According to reports, the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), has warned that it would resist any attempt to denigrate and humilate the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The group gave the warning in a release signed by Comrade Sina Akinpelu on behalf of the National Coordinating Council (NCC) and made available yesterday to journalists in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
He said with the revelation coming from the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, it […]
Nigeria’s labour movement has kicked against the planned sales of the share holdings in the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) and other national assets by the Federal Government as part of measures to exit from the current economic recession.
The two key labour unions, Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) yesterday vowed to resist any attempt by the Federal Government to sell the national assets.
The Labour expressed reservations over the calls by business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, […]
Co-founder of the Bring Back Our Girls (#BBOG) Campaign, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, yesterday said her group, which is advocating for the release of the 219 girls who were kidnapped from Chibok Secondary School, Borno State in April 2014, will be civil in their agitation but would resist any form of oppression.
Ezekwesili, who was former Minister of Education and pioneer head of the Budget Monitoring and Price Intelligence Unit (nick-named Due Process Unit), also frowned on the wanton looting of the […]
Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has kicked against the call in some quarters for an increase in the pump price of fuel by the management of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
The TUC stated that It is annoying that the call came even when the Federal Government which it alleged is yet to fulfil its promises and agreement reached with organised labour during the protest against the last hike in May this year.
This was contained in a statement signed by the […]
The Customs Area Controller, Ogun Area Command, Comptroller Waindu Multafu, has warned that any attempt by smugglers to obstruct the activities of the service will be met with resistance.
Multafu gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos.
He said that the service would not be deterred and would continue to make seizures.
We make seizures everyday; their (smugglers) vehicles and their motorcycles,’’ Multafu said.
According to him, a situation where officers are attacked, matchetted […]
The Nigerian security officers definitely have their ways of effecting arrest especially when the offender is trying to prove stubborn.
If an officer flags down a driver who he feels has committed an offence and the driver refuses to stop, the gallant and diligent officer would not mind trying out any trick from their full bag of skills to stop the ‘idiot’.
As you can see, the ‘dedicated’ female police officer felt the owner of this Range Rover wanted to show her […]