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Of Trump, Hitler and World History, By Ogbonna Nwuke

It wasn't really supposed to be easy either for America or for a world order that has evolved over time. The signs had been there right from the time the new sheriff in town bared his fangs on the campaign trail. Now America and a bewildered world are stuck with a situation that is unclear, an international system likely to be under siege soon, and a future that appears uncertain. Isolationism and protectio ...

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Southern Kaduna: Army Chief Lays Foundation for Military Formations

The Chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has laid the foundation stone for the building of a military barracks in Kafanchan in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State at the weekend. The event was in fulfilment of the federal government’s promise to establish two military formations in Southern Kaduna to ensure security in the area. General Buratai said the setting up of military ...

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Ilorin Grammar School @ 50; A Nostalgia, By Issa Aremu

"There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have to altered”. - Nelson Mandela Today  Ilorin Grammar School (IGS) Alumni Association commences  a 50th anniversary programme of the school which yours comradely graduated from.  The week long anniversary  programme includes awareness walk from the Emir's Palace, Novelty football match, anniversary s ...

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Lai Disowns Report On Buhari’s Faulty Aircraft

Nigeria’s Minister  of Information and Culture,Lai Mohammed disowned a report which claimed he said President Muhammadu Buhari’s return “may be hampered by a faulty aircraft.” Speaking through a statement by  his media aide Segun Adeyemi, the minister said he did not speak on Buhari’s return to anyone. The statement said, “Our attention has been drawn to a report quoting the Minister of Information and Cult ...

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Nigerian Labour Leader, Aremu Alerts Police On Death Threat

A NEC Member of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and General Secretary of National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, Comrade Issa Aremu has alerted the Police and other security agents about a criminal threat to his life by an unknown person. The labour leader who is also the Chairman of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of First Guarantee Pension Limited (FGPL) said in  a statem ...

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Sokoto Implements Consolidated Salary Structure For Lecturers

Lecturers of tertiary institutions in Sokoto State have commended Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal for fulfilling his promise to implement the new consolidated salary structure whose implementation started last month. Already, academic staff at the state-owned Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic and Shehu Shagari College of Education said they are organizing a special prayer sessions to thank God for seeing to the ...

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SERAP Writes Trump, Demands Return Of Nigeria’s Stolen Assets

A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the US President Donald J. Trump urging his “Administration to attach and release to Nigeria some $500 million worth of US-based proceeds of corruption traced to former Nigerian dictator General Sani Abacha.” The organization said that, “these proceeds are separate from the $480 million of Abacha-origi ...

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Cancellation Of #IStandWithNigeria Rally Not True -Group

The Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution (CDNDC) has debunked  reports that the National-Protest-March slated for Monday, February 6, 2017 has been canceled by one Innocent Idibia popularly known as 2Face. Ariyo-Dare Atoye, Co-Convener, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution (CDNDC) said in a statement Sunday, “This is not true and not the consensus of Nigerians, ...

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Stop Endangering Retirees’ Funds, CSO Warns Duru

A Civil Society Organization, Workers Rights Protection Network (WORP) has cautioned the estranged former Vice Chairman of First Guarantee Pension Ltd (FGPL) Nze Hon. Chidi Duru to stop taking any ignoble action that may jeopardize the welfare and funds of the retirees who made their pension contributions in the PFA. It said further that the takeover of the management of FGPL by National Pension Commission ...

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Windfall Amidst Recession: States, LGs Share N2.6tr in 2016

A new report has disclosed that the 36 states and the 774 local government councils in Nigeria shared a total sum of N2.6 trillion from the Federation Account in 2016 in spite of the prevailing economic recession. In an elaborate investigation by the Economic Confidential, an intelligence economic magazine, the total figure was payment made to the two tiers of government between January and December 2016 at ...

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VP, SGF Yet to Comply with Presidential Directive to Reinstate NDPHC GM

More than three months after President Muhammadu Buhari gave approval for the reinstatement of General Manager (Audit and Compliance) Niger Delta Power Holding Company Nigeria Limited (NDPHC) Mrs. Maryam Danna Mohammed, the Offices of the Vice President (VP), Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chief of Staff (COS) to the President are yet to comply with the directive. Vice President Yem ...

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GOC Visits Warring Communities Of Ebonyi, Cross Rivers States

The General Officer Commanding 82 Division (GOC), Nigerian Army (NA), Major General Adamu Baba Abubakar in company of the Commissioner of Police (COMPOL) Ebonyi State Mr Titus Lamorde have today Saturday 4 February 2017 visited the warring communities of Edda, Ogurunde, Oponuko and Ogamana communities of Ezza and Obubra Local Government Areas of Ebonyi and Cross Rivers States. The main objectives of the vis ...

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