic session. The schools had been on a three-week holiday since March 29, marking the conclusion of the second term. Our observations across schools showed that some of them have already commenced cleaning their premises in […]

Osun trains teachers

In a bid to ensure that Osun students excel in external examinations, such as the West African Secondary Schools Examination (WASSCE), the Adeleke administration is implementing measures to achieve this goal. To this end, over 600 English language and Literature teachers across the State are currently undergoing a special workshop on effective teaching strategies. Declaring […]

Shun cultism, VC advises AAUA students

By Saheed Ibrahim | Students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, at the Muftau Lanihun College of Education, Ibadan campus, have been advised to shun cultism, indecent dressing, examination malpractices, prostitution, and other social vices and be good ambassadors of the institution. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Olugbenga Ige, gave this advice during the […]

Appropriate legal structures for school owners

By Funmilayo Olagunju | In time past, school (primary and secondary) owners were allowed to register the school name as a Business Name with Corporate Affairs Commission. On the 4th day of March, 2022, the Corporate Affairs Commission gave a directive that schools, academies and related institutions of learning should no longer be approved nor […]

Conditions that will make court vacate its decision

By Bamidele K,olawole | A vacated judgment makes a previous judgment legally void. A trial court may have the power under certain circumstances, usually involving fraud or lack of jurisdiction over the parties to a case, to vacate its own judgments. It is not common for a court to vacate its judgment, and enter another […]

Ododo commends stakeholders, party members over Ondo APC primary

Kogi State Governor and chairman of the Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election committee has commended stakeholders and members of the party in Ondo state for their orderly conduct and massive turnout during the direct primary election in the state. This is contained in a statement issued by Special Adviser on Media […]