As a hawker I have seen rape, death – Abuja hawker

The influx of street hawkers is one anomaly that has plagued the nation’s capital, frustrating governments’ efforts to place the city at par with most of its contemporaries round the globe.

While some people may want to attribute the development to the state of the economy, others s [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

Use Of Ladder To Disembark In Bauchi Airport

The Minister of state for Aviation, Mr. Hadi Sirika has ordered an immediate investigation into the use of a ladder to disembark passengers from a chartered AERO flight which landed at the Bauchi airport on Saturday. A statement signed by the Deputy Director, Press and Public Affairs in the Minis [...]

Mon, 21 December 2015

We picked Bello to avoid legal pitfalls - Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Oyegun, has said the party anchored its decision to adopt Alhaji Yahaya Bello to replace the late Prince Abubakar Audu in the Kogi supplementary election to avoid possible legal pitfalls.

Oyegun made this disclosure while recei [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015

FCT minister tasks staff on attitudinal change

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has called on staff of the FCT Administration to change their attitude towards service delivery. 

The minister made the call while receiving the chairman of the Joint Unions Action Committee, Comrade Titus Okoro, the umbrella organi [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015

I handed over N165m cash to Suswam’s brother, orderly – Benue perm sec

The orderly to the immediate past governor of Benue state, Inspector Julius Donko, has denied collecting the sum of N165 million from the state Ministry of Finance early 2015.

Permanent secretary of the ministry, Mrs. Ruth Ijir, had told the Justice Elizabeth Kpojime Commission of Inquiry set u [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015

Ecuador’s first envoy to Nigeria presents letters of credence

Republic of Ecuador’s first Ambassador to Nigeria, Leopoldo Rovayo Verdesoto, has presented his letters of credence to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, last Tuesday.

The ambassador during the presentation promised to use his period to strengthen and consolidate relati [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015

Daughter of President Buhari and ACE Charity Ambassador, Ms. Zahara Buhari

L-R: Daughter of President Buhari and ACE Charity Ambassador, Ms. Zahara Buhari (back row), board member, ACE Foundation, Mrs Aisha Waziri-Umar and board member, ACE, Mrs Emem Opachi with pupils of Citygate Nursery & Primary School Durumi during the ACE end of year/Christmas outreach progr [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015

The judiciary: Reflection on Darius Ishaku ruling

When judges of several years’ experience sit as a three-man panel and give a judgment on a matter and the ruling is universally criticized by both learned and laymen for several errors in law, how do such judges feel? And when judges of courts that are higher in rank to the ones where the erring [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015



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