Fear envelopes FCT as kidnappers have free reign

Apprehension has enveloped rural communities in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja as kidnappers seem to have unfettered reign.

The fear is informed by the wave of kidnappings in Kuje area council of the FCT in quick successions.

At least 12 people, including two children, were sa [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019

Presidency attacks PDP, ‘stop focusing on trivial issues’

The presidency on Sunday said there was no opposition in the country, asking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, missing in key national issues and only focusing on trivial matters.

Aide to the president, Garba Shehu, took aim at senators of the main opposition, alleging there were against the a [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019

NAWOJ @ 30: Charges members on alternative income

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, has celebrated its 30 years in grand style admonishing members to seek alternative sources of income to augment their salaries which are mostly not enough to pay their bills.

In her presentation, a former National Secretary of NAWOJ, Comrade [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019

Aisha Buhari explains long absence from country

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has explained that her long stay outside the country was to “doctor’s instruction.”

Mrs Buhari disclosed this in an interview she granted journalists shortly after she arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

She said [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019

Decent Work: Labour calls for protection of migrant workers

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has called on Federal government to ensure the protection of migrant workers in Nigeria,

This was made known by the President of the NLC, Comrade Ayubba Wabba, at a press conference to mark the Decent Work World Day in Nigeria.

Comrade [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019

Mining: Host communities want environmental, human rights assessment

Mining host communities in Nigeria under the aegis of Federation of Nigerian Mining Host Communities have recommended environmental, social, human rights impact, instead of the environmental impact assessment, EIA, to also protect the interest of the people.

This is contained in a communiqu&eac [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019

Int’l Day of Girl Child: Ortom makes case for girl-child support

The First Lady of Benue State, Mrs Eunice Ortom, has tasked stakeholders, particularly parents and boys to always support and empower the girl-child to enable her realize her full potential.

Mrs Ortom stated this while addressing participants, school pupils in Benue at an event to mark the 2019 [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019

ABU varsity students laud Julius Berger performance

Engineering students of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria who were on a two-day excursion visit to the ongoing Abuja-Kaduna highway project, particularly Section 2 of the ever-busy expressway being constructed by Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, have lauded the company for the steady pace and high quality [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019


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