Education: Bedrock of women empowerment

-By Funmi Falobi- Mairo, popularly known as Yanrinya would have loved to become a nurse. She yearned to be educated, so her dream of being a nurse who would work in a hospital, where she would care and treat patients. Unfortunately dream never came to fruition. No thanks to her father, who never saw a … Continue reading Education: Bedrock of women empowerment

CEE-HOPE unveils Nnimmo Bassey conference hall

By sdnonline A Non-governmental organisation, Centre for Children's Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE) has named its hall after the renowned environmentalist, Dr. Nnimmo Bassey in recognition of his contribution to humanity. Speaking at the unveiling of the hall in Lagos, CEE-HOPE Executive Director, Betty Abah said the gesture was to appreciate the environment activist … Continue reading CEE-HOPE unveils Nnimmo Bassey conference hall

Russia-Ukraine War: Parents happy to receive daughter

By Funmi Falobi The ongoing Russia/Ukraine war is already having its toll on citizens and foreign nationals in Ukraine. The hostilities associated with the crisis is a growing concern as it is impacting the socio-economic life of the citizens and countries with nationals are already evacuating their citizens in order to save them from falling … Continue reading Russia-Ukraine War: Parents happy to receive daughter

FOI Act: Desk Officers debate setting up online platform

By sdnonline As part of efforts to ensure the implementation of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011, Desk Officers from various federal public institutions will meet at a two-day workshop in Abuja. The programme which commences on February 1 - 2, 2022 will discuss the establishment of an online FOI Platform to enable the … Continue reading FOI Act: Desk Officers debate setting up online platform

Climate change: FishNet Alliance reiterates commitment to support Makoko Fishermen

By Sdnonline FishNet Alliance has reiterated commitment in working towards addressing the challenges being faced by fishermen. Nigeria's renowned Environmental activist and the Director of Health of Mother Health Foundation (HOMEF), Dr. Nnimmo Bassey made this known during a visit to Makoko, a Lagos fishing community and Nigeria’s largest informal settlement, alongside some prominent fishermen … Continue reading Climate change: FishNet Alliance reiterates commitment to support Makoko Fishermen

IDPs: Muffled voices seeking succour

By Funmi Falobi The number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria, as a result of insurgency, flooding, ethno-religious conflict, communal clashes and recently, banditry has been on the increase. While the Sub+Saharan Africa accounts for 10.762million IDPs, Nigeria has the third highest number of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa. In 2020, the country had … Continue reading IDPs: Muffled voices seeking succour

IPC calls for thorough investigation into David Ekanem’s murder

By SDNonline International Press Centre (IPC) has condemned the reported grisly murder of David Ekanem, popularly known as 'Itiat Zion', a member of staff at FAD FM, in Calabar, Cross River State. His death is coming barely few days away from International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists where it was revealed that … Continue reading IPC calls for thorough investigation into David Ekanem’s murder