FG Declares Dec. 25, 26; January 1 As Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 25th, Wednesday 26th December 2018 and Tuesday 1st January 2019 as Public Holidays to mark the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year Celebrations respectively. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the ministry’s Director of […]

Long line for fuel at a filling station at Ogba, Lagos

How Fuel Shortage, High Transport Fare Mar Christmas Across Lagos

How Fuel Shortage, High Transport Fare Mar Christmas Across Lagos     Transport Fare Along Some Lagos Routes   Apapa to Ojuelegba =N200 against former N100 Iju-Elliot to Agege = N200 against former N50/100 Ikeja to Maryland = N200 against former N50 Ikorodu to Epe=N1,200 against former N600 Iju-Ishaga to CMS = N600 against former […]

Betty with children on a Christmas day

The Christmases I Remember

The Christmases I Remember By Betty Abah   I remember especially the rice, the stew-saturated and meat laced-rice that arrived our home shortly after dawn, as the special morning breaks into a toothless smile. They were borne on the bent heads of fellow kids or in the hands of beautiful maidens. We would suspend our work […]