Laraba Murey

Inquirer publisher’s mother, Felicia Akpovwa, goes home …Internment in Eku, Delta state

The funeral obsequies for Mrs. Felicia Akpovwa, a retired Assistant Chief Registrar of the Federal High Court Ikoyi, begins this week.

Mrs Akpovwa died on November 29 in a US Hospital after a brief illness.

On Tuesday January 21 a Commendation Service will be held at the Shepherd Hill Ba [...]

Sun, 19 January 2020

Short story: The root of the matter

A porcupine came and asked a dog for food. The dog said he had no food but showed him a field of sugarcane belonging to a judge.






"Eat as much as you want," said the do [...]

Fri, 03 January 2020

Poverty: Women selling their babies, committing suicide – Foundation

It was a moment of sober reflection at the 2019 Helpline Foundation for the Needy, Abuja, annual gathering of widows and vulnerable women across the Federal Capital Territory as it emerged that some mothers are selling their birth children and committing suicide.

Sun, 15 December 2019

Sowore: Attack on DSS recipe for external security threat - Group warns

As the drama between the Department of States Service (DSS) and the convener of #RevolutionNow lingers, a civil society group, Global Peace and Sustainability Network (GPSN) has called on Nigerians to restrain attacks on DSS, saying it will expose Nigeria's territorial integrity to compromise.&nbs [...]

Sat, 14 December 2019

Sowore, Boko Haram, Kanu are the same – Presidency · ‘SSS right to deal with him’

As condemnation continues to trail the manhandling of Omoyele Sowore by operatives of the State Security Service, SSS, last Friday at the Federal High Court Abuja, the Presidency has justified the action.



Mr. Garba She [...]

Sun, 08 December 2019

Keke ‘ban’ increased our suffering, says Abuja residents

A recent policy by the Transport Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, which restricted tricycles from plying certain routes in Abuja, has negatively affected some residents who spoke to Laraba MUREY and Ere-Ebi AGEDAH. They insist that the absence of a viable alte [...]

Sat, 07 December 2019

Sowore: Group wants judges to boycott all DSS cases

A human rights and good governance advocacy initiative – Make A Difference, MAD, has condemned the invasion of personnel of the State Security Sservice, SSS, for the “gestapo invasion and desecration of the court” in a bid to re-arrest Omoyele Sowore who is on bail.

In a state [...]

Fri, 06 December 2019

Short story: The Wind and The Sun








It was an autumn day. The wind and the sun had an argument.

The wind boasted "I am stronger than you."

The sun mildly said "No. [...]

Fri, 06 December 2019


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