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February 24, 2024
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Halting extortion of consumers by supermarkets

Halting extortion of consumers by supermarkets

I t was a Friday and the beginning of a weekend. Many residents of Abuja were already itching to zoom into the weekend and at least take a break from the stress associated with the…

Looming protests over soaring food prices

Looming protests over soaring food prices

From the public out cry, it is apparent that the hardship occasioned by the high prices of good have not observed any boundaries. Some citizens have likened the hunger situation to the popular biblical story,…

Mpape: Community living in fear of kidnappers

Mpape: Community living in fear of kidnappers

Mpape is a popular settlement inhabited mainly by low income families. Although, located in Bwari Area Council, the suburban community is so close to the Abuja Municipal Area Council that its residents feel they are…

As Tinubu renews citizens’ hope on mass housing

As Tinubu renews citizens’ hope on mass housing

Affordable shelter The project is part of 20,000 housing units to be delivered in the Federal Capital Territory under a Public Private Partnership Arrangement being implemented by the Federal Ministry of Housing and Urban Development.…

Taming surge of unemployed youths

Taming surge of unemployed youths

A t various times, security experts had drawn the attention of the government to a common and worrisome sight of an army of unemployed youths in different parts of Abuja. Many of these youths and…

Creating employment, wealth for unemployed Nigerians

Creating employment, wealth for unemployed Nigerians

The Federal Capital Territory, the nation’s capital, was not left out in the recent empowerment of 700 Nigerians earlier trained by the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) under the Agricultural Enhancement Scheme (AES), one of…

Converting waste to wealth for survival

Converting waste to wealth for survival

Waste to wealth The Wupa Waste Dumpsite is located in the Wupa District of the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT), Abuja. It houses both the Central Solid Waste dumpsite and the Liquid Waste treatment plants.…

Insecurity: Residents seek enforcement of ban on scavengers

Insecurity: Residents seek enforcement of ban on scavengers

The scavenger, popularly called’ Baban Bola ‘ in local parlance, appear to have become the untouchables. In spite of the several attempts to send them packing from the city, they are seen everyday operating on…

Kurudu: Where kidnappers dared security forces

Kurudu: Where kidnappers dared security forces

Hilltop mansion The house, an architectural masterpiece, is situated at the top of the hill in the Phase 2, Army Post Service Estate, Kurudu, Abuja Municipal Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It…

Uneasy ride on tricycles

Uneasy ride on tricycles

Tricycles, popular known in the local parlance as Keke or Keke Napep, was introduced into the Nigeria’s transportation system about two decades ago. It was introduced essentially to ease the challenges associated with public transportation…