Category Archives: African politics

Ecobank Bank Ex Workers Protest At The Bank’s Headquarters, While The Bank’s Union Wades Unto The Matter

Over 1000 Ex Staff of Ecobank who lost their jobs few days ago, stormed the Victoria Island Headquarters of the Bank on Monday, to protest their sack and also the Bank’s inability to pay them their gratuities, which ran into Millions of Naira. The workers carried several placards to voice their anger, and also claimed that the bank has not

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‘There’s a conspiracy against me,’ Jacob Zuma tells corruption inquiry

Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday he was the victim of a conspiracy by enemies who had tried to get rid of him for more than 20 years. Zuma’s appearance at the public inquiry into state corruption – set up to test allegations that Zuma allowed cronies to plunder state resources and influence government

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Yoruba Leaders Blow Hot Over The Killing Of Afenifere Leaders Daughter, Funke Olakurin

The death of Funke Olakurin, daughter if Pa Fasoranti (Leader of the Pan-Yoruba Group Afenifere), who was killed by herdsmen on Benin-Ore road on Friday, has continued to generate outbursts from Yoruba elderstatesmen, one of which is the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land Gani Adams. Gani Adams, has reacted to Funke’s death by saying that Yoruba’s were not bereft

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Sanwo-Olu Sends 25 Names Of Commissioners, Special Advisers To State Assembly For Screening

In fulfillment of his election promise to accelerate his administration’s development agenda, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, transmitted a list of Commissioner-designates to the House of Assembly for ratification. The list contained twenty five names, who are to assume duty as Commissioners and Special Advisers upon ratification by the legislature. A statement by the Governor’s Deputy Chief Press

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Group Protests About Unfair Policies In LASPOTECH

A certain group called Center for Policy Intervention in Africa, led a protest against the management of Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), for what they called ‘Unfair’ policies, especially for their staff. The protesters headed to the Lagos State House of Assembly, where they mounted their public address systems and chanted songs. They were however prevented from gaining access into the

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Court Set To Charge IGP Adamu & Abba Kyari For Contempt On September 25

IGP Muhammad Adamu and DCP Abba Kyari have been summoned to appear before a Federal High Court on September 25. The duo were summoned on Wednesday, July 10, for contempt of court, as they have failed to produce a suspect. Justice Dorcas Agishi of the Federal High Court, who ordered (IGP) Adamu and Abba Kyari, to appear before it, said

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Senate President Lawan, Announces That They Would Receive The Cabinet List This Week

Nigeria’s have been expecting the ministerial list and subsequent announcement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet members. All this could happen today, if the Senate President, Lawan is to be believed. As he announced that they would be receiving the list from the president. If this happens then Buhari, who was re-elected four months ago, will now have people to work

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Senator Abbo Accused Of Killing His Ex-Wife, Eucharia Ojukwu

Senator Elisha Abbo, the embattled senator who was caught on camera physically assaulting a nursing mother, is still in the news for all the wrong reasons. The Senator, who is currently being prosecuted in court over charges of assault and battery, has been accused of infecting his ex wife with HIV, which subsequently led to her death. This much was

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