According to reports, the President of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Achese Igwe, said the union could not afford to embark strike now because it would increase the suffering of Nigerians.
Igwe stated this while addressing newsmen on Saturday at the end of the NUPENG 3rd Quarter Petroleum Tanker Drivers Meeting in Asaba, Delta State.
He said this is a challenging time, adding that the union must at this time consider its actions.
The president, however, warned that the […]
According to reports, the Nigerian Union of Journalists on Saturday said residents of the North East can now sleep with their two eyes closed as a result of the gallantry of the Nigerian military, which has degraded the Boko Haram insurgents in the region.
The journalists also lauded the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, for his leadership skills, which has restored glory to the Nigerian Army, while also commending the military for robust relationship with the media.
The President […]
Yahoo is being sued over a cyberattack which resulted in data being stolen from 500 million users.
The US internet firm said the hack, which affected eight million user accounts in the UK, was carried out by a “state sponsored actor”.
Ronald Schwartz, from New York, has accused Yahoo of gross negligence and filed a lawsuit on behalf of all users in the US whose personal information was compromised.
Mr Schwartz’s lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages, claims that Yahoo demonstrated “reckless disregard for […]
According to reports, the Niger Delta Avengers on Saturday claimed responsibility for the destruction of a major oil pipeline in southern Nigeria, breaking a ceasefire the militant group had declared a month ago.
In a statement, NDA spokesman Mudoch Agbinibo said the group attacked the Bonny pipeline in Rivers State on Friday as “a wake up call”, expressing frustration with the negotiations the militants have been holding with authorities.
Agbinibo said the NDA was “still in favour of the dialogue” but accused […]
President Barack Obama heralded Saturday the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, an institution dedicated to the many threads of black suffering and triumph.
The first black president of the United States cut the ribbon to inaugurate the striking 400,000-square-foot (37,000-square-meter) bronze-clad edifice before thousands of spectators gathered in the nation’s capital to witness the historic opening.
“Beyond the majesty of the building, what makes this occasion so special is the larger story it contains,” said Obama […]
Reports making rounds on the Nigerian media space reveal Boko Haram has nominated Aisha Wakil who was earlier declared wanted by military operatives alongside two others namely Ahmed Bolori and Ahmad Salkida.
Boko Haram terrorists have allegedly asked a local human rights activist and lawyer to start negotiating with the Nigerian government on their behalf, IBTimes UK reports.
The move came days after President Muhammadu Buhari said the United Nation should intervene and negotiate with the Islamist outfit.
Shortly after Buhari’s speech, an […]
Armed militants on Saturday killed six unidentified soldiers in the Esighi axis of Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State.
The gunmen were said to have struck around 1am.
Five soldiers were said to have died instantly, while a sixth one died at about 7am, according to a village source
Army troops from the 13 Brigade in Calabar had recently cordoned off the residence of one of the most wanted militants, identified as ‘G1’, after the arrest of ‘G2’ and ‘G3’who are […]
It was gathered that the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) wants Patience Jonathan, former first lady, to “desist from taking desperate steps” in her case with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
EFCC froze four different accounts linked to the former first lady, containing $15 million in all, and subsequently froze one more account containing $5million.
However, Patience responded by describing the agency as “a big thief” for going after her money.
The Niger Delta Peoples Professional Volunteer Force (NDPPVF), a group that […]
If you have ever been wondering the best and appropriate time to ask that girl you have been longing to date out and get a YES faster than usual? You’d find this article helpful.
From experiences, the most appropriate time to ask a girl out is during festive periods or special celebration. Here are the most tested and proven ways to ask a girl out and get YES on time.
1. Christmas/new year:
If you ask a girl out during this period and […]
The public display by American rapper Kanye West of his financial difficulties, has brought him an unexpected offer from Saudi King Salman’s youthful son and heir, Prince Mohammed.
The prince offered Kanye West $10 million for the opportunity to spend one night with his wife, reality television star, Kim Kardashian.
Kanye West created a worldwide commotion in February, by bashfully announcing on Twitter that he was $53 million in personal debt. The impecuniousness, he noted, was the result of following his dreams […]