• Fela Kuti’s daughter slams ex-boyfriend who threatened to release her compromizing video

    Fela Kuti’s daughter slams ex-boyfriend who threatened to release her compromizing video

    Motunrayo, one of the daughters of late music legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, took to her Instagram page to slam and expose her ex-boyfriend turned alleged blackmailer, who’s threatening to release hurtful (nude) videos and pictures of her while she was unconscious. In her words:

    “U see this nigga right by my side is a TRAITOR A LIAR AND A THIEF… HE IS MY EX.. So I broke up with him then he stared sending me very hurtful videos he used to take […]

  • Telecoms operators threaten to offer poor data services

    Telecoms operators threaten to offer poor data services

    The Association of Licenced Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has warned consumers to expect poor data services, without the review of the Data Tariff Floor.

    Mr Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman of ALTON, said yesterday in a statement in Lagos, stressing the need for an upward review, so as to offer better data services to subscribers.

    Adebayo said that the operators fully understood the public sentiments that greeted the announcement of a minimum data tariff being introduced by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

    He said […]

  • Agro-dealers threaten to back out of 2016/17 GES if N40 billion debt is not paid

    Agro-dealers threaten to back out of 2016/17 GES if N40 billion debt is not paid

    Agro-dealers have said they won’t participate in the 2016/2017 Growth Enhancement Support (GES), scheme if their outstanding balance of over N40 billion is not paid.

    The successive government entered into agreement with agro-dealers to supply farm inputs to farmers under the GES scheme, the agro-dealers were owed about N61 billion from the farm inputs that was supplied to the farmers, the present administration pledged to complete the payment with an initial commitment of N20 billion which was about 35 per cent of […]

  • Militants threaten oil firms over invasion of Tompolo’s community

    Militants threaten oil firms over invasion of Tompolo’s community

    Niger Delta militants have vowed to chase away oil companies from the region should the Federal Government order another invasion of Tompolo’s community.

    Operatives of the Joint Task Force code-named, Operation Delta Safe, for the second time in two weeks, had reportedly raided Oporoza, the traditional headquarters of the Gbaramatu people and hometown of a popular militant, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias Tompolo, on Saturday.

    The leader of Niger Delta Peoples Democratic Front, ‘General’ Playboy, also cautioned that they (militants) would attack three […]

  • Niger Delta militants threaten more attacks

    Niger Delta militants threaten more attacks

    It was gathered that the militant group, Niger-Delta Avengers, on Monday warned President Muhammadu Buhari not to deal with some persons it tagged as “sycophants” in his quest for peace in the oil-rich Niger Delta Region.

    The group gave the warning in a fresh statement issued by its spokesman, Mudoch Agbimbo.

    It asked the President to visit the region to find out things for himself, saying, “You cannot treat the Niger Delta region with disdain while you treat your brothers that are […]

  • NUPENG, PENGASSAN threaten strike over sack of 3,000 members

    NUPENG, PENGASSAN threaten strike over sack of 3,000 members

    Two leading unions in the oil industry, Nigeria Union of Petroleum and National Gas (NUPENG) and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have raised the alarm over the sacking of 3, 000 of its members and subsequently issued a 21-day ultimatum to the federal government to put a stop to it.

    The National President of NUPENG, Igwe Achese, who addressed the media at the end of the Central Working Committee (CWC), meeting of the union in Effurun, […]

  • Niger Delta Avengers threaten to resume attacks on oil facilities

    Niger Delta Avengers threaten to resume attacks on oil facilities

    According to reports, the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, has issued a strong fresh warning to the Federal Government that it would resume bombing of oil facilities if government made any further mistake to enter into negotiation with selfish leaders in the region.

    The group said the so-called leaders only represented themselves instead of the interest of the people.

    The Avengers in a statement accused some unnamed selfish Niger Delta leaders and groups of appropriating the overall interest of the region to themselves […]

  • Reps threaten to issue warrant against NNPC, Malabu Oil over OPL 245

    Reps threaten to issue warrant against NNPC, Malabu Oil over OPL 245

    According to reports, the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee investigating the alleged malpractices and breach of due process in the award of OPL 245 has accused the NNPC and Malabu Oil of plots to frustrate its investigation.

    The committee also expressed its displeasure over the conduct of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), for delaying the committee’s assignment.

    Chairman of the ad-hoc committee, Hon. Rasaq Atunwa, vowed that the House of Representatives, particularly his committee […]

  • Teachers threaten strike, want retirement age raised to 65

    Teachers threaten strike, want retirement age raised to 65

    According to reports, the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) yesterday threatened to begin a strike if the demands of its members are not met. Their demands include the increase of their retirement age from 60 to 65 years and improvement of their welfare.

    The NUT made the demands as the world celebrated the Teachers’ Day. Noting that every education system needs an appropriate quality and quantity of teachers to function properly, the union lamented that the sector in the country is […]

  • Shiites threaten to storm Abuja, urge El-Zakzaky’s release

    Shiites threaten to storm Abuja, urge El-Zakzaky’s release

    Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, otherwise known as Shiites, said on Monday that they would march on Abuja to protest the continued detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, in the Department of State Service.

    They noted that following the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum given by the sect to the Federal Government within which to release El-Zakzaky, Shiites in millions would occupy the federal capital until their leader is released.

    The group spoke under the aegis of ‘Save Zakzaky’s […]

  • Ex-militants Threaten To Close CBN Branches In Niger Delta

    Ex-militants Threaten To Close CBN Branches In Niger Delta

    Ex-militants of the Niger Delta region yesterday reaffirmed their threat to close down Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) branches in the Niger-Delta region on the expiration of the seven-day ultimatum they issued to the apex bank to pay up three months arrears allegedly owed them. They warned that the ultimatum expires Monday next week.

    The ex-militant leaders under phase 2 of the amnesty programme while reacting to a recent publication in one of the dailies credited to Brig-Gen Paul Boroh said […]