Minimum Wage: Labour set to go on indefinite strike Nov. 6
The Organised Labour says it will embark on nationwide strike on November 6, if the Federal Government fails to meet its demand on the new National Minimum Wage of N30,000 agreed upon. Mr Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) made this known in a statement signed with counterparts,... Read more
Fayose pleads not guilty, remains in custody as trial is postponed to Oct 24
The immediate past Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose on Monday appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged misappropriation of N30.8 billion. The embattled former governor appeared in court in a gloomy look with a large number of supporters on hand. He arrived around 8:30am, in a White... Read more
IMF projections conflict with Federal Government’s figures
The International Monetary Fund, IMF, who have consistently presented growth rates below that of the Nigerian government official figures, have stated that the Bretton Woods Institution’s figures are always more current than Nigeria’s. It should be noted that there has been discrepancies twice this year alone, when the Nigerian Government placed... Read more
Fayose arrives court as trial on N1.3 corruption allegation begins
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has arrived Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos this morning as trial on a N1.3 billion corruption case against him commences. Fayose was detained in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commision(EFCC) after presenting himself to the agency. Fayose is accused of... Read more
Shehu Sani to re-contest for Senate on the platform of PRP:
The senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani , who resigned his membership from the ruling All Progressives Congress ( APC) , told his supporters that in the next two days he would announce new political party . Sani , who assured his supporters for the show of... Read more
Lai Mohammed is the high priest of liars: Atiku Campaign Organization
The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCO) has described the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Muhammed, as the “high priest of the All Progressive Congress (APC) cult of liars.” This may not be unconnected to a recent report allegedly authored by the minister where he stated that the international media... Read more
Kaduna state government declares 24 hr curfew as violence claims 55 lives
Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has imposed a 24 hr curfew on the city of Kaduna and its environs following renewed sectarian violence that has engulfed the city yesterday and claimed at least 55 lives. Media reports also suggests that there is renewed tension in Kaduna metropolis over insinuations... Read more
APC turns red as Wike snubs Osibanjo in Rivers State
The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has berated the Governor of the state, Nyesom Wike, for shunning Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo’s visit to the State. Osinbajo was in the state and Bayelsa on Friday to see the rate of damage in some flooded communities... Read more
I don’t know what ‘Bola’s’ position is in APC- Obj mocks Tinubu
A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has mocked a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu. Obasanjo said he did not know the leadership position Tinubu was occupying in the APC. The former President was responding to questions on a programme tagged, “The Talk.” The show... Read more
NYSC scandal: Shittu remains defiant, refuses to resign
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, who was disqualified by APC from Oyo Governorship primaries, has stated that he won’t be resigning any time soon. According to Adebayo Shittu in an interview with Everest Amaefule, resigning will mean handing his defamers a smile which they never earned. Here are... Read more