Taraba APC congress: Group alleges abuse of constitution, guidelines

October 13, 2021 Andrew Ojih 0

A group under the aegis of Forum of Contestants and Like Minds of All Progressives Congress in Taraba has accused the leadership of the party of flouting the constitution and guidelines of the party in the ongoing congresses. The group in a communiqué issued at the end of their emergency meeting held in Jalingo, Tuesday, said parallel congresses were held Read More

JOHESU suspends nationwide strike, gives fresh ultimatum to FG

September 19, 2021 Moses John, Abuja 0

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has stepped down its proposed nationwide strike to commence scheduled to kickoff on Saturday September 18, 2021 following concrrns on the suffering of Nigerians. To this end, the workers has now given federal government another 15 days window of opportunity to meet its demands, “failure to which it will not be held responsible for its actions.” Read More

Oyetola directs withdrawal of court case against Aregbesola’s loyalists

August 24, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has called on the Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in the state, Prince Gboyega Famodun, to withdraw complaint against some chieftains of the party for proper withdrawal of charges against them. A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, disclosed that the Governor was away when the charge was instituted and the Read More

Assaults on journalists: NUJ directs media blackout to Bauchi police

July 30, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Following recurring assaults on journslists at public functions by the men of the Bauchi state command of the Nigeria police, the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has directed all media organizations in the state to suspend coverage of all police activities in the state. The union gave the directive in a press release signed by the state chairman Umar Sa’id Read More

Buhari, govs, other leaders ‘ll determine June national convention – APC

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Caretaker Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that national leaders of the party, including the President, Governors, National Assembly leaders among others will determine whether the party’s national convention will hold in June or another time. Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen John James Akpanudoedehe, told Read More

Strike: JUSUN set to hold NEC meeting

May 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has summoned an emergency meeting of the National Executive Council (NEC)- the organ that has given the mandate for the ongoing industrial action by the union, for Wednesday 19, May 2021. The workers have been on nationwide strike for over a month to protest the failure of state governments to grant autonomy to Read More

FG issues shoot-at-sight order against Prisons’ attackers, fleeing inmates

April 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has expressed great outrage at the recent wave of attacks on Custodial Centres of the Nigeria Correctional Service NCoS, ordering personnel of the Service’s armed squad to shoot-at-sight any internal and external aggressor. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola gave the order at an emergency meeting with NCoS Squadron Commanders, Field Commanders and Heads of Armed Squads. Read More

Breaking: Reps summon NSA, security chiefs over worsening insecurity

April 27, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Rising from a marathon closed door session, the House of Representatives on Thursday summoned the National Security Adviser, the nation’s security chiefs, including heads of paramilitary agencies to an emergency meeting. After over four hour long session, Speaker Femi announced the decision of the House, even as no date has been fixed for the meeting. Details later…

The president can’t kill himself…

April 11, 2021 Prince Charles Dickson 0

Only last week I had written on the need for a plea of allocutus on the Nigerian case, and myself and lawyer buddy Barrister Madaki while mourning the state of nation and x-raying possible solutions, it only got worse. So, the last we heard from the president of the world’s largest black population, from official quarters was that the president was Read More