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Farmers-Fulani clash: Ortom cautions on imminent food crisis

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has expressed the fear of imminent food crisis if urgent steps are not taken to halt the continuous invasion of more local government areas in the state by Fulani herders.

The governor raised the alarm, last week, in Makurdi when he met with a combined team of [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


Labour urges Kaduna workers to shun state gov’t directive

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council, Trade Union negotiators, has urged Kaduna State Civil Servant to not to yield to the directive by the Kaduna State Government to fill the form which gives an option of not belonging to unions.

In a statement by the national chairman, Comrad [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


NASS unveils FG’s plan for youth devt at IPU

As global efforts towards sustaining democracy lean towards youth participation, the National Assembly delegation to the just-concluded 134th Inter -Parliamentary Union, IPU, in Lusaka, Zambia, has assured of adequate plans for Nigerian youths towards inclusive participation in Democracy.

Leade [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


Watch your words, Mr Minister!

By merely saying that the fuel queues will linger for another two months the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, plunged the country into another round of panic buying in a holiday season which ordinarily has its own troubles.

Before the unfortunate statement, the queue [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


In Nigeria, It’s Still a Man’s World

Let me begin this piece by admitting that its title is quite suggestive. But I quickly clarify that it is not the kind of suggestion that would warrant gender activists to call for my head. In fact, on today’s topic I make bold to declare that I stand with the Nigerian woman. The headline is onl [...]

Sun, 20 March 2016


NDE trains 1, 850 youths in specialised skills

The National Directorate of Employment, NDE, has kick started the training of about 1, 850 youths nationwide on specialised skills to breach employment deficit in the country.

The training is for unskilled and unemployed persons in various vocational skills in rural communities nationwide under [...]

Sun, 20 March 2016


AEDC explains new tariff to residents in FCT

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, Gwagwalada area office, has embarked on sensitization rally for its consumers and stakeholders on the new tariff.

The area manager, Engr Ahmad Baro in an address at the event titled, “Customer enlightenment forum on increase in tariff,&rdq [...]

Sun, 20 March 2016


Ex-FCT minister, Bala, dismisses decamp rumour

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, has denied speculations that he is decamping from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for failing to secure the national chairmanship position of the party.

Mohammed made the denial at a stakeholders meeting in Bauchi as [...]

Sun, 20 March 2016


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