• Dogara Hails Atiku @70, Describes Former VP As Icon Of Democracy

    Dogara Hails Atiku @70, Describes Former VP As Icon Of Democracy

    House of Representatives Speaker Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday felicitated with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, on the occasion of his 70 birthday.

    In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs Mr Turaki Hassan, in Abuja, the Speaker showered encomiums on the former VP, describing him as a democrat, patriot and elder-statesman.

    The statement reads in part: “Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is an icon of democracy and one of those who struggled to enthrone democratic governance in Nigeria.

    “We […]

  • NLC is sold out – former VP says

    NLC is sold out – former VP says

    Criticism have continued to trail the nationwide strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) as its former Vice President, Comrade Fidelis Edeh, yesterday tackled the congress for its insincerity in the on-going industrial ac­tion against increase in fuel price.

    The former labour leader who said the strike cannot work out because it does not enjoy the popular support of Nigerians also blamed Edo state governor, Comrade Ad­ams Oshiomhole, for the factionalisation of the NLC.

    To him, what is happening in the […]