• Ordinary Nigerians angry over planned Internet tariff hike

    Ordinary Nigerians angry over planned Internet tariff hike

    Nigerians are beginning to express anger at the directive handed down to telecom operators by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), to increase fees charged on Internet services.

    Social media channels were agog with criticisms from several telecom subscribers took to their social media platforms including twitter handle and facebook to condemn the action which they said would further impoverish ordinary Nigerian on the streets.

    The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) for instance yesterday issued a stern warning against the planned hike […]

  • How we planned to beat pastor, steal N1.5m – Methodist church members confess

    How we planned to beat pastor, steal N1.5m – Methodist church members confess

    Two members – Ogundijo Abiola and the church drummer, Alabi Olukunle, of a Methodist Church Cathedral in Ibadan, Oyo State have been arrested for planning to rob the church with intent to cart away N1.5m.

    Abiola and the church drummer, Olukunle had invited a gang of armed robbers to invade the church and cart away the money with the plan to share the loot with the robbers.

    The state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Adekunle Ajisebutu, who paraded the suspects on Friday […]

  • Group raises alarm over planned rally for Tinubu

    Group raises alarm over planned rally for Tinubu

    According to reports, the Save Lagos Group on Thursday raised an alarm over a rally by some faceless persons being planned for the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

    The Convener of the organization, Comrade Adeniyi A. Sulaiman, and Director, Media and Strategy, Comrade Olaolu Oladipo, in a statement, alleged that the state government has earmarked a huge amount of public funds for the rally.

    In the statement, the Save Lagos Group also called on the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Army debunks planned Boko Haram attacks in FCT, 7 states

    Army debunks planned Boko Haram attacks in FCT, 7 states

    The Nigerian Army has debunked the circular warning of imminent Boko Haram attacks on various locations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and seven other states in the country.

    The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Col. Sani Usman, in response to enquiries, called on members of the public to disregard the circular said to have emanated from the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) office.

    The circular dated August 5, 2016 and titled: ‘Plans By Boko Haram Terrorists Group to Attack In […]

  • Workers reject planned concession of airports

    Workers reject planned concession of airports

    Workers of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) under the auspices of the Air Transport Service Senior Staff Association and the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) have rejected plans by the federal government to concession the four major airports in Abuja, Lagos, Kano and Port Harcourt.

    The federal government said the plan was because it could no longer fund the development of airport facilities due to its lean resources.

    It welcomed private sector investment in the growth of the […]

  • Bauchi State APC youth leader leads the anti-NLC planned strike, on a horse … more Photos

    Bauchi State APC youth leader leads the anti-NLC planned strike, on a horse … more Photos

    Comrade NasiruSarkin Bakan Kasar Kobi, Bauchi State APC youth leader is pictured leading the protest against NLC’s planned strike against subsidy removal and also showing support for President Muhammad Buhari and Governor MA Abubakar.

    Comrade NasiruSarkin Bakan Kasar Kobi, Bauchi State APC youth leader is pictured leading the protest against NLC’s planned strike against subsidy removal and also showing support for President Muhammad Buhari and Governor MA