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Refineries: Fuel Scarcity Looms As PENGASSAN, NUPENG Threaten Strike In First Week Of January
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association yesterday warned that should the planned sale of the nation's refineries by the Federal Government to private investors go ahead, it will not hesitate to call its members out on strike.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Jonathan unveils Nigeria's first indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle
President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday in Kaduna unveiled the country's first indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle, GULMA, designed and constructed by the Nigerian Air Force.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Doctors' Strike: 'There's No Basis To Hold Me Responsible'
The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Monday in Abuja warned that nobody should hold him responsible for the planned strike by doctors under the banner of Nigerian Medical Association .
Firm Plans Expansion of Internet Service to Ibadan, Kaduna, Kano
"The experience of the consumers have been very exciting; the speed that the consumer is getting, the reliability of service that is available and the experience on the devices that the consumer is having are all really very satisfactory and quite good," Ojha noted in his statement.
One Year Without My Husband Most Challenging In My Entire Life - Mrs. Yakowa
WIDOW OF LATE GOV. PATRICK YAKOWA, AMINA , WITH HER CHILDREN, DURING THE FUNERAL SERVICE OF HER HUSBAND AT KAGOMA IN KADUNA STATE ON THURSDAY .
Centenary Celebrations: Negative Tendencies Retarding Nigeria's...
A frontline politician, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, on Sunday said while Nigeria at 100 was worth celebrating it was important that the nation must address the negative tendencies undermining its development.
Kukah, Bakare Express Divergent Views On Obasanjo's Letter To Jonathan
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, and the Convener of Save Nigeria Group , Pastor Tunde Bakare, yesterday gave divergent views on the open letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Goodluck Jonathan.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Nigeria: Sectarian Violence Goes Unaddressed in Nigeria
The deaths of more than 3,000 victims of sectarian violence in central Nigeria since 2010 have largely been ignored by the government, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on 12 December, Turning a Blind Eye to Mass Killings.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
One Year Remembrance: How Best To Immortalize Yakowa By Sambo, Yero
Vice President Namadi Sambo has said that the best way to immortalize his former deputy and late governor of Kaduna State, Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa, was for Nigerians to continue to preach peace and unity which were two of the cardinal objectives the late governor stood for during his lifetime.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Obasanjo's Letter A True Reflection Of The Disappointment And...
The pan-northern socio-political organization, Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, in its second reaction to Chief Olusegun Obasanjo's letter to President Goodluck Jonathan, described the former President's alleged leakage of the 18-page letter to the press as indecorous and flayed him for disregarding what it termed the "elitist decorum of behind the ... (more)
Nigeria's Boko Haram claims northeast barracks attack
Burnt vehicles and houses after Boko Haram militants raided the town of Benisheik, west of Borno State capital Maiduguri September 19, 2013.
Sectarian violence goes unaddressed in Nigeria
DAKAR, 13 December 2013 - The deaths of more than 3,000 victims of sectarian violence in central Nigeria since 2010 have largely been ignored by the government, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on 12 December, Turning a Blind Eye to Mass Killings .
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Corruption: Tambuwal casts the first stone
Ever since he was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives against the desire of the top hierarchy of his party, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal had almost regularly been a deviant from the culture and customs of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
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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.