In a bid of seeking God’s intervention the Rivers State Government has declared a three-day fast ahead of December 10 rerun elections.
The state Commissioner for Information, Austin Tam-George, made this known in a statement in Port Harcourt on Monday.
According to the commissioner, the fasting will span between December 7 and 9.
Tam-George said that Governor Nyesom Wike pleaded with residents and churches in the state to actively participate in the spiritual exercise.
Tam-George said: “The fasting will involve churches and residents of […]
A Nigerian lady has sparked a controversy on social media after she urged any man who can take her to Dubai to r*pe the demon out of her if she refuses s*x.
A pretty Nigerian lady identified as Uzoma Precious, has taken to her Facebook page to make some comments which has generated criticisms and mixed reactions.
The Ebonyi State University student urged any guy who can take her to Dubai to r*pe the demon out of her if she refuses him […]
Seyi Law took to his Instagram and twitter page to declare his interest in running for president come 2019. According to him, it’s time we vote for shift and change the status quo.
Why aim low when you can aim high? I believe that the status quo must change for Nigeria to regain its place as a force to reckon with. The energy and knowledge of the Nigerian Youth must be put to positive use.
It is time we acknowledged the ingenuity […]
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday condemned the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government for abolishing the middle class in Nigeria by bringing untold hardship on the people.
The governor, who turned 56 years on Tuesday, declared solidarity for the “people who are suffering and lacking the basic necessities of life at a level never seen before in this country.”
He blamed the situation largely on the incompetence of the APC-led Federal Government.
Fayose, who also declared fasting on his birthday, said celebrating […]
China’s state-run newspaper says the government would respond with “countermeasures” if President-elect Donald Trump starts a trade war against the country, warning that the sales of iPhones and US cars would suffer a “setback.” In an editorial published on Sunday, the Global Times said it would be “naive” for Trump to follow through on his campaign promises to implement a 45 percent tariff on Chinese exports to the US and to declare the country a currency manipulator.
Trump repeatedly targeted China […]
Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has declared every Friday beginning from November 11 work-free.
The government said this was to enable civil servants commence harvest of their farm produce.
Recall that the Imo State government proposed similar policy but it was rejected by organized labour.
Benue said it will now enforce the policy it announced earlier in the year.
Its explanation then was that workers should use the last working day of the week for farming in the face of dwindling economy which […]
Millionaire Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth ‘may be’ joining the People’s Democratic Party in the race to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari or another candidate presented by the ruling All Progressives Congress for the 2019 presidential election.
Six days ago, Nigerian ‘slippery tongue’ – Bright Okpocha popularly known as Basketmouth mocked the chances of Donald Trump’s victory at the just concluded United States of America presidential election where he defeated Hillary Clinton of the Democratic Party that produced President Barack Obama.
According to the 38-year […]
It was gathered that the Bayelsa State government has declared November 2 a public holiday to mark the state’s Thanksgiving Day, saying it is a time to honour God for the socio-economic and political challenges faced recently by the state.
According to the statement issued yesterday by the state Commissioner of Information and Orientation, Hon. Jonathan Obuebite, though the state has overcame the various challenges, there is the need to appreciate God for His mercies, kindness and faithfulness in the life […]
Academic and administrative activities were on Friday paralysed at the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu, as the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnic (SSANIP) commenced an indefinite strike.
The association’s strike came barely 24 hours after a sister body, Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), embarked on indefinite strike over non-payment of their allowances.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that SSANIP’s action followed the expiration of an ultimatum issued to the management to pay arrears of the Consolidated Tertiary Institution Salary Structure […]
It was gathered that the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), on Thursday staged a protest and declared an indefinite strike to press home some demands.
The Chairman of the Union, Mr Akinlawon Fasasi, while declaring the strike, said it was total, comprehensive and indefinite.
Fasasi said the union decided to embark on strike after several dialogue with the management for its demands to be met failed.
He said the union among other demands, was requesting for the payment of arrears […]