Making the State of Osun an African Alternative Energy Center: the story of IRAGBIJI ARAGBIJI and its bright future

Iragbiji is arguably the most peaceful and serene community in Boripe Local Government Area of Osun State, South west Nigeria. though rustic, its appealing physical feature signify its potential for a greatness that will be driven by the clairvoyance of the town`s huge human capital. Iragbiji`s mountains and hills, flora and fauna make it the tourist destination any day. These beautiful sceneries have for decades remained the defining factors that instill the historical essence of this town that has now produced the present governor of the state–Gboyega Oyetola; the erstwhile…

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U.S. advocates concerted action to end violence against women, girls

U.S. Consul General John Bray on Monday urged Nigerians to take a firm stand against impunity, stigma and the culture of silence which fuel violence against women and girls in the country. Speaking at a public lecture organized by the rights group Women Arise and the United Nations Information Center, to mark the commencement of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Consul-General Bray noted that curbing escalating violence against women and girls would require candid testimony by survivors and open discussion of the societal factors that perpetuate gender-based violence.…

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Media Rights Agenda attacks Lagos University Teaching Hospital over FOI

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), this week bags the Media Rights Agenda (MRA)’s induction into its weekly ‘Hall of Shame’ ratings of the federal government and agencies poor record on Freedom of Information,FOI, law since its establishment. LUTH was inducted into “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” for undermining the right to information in Nigeria guaranteed by the FOI Act, evidenced by its non-compliance with almost all aspects of the Law over the last seven years. Announcing the induction of LUTH into the FOI Hall of Shame, in…

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