Pictures: Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala visits Buhari, gets presidential assurance ahead final WTO showdown

October 12, 2020 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja assured Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, that the country would explore every opportunity and deploy its entire energy to ensure that she becomes the Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO). Dr Okonjo-Iweala is one of two candidates contesting for the top position of the multilateral institution. The president, who Read More

Happening now – Electricity/fuel price hike: Organised Labour Leaders locked in meeting with FG, hours to NLC strike (Pictures)

September 27, 2020 Editor 0

Leaders of the organised Labour are locked in a last-minute meeting with the representatives of the federal government over planned strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC). The proposed strike was to compel President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to shift ground on the recent increase in electricity tariff and fuel price. The meeting is taking place Read More

Ahead senatorial by-election: Ex-Senate President receives APC candidate in Imo north (Pictures)

September 9, 2020 Editor 0

Former Senate President and member All Progressives Congress (APC) National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ken Nnamani on Tuesday received the party’s Imo North Senatorial candidate, Hon. Frank Ibezim in his office. With the candidate were the Imo state APC Chairman, Prince Marcilinus Nlemigbo, former deputy governor, Prince Eze Madumere, and APC stalwart, Hon. Chidi Nwogu. The visit happened days after Ibezim Read More

Pictures: Uneasy calm as Police, Army arrest #RevolutionNow protesters

August 5, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

Revolution now protesters are currently facing hard times in Abuja after security agents reportedly arrested many of them in Abuja The protesters carrying placards and banners had set out as early as 8 am to demand good governance from the Buhari-led administration. Some of their placards read, ‘Nigerians are sick and tired of poverty, corruption, injustice and untimely death’; ‘Say no Read More