Author Archives: The Citizen

Senate’s hypocrisy on 2014 conference report – Punch

Facing a moment of reality, the Senate asked the President recently to submit the 2014 national political conference report to it for consideration. The conference, ...

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The Etisalat debt crisis – Tribune

In recent weeks, Etisalat, one of the country’s largest GSM providers, has been in the eye of the storm following the inability of its management ...

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Arewa youths: Northern elders support quit notice to Igbos – Yerima

The Co-Convener of the Coalition of Northern Groups and leader of Arewa Consultative Youth Forum, Shettima Yerima, has accused human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, of living in the past, following the latter’s statement implying ,,,,

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Ohanaeze slams security agencies over delay in arrest of quit notice signatories

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has expressed concern over the inability of the security agencies to arrest any of the northern youths who threatened Ndigbo living in the north with quit notice some weeks ago irrespective of the directive ....

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Army corporal in police net for working with Evans, kidnap kingpin

A soldier, Victor Chukwunonso, said to be a gang member of the notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, has been arrested by the police ,,,

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Stop anti-grazing law or there will be trouble – Herdsmen threaten lawmakers

The Maiyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association has protested against a proposed bill to prohibit open grazing in Taraba state demanding the stoppage of action on the bill ...

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N-Power workers bemoan non-payment of arrears

Scores of beneficiaries of the N-Power anchored programme of the Federal Government Social Intervention Programme in Kwara State, on Saturday, lamented the government’s failure to pay their stipends of about five months ...

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Insurgency: Terrorists steal our uniforms, weapons to commit atrocities — Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen Tukur Buratai, has said terrorists stole weapons, uniforms and boots from the troops in the North-East and used them to perpetrate crimes ...

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FG to launch new tax awareness initiative

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will launch the Voluntary Asset and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) on Thursday, June 29. According to a statement from ...

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Electricity: Power sector is in transition – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Raji Fashola recently spoke on the teething problems of the power sector, federal road projects and budget ...

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