School fees hike will heighten insecurity, northern students warn

January 12, 2022 Paul Okah 0

The Coalition of Northern Groups Students’ Wing (CNG-SW) has lamented what it termed “arbitrary and indiscriminate hike in school fees in different parts of the north,”.They alleged that the federal and state governments have conspired to make education the exclusive preserve of the rich and wealthy in Nigeria. Addressing the media Wednesday in Abuja, National Coordinator Students’ Wing, Coalition of Read More

Aero Contractors receives Two new Aircrafts

September 30, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

Aero contractors Thursday took delivery of two brand new Airbus 320 (Aircrafts) from Heston airline based in Lithuania. The company’s Chief Executive Officer, Captain Mahmood Abdullahi,while receiving the new Aircraft in Abuja said that the Aero Contractors, has strived to stay afloat despite economic hardship. The CEO, noted that for the company to remain in business, as the oldest airliner Read More

Enact anti-open grazing law now, Southern govs tell states

September 16, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

All the states of the Southern Nigeria which are yet to pass the anti-open grazing law, have been urged to do so immediately without further delay. This was a call made by the Southern Governors Forum during a meeting held in Enugu, Enugu state Thursday at Government House, Enugu. Ondo state governor and chairman of the forum, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu, Read More

3000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Shiroro and Munya local government areas taking refuge in Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) Primary School Minna

CORAfrica trains 1, 000 refugees in C/River on agribusiness

September 16, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

A nongovernmental organisation, Children of Rural Africa (CORAfrica), has organised training workshop on agribusinesses for no fewer than 1,000 refugees, migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Cross River state. International coordinator of the organisation, Dr. Peter Obele Abue, who spoke in Calabar during the workshop said the training would equip the refugees to become self reliant, thereby reducing poverty Read More

Living under the chain of modern slavery

August 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

Shaihu Umar is a fictional narrative by late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the first prime minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The novel tells the story about an orphaned child called Umar, who was stolen and sold as a slave. He was fortunate to find his way to Egypt where he met a generous slave-owner who freed him and Read More

Flood: Senator Basiru sympathises with victims in Osun

August 5, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate’s spokesman, Senator Ajibola Basiru ( APC Osun Central),has empathized with the victims of flood that affected some vulnerable areas in Osogbo , the capital of Osun State. Senator Basiru according to a statement issued in Abuja Thursday , visited some of the flood ravaged areas in the early hours of the day with assurances of government intervention very Read More