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Atiku’s TV Gotel sacks staff en masse over recession

There were indications weekend that a private television and radio station, Gotel, owned by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has sacked over 120 of its staff over worsening recession.
Gotel is the only private radio and television station in north-east Nigeria and located in Yola, Adamawa s [...]

Sat, 12 November 2016


Jabi bomb scare: FCT residents urges greater vigilance

A parcel suspected to be an Improvised Explosives Device, IED, was discovered under the Jabi bridge, near Shoprite shopping mall on Thursday.
The police anti-bomb squad discovered the parcel and cordoned off the major access road to the bridge while it inspected the suspicious device.
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Fri, 11 November 2016


DRTS to establish data for keke, okada operators


By Ateed YUSUF  
The Directorate of Road Traffic Services, DRTS, has given indication to commence registration of Okada and Keke Napep operators in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.  
Acting director of DRTS, Engr. Wadata Bodinga, who disclosed this to The Abuja Inquirer [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


Herdsmen want own vigilante in Delta

The Delta state government has been called on to assist in setting up a Fulani herdsmen vigilante service across the state to help in fishing out hoodlums who hide under the guise of herdsmen to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.
Alhaji Imam Lawal, Organizing Secretary of Miyetti Allah Kutal H [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


Traders deny relocation of Gwagwalada timber market

Traders under the auspices of Gwagwalada Main Timber Dealers Association have denied the relocation rumour of the market along Kuje Road to an undisclosed location. 
Speaking to The Abuja Inquirer on the development, chairman of the association, Mr. Ifeanyi Ichakpa, said the Gwagwalada area [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


Benue youths protest exemption of Benue from NDC

Benue youths have protested the non-inclusion of the state in the proposed establishment of Northeast Development Commission, NDC.
The proposed commission, when established, will cater for the rehabilitation and advancement of the North East as well as some other localities worst hit by terroris [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


Youth groups plan first discount fair in December

A coalition of Nigerian youth groups under the coordination of the Bridge Concept Initiative, are organising a discount fair for youths where young Nigerians can buy their favourite wares and services at discounted rates.

Speaking to journalists recently in Abuja, one of the youth leaders, Chib [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


CSO’s call for proactive judiciary

In a bid to strengthening the judiciary in the country, Civil Society Organisations under the aegis of One VOICE in collaboration with Human Rights Law Service, HURILAWS, has called on the government to ensure a proactive judiciary.

Making this known in Lagos during a media parley, the Senior L [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


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