Archive for: Abuja

‘Over 15 people fell on me…’: #NISstampede survivor narrates horrific experience (PICTURED)

‘Over 15 people fell on me…’: #NISstampede survivor narrates horrific experience (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo Blessing Families and friends of the job seekers who perished during the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) recruitment exercise on Saturday are still counting their losses. READ:...

 

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Nigeria is a nation of horror show

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Nigeria is a nation of horror show

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Our legislators are not disturbed that the youth are unprepared for the technocracy of modern economy. The young ones are being taught by the example of the political leaders...

 

Opinion: I am not going to the National Conference because of N12 million

Opinion: I am not going to the National Conference because of N12 million

by Jaye Gaskia Now let us get back to the spurious issue of N12 million bribe or payment. Since the June 12 struggles of the 90s through to the January Uprising of 2012 I have been involved...

 

Opinion: Oil spill in Abuja and lessons for the rest of us

Opinion: Oil spill in Abuja and lessons for the rest of us

by Wale Bakare With the growing trend of oil spills in non-oil producing states, as it is the case with the Abuja spills, it is a wakeup call to other states and environmental activists to rise...

 

Wole Soyinka: Why I rejected Jonathan’s Centenary Award

Wole Soyinka: Why I rejected Jonathan’s Centenary Award

by Professor Wole Soyinka What the government of Goodluck Jonathan has done is to scoop up a century’s accumulated degeneracy in one preeminent symbol, then place it on a podium for the nation...

 

Gimba Kakanda: Abuja protests and ‘briefcase’ activism on social media

Gimba Kakanda: Abuja protests and ‘briefcase’ activism on social media

by Gimba Kakanda But the funny thing about these Abuja-based activists on Twitter is, when you call them and inform them that a certain ambassador or politician wants to have a lunch with them,...

 

Abuja church ‘gives members $100 each’ for worshiping on Sunday (PHOTO)

Abuja church ‘gives members $100 each’ for worshiping on Sunday (PHOTO)

by Zara Mustapha   Now we see another reason why people flock to some churches. According to blogger Laila Ikeji, the church called Holyhill is located at  Immaculate Hotel & Suites,...

 

Pius Adesanmi: The struggle for meaning – Ukraine, Iyaloja and all that jazz

Pius Adesanmi: The struggle for meaning – Ukraine, Iyaloja and all that jazz

by Pius Adesanmi If you cannot even come together against the local terrorism of an Iyaloja in Lagos, how do you hope to ever rise against the might of the corrupt Nigerian state in Abuja? Three...

 

‘I’m a different person now’ – Former COZA member, Ese Walter opens up on her marriage and THAT affair

‘I’m a different person now’ – Former COZA member, Ese Walter opens up on her marriage and THAT affair

by Zara Mustapha On February 15, Ese Walter got married to Benny Ark, an OAP in Abuja at a court registry. The former COZA member who became quite popular for the wrong reasons after she blew...

 

Student arrested for beating up policeman in Abuja

Student arrested for beating up policeman in Abuja

by ‘Jola Sotubo A young man in Abuja was arrested and yesterday arraigned over allegations of assault on a police officer. 22-year-old Ibrahim Salisu is said to have beaten up one  Chijioke...