Iya Okiki

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 […]

Iya Okiki

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 […]

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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 […]

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Aisha Saleh: How Lagos Crushes Its Promising Young

The recent decision by the Lagos State Government to ban rather than regulate okada (commercial motorcyclers) and keke Marwa (tricycles), sounds posh, innit? Big city! Oho! But beyond the urbanisation rhetoric is sprawling, gnawing poverty and misery left unaddressed: millions of people across Lagos whose survival depend on these sources of livelihood now have their […]

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NGOs Bash Facebook Over Trafficking Of Cameroonian Child Refugees In Nigeria

Popular social media platform, Facebook has been criticised by two Non-Governmental Organisations for the recent allegation that the social media platform is being used as a conduit for the online sale of Cameroonian refugee children in Nigeria. The Africans Unite Against Child Abuse (AFRUCA) United Kingdom and the Centre for Children’s Health, Education, Orientation and […]

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Sexual Violence: CEE-HOPE Inaugurates Self Defense Training For Girls from Lagos, Ogun

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Center for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE) has inaugurated aself-defense skills program for 100 teenage girls in Lagos and Ogun States. The inauguration meeting which held at CEE-HOPE’s office at Ogba in Lagos, had25 girl beneficiaries from three communities in Lagos and Ogun States (Makoko, Monkey Village and […]

3. Excited school girls displaying their packs of sanitary pads after the conference on menstrual hygiene by NGO CEE-HOPE in Lagos recently

Give School Girls Free Sanitary Pads, NGO Urges FG

As part of the International Youth Day celebration, a non-governmental organization (NGO), the Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE), has urged the Nigerian Government to enact policies that would enable the distribution of sanitary products to school girls across the country. In a Press Statement issued in Lagos, CEE-HOPE’s Executive Director, Betty […]