Laraba Murey

Former Daily Times editor unveils African Leadership Scorecard mag

Veterans and senior practicing journalists with requisite experience and capacity have been challenged to set up and manage media companies to complement existing platforms and provide employment for thousands of journalists.

The Executive Director News, Voice of Nigeria, VON, Mr. Suleiman Ahaz [...]

Mon, 02 March 2020


Short Story: Selfish friendship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once a cat was caught in a hunter's net. A mouse used to live in a nearby hole. The mouse seeing the cat in the net started playing around the cat.

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Sun, 01 March 2020


Odili: Lawyer raises alarm, says judges no longer safe

An Abuja-based human rights and gender activist, Bar. Esther Uzoma, has raised the alarm that judges are no longer safe given the tendency of politicians to politicize decisions of the court, especially those of the Supreme Court.

Uzoma, founder of Proactive Gender Initiative, PGI, in Abuja, we [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020


Short Story: A wise counting

Emperor Akbar was in the habit of putting riddles and puzzles to his courtiers. He often asked questions which were strange and witty. It took much wisdom to answer these questions.

 

 

 

 

 

Sun, 23 February 2020


World Radio Day: WAJA says radio game changer in promoting diversity

The West African Journalists Association, WAJA, has hailed the important role and contribution of radio as a game changer in a region increasingly challenged by poverty, disease, illiteracy, growing insurgency, political and economic tension amongst others.

President of the WAJA, Mr. Peter Quaq [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


Short Story: Christopher’s encounter with the aliens

It was a dark and stormy night. The whole of Greentown was covered by dark clouds. Christopher was returning home. It started raining cats and dogs.

 

 

 

 

 

Suddenly he saw a U.F.O. app [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


USAID, Delta partner to improve WASH

The U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, and the Delta state government are partnering to improve the management and delivery of water and sanitation, WASH, services to help people live healthier lives through reliable access to clean water.

A Memorandum of Understanding have been [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


Genital mutilation does not make a girl “clean” - Experts

Some cultural ideals of femininity and modesty especially in Africa notes that, girls are clean and beautiful after removal of body parts that are considered unclean, hence the practice of Female Genital Mutilation, FGM.
The girl-child is considered unfeminine until mutilated as it is belief to [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


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