• Buhari begs Niger Delta militants – Stop destroying oil pipelines

    Buhari begs Niger Delta militants – Stop destroying oil pipelines

    President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the people of the Niger Delta to embrace peace and focus on agriculture for sustainable economic development and wealth creation.

    Buhari urged them to take advantage of the huge potential in agriculture and stop the destruction of oil and gas pipelines which only served to destroy the country’s ecosystem and economy.

    The President, represented by the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, made the appeal on Saturday at the 20th anniversary […]

  • Consider the plights of students, NANS begs ASUU

    Consider the plights of students, NANS begs ASUU

    It was gathered that the National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to consider the plight of students and shelve their industrial action.

    In a press statement on Friday in Abuja, NANS President, Comrade Chinonso Obasi said that it is obvious that times are hard owing to the general economic down turn in the country.

    “To send students home in the name of strike action would not only worsen the harsh social and […]

  • NUT indicts officials, begs Amosun to pardon suspended teachers

    NUT indicts officials, begs Amosun to pardon suspended teachers

    It was gathered that the leadership of the Nigeria Union of Teachers has admitted that the Ogun State chapter of the union erred during the celebration of the 2016 World Teachers Day and itappealed to the state Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, to rescind his decision to sack the leaders of the union.

    The union also begged Amosun to pardon the 18 teachers suspended by the government.

    The NUT President, Michael Alogba-Olukoya, made this appeal on Thursday at the state NUT secretariat, Kuto, Abeokuta, […]

  • APC begs Senate to approve Buhari’s $29.9bn loan request

    APC begs Senate to approve Buhari’s $29.9bn loan request

    It was gathered that the South-East Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has appealed to the Senate to reverse its decision to reject President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to borrow N29.9bn.

    The Senate voted against the request on Tuesday.

    However, the South-East APC is begging the lawmakers to reverse the decision.

    In a statement signed by its publicity secretary, Mr. Hyancinth Ngwu, and made available to journalists in Enugu, the APC in the South-East equally condemned the rejection of the proposed loan.

    “The All Progressives […]

  • Pastor Adeboye Begs Church Members After He was Bashed on Social Media

    Pastor Adeboye Begs Church Members After He was Bashed on Social Media

    The General overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has begged church members to do one thing for him on social media.

    Following the outrage and backlash that greeted his advice to his male youths of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) not to marry outside their church or marry a girl who is lazy and cannot cook or a man who has no job, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has begged youths of the church to stop uploading […]

  • FG begs NUPENG, PENGASSAN to suspend planned strike

    FG begs NUPENG, PENGASSAN to suspend planned strike

    According to reports, the Federal Government has advised the National Union Of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria to shelve their planned strike over the alleged sacking of 3,000 of its members by oil companies.

    The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, made the appeal when speaking with newsmen on Friday in Abuja.

    The unions on October 26 gave a 21-day ultimatum to the government.

    The unions called on the federal […]

  • FG begs foreign airlines over planned withdrawal of operation

    FG begs foreign airlines over planned withdrawal of operation

    According to reports, the Federal Government has urged Emirate airline and other foreign airlines operating in Nigeria not to withdraw their services.

    The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, who made the plea in Abuja during a visit by West African Regional manager for Emirates Airlines, Manoj Gopi Nair, noted that the challenges confronting the aviation sector would be resolved soon.

    Emirates, however, attributed its decision to scale down operation to poor access to Foreign Exchange for its operations, high […]

  • Desmond Elliot Begs Nigerians to Help Ailing Nollywood Actor, Prince James Uche

    Desmond Elliot Begs Nigerians to Help Ailing Nollywood Actor, Prince James Uche

    A veteran Nigerian actor is fighting for his life as he battles kidney failure which has left him bedridden for years now.

    Nigerian actor and lawmaker, Desmond Elliot has called on all well-meaning Nigerians to come to the rescue of veteran actor, James Uche who has been seriously sick for many years now and struggling to survive.

    He made the plea using his Instagram page as he asked for donations to support Uche who is suffering from Kidney Failure.

    Desmond wrote: “PLEASE REPOST […]

  • Judge rolls on the floor, begs DSS boss over N500million bribe

    Judge rolls on the floor, begs DSS boss over N500million bribe

    A Nigerian judge rolled on the floor, begged the Department of State Service (DSS) boss Mr. Lawan Daura when confronted with evidence that he got more than N500million bribe.

    The judge refused to unlock the safe in his house for DSS operatives to have access to its contents, a source told Newsmen.

    The DSS, which plans to take possession of the safe to uncover its contents, is said to have been questioning bank directors over links with some of the judges.

    The source […]

  • I don’t want to go to prison again – Suspect begs police

    I don’t want to go to prison again – Suspect begs police

    A forty-one-year-old man arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stealing his helper’s phone has pleaded for amnesty.

    He says he does not want to go to prison for the eighth time.

    The suspect, Emmanuel Oyewunmi, 41, from Ikale, Ondo State, was arrested by the operatives on Friday night at Ojodu Berger Bus Stop for allegedly stealing N600 and a phone from a bus driver and a passenger.

    Oyewunmi, before now, has been on […]

  • SERAP begs court to order FG to prosecute Patience Jonathan over $15m scandal

    SERAP begs court to order FG to prosecute Patience Jonathan over $15m scandal

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Federal Government to the Federal High Court in Lagos asking the court for “leave to apply for Judicial Relief and to seek an order of Mandamus directing and or compelling the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN) to institute and undertake criminal proceedings against former first lady Mrs. Dame Patience Jonathan over $15m unexplained wealth frozen in four companies’ accounts.”

    The organization is also asking the […]