Archive for: FG

Cheta Nwanze: Sacking the entire police force won’t be such a bad idea

Cheta Nwanze: Sacking the entire police force won’t be such a bad idea

by Cheta Nwanze A few minutes ago, a bomb went off at the Municipal Bus Terminal in Nyanya, Abuja. There have been many casualties. May God rest the dead. Sometime last week, Georgia’s...

 

FG abandons cassava, wheat composite flour policy, LASG appeals judgement on Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge case & other important news you should know today

FG abandons cassava, wheat composite flour policy, LASG appeals judgement on Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge case & other important news you should know today

by Oge Okonkwo Lagos State Government appeals against the judgement on Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge case The Lagos State Government has formally appealed against the judgment delivered by the Federal...

 

Are you ready? FG may remove petrol, kerosene subsidies soon

Are you ready? FG may remove petrol, kerosene subsidies soon

by Akan Ido The Federal Government through the minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke has given strong indications that the subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (Petrol) and Kerosene...

 

Under siege: Explosions heard as Boko Haram attacks military barracks in Borno

Under siege: Explosions heard as Boko Haram attacks military barracks in Borno

File photo by Akan Ido The Boko Haram attacks in several parts of the North east state of Borno seems to have intensified with another major assault on an army barrack today. Three loud explosions...

 

Insecurity: Fresh Boko Haram attack leaves ‘many’ dead in Borno

Insecurity: Fresh Boko Haram attack leaves ‘many’ dead in Borno

by Adeola Balogun There seems to be no end in sight to the current violence in the North-East as yet another massacre is said to have occurred in Borno yesterday night. The extent of the damage...

 

Opinion: Nigeria’s centenary and the urgency of now

Opinion: Nigeria’s centenary and the urgency of now

by Jaye Gaskia And whereas Lugard may have made a mistake in the course of promoting the selfish interests of British colonialism 100 years ago in 1914; the real challenge, the real problem...

 

Here we go again: ASUU yet to receive promised allocation, says Fagge

Here we go again: ASUU yet to receive promised allocation, says Fagge

by ‘Jola Sotubo Despite the 6-month strike that was embarked upon for just that purpose, the N220 billion allocation promised to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) by the...

 

How I was shot by police in Rivers – Sen. Magnus Abe narrates

How I was shot by police in Rivers – Sen. Magnus Abe narrates

by ‘Jola Sotubo Senator Magnus Abe,who is recovering after being shot at a rally in Rivers has condemned the attack against him and his supporters. The senator expressed his outrage at...

 

Opinion: Is homosexuality Nigeria’s biggest problem now?

Opinion: Is homosexuality Nigeria’s biggest problem now?

by Moyo Salvador President Goodluck Jonathan has finally signed off on a bill to criminalize homosexuality with an attendant 14 year sentence for defaulters.  A large number of Nigerians...

 

Tukur must go! 30 PDP state chairmen demand national leader’s sack

Tukur must go! 30 PDP state chairmen demand national leader’s sack

by ‘Jola Sotubo The troubles of the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bamanga Tukur, are far from over as even more party stakeholders have joined in the call for his sack. Thirty...