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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


Short Story: The missing sweet meat

One fine day Divya woke her mother up and said, “Mummy it is so long since you made my favorite coconut barfi – please make it today!"

 

 

 

 

 

Mummy was in a good mood [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


Coronavirus: Nigeria stands by China in this difficult moment - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the support of Nigeria to the Peopless Republic of China in the face of the spread of the coronavirus disease that has killed dozens and thousands hospitalized.

Buhari in a message to President Xi Jinping said “during this trying time. China's [...]

Sun, 02 February 2020


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