Editorial

Arresting the massacres on the Benue Valley

On May 29, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari in his inaugural speech in Abuja said; ‘Boko Haram is not only the security issue bedeviling our country. The spate of kidnappings, armed robberies, herdsmen/farmers clashes, cattle rustlings all help to add to the general air of insecurity in our land [...]

Mon, 08 January 2018


Fuel Scarcity, Skyrocket Prices...Nigerians Fear Bleak Yuletide

Nigerians are in the throes of a bleak Yuletide as prices of goods and services continue to soar, even as fuel scarcity enters the third week with no respite in sight.

Except something happens later this week, Nigerians with plans of travelling for the Christmas and New Year festivities will ha [...]

Sat, 16 December 2017


In this season of Christmas

In about seven days, Christmas will be upon us after a year of mixed bags. It is only fitting to retrospectively look at a year that has shaped Nigeria in many ways and count the blessings.

There is no better time to take stock at a time when Jesus Christ, God’s Gift of Love to humanity w [...]

Sat, 16 December 2017


AMAC Burden of Taxes

 

The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 provides in the Fourth Schedule the main functions of the 774 local governments and six area councils in the Federal Capital Territory to include but not limited to the collection of rates, radio and television licences; establish [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


Promoting safety in FCT schools

Penultimate week, a school pupil, four-year old Master David Jacob, was killed when a part of his school building collapsed. Other of his school mates escaped with bruises with some still in the hospital and others since back to their homes.

The school, Monsouri International Nursery and Primar [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


2016 Teachers Day: Plight of Nigerian teachers

Across the world, October 5 is set aside to appreciate professionalism, hard work and special contribution of teachers to the development of nations.

In Nigeria however, it is a day inevitably used by unions to press home their demands for better working conditions, welfare, improved school inf [...]

Sat, 15 October 2016


The booming ’Agbo’ market in Abuja

Despite the ban on street hawking and unauthorised erection of stalls in the federal capital territory, Abuja is witnessing an unprecedented influx of hawkers of herbal mixture popularly known as Agbo.
These hawkers are now regular sights around residential and office premises where they boldly [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


Buhari’s call to return to farm

On two occasions, President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to cultivate farmlands for the nation to achieve self-sufficiency in food production and generate increased revenue from agricultural products.
The president’s call is particularly expedient following the twin evils of [...]

Fri, 12 August 2016


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