ILO trains Ondo Media Professionals on Elimination of Child labour

By: Ade Adeleke The International Labour Organisation (ILO) through its Action against Child Labour in Agriculture in West Africa, (ACLAWA), has embarked on 3day Communication for Development Training Workshop for Media Practitioners in Ondo State on the elimination of Child Labour. The Training that is holding in Akure, between Thursday 13th June and Saturday 15th…

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Tragedy as 50 die in Road accidents

Road accidents killed at least 50 people and injured 185 others during the four-day Eid el Fitr holiday across Afghanistan. The country’s General Directorate of Traffic Police disclosed this today, saying a total of 102 road accidents occurred across Afghanistan in the period, killing 50 commuters, including eight women and 13 children, and injuring 185…

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War against Child Labour, ILO’s ACLAWA engages Ondo Communities

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has called for Implementing existing legislations, securing sufficient funding and raising awareness within communities as a crucial hurdles to overcome child labour in Nigeria. The Project Director of the Action against Child Labor in Agriculture in West Africa (ACLAWA), under the ILO, Dr Agatha Kolawole, made the disclosure in Akure,…

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Human Trafficking: Expertise France boosts NAPTIP operations in Ondo

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP) in partnership with an international agency, Expertise France, has stepped up the war against human trafficking in Ondo State. To this effect, Expertise France, one of NAPTIP’s Partners has renovated the NAPTIP office in Akure, the State capital. Expertise France, one of NAPTIP’s Partners…

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Why FG installing biometric gates for Immigration at Int’l Airports —Interior minister

In line with international standards and best practices, the federal government has installed 30-second biometric clearance gates for the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) at all international airports in the country. The biometric gates can screen and clear a passenger within 30 seconds without any interface or contact with Immigration personnel. When inaugurated, it would provide…

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GWR: FUTA Alumnus Christopher Olusa Set for 120hours World Record Marathon Speech

…..says “Our Speech Marathon is not just another event; it is a testament to human determination.”. ….Ondo NUJ seeks Support for the Young Nigerian. By: Tolulope Oluwole Following the approval from Guinness World Records, the Chief Executive Officer “TalkWithTheDuke” platform,Christopher Bayode Olusa has decided to break record with 120 Hours speech. Christopher Olusa, is set…

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Soft drinks, chewing gums, toothpastes pose cancer risk —WHO warns

World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, warned that artificial sweeteners to thousands of fizzy drinks, chewing gums and low-calorie foods pose a potential cancer risk. The global agency, in a reclassification, according to insiders, said aspartame is to be listed as “possibly carcinogenic to humans.” The development follows a major safety review of artificial sugar replacement…

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