Talks between the Federal Government and organised labour on the increase in the pump price of petrol ended in a deadlock on Monday night.
Africa’s richest man and the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has stated that he’s not in business solely to make money, but is just as interested in developing Africa and humanity, hence his philanthropic works through his foundation.
With only four days to the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), its National Assembly caucus appears divided over National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu-Sherrif.
Owing to rising cases of fatal road accidents, some claiming the lives of public officials, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday directed the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to swing into action to address the causal factors to prevent avoidable deaths.
The Federal Government has appealed to workers’ unions to shelve their proposed strike over the new petrol price of N145 per litre. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the appeal at an interactive session with journalists in Abuja on Monday.
The planned re-arraignment of former Abia State Governor, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the Abuja division of the Federal High Court was yesterday stalled due to a pending appeal before the Supreme Court.
ABOUT four persons have been killed within the Benin metropolis between Sunday and Monday, following renewed cult war between the Black Axe and Eiye confraternities.
Reprieve has come the way of the embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff.