Saturday, 10 June 2017

God will reward whistle blowers ~ Bishop

According to Bishop Martins Uzoukwu of the Catholic Diocese of Minna, Niger State, those who expose treasury looters will not only be rewarded by the government but also by God.

“God will reward any person or group of people who offer information that can lead to the recovery of our hard-earned public funds.”

While speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN in Minna on Saturday, Bishop Uzoukwu praised the government for offering cash rewards to whistle blowers as the gesture would get more Nigerians to identify with the fight against corruption.

“Nigerians should complement the effort of the Federal Government by coming out with the required intelligence information that can lead to the recovery of stolen public funds,” he said.

He urged Nigerians to "see the fight against corruption as a national sacrifice."

NAN.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

VP Osinbajo with President Gnassingbe in Abuja (photo)

Acting President Prof Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday received the President of Togo, His Excellency Faure Gnassingbé, at the State House, Abuja.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Sights of Abuja: A Hausa woman frying awara (photos)

Awara is a local snack made from soybean flour.

Very popular with pupils and adults alike, awara is eaten with onions and chili pepper.

It can also be used in place of meat in soups and other foods.

You may not find this snack in the high brow areas of Abuja. You generally find it being sold in the suburbs of the Federal Capital Territory.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

VP Osinbajo with PMB just before London trip (photo)

President Muhammadu Buhari and Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo posed for a photograph just before the former departed for medical checks in London. Harmony.

Former VP visits Osinbajo in Abuja (photo)

Former Vice President under Goodluck Jonathan, Arc. Namadi Sambo on Wednesday paid a courtesy visit to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the State House, Abuja.

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Sights of Abuja: A bananbola (scavenger) on duty .

A scavenger doing his rounds in Kuje area. Bananbolas are common in the suburbs of Abuja.

Minister denies saying President Buhari would now be working from home.

”He (the President) wanted to rest today. .

“He asked the Vice President to preside over today’s meeting.

“In addition, he also asked that all his files be taken home to him and he will be working from home today .”

The Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed has denied media reports that he said President Muhammadu Buhari would now be working from home.

Citing the above portion of his address to the press shortly after Wednesday's Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja, Mohammed lamented that a section of the media chose to misrepresented him.

Speaking through his Special Adviser, Mr Segun Adeyemi, the minister said that “the President only decided to work from home today, not that he has decided to work from home henceforth.”

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