Abiose Adelaja

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INVESTIGATION: More pregnant women die as Lagos struggles with poor healthcare

Poor funding, unskilled workforce and more are helping to raise maternal mortality in Lagos state, as in wider Nigeria ------------------------------------- Femi Stephens wept intensely, his hands clasped over his head as he watched his dying wife on a blood-stained stretcher shortly after being delivered of a baby. Clutching the metal…

Badagry slave port

Badagry Slave Route faces environmental degradation

Tree felling as become a norm in Badagry. (more…)

Controversy trails Nigeria’s stance on adequate stock of children vaccines

The NPHCDA had complained of inadequate vaccine. (more…)

Nigerian govt puts millions of children in danger as country runs out of vaccines

An estimated six to seven million Nigerian children of immunizable age are in danger of dying from vaccine-preventable diseases this year, if the Federal Government fails to intervene in the current stock out of vaccines in the country, a body of scientists is warning. The impact may not be fully…

Coalition faults Nigerian government on HIV treatment

Coalition petitions government on treatment of PLWHA. In the past few months, it has been a trail of tears and fears amongst people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV, as an increasing number were committed to mother earth due to complications of the disease. Though medically unconfirmed, health and treatment…

Coalition faults Nigerian government on HIV treatment

Coalition petitions government on treatment of PLWHA (more…)

Vanishing coastlines of Lagos

The disappearing beaches of Kuramo, Alpha, and other smaller ones, indicates a longstanding problem of coastline neglect in Nigeria. Shipwrecks, sand mining activities, are some. However, this report takes a look at the implication on Lagos and the country at large. Everything looked normal at Gbara-Maiyegun, popularly known as Lekki…