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FG To Assist Families Of Dead Journalists – Maku

Akin Akande, Abuja As the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ)continue to mourn the death three of its members, Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, has pledged Federal Government’s assistance to the families of the three journalists who died in a ghastly accident along Ilesa-Ile-Ife highway road in Osun State. Maku, who said he was personally grieved, […]

Mayoralty: We will not back down – Abuja indigenes

Some original inhabitants of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have vowed not to back down in their clamour for a Mayor for the territory as well as in their opposition to the land swap initiative of the administration. Some of those who spoke with our reporter claimed to have been taken for granted since the […]

FG Declares Thursday, Friday Public Holidays

As part of activities marking the Muslim festival of Eid-el-Fitri, the Federal Government has declared Thursday and Friday this week as public holidays. The festival is observed by Muslims to mark the end of the 30-day fasting period of the Holy month of Ramadan. In a statement by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of […]

Panic in Abuja As Army, Police Battle Mob

There was palpable fear and tension in Karu and Nyanya, suburbs of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as soldiers and police engaged an angry mob, which allegedly attempted to burn down St. Mary Catholic Church. Eyewitnesses told our reporter that trouble started when an Hausa-speaking man in the area was prevented from parking his car […]

NSGF Condoles With NUJ Over Officers' Death

The Northern States Governors’ Forum, (NSGF), has condoled with the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, and employers of three journalists from Lagos and Oyo State Councils who recently died in a road accident. Chairman of the forum and Governor of Niger State, Dr. Babangida Aliyu, also commiserated with the family members of the deceased journalists, […]

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