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NUJ urges political elite to guard their statements on the nation's security

5 years ago /

The national president of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has cautioned the political elite to mind their utterances that could jeopardize efforts at tackling the security challenges in the country.

Jukun women cry out over crisis in Wukari, Taraba state

5 years ago /

Jukun women from Taraba based in Abuja have called on the Nigerian government to intervene in the crisis rocking the southern part of the state.  

Senators pay condolence visit to Nyanya bomb explosion victims

5 years ago /

The Chairman, Senate committee on FCT, Smart Adeyemi and the Senator representing the Federal Capital Territory, Philip Aduda have embarked on a fact finding mission to ascertain the level of welfare accorded victims of the bomb explosion at Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja.

Nyanya bomb blast: War against the 'working class' - Organised Labour

5 years ago /

The organised labour has described the Nyanya bomb blast that claimed over 70 lives and injured several people as an attack on Nigeria’s working class.

 

Professor Wole Soyinka speaks on the state of the nation

5 years ago /

Literary icon, Professor Wole Soyinka says, the major problem confronting Nigeria is the failure to address the issue of Boko Haram.

Nyanya bomb blast: Popular Nyanya Wednesday market deserted

5 years ago /

Wednesday is usually a market day at the Nyanya market in the Federal Capital Territory.

APC governors visit bomb blast victims as relatives of victims remain sceptical about pledge of FCT Administration to foot bills

5 years ago /

Uncertainty seems to surround the promise made by the Federal Capital Territory Authority to foot the bills of Monday’s bomb blast victims at Nyanya, as one of our reporters ran into a teenager who claimed to have been given a bill for his relative’ s treatment. 

Group in Uyo dismiss statements created to Uyo Elders on governorship zoning

5 years ago /

Stakeholders in Uyo Senatorial district of Akwa Ibom state have re-affirmed their earlier decision that the governorship position in 2015 should be zoned to Eket senatorial district.

Federal government urges Nigerians to be united against terrorism

5 years ago /

Minister of information, Labaran Maku told statehouse correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday that government has ordered all security agencies to go after the insurgents for the liberation of the young girls.

Civil rights group call on government to protect Nigerian children

5 years ago /

Following Monday’s reported abduction of no fewer than 200 girls from a secondary school by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state, the Civil Society Action Coalition on Education For All, CSACEFA, has again pleaded with government to as a matter of urgency put an end to the incessant attacks, abductions and killings of innocent children in the north-east.

 

President summons Governors to National Security Council meeting, as 121 girls regain freedom

5 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has summoned members of the National Security Council to an emergency meeting at the Presidential Villa on Thursday.  

 

Senate warns PHCN staff against sharp practices

5 years ago /

The Nigerian senate has warned staff of the privatized Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN against sharp practices when dealing with customers across the country.

Bomb scare at Federal Secretariat Abuja

5 years ago /

The Federal Secretariat complex in Abuja was thrown into a panic yesterday as news of the presence of a bomb spread across the complex.

Nyanya bomb blast: Victims share their ordeal

5 years ago /

As victims of the bomb attack in Abuja on Monday, survive their first night in the hospitals, many of them have begun to realize the gravity of their situation.    

 

When will these bombings end?

5 years ago /

Monday’s Nyanya bombing appears to be a sad return of the activities of terrorists to the Nation’s Capital

 

RATTAWU kick against giving license to rogue organisations

5 years ago /

The Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union RATTAWU says rogue organizations should not be allowed to obtain broadcasting signal distribution license in Nigeria.

 

Theodore Orji launches cropping season in Abia state

5 years ago /

The Abia state governor Theodore Orji has launched the 2014 cropping season.

 

EFCC recovers N4.3 billion from petroleum subsidy scam

5 years ago /

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC says it has recovered the sum of N4.3 billion from suspects in the petroleum subsidy scam.

 

Security operatives begin combined investigation on Nyanya bomb blast

5 years ago /

Nigeria’s security agencies have commenced a joint investigation of Monday’s bomb blast in Nyanya that has left about 75 people dead.

There was no bomb blast at Jabi park, says park officials

5 years ago /

Some Nigerians have begun reacting to the latest bomb explosion in the Federal Capital Territory that claimed yet to be specified number of lives and left several others injured. They want the government to put in place adequate measures to beef up the security in the country.