The Outburst of Finance Minister Samuel D. Tweah: A Tacit Admittance Of Deep Economic Crisis

The Outburst of Finance Minister Samuel D. Tweah: A Tacit Admittance Of Deep Economic Crisis

Finance Minister Samuel D. Tweah told a gathering of Liberian diaspora in Philadelphia that the salaries of civil servants should be sliced. It became a cause célèbre, triggering massive condemnation from Liberians both on social media and in the local press. A unity in condemnation this writer has not seen for a long time. Samuel […]

Nigeria’s Speaker Dogara Threatens Legal Action Against Premium Times, Unless…

Speaker Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has demanded for retraction of story by an online news portal Premium Times in which they alleged that Federal Ministry of finance made illegal payments of funds to him and Senate President Bukola Saraki. Reacting to the story via his verified Twitter handle @YakubDogara on Saturday, the Speaker […]

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Nigeria :  CSOs To Shut Down Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company If…

Coalition of Civil Society Organizations in Kaduna has given the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company, Northwest Nigeria 4 weeks ultimatum to improve power supply or gets its head office shut down . A communique at the end of its tripartite meeting in Kaduna, the CSOs blamed the Distribution Company for the acute shortage of power and […]

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Nigeria: Green Party lnsists LG Polls Must hold, Wants Fire At KADSIECOM Investigated

By Amos Tauna The Green Party of Nigeria, GPN, commiserates with the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission, KADSIECOM, and Kaduna State government in northern Nigeris on the fire incidence that gutted KADSIECOM office Saturday while suggesting that the local government election should hold as scheduled. Kaduna State chairman of the party, Ahmed Mohammed Zagi, in […]

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Ramaphosa, South Africans Bid Farewell To “Gentle Giant” Skweyiya

The late Zola Skweyiya has been described by President Cyril Ramaphosa as a selfless leader who worked for the betterment of his people. “In all tasks that he was given, he made a difference. When former President Nelson Mandela entrusted Zola Skweyiya with the formidable challenge of transforming the oppressive apartheid machinery into a developmental […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Electoral Commission Head Office On Fire

Head office of Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (SIECOM) in northern Nigeria, has been gutted by fire. This is coming less than a month to local government elections in the state. Reports say, the fire started at about 10 a.m. Local time from the top floor of the building, affecting all offices on the floor, […]

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Nigerian Youths Will Resist Attempts To Make Them Lazy-Group

By Amos Tauna : Arewa Youth Forum, AYF, in northern Nigeria has urged Nigerian youths to get their Permanent Voter Cards, PVC, ready and those who have gotten theirs to do so to vote President Buhari out of office following the President statement that the youths are lazy. The National President, AYF, Gambo Ibrahim Gujungu, […]

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Bandits Kill 30 Again In Zamfara, Northwest Nigeria.

Mohammed Munirat Nasir : Armed bandits on Thursday struck in Kabaro and two other Villages in Dansadau Emirate, Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State killing at least 30 people, while several others injured. Similar incident happened in one of the Emirates earlier in the week where dozens were killed. According a source, the armed […]

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