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 […]

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, […]

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‘Walk away Boris!’ PM urged to call EU’s bluff over no deal Brexit threat

BORIS JOHNSON has been overwhelmingly backed to call the EU’s bluff and leave the European Union at the end of the transition period on World Trade Organisation (WTO) terms, a poll of Express.co.uk readers has found. Brexit: Von der Leyen makes dig at Johnson over Australia deal The Prime Minister has been urged to walk […]

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 […]

Brexit boost! UK economy forecast to grow more after Boris Johnson election win

BRITAIN’S economic growth forecast has been upgraded by a leading forecaster in response to the Conservative’s decisive general election win last month. Boris Johnson: Government will invest in NHS claims Tory MP The EY Item Club now predicts the UK economy will grow by 1.2 percent this year, as opposed to 1 percent as previously forecast. It has […]

Boris Johnson’s huge post-Brexit plan as PM vows Britain will become ‘global trailblazer’

BRITAIN will become a “global trailblazer” after we finally leave the European Union on Friday, says Boris Johnson. Brexit deadline is ‘powerful tool’ for Johnson says expert Boris Johnson wants the country to become “Great again”, heal its past divisions and “look ahead with confidence” to life as an independent nation after Brexit. It came as the […]

Amotekun has come to stay – NANS tells FG

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has told the federal government that the Western Nigeria Security Network, ‘Amotekun’, set up to combat crimes in the region, has come to stay. NANS described the move by the federal government as tactical moves to shut down Amotekun and doom the zone, particularly the students, to insecurity […]

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 […]