Sunday , September 23 2018
Home / News / Local News (page 323)

Local News

Fuel Subsidy: Group tells Tinubu, Soyinka to apologize to Jonathan

The Concerned Ijaw Transformation Ambassadors (CITA) has said that Bola Tinubu, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon, John Oyegun and the leadership and members of the Save Nigeria Group to tender an unreserved apology to former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan over the sinister role they played when he announced the removal of fuel subsidy on the 1st of …

Read More »

Ozekhome, MRA say Lai Mohammed’s loan request from NBC is illegal, unlawful

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome and the Executive Director of Media Right Agenda, Edetaen Ojo have described the memo emanating from the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed to the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for a loan request to embark on a foreign trip as illegal and unlawful. Citing the minister’s action as a violation of the provisions …

Read More »

NLC, TUC tells Nigerians to stock up food, as strike begins Wednesday

• Begins Countdown To Wednesday’s Strike • Reps Call Emergency Session, Summon Kachikwu Rising from a joint meeting between the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and their civil society allies in Abuja, on Saturday, Labour called on Nigerians to stock up on essential commodities, as it begins a strike action on Wednesday in protest of recent hike …

Read More »

How U.S airstrike killed Justice Uwais’ son, other ISIS terrorists

Ibrahim Uwais, son of former chief justice of Nigeria, was killed in an air strike by US-led coalition forces on a senior ISIS leader in Iraq on May 6, reports TheCable. Halima, Ibrahim’s wife who travelled with him to Iraq in February 2015, has called to inform her father-in-law, Mohammed, who was Nigeria’s chief justice from 1995 to 2006.   …

Read More »

Nigeria can’t afford further destruction of national assets – Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, on Monday bemoaned the recent vandalism of pipelines by Niger Delta militants, saying the country could not afford any destruction of national assets. Dickson spoke with State House correspondents at the end of a meeting he attended alongside representatives of oil firms operating in his state at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was …

Read More »