Friday, June 18, 2021



Ortom to El-Rufai: You’re one of those sycophants, bigots misleading Buhari

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State as a sycophant, ethnic champion and religious bigot who hates anyone who does not share the same faith with him.

Buhari making governing Nigeria looking more difficult – Ezekwesili

Former minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has said that Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari is overemphasizing Nigeria’s governance, making it look more difficult than it is in reality.

Criminal Nigerians abroad do not represent our values – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the few Nigerians abroad indulging in criminal activities do not represent the values of majority of the people of the country.

Minimum Wage: Labour won’t accept VAT raise — Ajaero

Joe Ajaero, President, United Labour Congress, ULC, said on Wednesday that any increase in the Value Added Tax, VAT, that would be used to pay the N30,000 new minimum wage would not be accepted.

Sugar Production: We’re placing Nigeria on global map – Dangote

Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Group, says his investment in the sugar sector will place Nigeria on the global map of sugar producers while increasing employment and saving huge foreign exchange for the country.

NLC rejects Buhari’s move to set up ‘another’ technical committee over new minimum wage

The National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Ayuba Waba has stated that no Technical Committee will look into the already agreed N30,000 as new minimum wage.

Shun violence, Ohaneze advises Igbo communities in South Africa

Chief Nnia Nwodo, President, Ohaneze Ndigbo worldwide, a pan-Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has urged Igbos living in South Africa to eschew violence and resolve their...

State Police disastrous to Nigeria, PDP chieftain tells governors

A Chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Jigawa State, Saleh Taki has called on governors in the country to stop the agitation for creation of State Police, saying that the decision would be disastrous to Nigeria.

Why I’m interested in ruling Nigeria, by Sule Lamido

He cited the herdsmen killings and the resurgence of Boko Haram atrocities as some of the failings of the present government.

Senate floors Magu in court

A Federal High Court in Abuja has backed the Senate’s rejection of Ibrahim Magu as substantive  Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,...

Egyptian President participates in Coptic Christmas celebration

Egyptian President, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi had on Saturday evening participated in the Coptic Christmas Eve celebration held at a new, partly-opened cathedral in the country's...

30 AIGs challenge Buhari over ‘influenced’ retirement

Thirty Assistant Inspectors General of Police, who were retired to pave way for the promotion of the current Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris,...

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