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Eight years after adoption by Uduaghan, ex- bus conductor gives back to society 

IT came as a profound story in 2009, pricking the conscience of Nigeria’s leadership class, whose failure to provide leadership impoverishes the masses.

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N30m lifeline for widows of soldiers, policemen, others

The increasing level of widows’ maltreatment in Nigeria is frightening. According to the last data released, Nigeria has over 8 million widows with an estimated 21 million children. Mr. Felix King, Founder, Felix King Foundation who spoke to our correspondent said that the challenges will be best tackled by engages custodians of customs in the communities rather than sponsoring a bill. Excerpts

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Abuja satellite towns where pregnancy is death sentence

First time visitors to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT,are usually impressed by the well paved roads and other top quality infrastructure. And to meet the health needs of the residents of the only planned city in Nigeria, the authorities made provisions for the setting up of hospitals in all the districts of Abuja. Although the increase in the population of the capital city means that the facilities there are stretched beyond their limits, they still offer services that, by Nigerian standards, are better that what is obtainable in many states of the f

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Beggars: There is huge money to make in Abuja

Gradually but steadily, beggars have been returning to Abuja after they were hounded out of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) by a former Minister of the Federal Capital Terriroty, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai. The return of the beggars, sometimes accompanied by family members, have been a source of concern to Abuja residents because of the security and other implications for the city’s infrastructure.

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