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Gov. Amaechi’s shame: Rivers State workers, midwives, pensioners protest over 20 months unpaid salaries

Statistics: Civil Servants owed: 2months salaries Pensioneers owed: 5months MSS Nurses owed: 20months.Reports from Port Harcourt, Nigeria says workers and retirees engaged by the Rivers State Government yesterday went on a protest match calling on the Governor, Rotimi Amaechi to pay up their salary arrears before handing over on May 29. The protest paralyzed activities […]

Aso Villa Chapel bids Jonathan, others farewell

    The Aso Villa Chapel on Sunday formally bade President Goodluck Jonathan, his wife, Patience, and members of their family farewell in a grand style. A special thanksgiving and commendation service was held for that purpose inside the chapel built by the former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration. That was the last time Jonathan and […]

Buhari did not arrest me — Tunde Thompson

    Tunde Thompson One of the two journalists jailed under the Decree 4 of 1984, Mr. Tunde Thompson, tells FRIDAY OLOKOR the circumstances surrounding his imprisonment and his relationship with the President-elect, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd) What were the circumstances that led to your imprisonment under the Decree 4 of 1984 during the military […]

Aso Villa: A presidential ghost town

    Deserted Aso Villa car park | credits: olalekan Adetayo OLALEKAN ADETAYO writes of the change in the fortunes of the Presidential Villa since President Goodluck Jonathan lost his re-election bid in the last general election Some people call it the Presidential Villa. Others refer to it as State House while to many more; […]

Soldiers on death row starved in underground cell —Falana

    Lagos lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana(SAN) | credits: File copy Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), on Saturday, said 12 soldiers, who were sentenced to death for mutiny in September 2014, have been starved and held underground by the military. Falana in an interview with Sahara TV, which was monitored by our correspondent, said […]

Ex-govs, Buhari’s associates lock horns with Tinubu

    Buhari and Tinubu A gigantic test of wills is rocking the All Progressives Congress just 12 days to the inauguration of President-elect Mohammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s substantive President. Impeccable sources within the party told SUNDAY PUNCH over the weekend that some ex-governors, Buhari’s associates and mutinous party members from the South-West are trying […]

Oshiomhole, wife shift honeymoon

    Oshiomhole and wife There were indications on Saturday that the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, and his newly-wedded wife, Iara, have postponed their much expected honeymoon till June. Governor Oshiomhole had on Friday married former Miss Iara Fortes, an ex-model from Cape Verde, at a marriage ceremony witnessed by a large turnout of […]

Jonathan betrayed me, Niger-Delta — Ex-gov Sylva

  Timipre Sylva A former Governor of Bayelsa State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Timipre Sylva, in this interview with ADELANI ADEPEGBA in Abuja, talks about his relationship with the Peoples Democratic Party, among other issues What is your relationship with President Goodluck Jonathan and Diepreye Alamieyeseigha like? I would say it’s neither […]

Obama hosts Nigerian, four other young leaders

United States President, Barack Obama, has honoured a Nigerian, Adepeju Jaiyeoba, and four other young entrepreneurs from around the world at a Global Entrepreneurship event in Washington DC. The White House, in a statement on its official website, noted that the emerging entrepreneurs from across the US and around the world were brought together to […]

Police shut Anambra restaurant for serving human flesh

  Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano A restaurant in Anambra has reportedly been shut down for cooking human flesh and serving it to customers. The police were tipped off by locals who suspected something horrific was taking place inside the kitchen. They raided the hotel restaurant to discover human heads which were still dripping with […]

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