Monthly Archives: December 2014

FG spends N500bn to settle power debts

The Federal Government spent about N500bn to settle liabilities and debts that threatened to truncate the power sector reform, Supervising Minister of Information, Dr. Nuruddeen Mohammed, has said. Mohammed who said this at a press briefing on the nation’s economy … Continue reading

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Youths storm Rivers PDP secretariat, protest senatorial primary

Youths from Rivers West Senatorial District on Wednesday stormed the State Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party in Port Harcourt to protest an alleged imposition of a senatorial candidate on the people. The youths, who sang solidarity songs specifically called … Continue reading

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FG using security agencies to oppress opposition parties -APC

The All Progressives Congress has raised the alarm over the plan by the Federal Government to use the security agencies, especially the DSS and the Police, to harass and intimidate the opposition with a view to decapitating it ahead of … Continue reading

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Ondo doctor, Alonge, attackers are robbers –Police

The Police in Ondo State on Wednesday said the gunmen who attacked Dr. Muyiwa Alonge, a medical doctor with the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, on Tuesday at his home at Aule in Akure, were armed robbers and not hired assassins. … Continue reading

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Edo tertiary institution workers resume strike January

Workers of four state owned tertiary institutions in Edo have threatened to resume their suspended industrial action in January next year, over the non-payment of salaries owed them by the state government, in addition to the call for the infrastructural … Continue reading

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Buhari decries hardship, corruption in New Year message

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday alleged that the Federal Government had declared “a regime of austerity on Nigerians in 2015.” He warned the Federal Government against wishing Nigerians a happy … Continue reading

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AirAsia plane wreckage found, bodies recovered

Only 6 bodies have been recovered so far from the missing AirAsia flight, despite earlier claims of 40. Objects resembling parts of the plane, as well as what was thought to be the plane’s outline underwater, were seen in the … Continue reading

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