Don stresses need for female counselling centre

A university don, Dr. Sherifat Hussain-Abubakar, has called for the establishment of female family counselling centre to reduce anti-social behavior amongst female youths in the county.

Abubakar of the Department of Islamic, Christian and Comparative Religious Studies at the Kwara State Univers [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

We will involve EFCC, DSS in prosecution of pipeline vandals - Ogbue

Managing Director, Petroleum Products and Marketing Company (PPMC), Mrs Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, says the Federal Government will involve some security agencies in prosecuting pipeline vandals.

Ogbue disclosed this on Sunday during a visit to Mosinmi Depot and Ajebo pipeline in Obafemi Owode local [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

FCDA executive sec: Officials accuse Bello of ethnic bias

Trouble is brewing in the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, over allegations that the executive secretary, Engr. Adamu Ismaila, has refused to vacate office despite the expiration of his tenured appointment.

Already, some highly placed officers of the FCT administration have accused [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

People, Events That May Shape 2016

2015 is the year most Nigerians will remember; it defined the country politically, and economically too.

It was a year that saw the fall of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after 16 years in power; it was a year that saw an opposition sweeping an incumbent out of the presidency and most state [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

Great Light Scholars Academy celebrating the 2015 Christmas Carol


Students and pupils of Great Light Scholars Academy celebrating the 2015 Christmas Carol at the school's premises in Masaka, Nasarawa State, last week. Photo: Wale Elekolusi.

Thu, 31 December 2015

Kwara to spend N116bn in 2016, assembly approves N20bn bond

The Kwara State government has presented a budget of N116 billion to the House of Assembly for the 2016 with Economic Affairs getting N37.796bn representing 32.5% of the estimate.

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed said the budget is geared towards re-engineering the state economy for productive and sus [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

Explore solar energy potential, expert tasks FG

An expert in the solar energy sector, Gen Ademola Fadunsin (rtd), has tasked the federal government on the need to fully exploit the full potential of solar energy as an alternative source of power.

Fadunsin, chairman/Chief Executive Officer of A.O Demarg Nig Ltd, a solar energy solutions compa [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

Anti-graft war: CSOs wants FG to probe on NSITF, NPA, others

A coalition of civil society organisations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Nigeria Ports Authority, NPA, Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, amongst others, if it w [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015



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