Tales of Woe As Lagos Demolishes Oworonshoki Communities

A TaskForce from the Lagos State government last week arrived at the Oworonshoki slum communities with a demolition order from the state government. Scores of houses including some worship centres were reduced to heaps of rubbles while the caterpillars roared through the various streets. A non governmental organisation, Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and […]

Madam Esther Omoche Onuh for Burial

The family of the Late Benue State-born businesswoman, Madam Esther Omoche Onuh has announced her burial arrangements. She had passed earlier on May 15th in Lagos after a brief illness. She was aged 77. In a statement signed by one of her children, Betty Abah, a journalist-activist, the funeral activities would hold on the 3rd, […]

Menstrual Hygiene Day: CEE-HOPE Fetes Teenagers, Makes Case For Free Pads Distribution

A Non-Governmental Organisation, the Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE) recently marked the International Menstrual Hygiene Day with a call for government’s intervention in ending period poverty in Nigeria. At a one-day seminar in Lagos which attracted several teenage girls from communities across Lagos and Ogun States and featured talks on rape […]


CEE-HOPE Names Hall After Environmentalist, Nnimmo Bassey

Renowned environmentalist and member of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, Rev. (Dr.) Nnimmo Bassey has been honoured in Lagos. The honour came on the platform of a non-governmental organisation; the Centre for Children’s Health Education Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE),  who yesterday named a hall in its facility after Bassey. Founder of CEE-HOPE, […]

We Are Still Outside, Homeless-Demolished Monkey Village Residents Demand Compensation

Residents of the recently demolished Monkey Village slums of Opebi, Lagos have called on the government of Lagos State to come their rescue saying they are homeless, living under the sky since 31st December 2020 when a Task Force rolled in the caterpillars that demolished their shanties. A visit to the area on Monday revealed […]

How New Year Eve Demolition Rendered Over 300 Lagos Slum Dwellers Homeless

While Nigerians prepared to usher in the New Year, residents of Monkey Village, a slum settlement in the Opebi area of Lagos State, were optimistic that the incoming year would better their lot in life, but the unexpected happened! At about 9am on December 31, 2020, earth moving equipment rolled into the community without prior […]

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Eminent Environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey Mentors Makoko Children, Fetes Fisherfolks

Nigeria’s leading environmental activist, Nnimmo Bassey was at Makoko, a Lagos fishing community and Nigeria’s largest informal settlement recently, raising the hopes of community members, old and young, for brighter days amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Bassey, director of the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and a 2010 recipient of the Right Livelihoods Awards (aka […]

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CEE-HOPE Empowers Low Income Women With EM-MODAS Program

In a bid to empower women in poor and marginalised communities where it works with children, the NGO Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE) recently launched Empowered Mothers for Development Actions (EM-MODAS). According to the NGO, the initiative will empower women with the right information and economic resources for the maximum development […]


CEE-HOPE Launches ICT Hub, Water Projects in Lagos Community, Other States

The Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) launched a borehole water project and Youth Hub (ICT/skills development and youth engagement center) in Monkey Village, an informal (slum) community in Opebi area of Lagos State, recently. The ICT Center is one of the  five centers to be established by […]

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Educating One Woman Is Educating Entire Nation- Dr. Atim Eneida George in Lagos

Former Public Affairs Officer of the United States Embassy in Nigeria, Dr. (Mrs.) Atim Eneida George has sensitised dwellers of Makoko community in Lagos State on their rights to vote and participate in the electoral process, emphasising the importance of education for the youths especially the girl child. George who also holds a chieftaincy title […]