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Bayelsa: Fear grips oil companies as explosion rocks Agip facility

Fear has gripped oil companies operating in Bayelsa State as an explosion rocked the oil facility of the Italian oil giant, ENI group in Nembe Local Government Area. According to investigations, the 18-inch pipeline was said to have been blown up with dynamite by unknown people fueling panic over the resurgence of militancy in the […]

Minimum wage: A’Ibom workers set for another strike

After going on a series of strikes to have the minimum wage agreement eventually signed between them and the state government, workers in Akwa Ibom State civil service may soon return to the trenches to protest the seemingly marginal increase in their hitherto monthly salary. Workers have persistently claimed that the new minimum wage agreement […]

Devil has taken over judiciary–Opadokun

Convener of the Coalition of Democrats for Electoral Reforms (CODER), Mr. Ayo Opadokun has assessed President Goodluck Jonathan’s 100 days in office and warned that the country would go under with the way Judiciary was being treated in recent past. “A nation, where the last hope of the common man and the stabilizing force like […]

Minimum wage: No work, no pay, Gov Obi insists

The Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi has insisted on his administration’s no work no pay policy for striking workers in the state, even as he warned them that government would not renege on its promise. According to Governor Obi, the new law regarding the current ongoing strike in the state would be implemented to serve as […]

Disturbing Picture: Burnt pregnant wife recounts ordeal

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 •Ifeoma before being attended to & •Emmanuel Photo: Sun News Publishing More Stories on This Section Mrs. Ifeoma Egeonu, the pregnant mother of two, who was set ablaze by her husband, last Saturday, has recounted the sad experience even as she expressed her readiness to forgive the offending husband. Ifeoma and […]

Robbers kill Rev Father, 5 others in Nasarawa

No fewer than six persons including a Reverend Father in-charge of Wamba Catholic Church were killed over the weekend in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. According to an eyewitness account, the Reverend Father was coming from Wamba to Akwanga town when he stormed into the robbers who were operating along Wamba-Akwanga Road and […]

Ebonyi enforces ‘no work, no pay’ rule for striking workers

STRIKING civil servants in Ebonyi State would only earn the new N18,000 minimum wage if they report for work, Governor Martin Elechi has declared. Elechi, who at the weekend took stock of the socio-political progression of the state 15 years after its creation, lamented that it had continued to witness crises of grave dimension, manifested […]

Why court freed Army chief, Muraina Raji (Due to Boko Haram’s Threats?)

  It’s contradictory, says defence FORMER Commander of the 33 Artillery Brigade in Bauchi, Brig.-Gen. Muraina Raji, who was standing trial before a Special Court Martial at the 3 Armoured Division, Jos for his alleged role in the escape of two high profile Boko Haram suspects, has been discharged and acquitted of all the three […]

Police arrest bankers, others over robbery in Lagos

FOUR suspects, including two bankers, have been arrested over a robbery attack on a branch of a new generation bank in Trinity area of Olodi Apapa, Lagos. Two of the suspects were said to have been caught inside the bank while trying to break into the vault, while the other two are the bank’s security […]

Nigerians condemn Jonathan for canceling National Day parade at Eagle’s Square over Boko Haram threat

THE anniversary celebrations are over but the bickering over the venue continues. While the Federal Government considers the celebration of the nation’s Independence Day inside Aso Rock as a cost-saving measure, the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and other political leaders insist it was a serious error of judgment. The opposition party said yesterday that […]

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