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Work that is interesting and fulfilling is good for mental health, but a negative working environment or work-related stressors can lead to physical and mental health problems. It is important for employers and others in positions of responsibility in the workplace to put in place measures to promote the good mental health of their employees, […]

Six weeks after Folasade Ogunniyi, was knocked into the lagoon while working as a street sweeper on the Third Mainland Bridge, her family is yet to receive the promised N45,000 compensation by the Highway Manager, which was her three months salary. Folasade’s body was recovered from the lagoon under the bridge on Friday, August 23, […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria and the Lagos State Government team have assessed the National Arts Theatre ahead of a new investment plan that includes building a Creative Industry Park at the Theatre. In the assessment team are Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele; Permanent Secretary, Lagos […]

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has opened talks with the African Export and Import Bank (Afrexim Bank) on funding of the repair of Nigeria’s refineries in Warri, Kaduna and Port Harcourt. A statement yesterday by the corporation said the bank’s possible funding of other key downstream and midstream infrastructure projects of the NNPC was […]

The idea of going on a road trip out of Nigeria to other West African countries such as Cotonou, Togo, Accra and Douala, either by public buses or private car can be very exciting but very few of them are prepared for the experience they eventually face on the road. If you are not prepared, […]

Multiple award-winning Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African descent by the Africa Report. Adichie is Number four on the list, and is the only other Nigerian in the top five apart from Aliko Dangote who is the number one on the list. She is […]

The University of Lagos, Akoka, has suspended Dr Boniface Igbeneghu of the Department of European Languages and Integrated Studies, Faculty of Arts, after he was filmed making sexual advances to an ‘admission seeker’. Igbeneghu, a pastor with the Foursquare Gospel Church, was also suspended by the church over the footage, which went viral on the […]

Nigerian universities and polytechnics have been rife with allegations of sexual harassment and targeted abuse of female students by lecturers. More often than not, these allegations are difficult to prove and students are victimised without justice. Nigerian journalist, Kiki Mordi, reporting for BBC Africa Eye, went undercover with journalists posing as students inside the University […]

Hollywood stars came out in full force for the grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. The red carpet buzz surrounded Perry’s history-making as the first African American actor/director/writer/producer to own a studio outright with no partners or corporate backing. A-list stars including Viola Davis, Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Halle Berry, Samuel […]

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