Godfrey AKON

NNPC moves to crash price of cooking gas

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has said it is making effort to ensure the reduction of price in cooking gas across the country

The corporation said it is set to implement an effective commercial framework that would halt the export of propane and butane which are major compo [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


FRSC and revenue generation

In the 1960s, there were deliberate efforts to initiate safety programmes by various agencies and regional government.

Notable among the efforts to institute a formidable road safety programme was the effort of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, between 1960 and 1965.

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Sun, 13 January 2019


SHORT STORIES Friends forever

 

A mouse and a frog were friends. Every morning the frog would hop out of his pond and go to visit his friend who lived in a hole in the side of a tree. He would return home at noon.

 The mouse delighted in his friend’s company unaware that the friend was slowly turning [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


TETFund: Education tax increases by 25.47%

Education tax collection from companies operating in the country rose to N200,793,193,208.54, as at November 2018,  indicating  an  increase  of  about 25.47 per cent from the N154.9 billion collected in the previous year.

 

Exe [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


2019: CSO laments Nigeria’s ills, calls for protest votes

Ahead of the 2019 general election, a civil society organisation christened “No Sidon Look” (NSL) has called on voters across the country to cast their votes in protest of the current ills bedevilling the nation.

Speaking at a briefing in Abuja, the Director General of the organisat [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


Poly unions endorse Bida Rector for second tenure

Trade unions at the Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State, have endorsed the incumbent Rector, Dr. Abubkar Dzukogi, for a second term in office, following the imminent expiration of his tenure in May.

The unions comprising the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, Non Academic Staff Union [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019


2019: FCT NANS dissociates self from Buhari’s endorsement

The Abuja chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has dissociated itself from the purported endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari by its national body last Friday.

 

In a strong-worded communique issued after its meeting over the weekend in Abuja, the FCT [...]

Mon, 07 January 2019


SHORT STORY The Lazy Dreamer

Once, in a small village, there lived a poor Brahmin. He was very learned, but did nothing all day. Every day he lived on alms the villagers gave him.

 

 

 

 

 

One day, as usual, the Brahmin got up in t [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018


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