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By George Daniya

 

Minna, the Niger State capital, is clean – in the streets. The Niger State government ensures that state capital is kept clean through the engagement of workers, who tidy up the major streets of Minna every… Continue reading

By Suleiman Yakubu 

The Eid el-Fitr celebration, June 15, which marks the end of Ramadan fasting, witnessed a large turnout of Muslims rejoicing and felicitating with fellow Muslims for successful completion of another  annual holy month of fast.… Continue reading

By Suleiman Yakubu

Children’s Day was celebrated last week May 27, without the usual fanfare that accompanies it when we were growing up. This speaks volumes. It is a sign that we are neglecting our responsibilities to these little ones.… Continue reading

By George Daniya

Democracy Day in Niger State was a low key celebration; no loud boisterous activities, but it brought journalists together in a first media parley with Governor Abubakar Sani Bello. More than any other journalist in the state,… Continue reading

By George Daniya

 

Late Hussaini Isah

I was so excited, as were the followers of Niger Tornadoes Football Club of Minna, when the Niger State governor, Dr Abubakar Sani Bello watched Match Day 21of the Nigeria Professional Football League… Continue reading

By George Daniya

“If politicians embrace each other like footballers, Nigeria would have to be a much peaceful nation”. I have been reflecting on this statement made last month by the Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence,… Continue reading

By Suleiman Yakubu

 

In 2019, all these bickering and hullabaloo about who rules Nigeria will finally be settled during the general elections via the Permanent Voter’s Card, popularly known as the PVC. More still, all these talk about whether… Continue reading

By Suleiman Yakubu

Nigeria’s First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, Friday, January 19, did something quite uncomplimentary of her husband’s performance as President. In fact, her action made many critics to assert that she may be against his leadership.

Contestable as… Continue reading

By Suleiman Yakubu

Recently, about three weeks ago, Members of the House of Representatives, got 20 more cars, thus bringing the total number of cars delivered to 260 units. This implies that 100 units are still being awaited to make… Continue reading

By Suleiman Yakubu

My sweet sleep was interrupted at about 4:30am by my wife’s persistent taps to get me up. I had to go and queue at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) mega filling station in Minna to get… Continue reading

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