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Press Week: FCT journalists rejects Nasir el-Rufai

Nasir el-Rufai Kaduna state governor...FCT NUJ members rejects him

*Nobody wants him here Members of the Abuja council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has voted staunchly against the invitation of the Kaduna state governor, Nasir Ahmed el-Rufai to be her guest lecturer during the forthcoming Press Week. However in an almost opposite fate, the Union will confer …

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Paris Club Refund: Governors beg for 50% balance

Governors who went to plead for PAris Club refund

*Why are you still owing workers with what we gave you? Governors under the umbrella of Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to approve payment of the 50% balance from the London and Paris Club refunds to states. Zamfara State Governor Abdul’aziz Yari, who doubles as the …

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You are political civil servants – Bello to striking workers

Yahaya Bello of Kogi State...pay workers

*We are owing only August, September salaries Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has labelled the workers who are on strike in his state as “political civil servants.” He made this assertion while speaking with State House Correspondents after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday. Speaking about the strike action …

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Anchor borrowers: BOA, CBN officials fingered in N265.7mn scandal

Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State

*Monies diverted for interest cropping Officials of both Bank of Agriculture and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Yola branch are working hard to explain the diversion of monies meant for the Anchor borrowers project running to about N25.7million. The money were alleged to have been diverted to commercial banks and …

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Hope Uzodinma to deliver FCT NUJ lecture

Senator Hope Uzodinma

*Journalism and the nationalism question Senator Hope Uzodinma will deliver the keynote address at this year’s NUJ Abuja press week with the Theme: Journalism and the nationalism question. A statement by the Chairman of the press week committee, Comrade Victorson Agbenson says Senator Uzodinma’s choice was informed by his leadership …

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Plateau violence: Buhari harkens to NUJ cries

President Muhammadu Buhari...thanks for Maina

*Order Police, Army to stop further killings As if harkening to deep guttural cries of the Nigeria Union of Journalists who demanded for an effective stoppage of the carnage in the Plateau, President Muhammadu Buhari said he has received with deep sadness and regret, news of the recent killings of …

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Prophet Duromola gets befitting burial 11th November

Prophet Dr. Duromola Adedayo Samuel...defied medical explanation in death

*The man who foresaw his death Arrangements had been concluded to give a befitting burial to the late founder/General Overseer of Christ Worshippers Church Worldwide, Prophet Dr. Duromola Adedayo Samuel, on Saturday 11th November, 2017 at his residence in Akure, Ondo state capital. In a press statement issued and signed by the …

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Evans’ lawyer misleads public on extortion – Police

Evans the billionaire kidnapper...his lawyer lied against Police

*Absolute falsehood, misleading, unfounded The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to publications in the media on 14th October, 2017 that “Evans’ lawyer accuses police of extorting over N50 million, other valuables” from his client and another report that “Police Sexually molesting Evan’s Girlfriend, Amaka Offor” credited to …

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Abuja socialite, Wendy, in court for trafficking

Wendy in human trafficking trap

*NAPTIP promises no sacred cows 27 year-Socialite, Doofan David (popularly known as Wendy) is standing trial for an alleged human trafficking offence before High Court 13 of the Federal Capital Territory presided over by Hon. Justice Folashade Ojo. The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) arraigned …

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Nigerians to pay 62% more for inefficient electricity

Electricity

*NERC awaits FG approval Tariff payable by electricity consumers in the country may increase by 61.5% any time soon. Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Friday said that it was waiting for a final approval from the Federal Government before implementing the new rate. Nigerians had been groaning under cheating circumstances …

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