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More than 500 Nigerians in Indian jails – High commissioner

The Nigerian High Commissioner in India, Mr. Oyebola Kuku, has expressed concern over the increasing number of Nigerians in jails in India. Kuku told visiting members of the House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, led by Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, in New Delhi on Tuesday that more than 500 known Nigerians were in various jails across […]

Bakare urges National Assembly to impeach Jonathan (Was OBJ impeached for his own violation of the constitution?)

The Convener of the Save Nigeria Group, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on Wednesday asked the National Assembly to immediately commence impeachment proceedings against President Goodluck Jonathan. Bakare, who spoke at the SNG rally at Ojota, Lagos, organised to demand the restoration of the N65 pump price of petrol, said Jonathan had committed and impeachable offence by […]

We won’t revert to N65 – FG insists

The Federal Government on Wednesday vowed to press ahead with its controversial deregulation policy, saying it would not revert the pump price of fuel from N141 to N65. Addressing State House reporters at the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja, the Minister of Information, Mr. […]

The Nigerian Front: Subsidy Removal is Not the Issue – By Dr. Olu Ojedokun

By Olu Ojedokun, London, UK – Jan. 11, 2012 – Over six months ago with painstaking analysis and a heavy heart we issued a paper titled ‘An Affordable Government’ to alert the government and the Nigerian people to the dangers of the profligacy contained in the budget. Today we face a crisis of monumental proportions […]

FAO Messrs Belgore and Kolade – By Anthony A. Kila

By Anthony A. Kila, London, UK – Jan 11, 2012 – Whilst most households in the country were dealing with the shock, anger and fear caused by the New Year day news that the price of petrol will go up, the families and friends of Justice Alfa Belgore, former Chief Justice of the federation and […]

Press Release: Nigerian Labor Message to Washington DC Protesters

Nigerian Labor Message To Washington DC Protesters The Nigerian Labour Congress sent in this message of solidarity this morning 9th January, 2012 NLC Message To Washington DC Protesters Dear Compatriots! On behalf of the Nigerian labor movement I wish to thank you for standing in Solidarity with us as we begin our nation-wide strike protesting […]

President Jonathan: The Making of a Dictator – By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba

By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba, Yola, Nigeria – Jan. 11, 2012 – About two years ago, I wrote and warned Nigerians in my essay entitled “Nigeria: Interpreting Times and Events” that President Jonathan would disappoint many. I wrote about a vision I had in which I saw a snake coiled around itself on the roadside, […]

Strike grounds domestic, international flights

The nationwide strike called by the organised labour on Monday paralysed activities at the nation’s airports, especially the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. Aviation     Domestic flights were completely grounded, while foreign airlines cancelled their scheduled flights into the country. The two United States carriers operating daily flights into Nigeria, United Continental Airlines and […]

IMF/World Bank not behind subsidy removal – Okonjo-Iweala

The Minister of Finance and the coordinating minister of the economic team, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has assured Nigerians that the monthly revenue of subsidy to the three tiers of government as well as the projects that it would be channeled to would be published in national dailies just like their accounts was published during her […]

4 more killed, many injured in Lagos

  -Sun At least four persons were killed and many others including a senior police officer were injured yesterday in Lagos during the continuous protest against the Federal Government removal of fuel subsidy. While two protesters on a commercial motorcycle, popularly known as Okada were crushed to death, two others sustained serious injury from the […]

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