NLC Rejects FG’s Plan To Increase Tax On Carbonated Drinks

  The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is rejecting plans by the Federal Government to increase taxes on non-alcoholic and carbonated drinks. NLC’s position is contained in a statement signed by its President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, which was circulated to journalists in Abuja. The government had announced the increased taxes as a way of discouraging over-consumption … Continue reading NLC Rejects FG’s Plan To Increase Tax On Carbonated Drinks

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Three White Men Sentenced To Life In Jail For Killing Black American Jogger

Three white men convicted of chasing down Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery in their pickup trucks and killing him in the US state of Georgia were sentenced to life in prison Friday in a case that highlighted national tensions over racial justice. Travis McMichael, 35, and his father Gregory McMichael, 66, were sentenced to life without … Continue reading Three White Men Sentenced To Life In Jail For Killing Black American Jogger

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VIDEO: PDP Will Make You President One Day, Sowunmi Woos Yahaya Bello

   A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Segun Sowunmi, has asked Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC). Sowunmi, a spokesman for the PDP Presidential Campaign Council in 2019, made the remark during an interview on Friday’s episode of Politics Today on Channels Television. “If I … Continue reading VIDEO: PDP Will Make You President One Day, Sowunmi Woos Yahaya Bello

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PHOTOS: Fire Guts Building In Ilorin

  Fire has gutted a storey-building at Sabo Oke area of Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State. Two flats on the upper floor were badly affected by the fire which destroyed valuables in the residential building. Eyewitnesses told Channels Television that the fire started on Friday morning when neighbours noticed thick flame coming out … Continue reading PHOTOS: Fire Guts Building In Ilorin

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Suspected Herdsmen Kill Three, Set Houses, Farms Ablaze In Ondo

  Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have reportedly shot three persons dead in Molege, an agrarian settlement in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State. The men were said to have stormed the area at about midnight on Thursday, setting some houses and farms ablaze. According to sources, the assailants claimed their cows ate poisoned … Continue reading Suspected Herdsmen Kill Three, Set Houses, Farms Ablaze In Ondo

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VIDEO: Sylvester Oromoni’s Death Not Caused By Poison, Torture – Police

  Police authorities in Lagos State on Friday said the 12-year-old student of Dowen College in Lekki, Sylvester Oromoni, died a natural death. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Hakeem Odumosu, disclosed this while briefing reporters at the Command Headquarters in Ikeja on the investigations conducted into the death of the boy. He stated … Continue reading VIDEO: Sylvester Oromoni’s Death Not Caused By Poison, Torture – Police

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APC Convention: Aggrieved Members Take Buni-Led Committee To Court

Some aggrieved members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have taken the Gov. Buni led Caretaker- and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee before a Federal High Court in Abuja, over plans to hold a national convention in February.

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APC Governors To Meet With Buhari Over February Convention

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are set to meet with President Muhamadu Buhari on Sunday to decide on a date for the February convention.

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Mane, Salah And More — Six Stars To Watch At The Cup Of Nations

The Africa Cup of Nations begins in Cameroon on Sunday with the continent's top-ranked side Senegal seen as the team to beat alongside reigning champions Algeria.

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UAE Works On Friday For The First time

Employees and schoolchildren juggled work and studies with weekly Muslim prayers on the first-ever working Friday in the United Arab Emirates as the Gulf country formally switched to a Saturday-Sunday weekend.

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