Author Archives: The Street Reporters

FG to Reposition National Park to Meet World Standards – CG

Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator General, National Parks Service, on Saturday said the service had taken measures to reposition the national park, to meet world standards. Goni said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He said the service would be working closely with both national and international investors to bring some of the ...

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Re: The Legend of Buratai: Why History Can Never Be Wrong! By Philip Agbese

Buratai Tukur

 “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots;” – Marcus Garvey. Everywhere in the globe, great nations, societies and communities have had their today elegantly defined by history. History is today’s teacher and tomorrow’s fortifier against the mistakes, pitfalls and inaccuracies of the past. History is kind to everyone and ...

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Jackson Ude’s Impending Reckoning By Richards Murphy

Tukur Yusuf Buratai

Something profound happened in Nigeria in the month of April but it was lost in the hubbub of the socio-political grind of Nigeria. It was the sentencing of IG Wala, a self-style activist to 12 years jail term for criminal defamation. He is meant to spend at least seven years in the slammer. What is noteworthy is not that Wala ...

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Minimum Wage: Buhari Signs Bill into Law

Muhammadu Buhari

Following pressure from labour unions for increase in workers’ salaries, President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Minimum Wage Repeal and Re-Enactment Act, 2019, which pegged the wage for Nigerian workers at N30,000.   The President assented to the Act on Thursday in Abuja. The Act mandates all employers of labour across the country to pay workers a minimum ...

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BREAKING: Gunmen Unleash Mayhem in Jigawa Community, Many Victims Reported

Mohammed Adamu

Many residents have been reported injured and others killed in a Jigawa State Community, in Northern Nigeria after suspected insurgents invaded the area in an attack which took place Wednesday night.   The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Audu Jinjiri, confirmed the attack but didn’t give casualty details. He, however, explained that the State Police Command is yet to ascertain ...

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Buratai: Africa’s Encyclopedia On Counter-Terrorism

Tukur Buarai in Trenches with Troops

By Steve Jackson Basically, it’s not in the character of most Africans to appreciate merit and excellence, but warmly hug mediocrity. In Nigeria, this tendency is almost a national plaque. The best hands in public service are undermined and unfairly criticized, so very sensationally. And it is sparkled for laughable and sentimental reasons in such region, ethnicity or even religion. ...

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