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January 11, 2019 1:17 PM APC rally: Sego, NURTW chieftain accused of stabbing MC Oluomo breaks silence

Mustapha Adekunle aka Sego, the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) official, who allegedly stabbed the state Treasurer of the Union Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo), has opened up. Speaking to The Nation, Sego challenged the police to release the video evidence for the world to see. Sego said: “Whoever has any videotape of Sego unleashing 103

January 10, 2019 10:54 AM Abia 2019: Alex Otti reacts to charter of equity, blasts Gov. Ikpeazu, PDP over alleged monumental failure

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA), Dr. Alex OttI, has said he has been vindicated by Okezie Ikpeazu and the PDP following their campaign that Ikpeazu should be returned as governor on the basis of equity, even when they know he(Governor) has failed to perform. Otti maintained that he knew that the governor and PDP would 132

January 9, 2019 6:06 AM New minimum wage: Labour warns FG about governors

The Trade Union Congress, TUC, Anambra Chapter, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to transmit the proposed national minimum wage of N30,000 to the National Assembly for consideration. Mr Ifeanyi Okechukwu, Chairman of the congress in the state, made the call in Awka on Tuesday. Okechukwu said President Buhari should not bother himself with the position 82

January 8, 2019 7:31 PM Tension as MC Oluomo is stabbed during APC rally in Lagos

There is tension in some parts of Lagos State, after Musiliu Akinsanya, an official of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), popularly known as MC Oluomo, was stabbed in the neck during a rally organized on Tuesday, for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Among those that were hit by the bullet 94

January 8, 2019 7:17 PM 2019: Buhari reveals why he doesn’t want state police, says Lagos richer than Federal Government

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Lagos State is richer than the Federal Government. President Buhari said while revealing why he does not want to be a part of State Police, even though it was a good initiative. The President spoke in an interview with Arise TV aired on Monday night. He said, “It may be more efficient, which was why I congratulated 100

January 8, 2019 1:16 PM NLC threatens to boycott 2019 elections over new minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Edo State Chapter, says it will boycott the 2019 general elections if the N30,000 minimum wage bill was not transmitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr Emmanuel Ademokun, Chairman, Edo NLC, stated this on Tuesday in Benin, when he led a protest 189

January 8, 2019 10:27 AM What Nigerians should do to governors owing salaries in 2019 – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians not to re-elect state governors in 2019 who failed to pay civil servants salaries in their first terms. Buhari said Nigerians’ votes should go to those who are competent and would deliver. Buhari stated this in an interview with the Hausa service of the Voice of America, which was aired Tuesday morning 115

January 7, 2019 7:14 PM New minimum wage: NLC announces nationwide protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), says it would hold a nationwide protest on Tuesday over the delay in transmitting the recommendations of the Tripartite Committee on a new National Minimum Wage to the National Assembly. Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, NLC General Secretary, stated this in a statement made available to NAN in Abuja in Monday. Ozo-Eson, “it should 89

January 2, 2019 3:47 PM New minimum wage: Labour announces date for nationwide strike

Following the inability of the Federal Government to urgently transmit the bill on the new national minimum wage to the National Assembly, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has set Jan. 8 as date for the commencement of an indefinite nationwide strike. NAN reports that NLC president, Comrade Ayuba Wabba said the strike would be inevitable if nothing 67

December 22, 2018 3:53 PM FAAN aviation security personnel slumps, dies at Lagos airport

A Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) security personnel, Mr Usman Mohammed, on Friday slumped and died while on duty at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. Mr. Olayinka Abioye, immediate past General Secretary, National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), confirmed the incident to the News Agency 62