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Osun rerun, a show of shame, says opposition coalition

Osun rerun, a show of shame, says opposition coalition

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Coalition of United Political Parties has described the governorship rerun election in seven polling units in Osun State as a show of shame. It also expressed worry that the Independent National Electoral Commission and the Nigerian security forces had allegedly turned themselves into organs of the All Progressives Congress. A statement […] …

Strike: Buhari’s CoS meets labour leaders as unions paralyse govt, business activities

Strike: Buhari’s CoS meets labour leaders as unions paralyse govt, business activities

Sesan Olufowobi, Samuel Awoyinfa, Olalekan Adetayo, Ifeanyi Onuba, Success Nwogu, Ozioma Ubabukoh,Oladimeji Ramon, Feyisayo, Popoola, Olwatobi Akindele, Ihuoma Chiedozie,  Peter Dada, John Charles, Armstrong Bakam, Theophilus Onojeghen, Ogbonnaya Ikokwu and Gbenga Odogun  The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, on Thursday met some labour leaders at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to resolve the […] …

I never knew that my victim would escape – Kidnap suspect

I never knew that my victim would escape – Kidnap suspect

Enyioha Opara, Minna The Niger State Police Command has apprehended one Shuaibu Abdullahi, 22, for allegedly kidnapping Bello Umar of Vunu Village in the Lavun Local Government Area of the state. The suspect was trailed and arrested by the police detectives attached to Lemu Division on a tip-off. It was learnt the suspect had  sometime […] …

Osun: Omisore caves in to FG’s pressure, supports APC in rerun

Osun: Omisore caves in to FG’s pressure, supports APC in rerun

Olusola Fabiyi, Olufemi Atoyebi, Femi Makinde and Friday Olokor The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Senator Iyiola Omisore, on Wednesday said he had agreed to work for the ruling All Progressives Congress in today’s rerun of the Osun State governorship election. The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke, is leading […] …

SDP opposes Omisore’s alliance with APC

John Alechenu and Femi Makinde One of the national leaders of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, has pledged the support of the party to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, in the governorship rerun election holding on Thursday. Falae, reportedly called Adeleke on the telephone on Wednesday to disown Senator […] …

Obasanjo’s son, Abraham, declares support for Buhari’s re-election

Obasanjo’s son, Abraham, declares support for Buhari’s re-election

Samuel Awoyinfa and Oladimeji Ramon Despite former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s strong opposition to the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari, a son of the former President has declared his intention to support Buhari’s re-election bid. Abraham Obasanjo said he was ready to work with the Buhari Campaign Organisation to secure victory for Buhari in […] …

FUNAAB postgraduate student accuses Lagos host of rape

FUNAAB postgraduate student accuses Lagos host of rape

Oluwatobi Akindele A postgraduate student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, has accused a man, Adesoji Orenowo, of raping her in his house at European Quarters, Meiran, Lagos. PUNCH Metro gathered that the 24-year-old met Orenowo at a wedding ceremony in Ibadan, Oyo State, in December 2017. The duo had reportedly exchanged telephone numbers […] …

Minimum wage: Labour orders nationwide strike

Navy hands over 30 foreigners in AGO theft

• As meeting with FG deadlocked Everest Amaefule,  Adelani Adepegba, Ade Adesomoju, Olaleye Aluko, Tony Okafor and  Ogbonnaya Ikokwu The Nigeria Labour Congress has directed all its members and affiliate unions to commence a nationwide strike on Thursday (today). The organised labour had held a meeting with the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, […] …

First class graduates, other protesters accuse Chevron of enslavement

First class graduates, other protesters accuse Chevron of enslavement

Samson Folarin Some trainees of Chevron Nigeria Limited have protested against what they described as enslavement by the management of the company. The men and women, who marched on the Lekki-Ajah Expressway, Lagos, alleged that Chevron wasted more than five years of their lives by promising them jobs which they never got. They also alleged […] …

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