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IWD: Norwegian Embassy seeks to evaluate, enhance gender advocacy

The Royal Norwegian Embassy has hosted some journalists to discuss gender equality, political violence against women amongst other issues of mutual interest for global unity and understanding.

The Deputy Head of Mission, Ingrid Skjolaas, and her team, Mari Grepstad and Olumide Adetiloye, noted [...]

Mon, 09 March 2020


Nassrawa: Sule solicits FG’s assistance for IDPs

Nasarawa State Governor, Engr. Abdullahi Suleiman, has called on the Federal Government to provide continuous support to his state in its efforts to provide intervention for internally displaced persons, IDPs. 

 

Suleiman, who made the call when he paid a courtes [...]

Fri, 06 March 2020


180 contractors bid for 60 AMAC projects

No fewer than 180 contractors have participated in the bidding process for 60 capital procurement projects recently advertised by the Abuja Municipal Area council, AMAC.

 

Declaring the bid open, AMAC chairman, Alhaji Abdullahi Candido, said the projects cut across the twelve wards [...]

Fri, 06 March 2020


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


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