• Ogun workers suspend strike, as Amosun apologises

    Ogun workers suspend strike, as Amosun apologises

    Organised labour in Ogun State on Wednesday suspended its two-week strike.

    The suspension of the strike was announced in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, by the state Chairman of the Joint Public Service Negotiating Council, Abiodun Olakanmi.

    Olakanmi, who addressed civil servants in the state at the Nigerian Labour Congress Secretariat, directed them to return to work on Thursday.

    The development followed a tripartite meeting held on Wednesday in Abeokuta between officials of the state government and representatives of labour at the state […]

  • We have made mistakes – Gowon apologises to Niger Delta

    We have made mistakes – Gowon apologises to Niger Delta

    Yakubu Gowon, former military head of state of Nigeria, has apologised to Niger Delta communities for the neglect they have suffered in the hands of the successive governments.

    Gowon, who was the special guest of honour at the premiere of Oloibiri, a movie about the Niger Delta, urged the government; across all levels, to be humble enough to dialogue with aggrieved people.

    “Watching through the movie, I cannot help but feel with the plight of Oloibori and all other oil producing communities […]

  • Ibeku paramount ruler weeps, apologises to Kalu over Orji’s ingratitude

    Ibeku paramount ruler weeps, apologises to Kalu over Orji’s ingratitude

    According to reports, the paramount ruler of Ibeku Kingdom and the Ogwurube of Ibeku, Eze (Sir) Samuel I Onuoha, yesterday wept as he apologised to former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, over what he described as the ingratitude of their son and immediate past governor of the state, Chief Theodore Orji.

    The monarch, flanked by his entire cabinet said at the residence of the traditional prime minister of Ibeku, Chef Uche Akwukwaegbu, where Dr Kalu was hosted that […]

  • FAAN restores power at Lagos airport, apologises to airlines, others

    FAAN restores power at Lagos airport, apologises to airlines, others

    The management of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has restored power to the airport, following last Saturday’s power outage that crippled activities at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.

    A statement issued by FAAN’s spokesman, Yakubu Dati, yesterday read, “The management of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria wish to inform the general public that power has been fully restored at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos, shortly after a power outage.”

    The statement which also explained the cause of the […]