We need to restructure of mindset of Nigerians – Bishop

The Catholic Bishop of Gboko Diocese, Most Reverent William Avenya, has suggested the restructuring of mindset of citizens as a panacea to the myriad of problems plaguing the country. Avenya said on Monday in Gboko that agitations for the geographical restructuring being canvassed by many were simply a misplaced priority. He said it was important […]

Customs intercept 2,200 jerry cans of smuggled petrol

The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Border Command, intercepted 2,200 jerry cans of smuggled of petrol with a Duty Paid Value worth over N10 million between Dec. 1, 2017 till date. The Area Controller, Mohammed Aliyu, disclosed this on Monday through the command’s Chief Public Relations Officer, Mr Taupyen Selchang. The controller in a statement by […]

Heavy alcohol intake in adolescence ‘increases risk’ of liver disease

Heavy consumption of alcohol during adolescence can lead to greater risk of developing liver diseases later in life, researchers have said. The research by the Swedish scientists with Karolinska University Hospital of Sweden showed that young men who drank 20g or more of alcohol each day during their adolescence have higher risks of developing liver […]

Governor Ishaku denies arming militia group in Taraba

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday denied that he was arming militia group to attack Fulani herdsmen as the state prepares for the take-off of the open grazing prohibition law. The Governor was reacting to the latest allegation by a columnist, Aliyu Tilde, who accused him of planning more acts of genocide against the […]

77.5m Nigerians engage in economic activities in Q3 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says 77.55 million people are engaged in economic activities out of a labour force of 85.08 million in the third quarter of 2017. The NBS disclosed this in a “Labour Force Statistics Volume 2: Employment by Sector report for Third Quarter of 2017’’ released by the bureau on Monday […]

Why CBN’s January monetary policy meeting was cancelled – Emefiele

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, has announced the cancellation of the apex bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting for January due to the non-confirmation of the MPC nominees by the Senate. The MPC meeting was earlier scheduled for today, Monday and Tuesday.  However, in a statement he personally signed in […]

POLITICAL MISTAKES; SAY NO.

The greatest mistake in life is that which I called, the political mistakes. Generally, it is a mistake that affects the entire system of living. Closeness to people, Infrastructural development, empowerment and welfarism, all absent (political mistakes). Summarily, political mistake is the ability of the electorates to assign a representative duty to incompetent person with […]