• I am Fidel!: Latin American leaders vow to carry on with Fidel Castro’s revolution

    I am Fidel!: Latin American leaders vow to carry on with Fidel Castro’s revolution

    Leftist Latin American leaders vowed to carry the torch of Castro’s revolution as they addressed the rally on Tuesday night and the crowd chanted “I am Fidel!”

    “Today it is up to us to raise the flags of independence of the great fatherland, today it is up to us to hold the flag of dignity and freedom of the people,” said Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, whose late mentor, Hugo Chavez, had a special bond with Castro.

    Allies praised Castro in almost religious […]

  • We will drive industrial revolution in Edo – Obaseki

    We will drive industrial revolution in Edo – Obaseki

    Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has declared the resolve of his administration to rebuild Benin Technical College for the training of skilled technical manpower and job creation for the fulfillment of his campaign promise of industrial revolution in the state.

    The governor made the disclosure on Monday in Benin City when led a high-profile delegation of the Executive arm of Government on an inspection of the Benin Technical College for an on-the-spot assessment of the condition of the school and the […]

  • Rice revolution has started, says Emefiele

    Rice revolution has started, says Emefiele

    Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has disclosed that rice revolution has started in Nigeria.

    The CBN governor also said the apex bank does not have foreign exchange to continue to support importation of farm produce, including rice, wheat, tomato and poultry products anymore.

    “We in Central bank do not have foreign exchange to continue to support importation of these items. We need to be able to grow them since our land is fertile; our climate is good […]

  • Increase in fuel price will be an invitation to revolution – TUC

    Increase in fuel price will be an invitation to revolution – TUC

    It was gathered that the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has warned the government against any contemplated increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit otherwise known as petrol, saying such move will be an open invitation to revolution in the country.

    In a statement signed by President and Secretary General of the congress, Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama and Comrade (Barr.) Simeso Amachree, respectively, the union said it was surprise that officials of government were speaking from both sides of […]

  • MASSOB accuses Igbo leaders of betrayal, threatens revolution

    MASSOB accuses Igbo leaders of betrayal, threatens revolution

    It was gathered that the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra , on Sunday, threatened an ‘internal native’ revolution against political, traditional, religious and opinion leaders in Igboland.

    MASSOB, which spoke in a statement signed by its leader, Comrade Uchenna Madu, said Igbo leaders are ‘insensitive’ to the plight of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and other detained pro-Biafra activists.

    Noting that the pro-Biafra agitators are ‘working’ for the Igbos, the MASSOB leader […]

  • Fix economy now or face revolution – Sen Sani to FG

    Fix economy now or face revolution – Sen Sani to FG

    Senator representing Kaduna Central on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Shehu Sani, has expressed fears that the ongoing hardship Nigerian citizens were facing as a result of recession might result in revolution against the government.

    To avert such development, Sani advised that the issue be well handled by those in positions of authority, especially the Federal Government, warning that violation of the advice could result in unpredictable circumstances.

    He said the revolution would not only be against the current administration, […]

  • Nigeria needs a bloodless revolution, says Maitama Sule

    Nigeria needs a bloodless revolution, says Maitama Sule

    For Nigeria to move forward and take her leadership role in Africa, there is the need for a revolution without bloodshed, Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Sule, the Dan Masani Kano has said.

    Sule stated this in Gombe yesterday in a keynote address titled: “Restructuring Nigeria: Implications for National Unity and Integration,” which was delivered at a seminar organised as part of activities marking the 20th anniversary of the creation of the state.

    While decrying the country’s inability to positively harness its abundant natural […]

  • Edo’s real revolution begins Sept. 28 – Obaseki

    Edo’s real revolution begins Sept. 28 – Obaseki

    It was gathered that the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Edo state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday said the state will witness real change which began in the last eight years of Governor Oshiomhole’s administration come September 28, 2016, the date fixed for Edo governorship election.

    The APC governorship candidate disclosed this at an interactive session with 2,000 support groups yesterday in Benin City,the Edo state capital.

    He promised to initiate a platform for the entire people of the state to […]