Polytechnic Lecturers Make Threat Real, Begins Indefinite Nationwide Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has made real its threat to embark on an indefinite nationwide strike. Its National President, Usman Dutse, while speaking with newsmen confirmed the commencement of the strike action today, he explained that the strike became necessary because the Federal Government failed to implement the 2009 and 2017 agreements it…

Polish Based Nigerian Uses My Identity On Facebook, Soyinka Laments

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has raised the alarm over his stolen identity being used on facebook by a Nigerian living in Poland. Soyinka while speaking at the 70th anniversary of Human Rights and worldwide reading for freedom of the press in memory of Jamal Khashoggi at the Freedom Park in Lagos, expressed worry over…

Three SANs In Trouble As EFCC Unravels N1.4bn Fraud Against NBA President  

Damian Dodo, Tayo Oyetibo and Chief Offiong Effiong, all Senior Advocates of Nigeria, have been linked to the ongoing investigation of N1.4bn received by the NBA president, Paul Usoro. Although Usoro (SAN) had claimed the whooping sum was legal fee from Akwa Ibom state, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission while in court, yesterday further disclosed…

I Am Working To Ensure Buhari Is Not Reelected, Says Obasanjo

President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid has received fresh blow as former President, Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of next year’s election, insisted that he is working for Buhari’s exit. Obasanjo who denied earlier report of his neutrality, while speaking during the 27th Annual Owu National Convention, noted that Nigerians must vote only leaders that had capacity…

Uncertainty Kicks: EFCC Storms Atiku’s Sons’ Abuja Apartment

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission at the weekend raided the apartments of Aliyu and Mustapha Atiku-Abubakar, two sons of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in Maitama, Abuja. Head of the Atiku Media Office, Mr. Paul Ibe, made this known during an interview with newsmen; he claimed…

APC In Big Trouble As 45 Registered Political Parties Adopt Atiku

The Coalition of United Political Parties has adopted Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party as its sole candidate for 2019 presidential election. This was disclosed yesterday by Convener of CUPP; Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola while addressing a world press conference in Abuja. According to the umbrella body of 45 registered political parties, Atiku…

New Electoral Bill: Saraki Tells Buhari Not To Accept Anti-Democratic Advice

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised not to heed to the advice of the anti-democratic elements that have now populated the political space, telling him not to give assent to the 2018 Electoral Bill. This advice came from Senate President, Bukola Saraki in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph…