MTN staff threaten to go on strike, issues 14-day ultimatum

MTN staff threaten to go on strike, issues 14-day ultimatum

Workers in the telecommunications sector on Tuesday gave a 14-day ultimatum to MTN Nigeria, to address unfair labour practices in the company to avoid action capable of disrupting its services. The workers, under the aegis of Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) gave the ultimatum at a press conference on Tuesday […]

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Gov AbdulRazaq laud CACOVID for distributing palliatives to vulnerable Kwarans

Gov AbdulRazaq laud CACOVID for distributing palliatives to vulnerable Kwarans

. Private sector key to Nigeria’s COVID-19 campaign: Kwara CACOVID delivers palliatives to vulnerable Kwara households Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday said the organised private sector has played strategic roles in Nigeria’s campaign against COVID-19 pandemic. AbdulRazaq commended their efforts which he said included the setting up of isolation centres, medical supports to […]

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Indonesia begins human trials of COVID-19 vaccine

Indonesia begins human trials of COVID-19 vaccine

Indonesia on Tuesday launched human trials of a Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine with some 1,600 volunteers slated to take part in the six-month study. The vaccine candidate, produced by Sinovac Biotech, is among just a few in the world to enter Phase 3 clinical trials, or large-scale testing on humans — the last step before regulatory […]

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US, Israel main beneficiaries of Lebanon explosion: Analyst

The devastating explosion that gutted out the port area of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, can only benefit the West, topped by the United States as well as Israel, says a political expert.   Daniel Kovalik, an academic at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, made the remark in a phone interview with Press TV on Monday […]

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Petroleum tankers drivers begin strike

Petroleum tankers drivers begin strike

Petroleum Tanker Drivers in Lagos State have withdrawn their services as directed by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) beginning from Aug. 10. The state Chairman, NUPENG, Mr Tayo Aboyeji, made the confirmation in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Lagos. Aboyeji said that the strike began in the early […]

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Wrestling legend Kamala dies of coronavirus

Wrestling legend Kamala dies of coronavirus

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) legend James Harris popularly known as Kamala has died after complications from coronavirus. The 70-year-old former powerhouse starred for Vince McMahon’s wrestling company during the late 1980s and early 90s. His autobiography’s co-author, Kenny Casanova, wrote on Facebook: “Just got off the phone. “Unfortunately, the rumors were correct. To make matters […]

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Buhari meets Northeast governors, security chiefs over insecurity in NE

Buhari meets Northeast governors, security chiefs over insecurity in NE

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with Governors  The meeting was held after the Governors, on Saturday, elected Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, as Chairman of the region’s Governors Forum. The Governors had pledged to partner with the government to fight Boko Haram and requested for more hardware for the military to tackle insurgency in […]

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Ekiti Gov Kayode Fayemi who is APC Gov Forum not supporting Ize-Iyamu, Says Oshiomhole wants to make Edo his Personal Property

Ekiti Gov Kayode Fayemi who is APC Gov Forum not supporting Ize-Iyamu, Says Oshiomhole wants to make Edo his Personal Property

Governor Fayemi was fingered among those who plotted Oshiomhole’s removal as APC national chairman, thus the Ekiti Governor is bent to ensure that what they started is taken to logical conclusion.   The removal of Adams Oshiomhole as APC National Chairman was to bury him politically in his State and in the country, but the […]

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Kwara’s incredible march to fame under AbdulRazaq  By Rafiu Ajakaye

Kwara’s incredible march to fame under AbdulRazaq  By Rafiu Ajakaye

His first one year in office has rightly been adjudged one of the best among first-term governors of Nigeria. His heavy investments in healthcare, road network, provision of potable water, workers’ welfare, his incredibly simple but impactful approach to governance, and his relationship with the masses have earned him accolades from wide and far. But […]

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Return of Ile- Arugbo – Mutiu Olagunju

Return of Ile- Arugbo – Mutiu Olagunju

  Some months ago, the state was thrown into turmoil. The Kwara State Government reclaimed a piece of land reportedly belonging to the Asa Investment, a company owned by the late Dr Olusola Saraki (alias Baba Saraki) for being illegally and unlawfully acquired. Instead of eating the humble pie, his children and allied forces took […]

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Kwara distributes face masks ahead school resumption

Kwara distributes face masks ahead school resumption

  ·       Govt urges adherence to safety measures ·       SS3 students resume Wednesday   Kwara State Government on Monday gave out 65,000 face masks for distribution across schools ahead of Wednesday’s resumption of students preparing for the secondary school certificate examinations.   The face masks are to be distributed to senior secondary class three (exit) students as […]

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Lagos Mainland Youth Laud Hon. Olajide Jimoh MHR on Youth Developmental Project

Lagos Mainland Youth Laud Hon. Olajide Jimoh MHR on Youth Developmental Project

KwaraHon. Jide Jimoh has at no time betrayed the trust reposed in him by his Constituents since his assumption of office. In exhibition of his selflessness and exemplary leadership style towards the development of his Ebute Meta Lagos Mainland Federal Constituency, just a month ago, he started the execution of some physical projects such as […]

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