IG Urged To Investigate Crisis In Rivers

Some indigenes of Ibaa in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers, have called on the Inspector-General of police to investigate the ongoing crisis in the community. The indigenes, under the aegis of Concerned Ibaa Indigenes made the call at a news conference in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.

Buhari To Speak At AU Confab On Ebola


Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari is expected at the International Conference on Africa’s Fight Against Ebola, holding in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea from 20 to 21 July, 2015 alongside other African leaders.

APC Crisis: Akande’s Letter Angers Northern Party Leaders


Fresh facts on Tuesday indicated that the national caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress scheduled for Monday was cancelled because of the suspicion within the party. The PUNCH learnt that the APC leadership called off the meeting because of reported anger of some leaders of the ruling party in

Dogara Adjourns Till 21 July After Rowdy Session


Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The crisis over who occupied the position of principal officers in the National Assembly among members of the majority All Progressives Congress, APC, boiled over in the House of Representatives on Thursday as lawmakers who were held back from engaging in fisticuffs disrupted the plenary,  virtually holding Yakubu

APC Lawmakers Seek End To N/Assembly Crisis


Honourable Sani Zorro, on Thursday in Abuja said the solution to recent happenings in the National Assembly was for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to re-strategise and clean up. Zorro, who represents Gumel/Maigatari/Sule Tankarkar/Gagarawa Federal Constituency, of Jigawa State, said this to newsmen after rising from a meeting with the

Blatter, FIFA And The Beautiful Game


By Tayo Ogunbiyi After seventeen years of holding sway as the boss of the apex global soccer governing body, FIFA, Sepp Blatter eventually threw in the towel in a rather controversial circumstance. Thus came to an end, perhaps, the most controversy-dotted era in the history of world football.

Buhari Meets APC Lawmakers-Elect Today Over Leadership Crisis


President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding a meeting with National Assembly members, elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, to resolve the crisis that has engulfed the party over the lawmakers’ battle for top seats in the federal legislature. The meeting is holding an hour before the inauguration

Tension In Ekiti Assembly, As Thugs Invade


The plan by the All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers in Ekiti state to hold a sitting inside the Ekiti House of Assembly complex is currently causing tension in the capital, Ado-Ekiti. The nation  reports that thugs had surrounded the Assembly complex earlier today and waited eagerly for the lawmakers.

APC Crisis: Northern Leaders Move To Cut Tinubu To Size


If not handled properly, a brewing supremacy battle between the dominant Hausa-Fulani bloc of the incoming ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) and the South-West bloc of the party will snow-ball into a major crisis. A source within the APC, told Western Post that immediately after the conclusion of the

PDP Crisis: Party Secretary Attacks Bode George, Others


There appears to be no end to the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party as its National Secretary, Adewale Oladipo, on Sunday accused the South-West leaders of the PDP of sowing a seed of discord in the party. Oladipo, who was reacting to a call on Friday by the South-West

Ladipo Market To Be Shut Over Crisis


The Executive Secretary of Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State, western Nigeria, Mr Babajide Bello has threatened to close down Ladipo Market if the crisis rocking the auto spare parts market persists. Bello, who gave the warning at the weekend during interaction with journalists, said he cannot fold his

LASU VC Brought Crisis On Himself —ASUU


Damilare Okunola The national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has berated the Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University, LASU, Professor John Obafunwa, stating that he brought all the anomalies in the institution on himself.

LASU Crisis: VC Must Go, Workers Insist


Kazeem Ugbodaga The crisis engulfing Lagos State University, LASU, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, seems to know no end as lecturers and other staff of the institution have vowed that the Vice Chancellor, Prof. John Obafunwa must leave the school before peace can reign.

Lessons From The NLC Election Crisis


By Ayo OyozeBaje Elections have become a do-or-die affair in Nigeria because of the sheer attraction and perquisites of office, rather than any sincere motive ‘to serve the people’. That perhaps explains the recent crisis that rocked the re-scheduled Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) election after the botched one that was

Labour Party Sues For Peace Within NLC

The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Labour Party, Comrade Salisu Mohammed, has appealed to all those that contested in the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) election, to sheath their swords in order to have a united labour front. Addressing a news conference  in Abuja on the crisis rocking the NLC in

Farmers, Fulani Herdsmen Crisis: Mark Urges Cooperation Between Benue, Nasarawa Govts

The Senate President, Senator David Mark has asked both the Benue and Nasarawa State governments to cooperate among themselves in a bid to find an amicable solution to the unending Agatu farmers/ Fulani herdsmen crisis. Mark spoke in the course of his senatorial campaign, at Agatu and Apa Local Government