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By Theophilus Abbah BEFORE the March 26 national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), all executive positions had been shared among the six geopolitical zones. Delegates from all the 36 states of Nigeria and the...
STRIKES The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) extended its ongoing strike by eight weeks from 14th March to 6th May. The strike is over the refusal of the Federal Government to implement the Memorandum of...
IN a stretch of just one week this March, Nigeria’s two labour centres – Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) – held two independent public symposia that focused on, and discussed, essentially...
By Frank Mattheis THE triennial high-level summits between the European Union (EU) and the African Union (AU) are often criticised as being photo opportunities without substance. Nevertheless, even photo opportunities are important. They show that...
THE National Administrative Council (NAC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress is at the moment locked in a meeting over the implications of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on...
WE’ve now reached stratospheric inequality. Billionaires burning into space, away from a world of pandemic, climate change and starvation. 11 people are likely now dying of hunger each minute while Bezos prepares for an 11-minute...
ON Monday, February 8, 2021, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a report in which it made a number of observations, commentaries and prescriptions on the steps it felt the Buhari government must take in...