Title: The Government Negligence and Look away syndrome on the Lingering Impact of Gully Erosion: A Case of Atenda, Ibadan. By Babajide Aseyan and Idris Animasaun

Gully erosion is a significant environmental issue that adversely affects many regions worldwide, including Atenda, a community in Ibadan, Oyo state. Despite the Ministry of Urban Development’s ten-year demolition marking initiative, the government’s negligence in addressing the root causes of this problem has led to persistent and devastating consequences. This article aims to shed light …

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RE: EMERGENCY: ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN ON RINGROAD IBADAN AN OPEN LETTER TO HC OYO STATE MINISTRY OF ENERGY

Sometimes in April 2023, I did a post drawing attention of the state government of accident(s) waiting to happen because of an heavy concrete base lying along MKO Abiola way ringroad. It is important to note that the responsiveness of the Hon. Seun Ashamu, the Honorable Commissioner for Energy to avert any unforseen crises. There …

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How GSM is making Oyo State a major investment destination.

Oyo, Lagos state as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have emerged as best performing states in Nigeria’s socioeconomic scorecard, according to Analysts Data Services and Resources (ADSR). A total of 57 relevant indicators were used in the construction of the scorecard across 12 key broad socio-economic segments. Mr Afolabi Olowookere who is The Managing …

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SDG 11: Tokunbo Wahab exemplifying his intentionality in making a change in Lagos

I was keenly interested in the conversations that erupted yesterday, when Officials from Lagos State Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources served final demolition notices on properties in Cluster 1, Lekki County Estate, Ikota GRA & Megamond Estate within Lekki Phase2 -Ikota Drainage channel. But, to think people want properties to simply remain along …

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PALLIATIVES: A BLESSING OR CURSE

The Collins dictionary defines the word PALLIATIVE as an action that is intended to make the effects of a problem less severe but does not actually solve the problem. At the inauguration speech of President Bola Tinubu, he declared that the subsidy on fuel will be removed with immediate effect. This announcement/declaration had a domino …

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MOHBAD: THE ALLEGED BULLYING AND HARASSMENT – THE YOUTHS AND THE ‘MOHBAD MOMENT’

To start off it is important to define Bullying and Harassment. Bullying: seek to harm, intimidate, or coerce someone perceived as vulnerable. Harassment: aggressive pressure or intimidation. (Intimidating someone means to make timid or fearful, especially to compel or deter by or as if by threats). On the 12th September 2023, the death of Mohbad …

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AGODI GARDENS AND TRANS AMUSEMENT PARK FOR SALE: Idris Animasaun writes Open Letter to Seyi Makinde

To His Excellency the Governor of Oyo State Engr. Seyi Makinde Your Excellency Sir, I will like to draw your attention to the rumours going about that the land on which the Trans Amusement Park and Agodi Gardens stand are up for sale. As an indigene of Ibadan this rumour is worrisome, therefore, I decided …

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BODIJA ESTATE CRISES: THE NEED FOR GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION

About two weeks ago, precisely on the 8th of August 2023, the body of Miss. Omoniyi Boluwatife a graduate of Nursing of Lead City University, Ibadan was discovered with her womb already gone after a night hangout with friends to celebrate her induction into Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria at one of the leading …

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Dear Young Folks (Series 1).

Dear Young Folks, My life journey started like it’s going be a roller coaster when I passed the entrance examination age nine(9) and in Primary Three(3) to secure admission to one of the best public secondary schools at the time. Then again, I started trying out certificate examinations meant for SS3 Students from SS1 but …

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OPEN LETTER: Idris Animasaun writes Governor Seyi Makinde on need to address rising cost of food commodities despite the heavy investments in Agribusiness

As an independent observer with extensive grassroot coverage, it is that important that I speak on the current situation of increasing cost of living and particularly the ever-rising cost of food commodities in Oyo State and Nigeria as a whole. This is a national problem: ‘Nigeria declared a national emergency on food security July 13, …

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