XENOPHOBIA:DEMAND COMPENSATION FOR NIGERIANS KILLED IN S’AFRICA – LAGOS ASSEMBLY CHARGES FG

Assembly has demanded that the South African government be made to pay compensation to victims of the latest xenophobic attacks in the country.The lawmakers said this during parliamentary sitting where many condemned the incident and called on the Nigerian government to further prove its will by supporting its citizens abroad. Tunde Braimoh, raised the issue under …

KOGI PDP PRIMARY: FIVE ASPIRANTS STEP DOWN FOR WADA

A few hours to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Primary Election in Kogi State, five  aspirants Tuesday morning stepped down from contesting the party candidacy in favour of immediate past state governor Capt. Idris Wada. Wada was defeated in the November 2015 governorship election by Prince Abubakar Audu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) …

FG SUMMONS SOUTH AFRICAN HIGH COMMISSIONER OVER XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS

The Federal Government has summoned the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Bobby Moroe, over xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Moroe and an official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed the development to Daily Sun in Abuja. The meeting, Moroe and the official said, was billed to commence at 11 am. The summon …

NOBODY CAN SEPARATE MIDDLE BELT FROM THE NORTH –ABUBAKAR TSAV

Middle-Belt Forum leaders have been described as noisemakers who should be ignored over their recent declaration that the Middle Belt is no longer part of the North. Making the declaration in this interview with TUNDE THOMAS, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, and prominent Middle Belt leader, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav said MBF leaders …

RECAPITALISATION DEBACLE: WHY MOST DISCOS MAY CLOSE SHOP

If there is one sure way most observers of the current political dispensation would want to assess President Muhammadu Buhari’s success or otherwise at the end of the next four years as Commander InChief of the Nigerian nation, perhaps its fledgling power sector could readily fill the log. But as if it understands this urgency of …

FOOD IMPORT BAN: YOU’RE ON YOUR OWN, EXPERTS TELL BUHARI, WARN AGAINST EXECUTIVE RECKLESSNESS

“Don’t give a cent to anybody to import food into the country. Foreign reserve will be conserved and utilized strictly for diversification of the economy, and not for encouraging more dependence on foreign food imports bills”, this was the instruction of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, last …

FG, LAWAN, ABARIBE, NDUME, OTHERS FLAY ATTACK ON EKWEREMADU IN GERMANY

Magnus Eze, Enugu, Fred Itua and Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Nduibuisi Orji, Abuja, Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki and and Dickson Okafor AS widespread outrage trail the harassment and humiliation of Senator Ike Ekweremadu,  the Federal Government has called on the German authorities to ensure that the mastermind face the consequences of their actions. This is even as Senate President Ahmad …