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Unity schools to resume October 11- Adamu Adamu

Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, has approved the reopening of unity schools across the country on October 11. This was contained in a letter signed by the minister on Wednesday, in Lagos. Mr Adamu said that the approval is for students in junior and senior secondary schools. He said that …

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OCTOBER 1: PRESIDENT BUHARI TO ADDRESS THE NATION FROM EAGLE SQUARE

As part of activities commemorating the 60th Independence Anniversary of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation from the Eagle Square, Abuja, on Thursday, October 1, 2020. The live address will commence after the Anniversary Parade beginning at 10am which will be covered by major television and radio …

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Lagos Cancels Independence Day Parade

The Lagos State Government has opted for a low key celebration of the 60th Independence Anniversary due to the ravaging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has directed that the planned parade and other activities that involve the gathering of more than 50 people should be cancelled. According …

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FG suspends electricity tariff hike

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has finally issued an order suspending the September 1, 2020 hike in electricity tariff for two weeks This is in line with the agreement reached with the organised Labour on the suspension of strike over the hike in electricity tariff and increase in pump …

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The Issue Of ASUU Will Soon Come To An End – Ngige

    The Federal Government says the issue of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) would soon be resolved. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, disclosed this on Tuesday during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today. Ngige said the Ministries of Finance, Education, Labour and Employment …

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The fall of Ishaku Abbo and tales of egoistic political neophyte.

By Solomon Kummanger To pick up a fight with a Governor by any political office holder from same state in Nigeria’s greasy politics is not for the fainthearted. It’s like riding a tiger. You must have to keep on riding or be swallowed. Senator Ishaku Abbo, the senator representing Adamawa …

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BREAKING: Court awards N50m against Senator Abbo over adult toy shop assault

A High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory on Monday, awarded up to N50 million in liability against Senator Elisha Abbo. The suit is titled; “Osimibibra Warmate v Senator Elisha Abbo” with reference number REF: Suit No. FHC: CV/2393/19. Senator Abbo was ordered by the court to pay N50 million …

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It’s time for Senate to punish Senator Abbo for beating woman

On May 11, 2019, Elisha Ishaku Abbo savagely attacked Osimibibra Warmate during a misunderstanding inside a sex toy shop in Abuja. It was caught on camera and it went viral nearly two months later in July 2019. It was the kind of mindless attack you would expect to see from …

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NLC, TUC suspend nationwide protest fixed for today

The two major labour groups in Nigeria have suspended their planned nationwide protest scheduled to hold today. The labour unions, NLC and TUC, had scheduled September 28 for a nationwide rally to protest increases in the prices of petrol and electricity. They suspended the rally after a late-night meeting with …

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Zulum Escapes Another Attack On Baga-Monguno Road

The convoy of Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum again came under attack earlier on Sunday in his way out of Baga. Zulum had departed Baga at about 10:30 after a two-day visit to receive indigenes of the town back home after 21 months of exile. Few kilometres away from Baga, …

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