Lassa fever: Preventive measures we have taken – Abuja residents

As government agencies combine efforts to contain the ravaging Lassa fever, which has spread across 17 states, resulting in over 63 deaths and large numbers of infections, individuals are adopting measures to avoid contracting the deadly disease. Some Abuja residents who spoke to Chuks NZEH reeled out [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016

’We will support kerosene subsidy removal only if…’

Recently, the Federal Government announced the removal of kerosene subsidy pegging its regulated price at N83 per litre with a profit of N10.72k accruing to its coffers for every litre sold. Since the new price regime was announced by the Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, the in [...]

Sun, 31 January 2016

How we achieved 0.5% in mother-to-child-transmission - NIMR boss

Prof. Innocent Ujah is the Director General of the Nigerian Institute for Medical Research, NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. In this Interview with IJEOMA UKAZU, he debunks the allegation that People Living With HIV/AIDS, PLWHs, are now paying for their drugs likewise receiving treatment. Ujah explained why PLWHs n [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016

Missing budget: ’our disappointments, doubts’

Not long after the festivities were over, Nigerians were greeted with the news that the 2016 budget earlier submitted to the Senate was missing. News of the missing budget has since spread like wild fire, drawing reactions from Nigerians within and outside the country. Although President Muhammadu Buh [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016

Why we declared state of emergency in agric - Benue commissioner

Why we declared state of emergency in agric – Benue commissioner

As the Nigerian government seeks to move from an oil based economy to agriculture, the Benue state government is set to declare a state of emergency in that sector  beginning with agric extensio [...]

Sun, 10 January 2016

Era of complementary cards for MDAs contracts over - Attah (Interview)

Era of complementary cards for MDAs contracts over - Attah 

Mr. Muhammed Attah is a renowned anti-corruption activist and the African Regional Coordinator of the World Association of Non-governmental Organizations based in New York. He is also the coordinator of Pr [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015

My projects will speak for me, Jiba, AMAC boss

My projects will speak for me, Jiba, AMAC boss

The Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon. Micah Jiba, has less than seven months in office. He recently reeled out his administration’s efforts and argues that history will be kind to him. He spoke with our Edi [...]

Sat, 21 November 2015

Benue bailout: Internet network cause of delayed payment

“Benue bailout: Internet network cause of delayed payment”

Several weeks after N15.5billion bailout fund meant for payment of salary arrears of workers in the 23 local government councils in Benue State was released, most staff and teachers said they were ye [...]

Fri, 20 November 2015


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