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Cross River NLC vice chairman faults strike suspension

THE Vice Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, Cross River State chapter, Lawrence Achuta, has faulted the suspension of the one-week-old strike by civil servants to press home their eight-point demand bordering on their welfare. While there was a statement issued by the Action Committee of the union, tagged Bulletin 9, …

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Flood: FG lists Kwara among high risk states

THE Federal Government has listed Kwara State as one of the probable high risk states to be affected by flood in 2020. This is as the apex government began the distribution of 25,265 NPK fertilizer to farmers affected by flooding in the state in 2018. The distribution was flagged-off by …

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Trump announces another election campaign

President, United States, Donald Trump will hold another large rally in support of his re-election campaign, even though the number of coronavirus infections is on the rise again in several states. He will speak to supporters at an open air rally at Portsmouth airport in New Hampshire on Saturday (July …

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Sharia police intercepts beer-laden tricycle

The Kano State Hisbah Board (Shariah police) has intercepted a tricycle loaded with 100 cartons of different brands of beer “while trying to smuggle the intoxicants” into the ancient city. The owner of the tricycle was said to have escaped arrest. A statement on by the board’s Public Relations Officer, …

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Rivers communities allege misuse of derivation fund

A group, Concerned Leaders of the Rivers State Oil and Gas Producing Communities, has urged the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to pay the 13 per cent derivation fund for oil-and-gas-producing communities directly to them. The group, in a statement by its Chairman, Mr James Njoku; and Secretary, Ambassador …

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