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Joe Biden, Beyoncé, Pearl Thusi – The International Community is Calling on President Buhari for Action

Tens of thousands of people have been taking to the streets every day for nearly two weeks across Nigeria to demand an end to police violence and a better Nigeria. And in the past 72 hours: several mass shootings killing and injuring many have occurred in different parts of the country. As calls to abolish […]

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#EndSARS: Amnesty Int’l disagrees with Sanwo-Olu over number of deaths, vows to take action

  Amnesty International has said that an on-the-ground investigation confirms that the Nigerian Army killed “at least 12 peaceful protesters” on Tuesday night at two locations in Lagos.   A statement on their website claims the “killings took place in Lekki and Alausa”.   Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State earlier on Tuesday, had insisted […]

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‘Save the people’, Aisha Buhari urges action against insecurity in the North

Mrs Buhari shared a short clip of a song by Kannywood star Adam Zango. The post ‘Save the people’, Aisha Buhari urges action against insecurity in the North appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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FSARS Reforms: Guilty officers arrested, set to face disciplinary action – IGP

IGP, Mr. Mohammed Adamu By Kingsley Omonobi The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has reaffirmed his commitment to the ongoing reforms in the Nigeria Police Force especially as it concerns the activities of the Federal Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS) and other Special Tactical Units of the Force. The IGP made this known during a courtesy […]

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Emir of Zazzau: Kingmakers protest El-Rufai action, Sanusi intervenes

Kingmakers of the Zazzau emirate have protested cancellation of the selection process for a new Emir by Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai. Last Thursday, they screened eleven princes – from four dynasties – who indicated interest to succeed the late monarch, Shehu Idris. Three came tops after voting and their names were submitted to the […]

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LCCI backs subsidy removal, appeals to NLC on industrial action

LCCI expresses worry over neglect of solid mineral sector The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has said that a reversal of the current reforms on subsidy of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) would exacerbate the challenges of the already faltering Nigerian economy. Dr Muda Yusuf, Director-General LCCI made the assertion in a statement to newsmen on […]

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‘We will enforce the law’ Police warn labour unions ahead of planned protest and strike action

<p class="">Labour leaders have vowed to begin the strike action on Monday if the federal government fails to revert the recent price hikes.</p> <h1>The Nigeria Police Force has warned the the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Nigerian Trade Union (TUC) against their planned industrial action over the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel […]

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Govs Warn NLC, TUC, Others Against Industrial Action

Governors of the 36 states of the federation yesterday cautioned the NLC and TUC against their planned industrial action and protest on Monday. In a communiqué issued after their emergency meeting on Thursday, deputy chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, said the strike would worsen the economic situation […]

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Any Strike Action Will Worsen Nigeria’s Economy, NGF Tells Organised Labour

NLC Ahead of the looming nationwide strike, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has called on the Labour unions to shelve the planned industrial action to force the Federal Government to rescind its decision to hike oil and electricity prices in the country. The forum expressed that embarking on strike with the present state of the […]

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RACISM: AU Chair Ramaphosa calls on UN to take decisive action

South Africa’s President. Cyril Ramaphosa South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has urged the United Nations to spare no effort at ending racism and other forms of prejudice. Ramaphosa, who is the Chairman of the African Union, made the call in his pre-recorded video statement to the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday. It […]

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Mailafia’s third invite by DSS: NCFront threatens mass action

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia Decries alleged witch hunt by the authorities By Ibrahim HassanWuyo The National Consultative Front, NCFront has alleged that its leaders were constantly harassed by security agencies, following the latest invitation of former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafia. The group expressed dismay over the news of yet […]

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