Satellite towns feel the Okada menace in FCT

Over ten years since activities of commercial motorcycles were restricted to the suburbs by the Nasir El’Rufai led administration, Abuja residents still hold the same opinion about them, as most residents think they constitute more nuisance than the service they are expected to provide.

W [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016

Forex reversal: Between CBN and BDC operators

The recent decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria to stop the sale of foreign exchange to licensed Bureau de Change, BDC operators across the country may not have gone down well with the operators, as they fear the latest policy could spell doom for the naira and inadvertently the liquidation of BDC [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016

PSC to personnel: You are not domestic servants

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has warned officers on special assignments to desist from engaging in domestic duties that are not within their stipulated instructions or face the law.

Chairman of the PSC, Chief Mike Okiro, issued the warning at a press briefing, saying the ugly trend must [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016

Count me out of Anambra senatorial election - Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said that he is not interested in contesting in the forthcoming Anambra central senatorial election as he cannot abandon the national assignment given to him by President Muhammadu Buhari. 

Ngige explained that he would not contes [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016

Terrorists now masquerades as fruit sellers - DHQ

The Nigerian military has warned the public of a new tactic in use by the extremist Boko Haram sect to move Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs, around in order to unleash deadly attacks on the public. 

A statement by the acting director, Defence Information, Rabe Abubakar, said that the mi [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016

NAPTIP rescues 100, records 39 cases in Benue

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, said it rescued over 100 victims of human trafficking and recorded 39 cases in Benue state in 2015.

NAPTIP’s , Makurdi Zonal Command officer, Mrs. Tina Ugwu, who spoke to The Abuja Inquirer in he [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016

Yakasai outlines priorities, urges rational drug use

National President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Pharm. Ahmed Yakasai, has said that his priority is to strengthen the pharmaceutical society with collaborative, participatory, transparent leadership aimed at promoting rational use of drugs.

Yakasai, who urged cooperation from [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016

Fear as Abuja records first Lassa fever death

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory are in fear following confirmation by the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, that one person has died of Lassa fever at the National Hospital, Abuja. 

Some residents told our correspondent that the death of the unidentified male in Kubwa [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016



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