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Nigeria and the Nadir of Power

 

Following the ‘unconditional release of 104 girls by Boko Haram last Wednesday and the reactions that have continued to trail the “morality” of the terrorists, Our Associate Editor, Jacob EDI, raises some posers surrounding how t [...]

Sat, 24 March 2018


Dapchi, like Chibok, a systemic conspiracy?

With the abduction of 110 girls from Government Girls Technical College Dapchi, Yobe state on February 19, 2018 by Boko Haram terrorists, Our Associate Editor, Jacob EDI, takes a look at the unfortunate development and wonders if like the Chibok saga, it is a systemic conspiracy?< [...]

Sat, 17 March 2018


AMMC clears roadside traders, illegal park at Area 1

By Austine ELEMUE   In continuation of its cleaning exercise, the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, had last week cleared illegal structures in Area 1, Garki, Abuja.  

In particular, AMMC officials stormed and cleared illegal structures and sites used for roadside trading a [...]

Sat, 17 February 2018


N2.7bn debt: Cooperative give seven days ultimatum to debtors

A 25-man recovery committee of Viscount Multipurpose Cooperative Society Limited has given a seven-day ultimatum to debtors or face the law.

Chairman of Recovery and Repayment Committee, Mr.Austen Okumo, who dropped the hint in a media chat with our correspondent, stressed that the decision to [...]

Fri, 15 December 2017


The Dalung Syndrome and Nigeria’s Rio Olympics Participation

I begin my column today with a caveat. The purpose of this piece is not to join in the much-dramatized pillory of Mr. Solomon Dalung, by far Nigeria’s most unpopular Minister of Sports so far. While several references to him may appear deservedly uncomplimentary, my intention really is to use th [...]

Tue, 16 August 2016


Protests for Tinubu – Melaye disgraceful, Nigerians react

As reactions continue to trail the face-off between Senators Dino Melaye and Remi Tinubu over an altercation at an executive session in the Senate, which led to protests and counter protests by women groups in support of the warring Senators, some Abuja residents who spoke to Williams ABAH and Bintu B [...]

Fri, 12 August 2016


All landed property to get C of O in Abuja soon- Bello

The FCT Administration is working towards hastening the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy to owners of all landed property in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja including those in estates. 
Minister of the Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, made this disclosure while receiving a delegat [...]

Mon, 25 July 2016


FCTA to Herdsmen: LEAVE CITY IN 2 WEEKS OR

Worried by the increasing audacity of open grazing in the city center by herdsmen and the alarm raised by residents, the Federal Cattle Territory Administration, FCTA, has read the riot act to the cattle grazers: you have two weeks to quit the city center.
However, the cattle herders, mainly Hau [...]

Mon, 25 July 2016


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