Bayelsa Primary School Teachers Lament Non- implementation Of Promotion In April Salary
Primary school teachers in Bayelsa have expressed disappointment over the non implementation of promotion increment pledged by Gov Douye Diri from April salary. The state government had promised to commence the implementation of promotion increment for primary school teachers who are in the services of local governments by augmenting... Read more
Nigeria Army Denies Giving Shoot-at-sight Order To Soldiers On Operation In South East
The Nigeria army headquarters in Abuja has debunked reports making the rounds that it is only officers of Northern extraction that are posted to the South East region of the country. Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, who made this known said there was no truth in... Read more
Ohaneze Raises The Alarm Over “Shoot-at-sight” Order In South East
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has raised the alarm over the alleged “shoot-at-sight order” given to the Nigerian soldiers against Igbo youth, warning that such order is  a call for another pogrom and genocide against the Igbo. Ohanaeze has, therefore, asked the federal government to refrain from the use of force... Read more
Northern Elders Urge Impeachment Of Buhari
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has finally risen as one against President Muhammadu Buhari with a call on the National Assembly to impeach the president for gross incompetence, lamenting that the president’s obvious incompetence had seen the spiraling out of hand of security challenges across the country. Spokesman of... Read more
Wike Extends Curfew In Rivers
Gov. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers on Monday in Port Harcourt extended the ongoing night curfew from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., with effect from May 11, “to stem dastardly attacks on security formations in the State”.This is contained in a statement by his Media Aide, Mr Kelvin Ebiri.... Read more
MOSIEND, Condemns Attack On Police Officers In Rivers State
A Pan Niger Delta sociocultural and political pressure group , the Movement for the Survival of Izon Ethnic Nationality in Niger Delta MOSIEND, has condemned what it descibed as the senseless and unprovoked attacks on officers of the Nigerian Police Force at their various duty posts in Rivers State... Read more
SPDC’s Pipeline Spilled 276 Barrels Into Bayelsa, Rivers Communities In April  – Report
The 14-Inch crude trunkline operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in the Niger Delta spilled 276 barrels of Shell’s Bonny Light crude blend in three incidents in April 2021. The Okordia-Rumekpe crude pipeline is part of the Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP) network crisscrossing SPDC’s onshore fields which conveys... Read more
NACA Seeks More Participation Amongst Governments In HIV/AIDS Response
The National Agency for the Control of  AIDS (NACA)  on Friday called on the three tiers of government to participate more and take ownership of HIV/AIDS response  in the country. The Director-General of NACA, Dr  Gambo Aliyu  made the call at the ongoing 4-Day  HIV Media Advocacy and Social... Read more
Security Tightened At NNPC, Army Units, Other Facilities As Anxiety Heightens In Nigeria’s Capital Over Fears Of Boko Haram Invasion
.We’re not aware of security threats in nation’s capital, says Guards Brigade   There was heightened anxiety in parts of the Federal Capital Territory, on Thursday following reports of alleged imminent attacks on parts of the FCT. The PUNCH had reported exclusively on Wednesday that lawmakers had been notified... Read more
Residents Desert Streets Over Military Shootings In Imo Community
• They’re plotting to exterminate Igbo youths, group alleges   Some communities in Orlu, Imo State, were gripped by fear, yesterday, as military men at checkpoints shot sporadically for several hours. The shooting at Umuna and the Timber market junction on Orlu/Owerri road caused panic among the people who, he said,... Read more