Lagos residents urge Ambode to rename community

October 24, 2016

Residents of Gloryland Community in Federal Site and Services Scheme in Isheri-olofin, Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos have called on the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, to urgently rename the community State […]

Sagamu Day to hold on Oct 27 and 29

October 20, 2016 tunde adegbola

Professor Tunde Ogunsanwo, President of Sagamu Development Association (SDA), the umbrella body of all social clubs of Sagamu community in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State,  has said that this year’s Sagamu Day will […]

Lagos lawmaker empowers 150 constituents

October 19, 2016 Bola Badmus

As the nation grapples with the challenge of unemployment, no fewer than 150 people, including artisans, became beneficiaries of various empowerment tools given out by a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable […]

Ibadan youths laud Adelabu on empowerment

October 17, 2016 bola badmus

A youth association, Council for Oyo State Indigenes  (COSI), has lauded the  Deputy Governor (Corporate Services) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Adekola Adelabu, for empowering the people. The group gave the commendation […]

Lawmaker donates transformer to community

October 17, 2016 moses alao

The new member representing Oorelope State Constituency in Oyo State House of Assembly, on the platform of the Labour Party, Honourable Lukman Balogun, has expressed the readiness to give the communities in the constituency effective […]

250 students get scholarship in Irepodun

October 11, 2016 biola azeez-ilorin

A foundation in Kwara State, Sunday Babalola Foundation, has awarded scholarship to 250 students in Irepodun Local Government area of the state. Speaking during the second edition of the scholarship award ceremony in Omu-Aran, the founder of the foundation, Engineer […]

NEMA official advises flood-prone communities

October 5, 2016

Against the background of the prediction by  NIMET that there will be rainfall above average in October, an official has advised communities prone to flooding to always monitor the sea level to avert disaster. The […]

Bodija market shut indefinitely

September 30, 2016 Wale Akinselure

Bodija market, Ibadan has been shut indefinitely. The decision of the Oyo state government to shut the popular market stemmed from continued failure of the traders to keep the market clean and abide by sanitation […]

LG election: Leguru baales sue for peace

September 30, 2016 gbenga olumide

The Council of Baales in Leguru Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ogun State, has charged their subjects to live in harmony, particularly during the forthcoming local government election. Addressing newsmen shortly after the council […]

Group empowers 250 Makoko youths

September 26, 2016 chukwuma okparaocha-lagos

A Non-Government Organisation (NGO), Sought-Out Cities Arts, Skill and Empowerment Initiative, on Sunday, empowered no fewer than 250 youths of Makoko Community in Lagos State through vocational training. The Director of the Initiative, Mrs Eunice […]

MGS old students make donation to alma mater

September 25, 2016

The Old Students Association of Muslim Grammar School, Ibadan (1981 class), led by former Commissioner for Education in Oyo State, Dr Nureni Adeniran, has donated desks and chairs to the alma mater. In his address […]

Ogun moves to establish chieftaincy tribunal

September 25, 2016 Joseph Ajayi

Ogun State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Chief Olajide Ojuko, has emphasised the importance of establishing a chieftaincy tribunal to resolve chieftaincy related disputes. Chief Ojuko made the remark during the visit of […]

NDDC rehabilitates roads in Asaba

September 13, 2016 alphonsus agborh-asaba

As flooding becomes a menace in most urban centres in Delta State, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has intervened through the rehabilitation of roads in Asaba and environs. The rehabilitation work, currently covering Delta […]

Amosun installs Ajalaye of Ilogun

September 11, 2016 joseph ajayi

Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has installed a new Ajalaye of Ilugun South in Ijebu North-East Local Government Area of the state, Oba Emmanuel Ademola Oluseyi Olusanu. The coronation which was witnessed by royal […]

‘Don’t go ahead with LCDAs creation’

August 29, 2016

A community leader in Erunmu, Egbeda Local Government Area of Oyo State, Chief Simeon Funmilayo Adeweso, has decried the slow pace of development at the grass roots, just as he advised the state government against […]

170 Sepeteri youths undergo training

August 18, 2016

NO fewer than 170  indigenes of Sepeteri, who are also graduates of tertiary institutions, are attending a workshop on Youth Development and Empowerment Workshop/Seminar organised by Sepeteri Improvement Union (SIU) in collaboration with a non-government […]

Ajiwogbo gets relief from water shortage

August 16, 2016

Residents of Ajiwogbo in Egbeda Local Government Area of Oyo State recently breathed a sigh of relief with the provision of borehole  by  a non-government organisation, Akin Alabi Foundation. The residents, who spoke with Community […]

LAPO empowers 197,766 community members

August 1, 2016 shola adekola-lagos

Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) has  empowered 197,766 community members with  health and social training between January and June, 2016 to enable them address the socio-cultural issues that underpin healthy living. Speaking at a performance […]

Kwara gov lauds Igbomina mobile clinic initiative

July 11, 2016

Kwara State governor,  Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, at the weekend, lauded the initiative of Igbomina community in healthcare delivery. Speaking at the kick-off of Igbomina  Mobile Clinic in Ajasepo, Kwara State, Governor Ahmed said the initiative […]

Group commends Saki West LG boss on development

July 10, 2016

The Caretaker Chairman of Saki West Local Government Area of Oyo State, Mr Kareem Adegoke, has been commended by the chairman of Saki Development Council,  Alhaji Salaudeen Salami, for his resolve to ensure  the growth […]

Ogunpa Indigenes Forum honour Olubadan, lawmaker

July 10, 2016

Ogunpa Indigenes Forum, a non political organisation comprising youths and Mogajis in Ogunpa community, Ibadan has conferred the Life Patron Award on the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji Ogunguniso I and a […]

IBEDC staff electrocuted in Ilorin

July 10, 2016 biola azeez-ilorin

A staff of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) was reportedly killed while undertaking repair of faulty electricity equipment at a step down plant situated at Sawmill area, behind College of Education, Ilorin, at the weekend. […]

Ogun to launch new health scheme

July 10, 2016

Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, will today declare open a new health scheme christened “Araya Scale Up”. The project is a  Community Based Health Insurance Scheme (CBHS), meant to provide affordable healthcare service delivery […]

Monarch urges govt to support rural farmers

July 7, 2016

The Orokere-Amuro in Mopamuro Local Government Area of Kogi State, Oba Jacob Mejedi, has called on government at all levels to provide support for rural farmers to boost food production. The traditional ruler  made the […]

Why we empower Ibadan youths –CCII

July 3, 2016 Tunde Ogunesan

THE dream to position youths in Ibadan for greater task in their various choosing careers as the world now tends towards agricultural development is the reason the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) decided to […]

Beauty queen donates to schools in Usi

June 20, 2016 David

The winner of  the 2015/16  beauty pageant in Usi-Ekiti (Miss Usi),  Esther Akinyemi, has  donated books to schools  in the community in  Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti state. Miss Akinyemi, an  ND 1 student […]