Monthly Archives: September 2018

Breaking: Labour suspends warning strike


Organised Labour has suspended the minimum wage strike it embarked upon to protest government decision to suspend the meeting of the tripathite Committee. President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Ayuba Wabba who announced the suspension at a news conference

2019 elections: ‘APC presidential primary results, a boost for Buhari’


The Presidency on Saturday described the outcome of the All Progressives Congress’ ( APC ) presidential primaries across the states as a major boost to the success of President Muhammadu Buhari during the 2019 presidential election. It also asked political

Foreign exchange inflow dropped by $3.73bn in one month


The Nigerian economy recorded a total foreign exchange inflow of $6bn in the month of July this year, figures obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria have shown. The inflow of $6bn when compared with the $9.73bn recorded in June

I’m the only candidate that can defeat Buhari – says Atiku


Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar tells Our correspondent his strategies to win the 2019 presidential poll if he emerges the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party What do you think qualifies you to be Nigeria’s President? Atiku Abubakar has experience in

PDP compiles members’ list killed during Osun poll


The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) in Osun State, Mr. Soji Adagunodo, has said the party is compiling names of its members either killed or injured by hoodlums during the governorship rerun held in the state

Boko Haram kills commander over plan to free 300 victims


A commander in Mamman Nur, a Boko Haram faction, Ali Garga, has been assassinated for acts of treachery. According to a source, Garga planned to lead 300 captives into freedom before his plan was exposed. He was subsequently arrested and

Leah’s mother weeps over Boko Haram’s Oct death threat

Leah Sharibu

Seven months after the abduction of her daughter by Boko Haram insurgents, Rebecca Sharibu broke down in tears on Saturday as she recalled the October deadline given to the Federal Government of Nigeria to act to save Leah Sharibu’s life.

Abia monarchs endorses Ikpeazu

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

The Abia State Council of Traditional Rulers has endorsed Governor Okezie Ikpeazu as the only candidate that would contest the 2019 Governorship election in Abia State. The traditional rulers from all autonomous communities in the state cited good performance in

Bianca Ojukwu battles billionaires for APGA senatorial ticket


Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu, the widow of the late Igbo leader, Chukwukwuemeka Ojukwu will on Wednesday, face two billionaires, Ifeanyi Ubah and Nicholas Ukachukwu in the senatorial primary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance for Anambra South district. Others in the

APC, PDP shift gov primaries in Lagos, Imo to Monday


The All Progressives Congress ( APC ) has postponed its governorship primary elections in Lagos and Imo states. The election was earlier scheduled to hold on Sunday but postponed till Monday. The party cited the problem associated with logistics in