FG Seeks End To Herdsmen-Farmers Clashes As Osinbajo Engages Sanusi, Lamido Adamawa

In a bid to curb clashes between herdsmen and farmers across the country, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has met prominent traditional rulers from the northern part of the country. Some of the traditional rulers that engaged with the vice president on Monday in Abuja include Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and the Lamido Adamawa,……

Price of oil rises above $65

The closure of the Forties North Sea pipeline has removed substantial amounts of Brent Crude oil from the supply line that was already constricting due to OPEC-led production costs and pushed up the price of oil to $65 per barrel. Brent crude futures on Tuesday, the standard internationally for oil prices, were at $ 65.07……

Fayemi’s Probe: Ekiti Panel Ends Proceedings

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Ekiti State Government to look into the financial transactions of the state under the administration of Dr. Kayode Fayemi on Monday concluded its proceedings, promising to submit its report soon. The News Agency of Nigerua, (NAN), reports that Counsel to the commission, Mr. Sunday Bamise, told the panel that all the……

PDP To Decentralise Power To States

The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, has promised to decentralise power of the party’s national leaders to state executive committees. Secondus stated this on Monday in Abuja at the handover of the party leadership by Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee to the new national leadership of the party elected……

Food & Beverage Workers Begin Strike

Workers in the food and beverage sector are set to begin a nationwide strike over what they described as “failure by employers’ body to review salary.” The workers, under the aegis of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB), would begin the strike after Monday midnight. Mr Quadri Olaleye, the FOBTOB President and its……

NGO Rejects Call To End SARS

The Concerned Men and Women Association of Nigeria, a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), has rejected the call by some Nigerians to scrap the Special Anti Robbery Squad ( SARS) unit of the Police Force, over alleged harassment and assault of Nigerians. The News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) reports that some group of Nigerians recently in……