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Politics

Why I called APC a Janjaweed party - Metuh

Why I called APC a Janjaweed party - Metuh

Olisa Metuh, PDP national publicity secretary visited Media Trust office in Abuja on Wednesday. In this interview he gives reasons why the p...

Kano Central: Confusion as APC drops Kwankwaso’s name

Kano Central: Confusion as APC drops Kwankwaso’s name

There is palpable confusion among members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State following the dropping of Governor Rabi’u Mus...

Sports

Flying Eagles will qualify from ‘tough’ group –Manu

Flying Eagles will qualify from ‘tough’ group –Manu

Head coach of Nigeria’s Men U-20 football team, Manu Garba has expressed confidence that his team wi... Read more

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Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has revealed plans to build a 20,000 housing unit estate for staff nationwide. The project will gulp N180 billion.

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Managing Director of Infinity Trust Mortgage Bank Plc. Mr Banjo Obaleye has identified difficulty in accessing land as the greatest challenge facing affordable housing for Nigerians.

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A rain-harvesting project executed by Nigeria Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST) under its’ climate change initiative tagged Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP), is pumping clean rain water to ...

12.17.2014

Experts have said that over 5 trillion toxic plastic garbage weighting about 269,000 tons is floating in the world’s oceans and the bits of the garbage distributed throughout the world.

12.17.2014

Ideally, higher education ought to instill not only knowledge but moral values on students. Accordingly, tertiary institutions are meant to impart knowledge, critical and analytical skills, ...

12.18.2014

The people of Australia will forever remember Gough Whitlam as the man who gave them free university education. Whitlam’s abolition of university fees cemented him as a labour hero, though his higher ...

12.18.2014

Mrs. Saudatu Shehu Mahdi is the Secretary General of the Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA). In this interview, she speaks on the case of Asma’u  Umar,  tackling ...

12.19.2014

When parents separate, each of them usually wants to take  custody of the children, some not necessarily because they can take care of them, but as a show of power.

12.19.2014

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has cautioned the Federal Government against delay in kick starting the renegotiation of a 2009 agreement, saying further delay would ...

11 mins 51 secs ago

Former President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Dauda Mohammed has tasked all state houses of assembly in the country to endorse the proposal by the National Assembly to ...

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The story immediately went viral online when it was communicated that the national health bill was signed into law by the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr. GoodluckEbele Jonathan on ...

12.16.2014

The fight for the National Health Bill switched to questions about how to implement the resulting law only hours after President Goodluck Jonathan assented to the bill on Tuesday.

12.16.2014

Never one to shy away from telling people what he thinks of current technology trends, Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak, has now turned his attention to Google Glass and smartwatches.

11 mins 51 secs ago

Experts said Nigeria is poised to be positioned as the gateway to African continent in terms of broadband development.

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In Nigeria, meat is an essential part of our meal; ceremonies are not complete if meat is absent. This factor has made the country one of the largest consumer of animal products such as chicken-meat, ...

12.18.2014

Farmers in Arewa Local Government Area of Kebbi State have abandoned their farmlands in search of employment with the Great Green Wall (GGW) recently launched by President Goodluck Jonathan in ...

12.18.2014

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has rejected the verdict of the Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja which upheld the election of Governor Ayo Fayose.

But Fayose lauded the judgment ...

12.19.2014

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abuja branch, on Friday elected Agada Elachi as its new chairman through electronic voting system.

12.16.2014

A Christian once told me that Muslims believe that when a Muslim kills a non-Muslim, he will go to heaven.

12.19.2014

As part of efforts at deepening the understanding and spirituality of Muslims across the country, Muslim organisations have lined up series of activities coinciding with the schools’ annual vacations ...

12.19.2014

The place of women in a nation’s economy is very important because it enhances their participation in development which is essential not only in achieving social justice but also in reducing ...

05.06.2013

Dry cleaning and laundry business sprang up to offer services to those who might be too busy to take care of their clothings or to relieve them of the stress involved in washing thereby paying for ...

02.04.2013

Feature

How insurgency weakens ties forged over 200 years

How insurgency weakens ties forged over 200 years

The ripple effects of the insurgency in the North-East manifests in Port Harcourt as a form of hate speech, occasionally hurled at members of the Hausa community.

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