Resume or resign protesters must thread softly, Nigerians in London warn

Resume or resign protesters must thread softly, Nigerians in London warn

Chris Steven, Abuja A group of Nigerians living overseas under the aegis of Nigerians In Diaspora Monitoring Group (NIDMG), on Wednesday condemned the alleged invasion of  Wuse market, Abuja by those protesting against the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari in office for over 100 days. They warned that the protests which were allegedly being sponsored […]

ASUU strike: NANS Questions N1b National Economic Recovery And Growth Plan

ASUU strike: NANS Questions N1b National Economic Recovery And Growth Plan

Chris Steven, Abuja    The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has lamented that the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) comes with attendant unprecedented and untold challenges and hardship to both the students and their parents.    Chinonso Obasi, President of NANS, at a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, said […]

Good Governance Will End Clamour For Restructuring Says Governor Wike

Good Governance Will End Clamour For Restructuring Says Governor Wike

Paul Obiajunwo, PortHarcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that nobody will clamour for the restructuring of the country once the Federal Government adopts a just governance model. He said that a governance model that emphasises the equitable distribution of resources and projects will promote unity and the rapid growth of the country. […]

FG Faults ASUU’s Indefinite Strike

FG Faults ASUU’s Indefinite Strike

…Says Action Negates Section 41 of Trade Disputes Act, Cap T8, 2004 Chris Steven, Abuja A fresh twist to the indefinite strike called by the Academic Staff Union of Universities emerged on Tuesday, with the Federal Government accusing the union of going against laid down constitutional procedures before embarking on the industrial action. Specifically,Minister of […]

Youths To Agip: Site Proposed Refinery In ONELGA Or Risk Shut Down

Youths To Agip: Site Proposed Refinery In ONELGA Or Risk Shut Down

Paul Obiajunwo, PortHarcourt   Youths  of Ogba/Eegbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State have asked the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, (NAOC) to site its proposed refinery in their area, or face shutting down.   The youths under the aegis of ONELGA Youth Executives Coalition, (OYEC), also wants all the International Oil Companies, (IOCs) operating in their […]

Cultism: Rivers Community Gets Peace Committee

Cultism: Rivers Community Gets Peace Committee

Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt   In furtherance  of steps to ensure lasting peace in Emohua Local Government Area, the Rivers State Government has inaugurated  a 36-Man Peace Committee .     Inaugurating the Peace Committee in Port Harcourt, Chief of Staff to the Rivers State Governor , Engineer Chukwuemeka Woke said that members of the […]

MTV Base Lip Sync Battle Africa Wrapped Up In Grand Style As Winner Of #Lsbchallenge Gets N1 Million Prize Money

MTV Base Lip Sync Battle Africa Wrapped Up In Grand Style As Winner Of #Lsbchallenge Gets N1 Million Prize Money

Ayomide, Lagos  After several electrifying performances by celebrities across Africa, Lip Sync Battle Africa (Season 2), which premiered on MTV Base on Wednesday 22 April 2017, was wrapped up in grand style at a special Lip Sync Battle Africa Wrap Up Party held over the weekend at Club Quilox.  The winner of the viral Lip Sync […]

Boko Haram: A Jihad Without Religion

Boko Haram: A Jihad Without Religion

By Idoko Ainoko What has been the consistent campaigns of Boko Haram insurgents is the desire to establish an Islamic State, opposed to the ideals of western education. It has been at the core of the vigorous attempts to impose their own version of Islamism on Nigeria. Boko Haram has been seeking to forbid Muslims […]

ASUU Begins Nationwide Indefinite Strike

ASUU Begins Nationwide Indefinite Strike

Chris Steven, Abuja The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has directed all its members in public and private universities in the country to commence an indefinite strike. Biodun Ogunyemi, President of ASUU who declared the strike in Abuja on Monday at a press conference said the Federal Government has failed to meet up with […]

Oil: Another Paraffin for Terror

Oil: Another Paraffin for Terror

By Femi Babatunde The war against terrorism being persecuted against Boko Haram has entered another phase in which the terrorists are trying to resurge. They were sufficiently degraded when they were defeated in Sambisa Forest in December 2016. The war against terrorism was fought at that time with the impression that Nigeria was up against […]

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