John Momoh Resigns as BON Chairman After Debate

John Momoh, the Chairman, Channels Media Group, has left his position as Chairman of the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria(BON). Momoh’s resignation was announced at the presidential debate organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) which held on Saturday in Abuja. The announcement was made by Godfrey Ohuabunwa, who said he was now the acting Chairman of BON after Momoh’s resignation.

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Labour Protest over Minimum Wage Starts Today

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed its 36 state councils, affiliate unions and friendly groups, including Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to mobilise for the commencement of nationwide mass protest over the failure of the federal government to transmit the N30,000 minimum wage implementation bill to the National Assembly. Also debunking newspaper report that it had mobilised to resume strike today (Tuesday), the organised labour said it has not taken any such resolution. The General Secretary of NLC, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, in a statement yesterday in Abuja said when the…

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‘BEING SCARED IS DIFFERENT FROM BEING WISE’ -Dino Melaye Speaks From Hideout

Senator Dino Melaye who has been on hideout, has said that being wise is different from being afraid. This was in obvious reactions to reports that the lawmaker, whom police has laid a siege on his residence to arrest him, over allegations of attempted murder of a police sergeant. The police had alleged that Senator Melaye and “his armed thugs” attacked a police personnel Sgt. Danjuma Saliu, who was attached to 37 Mobile Force (PMF) on stop and search duty along Aiyetoro Gbede, Mopa Road in Kogi State, shooting and…

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Expect unimaginable hardship in 2019 -Father Mbaka

The Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Reverend Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has charged Nigerians to pray hard to overcome what he called ‘impending unimaginable difficulty’ this year. Fr. Mbaka stated this in the early hours of Tuesday during his New Year prophetic message. He said that the type of difficulty the country is going to face is such that has not been witnessed in its 58 years history. While praying for the country and its leaders, the outspoken Catholic priest enjoined Nigerians to support President Muhammad Buhari to continue…

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$50BN FRAUD UNEARTHED IN PETROLEUM INDUSTRY

PRESS STATEMENT Enormous and massive corruption in the petroleum industry has been unearthed by Dr. Okechukwu Ani of NICAN-USA Limited on the orders of the President, through two instrumentalities of office – the Ad-hoc Committee of the House of Representatives on the Investigation of Revenue Leakages and all activities of the Department of Petroleum Resources and by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property of the Federal Government of Nigeria. Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI), a pressure and public policy advocacy, research and civil society group…

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Economic Shutdown Looms as Employers Association Threatens Strike…says FG’s Borrower’s Scheme A Scam

The whole of the country’s fragile economy may suffer a huge shock and total shut down if the threat by the  National Association of Enterprise Employers (NAEE) is put to effect on December, 21. The NAEE, organizers of the National Entrepreneurship Empowerment Programme (NEEP), has threatened to go on a two-week strike to register its displeasure with the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Scheme, describing it as a scam, and a scam. The group, accused the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele of frustrating its efforts and…

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There’s nothing negative about Ogboni fraternity -Francis Meshioye

By News Agency of Nigeria The Reformed Ogboni Fraternity says its ultimate objective is to promote good values, discipline and justice in the society. The leader of the fraternity, Chief Francis Meshioye, said this at a news conference in Lagos on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the news conference was to flag off the Founder’s Day celebration of the fraternity. Meshioye expressed regrets that the fraternity had been misunderstood by some members of the public as a secret society. He pointed out that there was nothing secret…

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“THINGS ARE GOING TO BE HARDER THAN BEFORE” –Buhari to Governors

President Muhammadu Buhari met with governors of the 36 states of the federation on Friday at the State house, Abuja. The content of the meeting was made known to newsmen by Governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari, soon after the meeting. The governor said Buhari asked governors to find a way to make the economy move forward, as it isn’t in a very good shape at the moment. He said the president asked them to do what they can, to ensure that the Nigerian economy is repositioned as things will…

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PDP Hails Peter Obi’s Performance At Presidential Debate …Berates Osinbajo On N8 trillion Subsidy Scandal

Press Statement The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congratulates its Vice Presidential candidate, Governor Peter Obi, for his outstanding performance at the 2019 Vice Presidential debate on Friday. The party says Peter Obi amply displayed an unprecedented understanding of the dynamics of the critical sectors of our economy with practical solutions to the myriad of problems as against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who dwelt on false performance claims and displayed scanty understanding of economic issues. The PDP applauds Peter Obi’s articulation of statistics; of practical steps to revamp our economy, trigger…

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2019: INEC, Security Agencies’ actions more important than new electoral bill —Fagbenro-Byron

The Presidential candidate of KOWA Party, Sina Fagbenro-Byron has argued that the management of the 2019 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and security agencies in the country is more important than the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to assent the new Electoral Bill sent to him by the National Assembly. Fagbenro-Byron said it would have been great if President Buhari had assented to the bill, believes that the actions and management of the 2019 electoral process by INEC and security agencies was more important than the…

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