Grassroot development: Ikorodu communities gets Community Development Charter

>By Tobi Oyetunde<   “Grassroots development remains a cardinal component of global campaigns of the 21st Century. It is therefore important that the community as the epicentre of human and environmental activities should remain a recurrent decimal in the narrative of developmental agenda”.   This statement by Mr. Francis Abayomi, Executive Director, Peace and development … Continue reading Grassroot development: Ikorodu communities gets Community Development Charter

IPC/ACTIONAID launches community development charter in Lagos

>By Funmi Falobi and Tobi Oyetunde< As part of efforts to ensure community driven development at the grassroots, the International Press Centre (IPC), has launched community development charters for Lagos communities. The charter, otherwise called village book, captures the community profile and summary of development aspirations of grassroot communities following series of community led engagements … Continue reading IPC/ACTIONAID launches community development charter in Lagos

FOI advocates urge World Bank to reverse downgrade of information access

By FUNMI FALOBI. Freedom of Information (FOI) advocates in Africa, supported by their counterparts around the world, are asking for a reversal of the decision by the World Bank to downgrade its access to information programme. In a letter by the Working Group of the African Platform on Access to Information (APAI) to the World … Continue reading FOI advocates urge World Bank to reverse downgrade of information access

Corruption: Be the watchdog, Owasanoye urges media

"At this point where we are as a nation, we need the media to ceaselessly disseminate information about the developmental costs and evils of corruption in our society"