#ENDSARS Protests: IPC condemns arson attack on media houses, journalists

-By sdnonline- The International Press Centre (IPC)  is extremely concerned about latest happenings in the country with respect to the #ENDSARS and #ENDSWAT protests especially the targeting of media institutions and harrassment of journalists. IPC particularly condemns the Wednesday, October 21, 2020, arson attack on Television Continental (TVC) as well as the molestation of the … Continue reading #ENDSARS Protests: IPC condemns arson attack on media houses, journalists

IDUAI 2020: IPC charges govt, institutions to prioritise right to information

-By sdnonline- On the occasion of the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI), the International Press Centre (IPC) is prompting the Nigerian government to recognise the importance of respecting legal and institutional frameworks that guarantee the right to information in the country in line with continental and international standards. The International Day for Universal Access to … Continue reading IDUAI 2020: IPC charges govt, institutions to prioritise right to information

It isn’t going to be all partying under Otoge

By Rafiu Ajakaye Change was never going to be rosy or flamboyantly flowery the way we knew it.  Things weren’t going to remain the same. There isn’t going to be free money to throw around. And there definitely wouldn’t be a chance for anyone to throw their weight around to oppress fellow human beings in … Continue reading It isn’t going to be all partying under Otoge

JFC: Making case for managing internal displacement crisis in Nigeria

By sdnonline Nations of the world face one crisis or the other which have left many people to flee their homes. While some of these crises could be as a result of conflict, ethnic clash, terrorism, insurgencies, political and religion cconflict, others could be as a result of natural disasters like flooding, volcanic eruption, tsunami … Continue reading JFC: Making case for managing internal displacement crisis in Nigeria

British-Nigerian entrepreneur makes waves on black pound day

-By sdnonline- British-Nigerian, Shalom Lloyd is recognized and celebrated as United Kingdom (UK) kicks off ‘Black Pound Day’ for consumers to discover and support Black-owned businesses. With natural ingredients sourced from Nigeria, Pharmacist and entrepreneur, Shalom Lloyd, combines her professional knowledge and African heritage to create a natural skincare line that has developed into a … Continue reading British-Nigerian entrepreneur makes waves on black pound day

PLWDs urge Sanwo-Olu to institutionalise Disability Agency

-By sdnonline- People Living With Disabilities (PLWDs) in Lagos State have called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to institutionalise and strengthen the state disability agency, LASODA. While felicitating with the Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration's one year in office, the PLWDs also urged the government to restore the Disability Empowerment Fund. In a signed statement by Dr. … Continue reading PLWDs urge Sanwo-Olu to institutionalise Disability Agency

LOCKDOWN BLUES: SOME THINGS LEARNT AND NOT LEARNT

-By Sanmi Falobi These are indeed times of uncertainties as the Coronavirus pandemic rages on. When shall things normalise? Next month, in two months, six months? Some projections estimate that we shall continue to deal with the diversity of COVID-19 pandemic well into 2021. Suddenly, our year 2020 projections and goals are on ‘lockdown’ due … Continue reading LOCKDOWN BLUES: SOME THINGS LEARNT AND NOT LEARNT