Monthly Archives: May 2012

Kaduna LGs have free hand to operate – Hon. Magaji Sadiq Hunkuyu

In this interview with DESERT HERALD, Commissioner for Local Governments in Kaduna State, Hon. Magaji Sadiq Hunkuyu, spoke exclusively on the achievements of his ministry and the resolve to leave a befitting legacy by the end of his four year tenure. The Excerpts: So far so good how has it been since taking over as

Popular Culture: Its effect

By Zara Moh’d Kareto Popular culture to us is almost entirely manifestation of western popular culture. It is generally accepted to be one thing and one thing only; harmful distraction and most examples of popular culture and heavily drawn from the mass media. Popular culture is the arts, artifacts, entertainment, fads, beliefs and values that

Popular Culture: Its effect

By Zara Moh’d Kareto Popular culture to us is almost entirely manifestation of western popular culture. It is generally accepted to be one thing and one thing only; harmful distraction and most examples of popular culture and heavily drawn from the mass media. Popular culture is the arts, artifacts, entertainment, fads, beliefs and values that

Examination malpractice

Examination malpractice has different meaning and understanding to various people around the world but it is generally agreed that examination malpractice is any aid, gesture, material etc given or brought into the examination hall that goes against the examination rules and regulations this could be talking, chatting, and spying another person’s work in an examination

Hairstyle: The influence of popular culture

By Zara Mohammed Kareto There is a sense within our society that what is modern is what is western, save years back, we still had certain aspects of our culture and practices yet untainted by the relentless pervasion of western civilization. What is left now is a hole filled with profound nostalgia, which people strangely

The Almajiri Model Schools

An Almajiri Model Boarding School was lately commissioned by President Goodluck Jonathan at Gagi in Sokoto State. The school, which is one of the 400 billed for commissioning by June 2012, was constructed by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund. The school comprises 15 blocks of classrooms, dormitories, a language laboratory, clinic, recitation room, vocational workshops,

How President Jonathan, Ministers And Cronies Shared N155 Billion From Malabu Oil Block Sale Scam-PREMIUM TIMES

By Idris Akinbajo The presidency, his associates and some ministers have been named in a monumental money laundering scandal, one of the most elaborate in Nigeria’s history. This medium can reveal today that the N155billion secretly paid to convicted money launderer, Dan Etete, by the Federal Government, on the orders of President Goodluck Jonathan, was

NGO Calls For Removal of FCT Minister

By OUR CORRESPONDENT Disturbed by what it called the glaring failure of the FCT Minister, Senator Bala Muhammed, to provide effective services to the FCT despite the huge budgetary allocation for that purpose, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Congress for National Democrats, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan, to drop the FCT Minister from the Federal

Borno Recruits 1500 Environmental Workers

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has said that launching of Borno Environmental Vanguard and Youth Empowerment Scheme was an effort of his administration’s commitment to environmental development, maintaining that the environment is human kind’s collective heritage hence waste constitutes one of the most serious environmental problems in the country and world at large with

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