No Donation Has Come To Us, Onitsha Fire Victims Lament

Victims and landlords of last week fire disaster in Onitsha, Anambra State, have cried out that they have not received any money or donation from th numerous Nigerians who visited the scene to commiserate with them. This was made known to newsmen when victims who disclosed this when they stormed the office of Chairman of … Continue reading No Donation Has Come To Us, Onitsha Fire Victims Lament

Abia pensioners protest non payment of 32 months pension

Dressed in all-black, the retirees bemoaned that the state government had abandoned them to die in hundreds, after serving  the state with their lives. In  a release made available to newsmen during the protest, the retirees led by Deacon Amaugo Daniel (chairman) and Chief Okezie Emeka (secretary) for the Concerned Abia Pensioners, they also alleged … Continue reading Abia pensioners protest non payment of 32 months pension

Over 4m people jobless in Kano – University Don

THE Dean of Dangote Business School, Bayero University Kano, Prof. Murtala Sagagi, says there are currently over four million jobless people in Kano due to poor development agenda of successive governments. The Dean disclosed this in a paper he presented at a forum organised by Kano Concerned Citizens Innitiative (KCCI) on Saturday in Kano.

Under Buhari, Nigerians are hungry, poverty is growing -Amaechi says in leaked tape

Nigeria’s transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, has been heard in an audio recording to be expressing shocking pessimistic views about Nigeria and the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, whose re-election bid he leads. The recording was shared with PREMIUM TIMES by Phrank Shaibu, a spokesperson for the Atiku Abubakar campaign.

More Than 13 Million Nigerian School Age Children Are Out of School

A survey conducted by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) indicates there's been a marked rise of Nigerian children who are not attending school: from 10.5 million to 13.2 million - the highest in the world. Most of these children are in Nigeria's northern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, where violence and insecurity caused by the extremist group, Boko Haram, have disrupted academic activities.

Minister assures Nigerians of internet connectivity in all LGs in 4years

Nigeria’s minister for budget and national planning Udoma Udo Udoma said all 774 local government areas in the country will have internet connectivity in the next four years.