• 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 […]

  • Militants vow to attack more oil facilities over Tompolo and others

    Militants vow to attack more oil facilities over Tompolo and others

    Niger Delta militants on Saturday vowed to blow up more oil facilities in the region if the Federal Government fail to drop the charges against a former militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo.

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission declared Tompolo wanted in February over an alleged N45.9bn fraud and charged him to court in absentia.

    The leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Democratic Front, General Playboy, urged the Federal Government to leave Tompolo and any indigene from the oil-rich […]

  • Shiites, youths clash again in Kaduna as Police vow to deal with lawlessness

    Shiites, youths clash again in Kaduna as Police vow to deal with lawlessness

    According to reports, the Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday warned that it would deal with those taking the law into their hands.

    The warning is contained in a statement issued by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Aliyu Usman, in Kaduna

    The statement said the command observed that some members of the public had become lawless and acted in manners detrimental to law and order and in total disregard to rights of other citizens.

    The Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Lemu, said the […]

  • Recession: NLC, TUC vow to resist sale of national assets

    Recession: NLC, TUC vow to resist sale of national assets

    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, […]

  • Armed robbers raid Ogenyi Onazi’s home, vow to return

    Armed robbers raid Ogenyi Onazi’s home, vow to return

    Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi’s house, was on Monday attacked by four armed robbers.

    This was was confirmed by the Eagles media officer, Toyin Ibitoye, who said the hoodlums took “valuable items including a white Toyota Highlander and an undisclosed amount of cash.”

    Onazi’s father is also reported to have been assaulted by the robbers, after they gained entry into their home in Jos, Plateau State.

    The player has also reacted to the incident and revealed that the thieves left a message saying […]

  • Brazilian Couple with 13 Sons Vow Not to Stop Giving Birth Until they Have a Daughter (Photos)

    Brazilian Couple with 13 Sons Vow Not to Stop Giving Birth Until they Have a Daughter (Photos)

    A Brazilian couple who have been trying to have a baby girl for almost 20 years after giving birth to 13 boys, have vowed and agreed that they won’t stop until their wish come to pass.

    A Brazilian couple, Irineu Cruz and Jucicleide Silva, who have thirteen sons and have been trying for a daughter for almost 20 years, have vowed to keep having babies until they get a girl.

    The couple from Conceiçao de Coité, near Salvador in Bahia State who […]

  • NLC Vow to Shutdown Nigeria From Wednesday over Fuel Price Hike

    NLC Vow to Shutdown Nigeria From Wednesday over Fuel Price Hike

    The Nigeria Labour Congress and its affiliates have vowed to shut down the nation from Wednesday the 18th of May if the fuel price isn’t brought back down to the former price.BEARING any last minute.

    There has been mixed reaction trailing the decision by the government to remove the subsidy on petroleum products and therefore hike the prices. It’s clear which side the NLC is on as they are said to be planning to give the government an ultimatum to reverse the […]