The Labour movement and Socio-economic challenges in contemporary Nigeria

‘It cannot be said often enough, that overall progress remains too slow and too uneven; that too many Africans remain caught in downward spirals of poverty, insecurity and marginalisation; that too few people benefit from the continent’s growth trend and rising geo-strategic importance; that too much of Africa’s enormous resource

Reps Summon Finance Ministry, Others Over 2015 Appropriation Act Budget

Members of the House of Representatives in Abuja yesterday summoned Finance Ministry, Budget Office, Fiscal Responsibility Commission, National Planning Commission, Debt Management Office and Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission to explain why the 2015 Appropriation Act is not being implemented.

Reps summon Finance Ministry, others over budget

MEMBERS of the House of Representatives yesterday summoned Finance Ministry, Budget Office, Fiscal Responsibility Commission, National Planning Commission, Debt Management Office and Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission to explain why the 2015 Appropriation Act is not being implemented. The post Reps summon Finance Ministry, others over budget appeared first

NAF jets hit more targets in Sambisa forest

ABUJA — The Nigerian Air Force, in its bid to sustain the ongoing air assault against the Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa forest, has continued to hit vital targets with a view to decimating the capability and resolve of the members of the sect to continue to fight. The post

Bodies of drowned Syrian refugees found on Turkey beach

At least 12 people believed to be Syrian refugees have drowned after two boats sank after leaving southwest Turkey for the Greek island of Kos, a senior Turkish naval official has said.  The two boats, carrying 23 people, had set off separately from the Akyarlar area of Turkey’s Bodrum peninsula.

Akwa Ibom Tribunal: Governor Udom Opens Defence

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, has opened his defence at the Akwa Ibom State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja. The Tribunal reconvened on Wednesday after four days of recess.

Golden Eaglets Hold Korea To 1-1 Draw In Suwon

National Under-17 team, the Golden Eaglets forced host, South Korea to a 1-1 draw at the on-going 2015 Suwon Invitational Tournament. Lee Sangheon scored the curtain raiser as early as the third minute for the home team, but Funsho Bamgboye, making his debut for Nigeria on the international stage, brought

N160m Bullet proof car: Oduah seeks court protection against prosecution

Akin Kuponiyi Stella Oduah, former Aviation Minister In bid to forestall her arrest and further investigation into the procurement of two bullet proof cars purchase by Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority,NCAA, during her tenure as aviation minister,the former aviation minister Stella Oduah has dragged Economic and Financial crime commission(EFCC) before a

Check Out The EPL Squad To Feature In The UCL

The champions league is poised to start soon, a few weeks ago the draws were done and every club in the top flight in Europe knew their fate. With the transfer window closed and every business tied up, the clubs are required to submit the squad that’ll feature in the

Gaza may be uninhabitable by 2020, says UN

Gaza could be “uninhabitable” in less than five years if current economic trends continue, according to a new United Nations report. The report released on Tuesday by the UN Conference on Trade and Development points to the eight-year economic blockade of Gaza as well as the three wars there over the

AUN to host talk on humanitarian assistance, coordination

AUN, in partnership with the Adamawa Peace Initiative, has been leading humanitarian response to the Boko Haram-created refugee crisis in northeast Nigeria. The post AUN to host talk on humanitarian assistance, coordination appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.