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 […]

Boris Johnson to kick off trade deal talks with Donald Trump – huge pressure on EU

Boris Johnson will seek to kick off trade talks with the US next week in a bid to intensify pressure on the EU. To signal his readiness to open talks with US President Donald Trump on tearing down trans-Atlantic trade barriers, the Government is expected to publish draft objectives for the push to agree a […]

Blair BACKS Boris over Brexit in bombshell moment and urges Labour to FORGET rejoining EU

TONY BLAIR has revealed he supports Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his Brexit plans as the former Labour leader said the party should forget about campaigning to rejoin the EU. Tony Blair compared himself to Boris Johnson as he noted the Tory Prime Minister is doing Brexit “right”. The former Labour Prime Minister explained the Labour Party could have stopped […]

Brexit fury: Boris Johnson warns EU not to be ‘ridiculous’ over trade deal conditions

PRIME Minister Boris Johnson will tell the EU that it is being unreasonable and ridiculous in its conditions for a trade deal – and that Britain will walk away unless there is a change of heart. Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Image: Getty) The Sunday Express has seen draft proposals for the Government’s mandate for EU talks, […]

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 […]

Coronavirus hell: Benidorm star Crissy Rock quarantined amid health concerns on cruise

Benidorm star Crissy Rock is being quarantined onboard her honeymoon cruise ship over fears of a coronavirus outbreak. Queen Mary 2 cruise ship sets sail after $130m makeover Actress Crissy Rock is being held in quarantine onboard the Queen Mary 2 cruise ship. The actress hasn’t been able to leave the ship as it has […]

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 […]

Americans, Politicians React to Trumps State of the Union Address

If elections are won by defiant showmanship alone, Donald Trump, the grand political illusionist, will waltz to a second term in November. In the most politicized State of the Union address in modern times, the President took the choreography of an annual America ritual to new levels on Tuesday night at a fraught moment in the nation’s history. And […]

EU trade boss warns ‘Brexit NOT complete’ as Boris’s Australia pledge ‘code for no deal’

THE EUROPEAN UNION’s trade chief Phil Hogan has lashed out at Boris Johnson’s claim Brexit is complete and warned Britain is heading to a new no deal scenario. The Irishman said businesses and voters should hold the Government to account and demand a “clear picture” of the economic costs of any future decisions to diverge […]