By Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel and Adebiyi Adedapo, Abuja The House of Representatives yesterday declared its support for the immediate review of the National Minimum Wage to reflect current realities of the country’s economy. This is as it commended the organised labor, and representatives of workers who have continued to put in their...
By MIKAIL MUMUNI Academic and Non-Academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic are currently on strike over sundry matters, chief of which is the issue of CONTISS 15 Migration for staff on CONTISS 11 and below. Their agitation on the salary scheme is based on a circular issued by the...
By OLATOKUNBO ADESANYA Globally, the media has been acknowledged as veritable partners in nation building and military campaigns, in particular. As a matter of fact, it is only the undiscerning that would attempt to denigrate the significance of the media. In Nigeria as well, there is no gainsaying the fact...
By Kabir Sani Barely, two years after the widely and dramatic 2015 general elections, political office holders, party leaders, and their supporters have been tactically presenting and analysing their achievements to the general public. While on other hand, the electorates who rightly determine the faith and the next possible bus...
Recently, at an event to commemorate 50 years of the declaration of Biafra, it was widely reported that former President Olusegun Obasanjo suggested that the agitators for the sovereign state of Biafra deserves to be understood through a process of negotiation. We are certain that some discerning Nigerians were...
For nearly two weeks now, the entire news space has been filled with what a LEADERSHIP editorial correctly described as “the valorisation of secessionist hubris.” The purveyors, sponsors and foot soldiers must immediately stop this nonsense. In apparent reaction to the irresponsible and unrestrained comments of the leader of the Indigenous...
By Sampson Ikemitang Twenty four years after the annulment of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election that produced Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (aka, MKO) Abiola as the presumed winner, and the subsequent return of the country to a democratically elected civilian administration in 1999, with eighteen years of unbroken...
By Olayinka Y. Shittu Nigeria is a federal republic in West Africa. It comprises of 36 states and a Federal Capital Territory. The Nigerian state originated from British colonial rule in 19th century. Nigeria became formally independent in 1960 and plunged into civil war 1967 which ended 1970. After many trials,...
By Arize Nwobu On July 4, 2017, the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), will hold its Annual National Workshop at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, with the theme, ‘’Transiting From Recession to a Global Economic Power: A Working Template for Nigeria’’. The workshop will witness an assemblage of eminent personalities...
Since Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai took over the reins of power as Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS),, the popularity rating of the Nigerian Army has kept soaring, virtually at every instance Nigerians have had cause to assess the Army since President Muhammedu Buhari became President of Nigeria. And...