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Akwa Ibom Governor donates 200 million to renovate barracks

Akwa Ibom Governor donates 200 million to renovate barracks

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, has donated N200 million for the renovation of Wellington Bassey Barracks, Ibagwa in Abak Local Government Area of the state. Emmanuel made the donation at the 2017 West African Social Activity (WASA) held in the barracks on Saturday. The governor expressed his appreciation to the Nigerian Army for its contributions in providing the security ...

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Reps urge Military to return unutilized acquired lands to communities

Reps urge Military to return unutilized acquired lands to communities

Members of the Representatives on Wednesday urged Federal Ministries of Power, Works & Housing as well as Defence, to work out modalities for the return of unutilized expanses of land forcefully acquired for military barracks to host communities. According to Afe Olowookere (APC-Ondo), who sponsored the motion, one-quarter of the land area of the cities were acquired by the military ...

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The Origin of the Popular Mammy Market

Mammy market

Asides the people who grew up in the barracks, a lot of us who were privileged to serve our fatherland during the mandatory 1-year National Youth Service should have come across that market of all sorts typically referred to as “mammy market.” This piece reveals the origin of the popular “mammy market” Do you know that apart from being a ...

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