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THE CAMPAIGNER SPEAKS ON THE ALBUM: "UNDERGROUND UPRISING"

Davy Fidel (Freelancer)  F riends and lover of music. Music they says fill the soul especially when it is one that hits the core of one's heart when presenting the reality before us as "crusted" bread. 
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SET UP "SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE" TO MONITOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Davy Fidel (Freelancer) O f course, road construction is a welcome development in any community that had long been abandoned. It is something no body in his or her right senses will object. However, to avoid a shaddy job, people in the Awodi-Ora community must be able to monitor the construction of the road. 

OCTOBER 10: A DAY YOUNG PEOPLE MARCH; END POLICE BRUTALITY!

Davy Fidel, Freelancer  F ollowing the erupted "#ENDSARS" protests that broke grounds in many communities, and also states across the country - days of the protests, where thousands of young people were on the streets protesting. Not only to scrab SARS, due to persons who had met death in the hands of Special Anti-robbery Squad. But for the government to provide jobs and good living for people.  This spark also brings to mind the Endsars protest that took place in Ajegunle, a populated slum city in Lagos, where police brutality and extortion of young people and also abuse of democratic rights are of high record. The Campaigner via LIFEINSLUM was there to witnessed and covered this eventful story, a flame that touched the heavens and left a mark like tattoos on the chest of history.  ***** It was on Saturday, October 10, 2020. Group of young people, in their numbers,  spontaneously gathered at a popular bus stop: "People's", Olodi Apapa, to protest #EndSARS. The

NEW TARIFF HIKE WILL ONLY INCREASE PROFIT FOR DISCOs NOT ELECTRICITY

  Davy Fidel (Freelancer) F ew days after the end of year, 2020. On January 5, 2021; the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, shock electricity consumers - Nigerians - with a new declaration to increase electricity tariff. This declaration for new increment by NERC came by way of an article titled: "FG increases electricity tariff again" (Punch January 5, 2021).

PRESS RELEASE: NIGERIANS MUST ORGANISE TO REJECT THE HIKE IN ELECTRICITY TARIFF!

The Campaigner - a subsidiary of LIFEINSLUM - join well meaning Nigerians and electricity consumers to reject the recent hike of electricity tariff declared by Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, on 5 January, 2021; few days after the end of year 2020. 

RISE OF SPORT BETTING CAUSED BY JOBLESSNESS AND POVERTY 

By Davy Fidel (Freelancer)  I n the last five years, hundreds of Betting Operators: both online and at designated areas in the commercial cities Lagos and across the country at large, have been licensed to start   the operation of Sport Betting. In recent years the number of stake in betting has increased drastically.  This increase is coming at a period when the increase in unemployment and economic hardship are scaring. The recent statistics of Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, NBS, reveals that 27.1% of Nigerians are unemployed. And among this scaring figure in the Q2 of 2020, the unemployment figure of young people was up from 29.7% in 2018 to 34.9% while underemployment is 28.2%. 

JAF PROTEST AGAINST INCREMENTS OF FUEL HIKE AND ELECTRICITY TARIFF

Lagos - Wednesday 16/9/2020 affiliates members of the Joint Action Front, JAF, organised a protest rally, that is, a week after the one organised by SPN on party deregistration and the fuel hike.  The protest rally was to demand the total reversal of the N160 (which marketers already are selling for  N183) fuel hike and the 100% electricity tariff hike the Buhari administration has implemented.   Before the kick off from the NLC Secretariat, Yaba Lagos. The leadership of JAF, in the person of Abiodun Aremu, Achike and others  addressed the press, present to cover the protest march.  According to Abiodun Aremu he said, "the deregulation of the oil sector won't make fuel available or Nigerians to buy cheaper. Instead, what it will do is to put more money in the pocket of the capitalist politicians." Other speakers like Sina Odugbemi,  Achike also spoke. Achike said "Nigerians should not accept this pump price increment from the regime. We should oppose it and get ourse