Category: News

Group Flays Rock Blasting in Residential Areas

A non-governmental, non-profit organization Urban-Rural Environmental Defenders (U-RED) has raised alarm over continued indiscriminate and unsafe blasting of rocks at residential areas across Federal Capital Territory (FCT) communities and environs. Speaking at a sensitization workshop the group organized for village heads, community leaders and other stakeholders in Bwari at the Sarkin Bwari palace in Bwari […]

Udensi Advocates for Proper Equipment for Security Agents

Chief Udensi Following the rising insecurity manifesting in the forms of random killing and kidnapping across the country, a security expert and frontline Abia-state gubernatorial hopeful, Chief Chikwe Udensi has canvassed for provision of adequate and modern equipment for the security agents to enable them do their job effectively protecting lives and property in the […]

London fire: A tale of two tower blocks

By Charles Beatle, Tripoli London is increasingly becoming a city of high-rise living. There are more than 700 tower blocks, ranging from brand new luxury developments to the post-war council-owned buildings seen as a quick-fix to cure problems caused by crumbling and unsanitary 19th Century hovels. About 8% of Londoners now live in tower blocks. Some flats are bought for millions, others are relatively lowcost social […]

Giving Voice to the Deaf and Dumb

Communicating with the deaf and dumb may be a herculean task especially where there is no interpreter. IPAS in collaboration with Australian Aid recently seeks ways of giving voice to those with this form of disability in the society. By Reuben Nwankwo IPAS country director in partnership with Australian Aid has advocated that at least one sign language interpreter should […]

NITDA, EFCC Forge Alliance against Corruption

The Present administration has prioritized the fight against corruption and to do justice to this fight, some of the key agencies of government are stopping at nothing in tackling corruption. The latest agencies to partner in order to add bite to the anti-corruption fight are NITDA and EFCC. By Paschal Emeka The National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) and the Economic […]