ASUU strike illegal – FG vows ‘no work, no pay’

The Federal Government has said the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)’s two-week warning strike is illegal. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, stated this while speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday.   The FEC meeting was presided over by President Muhammadu […]

New Emir of Kano, Bayero sheds tears after receiving letter of appointment from Ganduje

  Emotion betrayed Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, the new emir of Kano, Wednesday, after receiving his letter of appointment alongside his brother, Nasiru Ado Bayero as the Emirs of Kano and Bichi respectively at the Kano Government House Coronation Hall, Kano State. Bayero has also been elevated as the Chairman, Council of Emirs by Governor […]

Auno Attack: Reps task FG to declare state of emergency on Security

The House of Representatives has again called on the Federal government to declare a state of emergency on Security. This is following the death of 30 people in Borno state at the hands of Boko Haram insurgents, The Green Chamber following the adoption of a motion moved by the Chief Whip of the House, Muhammed […]

IPPIS: OAGF insists on Withholding Tertiary Institutions’ Salaries

Strong indications have emerged that the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) is currently awaiting the approval of the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, to finally suspend the release of the funds for the payment of salaries of workers of tertiary institutions who have not enrolled on […]

Lagos Okada, Keke ban: Sanwo-Olu says it is irreversible

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared that the ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle popularly called Okada and Keke Napep in the state would not be reversed. Sanwo-Olu explained that the ban was due to security and safety reasons, hence it will not be reversed. The Governor spoke yesterday while launching eight locally […]

Amotekun: Gov Akeredolu meets with Buhari

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari. Akeredolu said the meeting with Buhari was not to discuss Amotekun, a South West security outfit. Akeredolu, speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the closed-door meeting with the president at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said he met with the […]

Emeka Ihedioha disagrees with the judgment of the Supreme Court

Former governor of Imo state, Emeka Ihedioha on Wednesday disagreed with the judgment of the Supreme Court which ousted him from office. Ihedioha in a statement he signed described the judgment as ‘unfair, unjust and does not reflect the wishes of Imo people. He, therefore, directed all members of Imo State Expanded Executive Council, and all political […]

In the face of national security challenges, States look inward to help themselves

Before the launch of Operation Amotekun by South-west governors, 23 states in the country were operating local security outfits to complement the efforts of the police. The operation unveiled last week by the governors to help enhance the safety of the region against kidnapping, banditry, armed robbery and related crimes, has attracted controversy as some […]

Amotekun: Soyinka bares his mind on the security outfit

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has commended the south west governors over the idea of the Western Nigeria Security Network, which has been code-named ‘Operation Amotekun’. Amotekun (or The South West Security Network), has since commenced operations in all the six states in Yourubaland Reactions have continued to trail Amotekun launched on January 9, 2019. Soyinka speaking at […]

The Law of Self Preservation: Stanel and Innosons’ case

In an occassion that took place in Awka, Anambra State of Nigeria recently,  Innocent Chukwuma, MD, Innoson had this to say:- “My friend and Stanel Boss, Stanly Uzochukwu came to my house for this invitation to be here today but I told him I won’t come. Why I told him I won’t come is that, […]

Christmas: MFM GO Olukoya under fire over ‘idol worship’ comment

  Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ, Adewale Giwa has asked the General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry, MFM, Dr Daniel Olukoya to tell Christians the exact date to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Giwa, who was reacting to the statement made by Dr. Olukoya that his Church […]

Nigerian Army extends operation in South East, West, North Central, gives reason

The Nigerian Army has extended its ongoing operations in some regions in the country. Colonel Sagir Musa, Acting Director Army Public Relations, made the announcement in a statement on Sunday. He said the extension was due to the tremendous successes recorded across the country especially in the aspect of Exercise Positive Identification. “The Nigerian Army […]