CNN and it’s shameless, nefarious and diabolic interpretation of massacre

By Bala Ibrahim The dictionary defines massacre as a noun, that stands for the unnecessary, indiscriminate killing of a large number of human beings or animals, as in barbarous warfare or persecution or for revenge or plunder. A general slaughter, as of persons or animals, e.g. the massacre of millions during the war. If I understand the English language well enough, the …

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$10 unit operating cost will guarantee more oil revenue for Nigeria – Wunti

Nigeria needs to achieve a unit operating cost of $10 per barrel to be able to maximise more revenue from oil, Group General Manager of the National Petroleum Investment Management Service, Bala Wunti, has stated. He said the competitive nature of the global oil market had made it more compelling for Nigeria to reduce its oil production costs. Wunti while …

Re: How a bloody night of bullets quashed a young protest movement

By Richard Murphy Cable Network News, CNN’s caption for a five minutes flick it produced on the Tuesday October 20, 2020 incident at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, Nigeria read like the title of a fiction and that is exactly what it is. The title is thus more amenable to being forgiven than the actual content of the video, which …

Defection: ‘I’m proud’ of you, Buhari tells Umahi

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is proud of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, for defecting to the the All Progressives Congress (APC). Buhari described Umahi’s action “as a bold move driven purely by principle rather than opportunistic motives.” “I am proud of Governor David Umahi for taking this bold decision in accordance with his conscience and principles rather than any …

Defection: ‘I’m proud’ of you, Buhari tells Umahi

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is proud of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, for defecting to the the All Progressives Congress (APC). Buhari described Umahi’s action “as a bold move driven purely by principle rather than opportunistic motives.” “I am proud of Governor David Umahi for taking this bold decision in accordance with his conscience and principles rather than any …

Pelosi wins bid to lead Democrats in US House

    US Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday chose House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, 80, to lead the party into the Joe Biden era and preside over their narrow House majority as the most powerful person in Congress. “Congratulations to @SpeakerPelosi, once again elected by House Democrats to be our fearless leader and nominee for Speaker of the House for the 117th …

Pelosi wins bid to lead Democrats in US House

    US Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday chose House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, 80, to lead the party into the Joe Biden era and preside over their narrow House majority as the most powerful person in Congress. “Congratulations to @SpeakerPelosi, once again elected by House Democrats to be our fearless leader and nominee for Speaker of the House for the 117th …

Gernot Rohr’s under fire as Sunday Dare threatens action

Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has hinted that Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr could lose his job following recent results. The Super Eagles were only able to get two draws in back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone, who are considered vastly inferior to the Nigerian side. In the first of the two draws, the …

Gernot Rohr’s under fire as Sunday Dare threatens action

Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has hinted that Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr could lose his job following recent results. The Super Eagles were only able to get two draws in back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone, who are considered vastly inferior to the Nigerian side. In the first of the two draws, the …

2020 Finance Bill

2020 Finance Bill: No Plan To Increase Taxes — FG

2020 Finance Bill: No Plan To Increase Taxes- The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the 2020 Finance Bill. The decision was taken at a meeting of the council presided over by the President Muhammadu Buhari. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, briefed State House correspondents of the meeting’s outcome. She said the 2020 Finance Bill …

ASUU Strike: Human Rights Activist, Agbese Writes PMB, Volunteers To Lead Negotiation With Union

Renowned human rights activist and writer, Philip Agbese, has written President Muhammadu Buhari, on the lingering strike embarked on by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Recall that university lecturers have been on strike for over eight months in protest against the Federal Government’s preferred Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) and want UTAs instead. Agbese, …

ASUU Strike: Human rights activist, Agbese writes PMB, volunteers to lead negotiation with union

Renowned human rights activist and writer, Philip Agbese, has written President Muhammadu Buhari, on the lingering strike embarked on by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Recall that university lecturers have been on strike for over eight months in protest against the Federal Government’s preferred Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) and wants UTAs instead. Agbese, …

ASUU Strike: Human rights activist, Agbese writes PMB, volunteers to lead negotiation with union

Renowned human rights activist and writer, Philip Agbese, has written President Muhammadu Buhari, on the lingering strike embarked on by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Recall that university lecturers have been on strike for over eight months in protest against the Federal Government’s preferred Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) and want UTAs instead. Agbese, …

ASUU Strike: Human rights activist, Agbese writes PMB, volunteers to lead negotiation with union

Renowned human rights activist and writer, Philip Agbese, has written President Muhammadu Buhari, on the lingering strike embarked on by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Recall that university lecturers have been on strike for over eight months in protest against the Federal Government’s preferred Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) and want UTAs instead. Agbese, …

2020 Finance Bill: No plan to increase taxes — FG

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the 2020 Finance Bill. The decision was taken at a meeting of the council presided over by the President Muhammadu Buhari. Read also: ASUU Strike: Human rights activist, Agbese writes PMB, volunteers to lead negotiation with union The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, briefed State House correspondents of the meeting’s …

Court revokes Maina’s bail, orders for his arrest

The bail granted the former chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina has been revoked. The bail was revoked on Wednesday by Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, who also issued a bench warrant for Maina’s arrest anywhere he is seen. Maina was granted bail in the sum of N500 million with a …