FCTA intensifies work on Karshi-Ara-Apo road

Ahead of the rainy season, the pace of work has increased on the Karshi-Ara-Apo road project even as it was learnt that the project may be completed before the end of the rainy season. 

Our correspondent gathered that the pace of work at the site might not be unconnected with the on-the-sp [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

Bello launches city watch speed bikes to tackle crime

Federal Capital Territory minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has launched the Abuja City Watch Patrol bikes as part of efforts to tackle crime in the city. 

Bello vowed that tough times await violators of traffic rules and regulations as well as other criminal elements in the Federal Capital [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

Saraki absent as APC holds NEC meeting

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, hold its National Executive Committee NEC meeting, last week without embattled Senate President Bukola Saraki.

The meeting which was held at the party’s national secretariat where major decisions are taken had in attendance President Muhammadu Bu [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

Farmers-Fulani clash: Ortom cautions on imminent food crisis

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has expressed the fear of imminent food crisis if urgent steps are not taken to halt the continuous invasion of more local government areas in the state by Fulani herders.

The governor raised the alarm, last week, in Makurdi when he met with a combined team of [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

Labour urges Kaduna workers to shun state gov’t directive

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council, Trade Union negotiators, has urged Kaduna State Civil Servant to not to yield to the directive by the Kaduna State Government to fill the form which gives an option of not belonging to unions.

In a statement by the national chairman, Comrad [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

NASS unveils FG’s plan for youth devt at IPU

As global efforts towards sustaining democracy lean towards youth participation, the National Assembly delegation to the just-concluded 134th Inter -Parliamentary Union, IPU, in Lusaka, Zambia, has assured of adequate plans for Nigerian youths towards inclusive participation in Democracy.

Leade [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

Watch your words, Mr Minister!

By merely saying that the fuel queues will linger for another two months the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, plunged the country into another round of panic buying in a holiday season which ordinarily has its own troubles.

Before the unfortunate statement, the queue [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016

In Nigeria, It’s Still a Man’s World

Let me begin this piece by admitting that its title is quite suggestive. But I quickly clarify that it is not the kind of suggestion that would warrant gender activists to call for my head. In fact, on today’s topic I make bold to declare that I stand with the Nigerian woman. The headline is onl [...]

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