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NLC Set to embark on Nationwide Strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed public sector workers in the country to embark on strike beginning from Wednesday next week. Joe Ajaero, NLC president, gave the directive at an ongoing media briefing at Labour House in Abuja on Wednesday. He also directed that affiliate unions constituting the Nigeria Labour Congress should also be […]Continue Reading

Perpetrators of electoral violence should be prosecuted – Observers

By Oghenero Eghweree Civil society organizations say security agencies should prosecute perpetrators of electoral violence in the just concluded Governorship and State Assemblies election to serve as a deterrent to others in future polling exercises. They made the observation in Asaba, the Delta State capital, at a Civil Society Observers’ Coalition Press Conference on the Continue Reading

Afghanistan,Pakistan Earthquake Claim 12

At least 12 people were killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan by a strong earthquake felt across thousands of kilometres, but the region appeared Wednesday to have dodged the mass casualties usually associated with a tremor of such scale. The United States Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.5 quake was centred near Jurm in northeastern Afghanistan, […]Continue Reading

DON Frowns at Deforestation

By Lanre Omotoso Activities such as burning of forest, animal grazing and deforestation are inimical to forest sustainability hence people should desist from those acts. Head, Department of Environmental Management and Toxicology, Federal University Oye-Ekiti. Dr. Deji Adejumo, gave the advice in an interview with Radio Nigeria to commemorate this year’s Continue Reading

Ogun PDP Storms INEC over Governorship Result

By Wale Oluokun Ogun State Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the concluded governorship, Dr. Ladipupo Adebutu has led protesters to the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Ogun state governorship candidate and the protesters were however dispersed with gunshots by the security personnel guarding the INEC Continue Reading

Tegbe Congratulates Makinde for Second Term

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, a candidate in the just concluded general elections, Chief Joseph Tegbe has attributed Governor Seyi Makinde’s victory in Saturday’s governorship election to hard work and commitment to the welfare of the people of Oyo State. In a congratulatory message personally signed and made available to newsmen in Ibadan, Chief Tegbe […]Continue Reading

Election: Kano Lifts Dawn-To-Dusk Curfew

Kano state government has lifted the dawn-to-dusk curfew imposed in the state. The government had earlier imposed a curfew to avoid a breakdown of law and order following tensions generated from the announcement of the results of the governorship and state Assembly elections. In a statement, Kano State Commissioner for information and internal affairs, Malam […]Continue Reading

Census: NPC to Deploy 17,000 Personnel in Osun

The National Population Commission, NPC, says that it will deploy 17,000 personnel for the conduct of the 2023 census in Osun State.  It also said it has started meeting with communities, where border issues are ongoing, to ensure a crisis-free exercise.  Addressing journalists in Osogbo, the Federal Commissioner representing Osun, Senator Mudashiru Hussain, said the Continue Reading