Category: Politics

Recession: FG warns employers against lowering labour standards

The Federal Government has said that it was considering strategies to reflate the economy and place it on the path of sustainable growth and development and as such,...

Agitation trails Okorocha’s development levy scheme

– A N3000 levy slammed against every taxable adult in Imo state has stirred tension – Governor Rochas Okorocha has handed a taxpayers ledger to all traditional...

Spanish politicians in court over corruption case billed as trial of the year

Thirty-seven people who allegedly took part in a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme involving businessmen and members of Spain’s ruling People’s party stood trial at the...

Boko Haram has killed over 100,000 – Borno gov

Contrary to statistics constantly released by international humanitarian agencies, over 100, 000 persons may have been killed in Borno alone within the six years of Boko...

Disintegration in Nigeria won’t work – NLC

The leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has said that those calling for the disintegration of the country would not succeed as there were enough gains to stay as...

Buhari sets up electoral reform panel, okays Nnamani as head

President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a 24-man committee to address perceived defects in Nigeria’s electoral laws and constitution. Reactions to the constitution...

How we can come out of recession – Tinubu, Atiku, Chike-Obi

Former Lagos State Governor and National Leader, All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said that the economic recession the country is going through...

Biafra no longer feasible — Okechukwu

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it was not surprised by the display of shallow understanding of what referendum is and its processes, as displayed...

Edo governorship battle: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu win poll units, Oyegun, Osunbor lose

The two leading candidates in the Edo State governorship election, Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the Peoples...

Senate to FG: Don’t sell national assets

The Senate has rejected the planned sale of Nigeria’s assets to shore up the foreign reserves as one of the ways out of the current economic recession.This is coming a...