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Nigeria: Turning Blind Eye to Mass Killings
Establish and train a mass crimes unit in the police force that can be quickly deployed to investigate mass crimes.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
CONFAB resolutions must be based on concensus, not voting
Yesterday the participants stated that the modalities for the national dialogue must originate from the communities.
Reps stop sales of refineries
The plan by the Federal Government to sell the Nation's four oil refineries in Kaduna, Warri and Port Harcourt to private investors in the first quarter of 2014 may have been botched by the House of Representatives.
Woman sues Kaduna State Govt. over alleged illegal demolition of property
A woman, Mrs Bathsheba Halid, whose property was demolished by the Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority , has gone to court challenging the existence of the agency under the law.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
"Kaduna State varsity lecturers still on strike"
Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities , Kaduna State University Chapter, on Tuesday said they would continue with the ongoing strike until directed otherwise by the national body.
ALGON Calls For LG Autonomy
Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, has called on the National Assembly to ensure that local councils in the country were granted autonomy in the on-going constitution amendment.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Unemployment in Nigeria: "Going thirsty in the abundance of water"...
In the penultimate part of this article, this writer wrote that the World Bank Country Director for Nigeria, Marie-Francoise Marie-Nelly, said that 100 million Nigerians are in destitution.
Maku Urges Coordinated Effort To Boost Power Supply
The Minister of Information and Supervisory Minister of Defence, Mr. Labaran Maku, has emphasised the need for contractors handling the construction of electricity generation and transmission plants in the country to synchronise their efforts in order to ensure a timely and smooth take off without delay.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Petroleum downstream deregulation will ensure products availability - Maku
The Federal Government, on Sunday, said the planned deregulation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry was to ensure availability of products to Nigerians.
Peace: Now Is The Time To 'Walk The Talk', Says Sultan
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, has urged Nigerians to match words with actions to enable the nation achieve enduring peace and unity.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Nigeria's HIV/AIDS Prevalence Drops To 3.4%
Nigeria's HIV/AIDS prevalence rate is now 3.4 per cent, according to the report of a new national survey conducted by the federal government for the 2012 National HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Survey-Plus .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Baba Omojola: Good name, great deeds on the side of the peopleBABS...
He was an enigma; facially unknown to most of us and to most of the errand boys in the various juntas' state security services, but his deeds and activities fairly documented and never went unnoticed.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Marginal Fields: Participants to pay N3m for pre-qualification
Each interested participant in the upcoming marginal fields bid round is expected to pay about N3 million to be pre-qualified to participate.
Northern Christians allege discrimination
The Chairman of the Northern Christian Elders' Forum, NOSCEF,, Elder Saidu Dogo, yesterday lamented the high level of discrimination against Christians in the 19 northern states.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Confusion After Power Privatisation
WHEN the privatisation of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria successor companies was concluded recently, the Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo, urged Nigerians to look forward to a new era of improved power supply.
Diezani Alison-Madueke and the burden of leadership
A LOOK at Diezani Alison- Madueke, the Minister of Petroleum Resources, would naturally provoke either a sense of admiration or that of envy.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Aviation: Attitude of Nigerians may endanger air safety - Onyema
Chairman of the Foundation for Ethnic Harmony in Nigeria and a cadet pilot, Mr Allen Onyema, speaks on how to make Nigeria's airspace safe among other issues.
Assessing responsiveness of health care services within a health...
Responsiveness of health care services in low and middle income countries has been given little attention.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Spread of terrorism: Army uncovers Boko Haram's new tactics
Chief of Army Staff Lt General Azubike Ihejirika, has advised Nigerians not to panic over speculation of the spread of terrorists into other regions of the country, assuring that security moves were in top gear to monitor terrorists movements just as the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Ibrahim Attahiru also alerted Nigerians ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Establish More MFBs, NDIC Boss Urges Northern Governors
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation , Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim , has challenged Northern state governors to establish more micro finance banks in their respective states.