The Day ’Cripples’ Crippled Abuja

Like the famous satire, "The Beggars' Strike", activities in the Federal Capital Territory were ‘crippled’ by physiologically challenged persons. Our correspondents, Austine ELEMUE and Edrina EMMANUEL monitored the event and report: 

The sight of the physically challenged persons ta [...]

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Bolaji Abdullahi Has Exposed His Book As a Tissue of Lies and Himself as a Liar

By Reno Omokeri

Two months ago when I got details of the contents of the book by the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressive Congress, Bolaji Abdullahi, I described him as a liar and his book as a tissue of lies meant to defame former President Jonathan as the 2019 elections draw near and the yearning for a return to the years [...]

Thu, 23 November 2017

Unity College Principals Tasked On Prudence

Principals of the 104 Federal Unity Colleges have been charged to ensure prudence in the management of resources allocated to them.
 
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arch. Sunny Echono, gave the charge at the opening ceremony of a 3-Day ‘Value for Money Sensitization Forum’ in Abuja, a statement f [...]

Thu, 23 November 2017

The Day ’Cripples’ Crippled Abuja

Like the famous satire, "The Beggars' Strike", activities in the Federal Capital Territory were ‘crippled’ by physiologically challenged persons. Our correspondents, Austine ELEMUE and Edrina EMMANUEL monitored the event and report: 

The sight of the physically challenged persons ta [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017

NNPC denies price hike as fuel queues persist

As fuel queues resurface across Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has denied any change to the pump price of petrol in the country.

A statement by the Group General Manager Group Public Affairs Division of NNPC, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, said the ex-depot petrol price of N133.38 per litre and the pump price of N143/N145 [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017

Group Writes US Embassy, Demands Atiku’s Visa Status

An anti-corruption and civil society group, Leadership and Accountability Initiative, has petitioned the United States Embassy in Abuja over the controversies surrounding the visa status of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.  

It could be recalled that former President Olusegun Obasanjo had alleged that Atiku, who was his vic [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017

Ortom seeks collaborative effort in HIV/AIDS fight

As Nigerians join the rest of the World to commemorate the 2017 World AIDS Day, last week, the Benue State government has called on citizens to unite in the fight against the pandemic, saying government cannot fight it alone. 

Speaking at IBB Square in Makurdi, Governor Samuel Ortom, urged individuals, families and corporate organisa [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017

Army refutes recruiting claims in social media

The Nigerian Army has denied claims in the social media that it was recruiting, urging the general to disregard some advertisements on social media platforms requesting for applications.

In a statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, he noted that, "The attention of the Nigerian Army is [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017

Buhari, Military Operations And Battle Against Insecurity

By Christopher Yakubu

Since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed the reins of leadership in May 2015, the army has carried out quite some operations a [...]

Fri, 01 December 2017

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