Burden of Bad Roads in Lagos

All over Lagos, from expressways to inner streets, it is tale of neglect and abandonment of roads. Expectedly, Lagosians have become frustrated with the crater-

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Posted On: 19 Nov 2018

Ogoni will resist imposition o

Ogoni will resist attempt to include any company that lacks expertise in environmental remediation in the proposed clean up of polluted sites in Ogoniland. &nb

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Posted On: 18 Nov 2018

Falana warns Linda Ikeji: Retr

Human rights activist and renowned lawyer, Femi Falana(SAN) has threatened legal action against publisher of Linda Ikeji blog, Linda Ikeji for publishing what h

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Posted On: 17 Nov 2018

NLC to Workers, 'Vote Out Govs

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Thursday asked its members to vote out state governors opposing the proposed N30,000 minimum wage.   It added that woul

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Posted On: 16 Nov 2018

NCC vows to stop call masking

The Nigerian Communication Commission has assured telecom consumers that it will stop masking of calls by service providers.   Mrs Felicia Onwuegbuchulam

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Posted On: 15 Nov 2018

Nigeria’s $2bn rail project

Nigeria’s railway projects have recorded a fresh setback as General Electric pulls out of Nigeria’s $2bn narrow gauge railway concession, TheCa

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Posted On: 15 Nov 2018

ASUU, principals fault Buhari

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s education policy as a disaster.   Reacting to claims by

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Posted On: 15 Nov 2018

Commuters lament incessant rob

Commuters plying the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have decried the increasing spate of robberies on the road.   According to them, robbers usually attack comm

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Posted On: 12 Nov 2018

Electricity tariff to be incre

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc, Mr Adeoye Fadeyibi, tells ’FEMI ASU why the tariff shortfall in t

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Posted On: 11 Nov 2018

Money siphoned through NNPC mo

National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, speaks with OLALEYE ALUKO on the ongoing strike and the contentious issues betw

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Posted On: 11 Nov 2018

One Reportedly Killed As Boko

One person has been reportedly killed and 65 houses burned after suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked some communities on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Bo

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Posted On: 11 Nov 2018

Nigeria’s airlines fly Afri

Nigeria’s commercial airlines have the oldest aircraft fleet in Africa, with the age of an aircraft in one of the airlines, being 28.1 years, the age many

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Posted On: 11 Nov 2018

British envoy to Shi’ites, s

The outgoing British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has called on the Islamic Movement in Nigeria  (Shi’ites) and security agencies to

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Posted On: 09 Nov 2018

Lagos boat mishap: Three perso

Three persons have been confirmed dead after a boat conveying about twenty passengers capsized in Lagos.   The passengers were enroute Ojo from Coconut j

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Posted On: 08 Nov 2018

Labour reacts as FG denies app

The Federal Government said on Wednesday the N30,000 minimum wage proposal contained in the report of the tripartite committee set up by the Federal Government

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Posted On: 08 Nov 2018

Buhari to study report on Mini

The Federal Government says President Muhammadu Buhari will study the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage before making hi

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Posted On: 07 Nov 2018

Kaduna High Court To Rule On E

A Kaduna State High Court sitting in the state capital will today rule on the bail application filed by counsel to the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sh

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Posted On: 07 Nov 2018

16 soldiers missing after Boko

No fewer than 16 Nigerian soldiers have been reported missing following clashes with Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad area, military and militia sources to

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Posted On: 07 Nov 2018

Atiku begs labour to shelve st

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has urged the Federal Government and organised labour to go back dialogue on the

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Posted On: 06 Nov 2018

NNPC disclose they recorded 1,

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Sunday said it recorded a total of 1,858 cases of pipeline vandalism between July 2017 and July 2018.   It

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Posted On: 05 Nov 2018

October inflation rate to rise

FSDH Research expects the inflation rate (year-on-year) to increase further to 11.34 per cent in October from 11.28 per cent recorded in September.   The

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Posted On: 05 Nov 2018

ASUU begins strike, labour mob

As its tomorrow’s deadline for strike draws close, organised labour did not attend the conciliatory meeting with the Federal Government’s team in Ab

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Posted On: 05 Nov 2018

Pastor in viral sex video relo

An embattled cleric, Apostle Chris Omatsola, who is at the centre of a viral sex video scandal, has relocated his church over threats that trailed the release o

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Posted On: 05 Nov 2018

Musa, Shiites spokesperson Spe

In this interview with GODWIN ISENYO, Spokesman for the Islamic Movement in Nigeria otherwise known as ‘Shiites’, Mallam Ibrahim Musa, calls on the

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Posted On: 03 Nov 2018

Anglican priests protest again

No fewer than 300 priests of the Diocese of the Niger (Onitsha area) on Friday stormed the Anambra State Government House, accusing Governor Willie Obiano of re

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Posted On: 03 Nov 2018

Orji Kalu undergoes surgery ov

Former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Kalu, has regained consciousness after undergoing a major surgery i

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Posted On: 03 Nov 2018