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Breaking: Respite On The Way As PENGASSAN Suspends Nationwide Strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has suspended its nationwide strike. The decision to suspend the strike followed the intervention of the Director of DSS, the Minister of Labour and Productivity, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources. PENGASSAN giving reasons for the strike had earlier alleged anti-labour practices against

Nigeria, Libya move to boost oil output in 2018

Less than two weeks after the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)’s decision to extend oil production cuts, Libya and Nigeria, have indicated their intent to raise output in 2018. While several ministers at the November 30 meeting of the OPEC suggested the two nations had joined the output-curbing deal, both are working to add

Respite For Kaduna Teachers As Industrial Court Stops Sack

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in the Kaduna judicial division, yesterday, granted an order of interlocutory injunction restraining Kaduna State governor , Nasiru el-Rufai, from the planned sack of 21,780 primary school teachers who reportedly failed a competency test meant for primary four pupils. Dakun Rindi Esq and Augustina Joshua (Miss) Esq had, on

Brain Drain: 300 doctors left Nigeria in 2016 — NMA President

Three hundred Nigerian doctors left the country in 2016,  the national president also of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Mike Ogirima, has revealed. He said more doctors have joined the migration train this year. He did not give any statistics, although NAN learnt that 500 doctors sat for qualifying foreign medical examination preparing to move

ATIKUNATION UAE Chapter Launch in Pictures

The United Arab Emirate chapter of ATIKUNATION, a frontline volunteer campaign group for the presidential aspiration of former vice president of Nigeria, Alh. Atiku Abubakar, Atikunation, was launched with fanfare on Friday, 24th of November, 2017. Atikunation is led by seasoned female politician, Hon. Fatee Muhammed.

Jerusalem recognition: Nigerien stabs two Dutch journalists

Jerusalem recognition: Nigerien stabs two Dutch journalists Nigerien man stabbed two Danish journalists in Gabon, allegedly saying it was a revenge attack against the United States for recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The assailant wounded the reporters for the National Geographic channel at a market popular with tourists in Libreville, the capital of the central

Jerusalem recognition: Nigerien stabs two Dutch journalists

Jerusalem recognition: Nigerien stabs two Dutch journalists Nigerien man stabbed two Danish journalists in Gabon, allegedly saying it was a revenge attack against the United States for recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The assailant wounded the reporters for the National Geographic channel at a market popular with tourists in Libreville, the capital of the central

Entertainment

Now, men wear skirts to welcome Buhari

Tunji  Ajibade The bagpipe is a Scottish musical instrument. It is the national pride, symbol of the people of Scotland. Men who blow it traditionally wear skirts, as skirt-wearing by men isn’t alien to that culture. Now, Nigerian males have begun to wear skirts at Nigeria’s Presidential Villa, blowing bagpipes as they welcome either the

‘Dele Issues’: Ajibola Says Obasanjo Is A Funny, Fantastic Actor

Nigerian actor Samuel Ajibola has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as a funny and fantastic actor. This comes a few weeks after the former president featured in one of the episodes of ‘Dele Issues’, a comedy series by the actor. Ajibola, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Entertainment News, said getting in the series was what former President Obasanjo wanted. “He (Obasanjo)

Business

Breaking: Respite On The Way As PENGASSAN Suspends Nationwide Strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has suspended its nationwide strike. The decision to suspend the strike followed the intervention of the Director of DSS, the Minister of Labour and Productivity, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources. PENGASSAN giving reasons for the strike had earlier alleged anti-labour practices against

Hackers hit US, Russian banks in ATM robbery scam

Previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly 10 million dollars from at least 18 mostly United States and Russian banks in recent years by targeting interbank transfer systems, a Moscow-based security firm said. Group-IB warned that the attacks, which began 18 months ago and allowed money to be stolen from banks’ Automated Teller

Breaking: Respite On The Way As PENGASSAN Suspends Nationwide Strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has suspended its nationwide strike. The decision to suspend the strike followed the intervention of the Director of DSS, the Minister of Labour and Productivity, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources. PENGASSAN giving reasons for the strike had earlier alleged anti-labour practices against

David Mark denies receiving, distributing N2bn campaign fund

Former President of the Senate, David Mark, has denied receiving over N2bn from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) through a National Assembly account for distribution to senators. Mark, in a statement on Sunday by his Media Assistant, Paul Mumeh, said as a law-abiding citizen, he had answered an invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes

Hackers hit US, Russian banks in ATM robbery scam

Previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly 10 million dollars from at least 18 mostly United States and Russian banks in recent years by targeting interbank transfer systems, a Moscow-based security firm said. Group-IB warned that the attacks, which began 18 months ago and allowed money to be stolen from banks’ Automated Teller

Editorial

KOLA ADESHINA: 53 Hearty Cheers to An Energy Mogul

By Emmanuel Ajibulu  Chairman of Nigeria’s largest Power Generation firm, Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Kola Adeshina, was on Saturday August 12, 2017 a year older, it was a moment that graciously surprised him in many aspects. Born on August 12, 1964, Kola Adeshina’s disposition on his 53rd birthday anniversary testified clearly to a year of

Politics

Jerusalem recognition: Nigerien stabs two Dutch journalists

Jerusalem recognition: Nigerien stabs two Dutch journalists Nigerien man stabbed two Danish journalists in Gabon, allegedly saying it was a revenge attack against the United States for recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The assailant wounded the reporters for the National Geographic channel at a market popular with tourists in Libreville, the capital of the central

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Jonathan not pressurised to concede defeat – NSA

The National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has debunked claims in some quarters that President Giodluck Jonathan was pressurised by security agencies to concede defeat in the March 28 Presidential election. A media consultancy agency to the Nigerian military and other security agencies, the PR Nigeria, quoted Dasuki has having made comment during an interview. He

We’re trying to raise ransom, says father of abducted children

Devastated parents of the three siblings kidnapped by their maid last Wednesday, yesterday said they were still struggling to raise the N13 million ransom demanded by the kidnappers for the release of their children. Vanguard gathered that, yesterday, the abductors refused to bring down the ransom, maintaining that they would only release the children when

U.S. predicts challenge in protecting Nigerian citizens

The U.S. Secretary of State, Mr John Kerry, has predicted that the new government in Nigeria might face the challenge of protecting its citizens against terrorism threats. Kerry made the assertion in a statement by the African Regional Media Hub of the United States Department of State on Tuesday in Lagos. The statement quoted Kerry

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