UK Envoy seeks action over killing of Shiites in Zaria

UK Envoy seeks action over killing of Shiites in Zaria

Chris Steven, AbujaPaul Arkwright,  United Kingdom High Commissioner to Nigeria, has called on relevant government authorities to act and ensure justice over the killing of 350 Nigerians in Zaria, Kaduna State,  two years ago.Members of the Ibrahim El-Zakzaky led Shiite Islamic sect had clashed with the troops of the Nigerian army leading to the death of the […]

Dangote In Another Mining Infraction: Asked To Pay N2.7billion Judgement Debt By Court!

Dangote In Another Mining Infraction: Asked To Pay N2.7billion Judgement Debt By Court!

A Federal High Court sitting in Lokoja, Kogi State Capital has ordered Dangote Group, Dangote Cement Plc, Obajana Cement Plc, Dangote Industries and their subsidiaries in a judgement against them, to pay the sum of N2,697,125,000 billion in a mining dispute brought against Dangote by a mining firm, Quest Two Enterprises ltd. In his judgment, […]

Gun Men Abduct, Kill Expatriate, Police Officers In Kogi

Gun Men Abduct, Kill Expatriate, Police Officers In Kogi

Barely couples of weeks apart, after a Medical Volunteer, was killed while in the custody of some kidnappers in Delta State, another expatriate, Jose Machada, a construction Engineer has died in the custody of his abductors in Kogi State. The Portuguese National was said to have been abducted by some gun men along OIbajan-Kabba Road, […]

Three NDLEA Operatives Killed In Kogi

Three NDLEA Operatives Killed In Kogi

Chris Steven, Abuja   Three operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have been shot dead by gunmen in Okene. The three operatives were gunned down while on patrol around the main gate of the Federal College of Education, Okene , Idris Bello, Commandant of the NDLEA in Kogi, told reporters on Sunday […]

NLC Warns Bello: Stop Using Soldiers Against Our Members

NLC Warns Bello: Stop Using Soldiers Against Our Members

The leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has warned Yahaya Bello, the Governor of Kogi State to stop the use of soldiers to intimidate its members in the state who are on strike over unpaid salaries. In a letter written to the Governor by Ayuba Wabba, NLC President and made available to ICIR, the Congress […]

Looters Sponsoring IPOB – Lai Mohammed

Looters Sponsoring IPOB – Lai Mohammed

Chris Steven, Abuja Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, has said the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is being sponsored by certain disgruntled elements to sabotage the Buhari Administration, under the guise of fighting for the rights of the people of the South-east. ”Nigerians must understand that IPOB was not set up to fight […]

NLC Blasts Yahaya Bello Over Proscription Of ASUU

NLC Blasts Yahaya Bello Over Proscription Of ASUU

Chris Steven, Abuja    The leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has described the proscription of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Kogi State by Yahaya Bello, Governor of the state as the height of impunity and high handedness that have characterized his administration since he was sworn-in. The Congress in a protest letters […]

You Are Also Failing Where I failed, Akwe Doma tells Al-Makura

You Are Also Failing Where I failed, Akwe Doma tells Al-Makura

Aliyu Akwe Doma, a former governor of Nasarawa State has chastised his successor, Tanko Al-Makura for failing to prioritize workers’ welfare in the state. Doma who lost to Al-Makura in the 2011 general elections expressed displeasure over the Governor’s heedlessness towards workers’ welfare. While speaking with journalists on Tuesday at his Doma village home, he […]

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