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Journalists Petition Press Council Over Sen Orji

A group of journalists have petitioned the Nigerian Press Council over what it described as “a deliberate policy” by the Sun newspaper to “run down” the immediate past governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji, who is now a senator. In a letter to the Council, a copy of which [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Presidential deadline on Boko Haram

In about two weeks’ time, the deadline for the defeat of Boko Haram, the militant sect that has terrorised the North East of Nigeria in particular, and the entire country, will elapse. The significance is not about the timeline being met or not but the boldness of President Muhammadu Buhari to v [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


The Effects Of UNIABUJA War

Department of Computer Science, University of Abuja, Nigeria

War no matter how small it may seem has destructive tendencies. The war that took place in University of Abuja within the period specified above has negative effects on the university community. No war is small because that may lead t [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Multiple taxation in FCT is hurting our biz - Hotel owners

The Hotel Owners Forum Abuja, HOFA, has decried the issue of multiple taxation, lamenting that it was hurting their business.

President of HOFA, Dr Bola Onigbogi, made this known at the annual dinner of the forum in Abuja on Friday.

She said that because if the visibility of hotel busine [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Women, workers suffer more violence - NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has identified that women and workers are more likely to be victims of violence.

National president of the labour union, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, disclosed this at a national symposium on Effective Implementation of Laws and Policies to End Sexual and Gender Based [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Jummai Ahmadu’s heart of gold

John Holmes aptly captures the essence of Mrs. Jummai Ahmadu when he said; “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”

Over the past few years, the founder of Helpline Foundation based in Abuja has defied the odds to every December r [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


When Aruma Oteh showed up

Do you remember her? Yea, you do. It is hard to forget Ms. Aruma Oteh, the attractive and brainy ex-Director General of the Security and Exchange Commission, SEC.

It is not just about her compelling presence that one cannot just forget, but the fact that during her tenure she courted controvers [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Mahmood’s inconclusive infancy

In Igbo oral tradition it is common to say that a chick that will grow to maturation is known from infancy. This saying is held sacrosanct not just where it emerged from, but in most communities in Nigeria.

As a people of traditions and wisecracks, it will not be farfetched to situate Prof. Yak [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


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