New minimum wage: Outcome of Osinbajo, Governors’ meeting revealed

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday met with six state governors over the minimum wage demanded by the organised labour in the country. The meeting held behind closed-doors on Monday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. One of the governors, speaking with Channels after the meeting, said it ended inconclusively. […]

BREAKING: Tension in Abuja as army open fire on Shiites

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, better known as Shi’ites, on Monday, defied warnings by a combined force of the Nigerian army and the police as they poured into the FCT from all major routes, to observe the Arbaeen mourning processions. The sect members, who came out in their thousands for the procession, […]

What Buhari told British Government about Obasanjo, Jonathan’s administrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that with the humongous resources at the disposal of Nigeria between 1999 and 2014, it was sad that infrastructure was not fixed. President Buhari said the administrations then allowed infrastructure to rot completely within the period. Buhari said this when he received the outgoing British High Commissioner to Nigeria, His […]

Buhari breaks silence on his WAEC certificate controversy

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) announcement that it is going to court to challenge his West African School Certificate (WASC). Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity said it was a waste of time because the record was available, as well as those of higher qualifications […]

MURIC warns FG of fuel scarcity masterminds, looming labour strike

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the Federal Government to tighten its seat belt as yuletide approaches. The organization alerted the government to the annual phenomenon of artificial fuel scarcity which usually reared its ugly head at the approach of the end of the year. Professor Ishaq Akintola, MURIC director, in a statement […]

Bakassi refugees yet to settle, 12 years after – Rep Essien Ayi

The member representing Bakassi/Calabar South/Akpabuyo federal constituency, Hon. Essien Ayi, has said that Bakassi returnees, whose ancestral homes were ceded to Cameroon, twelve years after were still occupying primary school, IDP camp in Bakassi, Cross River State. Hon Ayi told journalists on Saturday that dozens of Bakassi people have passed on due to terrible conditions […]

Bishop Oyedepo reveals sponsors of killer herdsmen

The Bishop of Living Faith Church (aka Winners Chapel), Bishop David Oyedepo, yesterday said the inability of the government to arrest killer herdsmen in some part of the Middle Belt zone was because the killers were agents of the government. Speaking in Ota, Ogun State, at the Church’s Sunday Service titled ‘Covenant Day of Settlement […]

We are learning the ‘Shaku Shaku’ dance steps for our campaign – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday in Abuja, jocularly said he was learning the Shaku Shaku dance steps for campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections. Shaku Shaku is a popular and contemporary dance style common among young Nigerians. Osinbajo, who was the Chairman and Special Guest of Honour at the launch of Five Fascinating Books […]

Nigerian Army officers shoot at Shi’ite members in Abuja (Video)

A video has been circulating online showing Shi’ite members and Nigerian Army officers clash along Zuba road in Abuja yesterday October 27th. A statement from the Army released earlier today, said the sect members who were supposedly in a procession in the Federal Capital Territory, mounted an illegal road block during their procession thereby denying […]