Mrs Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Mohammadu Buhari, returned from Saudi Arabia over the weekend, where she had gone to perform the lesser hajj. On arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport, she urged Nigerians to pray for peace, progress and stability for Nigeria. She also&nb [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
As the FCT Administration commences indefinite closure of 556 illegal and substandard schools across the six area councils, the plight of thousands of students enrolled in the schools and teachers under their employ has been viewed with grave concerns. The noticeable absence of any known plan by FCT e [...]
In order to conquer hunger and or famine in the near future following dwindling resources accruing to states from the federation account, Benue State Government, recently, approved that every Friday, beginning from June 10, till the end of July, 2016 would be made a work free day.
This is to ena [...]
For the Ogoni people, the rays of the sun have been meaningless for decades just as downpour from the clouds has for seasons. The pernicious penetration of settled spill in the earth’s bowels had ensured that the land was no longer green; the air heavy with acidic condensate; and the waters waft [...]
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