“The body of subscribers came for a peaceful public protest together with | Chief Anuna. “May we also inform the whole world that Chief Anuna was physically assaulted by the NLC President Ayuba Wabba in the presence of all Stakeholders? If anything happens to Chief Emeka Anuna and his wife, the NLC Chairman should be held responsible” reads parts of the speech. “Sequél to the flag-off ceremony, the property developer in collaboration with the NLC and TUC had publicized and sensitized Nigerian workers to subscribe to the scheme. On the strength of the involvement of both Labour unions, hundreds ‘ of Nigerian workers subscribed to the scheme by making up-front payments in various sums ranging from 10% to) 100% down payment.
The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has launched a new product to reinvent the nation’s tourism industry. “Therefore, we have identified the need to deploy technological solutions for sectorial growth across the tourism value chain in Nigeria. “With over 147 million active internet subscriptions and a teledensity of almost 97%, we have a ready-made and vast domestic market for tourism development locally. POLL“We have come up with the “Hackathon” to provide unique and innovative solutions to identified challenges and gaps across the tourism value chain in Nigeria, using digital tools that will be developed at scale within the next 18-24 months,” he said. The initiative is a collaborative effort of the private and public sectors, where the private sector brings intellectual capacity, and the public sector provides the enabling resources that will help the ideas thrive.3 months ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), South East zone, has passed a damning verdict on the present administration led by General Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as the worst democratic administration Nigeria has ever had. The civil rights group arrived at its conclusion on Saturday as it marked the 2022 World Human Rights Day. Among these, Attah said, was the promotion of the welfare and security of its citizens as enshrined in Chapter 2 Section 14(2) (b) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended). “In Nigeria under this present administration, the only thing that has improved significantly in the last seven and half years is the health of President Buhari at the expense of the entire Nigerians. A battle between going forward or receding and reclining into a final doom.1 month ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria
The article makes mention of a study which portrays a correlation between low levels of autocracy in government and a country’s prosperity/high performance. In this light, the hidden truth in the passage from Matthew’s gospel quoted above is that the general welfare of a community is better served when the political masters see themselves as servants of the people rather than the lords of the subjects! It is an open secret that most of those who seek for political office in Nigeria do so in order to secure a meal ticket or better still facilitate uninhibited personal access to state treasury. It has become commonplace to find erstwhile impoverished and unemployed Nigerians whose lives have been dramatically transformed from holding political office. In a story that should serve as a lesson in humility and public accountability to our political class, the Guardian (of Tuesday 06/06/06 pg.27 days ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria
The report also highlighted the fact total crude oil production declined by 12 per cent between 2019 and 2020 as a result of the pervasive incidence of oil theft and other suffocating factors. Figures from industry sources indicate that the country’s economy has been bleeding profusely on account of oil theft and industry-related violence. Investigations show that the country had lost an average of $10 billion to the stealing of crude oil between January and July this year. But for him, what appears to be the biggest discovery was the 4km illegal oil pipeline in the Forcados axis of Delta. His security outfit also alleged that IOCs, personnel of oil firms and security operatives were deeply involved in the illicit business of oil theft.2 months ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria
Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister has likened his treatment by Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag to Jesus Christ’s crucifixion. The superstar attacker has been slammed by Ten Hag and removed from the first-team squad after he refused to come on against Tottenham. Ronaldo even stormed off down the tunnel before the end of that game, taking the shine off an impressive win for the Red Devils. Ten Hag responded quickly, with Ronaldo fined, told to train alone and taken out of contention for Saturday’s clash with Chelsea. The row has now escalated, with Ronaldo’s sister Katia Aveiro now slamming Ten Hag and comparing his treatment of her brother to Jesus’ death.3 months ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria
ASABA – Conglomerates doing businesses in Delta State have been charged to prioritize impactful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to tackle poor infrastructure and youth festiveness in their host Communities. He said that the programme was borne out of ways to ensure that the host communities are able to benefit from the presence of Transcorp in its domain. Smart Ikem lauded the company for aligning with the massive vocational skill training and empowerment of youths in the state. “Upon the assumption of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa as Governor of the state, he sent bills to establish Job creation office and Delta State geared towards midwifing vocational skill training of youths”. “If every company in the shores of the state should replicates what Transcorp is doing they would be at peace with their host communities and promote development” he stated.3 months ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria
Nigerian Medical Association (NMA President Dr Uche Roland Ojinmah has charged the federal government to declare a state of emergency in the health sector. He also decried the poor salaries of health workers in the country, saying Poor salary package is responsible for the Exodus of doctors from Nigeria to other countries for better remuneration. POLLThe NMA president was represented by the Chairman of the Plateau state chapter of the NMA Dr. Bapigaan William Audu. He said” we as Nigerian Doctors have been taken from the lofty heights of nobility to nothingness by the neglect and possible disdain for the health sector by successive governments. NMA President equally decried underfunding of the health facilities by the Nigerian government.3 months ago Independent Newspaper Nigeria