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By Gbagyis charged to uphold their culture

Gbagyi indigenes in Karu local government of Nasarawa State have been urged to uphold their culture and traditions in the interest of posterity.

The call was made by the traditional ruler of the area, His Royal Highness Emmanuel Kyauta, during the Gbagyi cultural day celebrations, recently.

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Sun, 17 January 2016


Oba Yoruba FCT voids election of community president

The Oba of Yoruba community in the FCT, His Royal Majesty Oba Olusegun Salau, has declared as illegal, null and void the recent election of Yoruba community president, reaffirming that he remains the only paramount ruler of the Yoruba community in the FCT.

The monarch at a press conference in A [...]

Sun, 17 January 2016


Resident troop out for CVR in area councils

Eligible voters have continued to troop out en masse to registration centers across the six area councils to get their voter cards ahead of the March 19, FCT council poll. 

A visit by our correspondent to some registration centers in AMAC, Gwagwalada and Kwali area councils revealed t [...]

Sun, 17 January 2016


Naanovo: One technology, Three Products, little attention

Naanovo waste to energy technology (WTE) is unlike any other that we know of in our current mix of energy sources. It uses urban waste to produce electricity, blocks and potable water simultaneously. The technology burns waste to heat and convert water into steam which is then used to drive turbines t [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016


MTN fine: FG alleges foul play

The last may not have been heard of the saga between the Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, and telecommunications giant, MTN-Nigeria over the N1.04trillion fine slammed on it, as the Nigerian government fears the South African company may be scheming its way out of the quagmire.

The feder [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016


DFID to invest £30m on climate change in Nigeria

The Department for International Development, DFID, has promised more collaboration with the Nigerian government in its efforts to grow and develop the country’s agricultural sector, with a pledge to invest £30million into the climate change programme in the country.

Head of Office, [...]

Sat, 16 January 2016


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


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