Dogs and a theatre of the Absurd

By MajiriOghene Etemiku I love dogs. They are man’s best friend. Of all the animals in the world, a dog is the closest to humans. When we were in primary school, we heard about this famous Alsatian which belonged to a blind German, and which used to deliver letters for his master at the Airport…

Current Trends of Event In Imo State, Ohakim Got it Wrong

We write to thank the former Governor of Imo State and a friend, His Excellency Chief Ikedi Ohakim for his open and (sincere) letter to our governor, His Excellency, Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha. While we appreciate Ohakim’s purported ‘good’ intentions and his expose of events and developments in the State after he left office in…

Fuel crisis looms as PENGASSAN threatens strike

In a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour and Productivity dated August 22, 2016 and signed by the acting General Secretary, PENGASSAN, Comrade Lumumba Ighotemu Okugbawa, stated that since the agreement was signed over a month ago, there has been no much progress or commitment towards implementing the tenets of the agreement The post…

Ohakim writes Okorocha on Imo situation — and it is not pretty

Ikedi Ohakim, former governor of Imo state, has written a stinging letter to his successor, Rochas Okorocha, on the situation in the state, warning that irreparable damage is going on. The post Ohakim writes Okorocha on Imo situation — and it is not pretty appeared first on TheCable.

Abacha Loot: FG Disowns US-Based Lawyer

The Federal Government, yesterday, disowned a United States-based Nigerian lawyer, Nnaka Godson, who is laying claim to 40 per cent of the $550 million (N218.3 billion) of the late military head of state, Sani Abacha loot, which the United States Government has concluded plans to return to Nigeria. The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar…

Agoro to Aregbesola: Disband ‘State of Osun’ code name or be sued

Agoro, the Owatapa of Itapa Ijesha in Osun State, gave the notice via a letter he sent to the governor and made available to journalists in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital The post Agoro to Aregbesola: Disband ‘State of Osun’ code name or be sued appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online…

NASU Hails FG, Says Oloyede’ll Repeat UNILORIN Wonders In JAMB

The Registrar/Chief Executive of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, would repeat the wonders he performed at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), where he was Vice Chancellor. This was the position of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), an affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). NASU added that with…

‘Probe N8.4b aircraft re-fleeting contract’

Former President Goodluck Jonathan granted anticipatory approval to  the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) to award a $20, 396,  299.71 (N8.485b) contract for the re-fleeting of 20 aircraft. A group, Transparency Initiative, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the contract. It alleged that the contract at the time had no Bureau of Public Procurement…

Defamation: Bayelsa Civil Servant Arraigned, Remanded in Custody 

A civil servant, currently serving with the Bayelsa State Ministry of Justice, Jonah Okah has been arraigned before a magistrate court 7 in Yenagoa, over a case criminal defamation levied against Mr. Ritchie Etonye, the Government House accountant. The accused who was arraigned before Magistrate Pere Bossa pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against…

APC, PDP And Gale Of Delegates’ Elections Postponement

The APC and PDP have in recent weeks suffered a gale of delegates’ elections postponement due to internal wrangling within the parties. JONATHAN NDA- ISAIAH writes All Progressives Congress ( APC) into government last year, it was with the hope that the country will be ushered into a new era of change. However, recent events…

ASUU Threatens Strike Over N495b Varsities’ Revitalisation Funds, TSA

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called for immediate release of N495 billion revitalisation funds for universities. The union also wants the 2009 ASUU/Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of 2013 implemented to the letter. Briefing reporters yesterday in Calabar, ASUU Zonal Coordinator, Professor Nsing Ogar, represented by…

FG, US-based Lawyer Bicker Over 40% Demand Of Abacha’s Loot

The federal government and a US-based lawyer are bickering over his demand for 40 per cent of the $550 million (N218.3 billion) of the Abacha loot, which the United States Government is about to return to Nigeria. Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, in a 44-page document made available to journalists described Nnaka as a man trying to…