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Workers strike at embassy of Nigeria in Washington

The indefinite strike by workers of the embassy of Nigeria against the non- payment of salaries for 5 months entered the second consecutive day Wednesday even as talks held between the acting ambassador Hakeem Balogun and striking employees failed to end the deadlock. Despite denial...

ASUU Strike may continue after general elections as FG, lecturers fail to reach agreement again

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have again failed to reach a compromise to end the ongoing strike by the university lecturers. Sen Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment while addressing newsmen after a closed door meeting with the...

Apapa Gridlock: Stay away from Lagos for now, Govt orders truck owners

Says Order To Subsist Pending Clearing Of Traffic Spillover Attributes Bottleneck To Breakdown Of Operations At Ports Deploys RRS, LASTMA, LASEMA To Enforce Directive At State Borders Worried by the recent traffic bottleneck that has taken over Apapa and its environs, the Lagos State...

NIMC tackles Banks, Govt Agencies for Rejecting Temporary ID Cards

Minna – The National Identity Management System (NIMC) says it will challenge banks and government and corporate bodies in the law court for rejecting the agency’s identification cards as a legal document. This is just as the Federal Government has been called upon to end...

Lagos Island, Ikoyi, Lekki and Ajah Submerged in Flood As Residents Remain Indoors, Businesses Shut

Following the flooding of many parts of the state on Saturday after rainfall that lasted for hours, the state government has called on residents to observe extreme caution on the roads. Lagos Island, Ikoyi, Lekki and Ajah areas were worst hit as many streets and...

Presidency uncovers plot to frame Vice President over N2.5b fraud

•VP may not appear before House ad hoc panel The Presidency is not taking kindly to a recent invitation by the House of Representatives to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to appear before an ad hoc committee. The Ali Isa-led committee wants Osinbajo to appear before it...

CCC Nigeria wins Global PR Award for NGO in Bulgaria

The Nigeria’s Centre for Crisis Communication (CCC) has won the Golden World Award (GWA) instituted by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) for an outstanding campaign by Non-Governmental Organisation, at a ceremony in Sofia, Bulgaria. The media campaign of CCC which was promoted by Image...

Nigerian Navy acquires 173 boats to boost maritime operations

Nigerian Navy (NN) acquired 173 assorted boats, including Epenal boats, Rigid Hull Inflatable boats and Hydrographic Survey boats in 2017 to boost its operations in the maritime domain, the Chief of Naval Staff, Ibok-Ete Ibas, said. The naval chief disclosed this at a news conference...

EFCC backs AMCON on Toxic Asset Recovery

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC on Thursday, August 3, 2017 pledged its support to Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria AMCON, in its drive to recover toxic assets and boost for the nation’s economy. The Acting Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu delivered the...

Man filmed romping with woman on Ryanair flight to Ibiza was ‘cheating on his pregnant fiancee

A FIANCE was filmed apparently romping with a woman at 32,000ft in front of horrified passengers while his heavily pregnant wife-to-be was at home. Footage of Shaun Edmondson, 31, straddled by the mystery blonde during a Ryanair flight to Ibiza went viral on Friday. Randy couple...