According to reports, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Caretaker Committee Chairman, Sen Ahmed Makarfi, has predicted that the leadership crises that have bedeviled the party will be over by the end of the year.
Speaking in Abuja, the former Kaduna State governor said the decision to give the caretaker committee a one year extension in Port Harcourt during the party’s National Convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in August was a right decision.
According to Makarfi, before the tenure of his committee […]
It was gathered that the Federal Government on Thursday expressed the possibility that the Academic Staff Union of Universities would suspend its going nationwide strike.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Dr Clement Illo, told newsmen in Abuja that the face-off between the Federal Government and ASUU would be resolved soon.
A meeting with ASUU, convened by the Senate President, the Committee on Labour and the Committee on Education, among others, ended in deadlock on Wednesday.
Illo, who described the meeting […]
Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has accused former Presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo, late Umaru Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan of wasting over N70trillion during their respective administrations.
The Executive Secretary of NIETI, Mr. Waziri Adio made the disclosure while addressing the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs during an oversight visit to his office in Abuja.
Adio said the over N70 trillion represents earnings from sale of crude oil and gas between 1999 and 2014.
According to Adio, Nigeria needs to develop […]
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reiterated that the era of wasteful spending was over and advised Nigerian universities to plough available resources into teaching, research and productive activities.
The president, represented by Prof. Chiedu Mafiana, Executive Director at the National University Commission, spoke in Ilorin at the 32nd convocation of the University of Ilorin.
According to him, it is the expectation of government that in the near future, universities should be self-reliant and provide substantial portion of their needed funds.
Buhari also said […]
Two huge lions have been caught in a brutal fight over a lioness at the Tswalu Kalahari Park in South Africa.
The epic fight between two lions has been captured by a wildlife photographer, Rodger Bowren at Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa.
Bowren revealed that the love-lost between these two brothers can be seen as they compete for the right to mate with one of the Northern Pride females.
The lions were caught in a brutal fight growling at a deafening volume as they […]
Nollywood actress Halima Abubakar shared the quote after the cut, addressing women who pay and fast over Men who don’t want them and have made it clear about their choice. She wrote; “Prayer and fasting. He is not for you. Give it up or is it by force ni?hmm use that time to pray for your selves. na beg I dey beg una”
Nollywood actress Halima Abubakar shared the quote after the cut, addressing women who pay and fast over Men […]
Students of the Kogi State University, Anyigba, on Thursday grounded activities in the state capital, Lokoja by protesting against the long strike by members of Academic Staff Union of Universities.
The students in their thousands occupied the popular Ganaja Junction, blocking roads as earlier as 7:30am, thereby disrupting activities in some part of the town.
The angry students demanded the immediate resolution of the impasse between the state government and the lecturers.
They lamented that they have over stayed at home, saying that […]
Three persons have been brutally assassinated in a horrific manner by assassins over a disputed land tussle in Lagos State.
Three men have been brutally assassinated over land dispute at Isiwo Road igbodu, Lagos over land related matter. It was gathered that the men were murdered because of a land dispute.
According to Olaitan Temitope, his brother Deacon Hassan, PA and driver were brutally assassinated by the rampaging thug and their bodies dumped at a nearby bush.
Olaitan Temitope wrote: “It’s a painful […]
Rivers State Police Command, reportedly recovered N60 million out of the N100 million in a bullion van that went missing on Friday on its way from Aba in Abia State to Rivers State.
The command said the money, which belonged to Zenith and Stanbic Bank in the state was recovered on Monday after it was abandoned in a taxi in the premises of a popular supermarket in GRA, Port Harcourt.
The bullion van, was declared missing on Friday, and a formal complaint […]
Portugal’s players were greeted by tens of thousands of people on arrival in Lisbon a day after the team won the European Championship for their first major trophy.
Dozens of airport staff gathered on the tarmac to cheer on the players as they arrived from France just after midday on Monday.
Captain Cristiano Ronaldo and coach Fernando Santos held the cup up to great cheers upon stepping out of the plane.
Thousands of people packed the streets around the airport to greet the […]