Bandits demand N40m ransom for 13 kidnapped LGA workers

November 14, 2021 Moh Bello Habib 0

  Bandits that abducted 13 Zaria local government workers weekend demanded 40 million naira ransom to release them. The captives were abducted  Monday on their way to condole with their colleague whose father died at Idasu village  in Giwa local government area. Report had it that the captives included 9 married women and 4 men. However, as at the time Read More

PDP Convention: South-west stakeholders endorse Oyinlola, Ologunagba

October 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a last-ditch effort to secure a united front in the national convention to elect national officers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stakeholders of the party from the Southwest zone have concluded negotiations on candidates to adopt as consensus options. Sources at the consultative meeting held in Lagos on Wednesday say that the stakeholders have concluded on former Osun Read More

ASUP warns against industrial disharmony in polytechnics

October 11, 2021 Moses John 0

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) Sunday asked the federal government to speed up in the implementation of the Memorandum of Action (MoA) signed with the union to avoid industrial disharmony. The union however warned that Nigerians should hold government accountable for any industrial action as the union would not issue any ultimatum before pulling out her members from Read More

Insecurity: PDP presenting false narrative against Buhari, APC – PGF boss

October 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has said opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and others are presenting false narrative to paint President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling party in bad light. The PGF boss also described as “politically scandalous” for an APC state like Lagos to Read More

October 1st: Nigeria‘ll be free from attacks, oppression-Kumuyi

September 23, 2021 John Oba, 0

The General Superintendent of Deeper Christian Life Ministry (DCLM), Pastor William Kumuyi has prophesied that Nigeria will experience real independence from attacks, oppression and torture as it celebrates this year’s Independence on 1st October. Kumuyi made this declaration upon his arrival to Abuja for for a 5-Day crusade with the theme, ‘Divine Solution Global’ which is starting, on Friday, 24th Read More

APC members angry over red-carpet reception of Fani-Kayode – PGF boss

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, said the recent defection of former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode into the APC got most members angry, especially with the by the red-carpet reception given to him. While calling for calm, the APC chieftain also appealed to party leaders to properly engage in internal negotiations that will guide the Read More

FG reveals when varsity workers ‘ll receive minimum wage arrears in October

September 1, 2021 John Moses 0

The federal government will clear the arrears on the consequential adjustment on minimum wage owed members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational an Associated Institutions (NASU) by end of October. Minister for Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige disclosed this at the end of a meeting between the federal government and Read More

Court orders doctors back to work, Ngige hails ruling

August 24, 2021 Editorial III 0

Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige has described  the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) ruling on the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD) strike as a welcome development. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the court in a ruling ordered striking members of NARD and the federal government to suspend all forms of hostilities and maintain Read More

NSCIA begs doctors to call off strike

August 15, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

   The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) under the leadership of His Eminence Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has expressed concern over the on-going strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). A statement by NSCIA Director of Administration, Arc Zubairu Haruna Usman-Ugwu, said the Sultan was worried on the doctors’ strike which has increased the burden of vulnerable Read More

Breaking: FG reveals when ban on Twitter ‘ll be lifted in Nigeria

August 11, 2021 Editor 0

Nigerians will soom return to micro blogging platform, Twitter, after the federal government assured that the ban on the social media operations will soon be lifted. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave this the assurance after the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Read More

Strike: Negotiate grievances with state govts, APC govs tell resident doctors

August 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has appealed to the National Association of Residents Doctors (NARD) to negotiate their grievances with affected state governments and end the ongoing nationwide strike. The APC governors also said that issues affecting resident doctors in federal establishments should be negotiated with the Read More

Zamfara APC crisis: Yari accuses Gov Matawalle of trying to take over party

August 5, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The former Governor of Zamfara state, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, has accused the state Governor, Bello Matawalle, who recently defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) of fueling the crisis in the party by demanding a-70 per cent takeover of the party structure at all levels. Speaking to journalists in Abuja, Yari accused the Governor Matawalle-led group of going against the subsisting Read More

Women votes ‘ll determine outcome of 2023 elections – Okotete

July 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, women votes will be a key determiner of candidates elected as state/federal legislators, governors and the President, the Woman Leader and representative in Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared said. Okotete, however called on women to cooperate and forge a united front to ensure more women occupy Read More

Breaking: Anybody can aspire for any position in 2023, APC govs declare

May 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) have declared that “everyone, from every part of the country is free to aspire for any position in the party in line with provisions of our party’s constitution” ahead of the 2023 general election. The forum, however, expressed excitement over Thursday’s defection of Read More

Abductors of council chairman demands N100m

May 3, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

The abductors of Pius Kolawole the Yagba West Local Government Chairman in Kogi State  has allegedly demanded for N100 million for the release of the elected chairman The  kidnappers were said to have on Sunday night called one of the family member of the chairman to demand for the ransom. According to the source, The abductors  promised to called back by Read More

Nigeria security debacle: Heightened Hope “Uzodimma” travesty

April 29, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Comedy has always come to humankind and their existence as therapeutic, an ecstatic panacea to the despondent and hopeless person(s) at all parts of the world, times and seasons. Like music, it does several functions such as a melodic medium for driving home messages, teaching customs and traditions of a people, stirring sorrows away, anesthetic system for dissipating depression and Read More