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L - R: Rasheed Ogunade, Terminal Manager, BUA Ports and Terminals; Nasiru Ladan, General Manager Sales and Marketing, BUA Cement; Iwunze Amaka, Area Manager/Deputy Director ITF Port Harcourt and Abubakar Babaji, Regional Coordinator South-South Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON); Abiola Akarolo, Regional Manager, BUA Cement and Adeyinka Adesola, Quality Control Manager BUA Cement at the 3rd BUA Cement Stakeholders meeting held in Port Harcourt on Monday.

Cement mix key to ending building collapse – BUA

The firm holds a workshop to demonstrate the proper cement mix.

Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President

How my family and I escaped assassination – Ekweremadu

Mr Ekweremadu deplores police handling of the case.

Immigration officers [Photo Credit: The Guardian]

Immigration prosecutes own official for passport offence

The three are accused of submitting false information to procure passport.

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu

‘Armed men invade’ Ekweremadu’s home — Aide

The aide says the incident was an “assassination attempt”.

Shiites protesters being arrested by the Nigeria Police (Photo Credit: @uche_ezeonye on Twitter)

Shiites Killings: Group says death toll 47

The group says over 1, 000 Shiite members also got missing from the clash with security officials.

Adamu Adamu

We can’t meet ASUU’s demands now — FG

ASUU, on Monday, embarked on an indefinite strike after its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held in Akure, Ondo State, on Sunday.

Oby Ezekwesili with Ibrahim Babangida in Minna

2019: Nigerians react to Ezekwesili’s meeting with Babangida

Oby Ezekwesili announced the meeting on social media.

Atiku Abubakar [Photo: THISDAYLIVE]

Minimum Wage: Atiku urges labour not to strike

The opposition candidate calls for more dialogue.

Special Adviser to the President on Social Investment Programme, Mrs Maryam Uwais (L), with Leader of Delegation/Chief of Staff, Ministry of Social Affairs in Democratic Republic of Congo, Prof. John Mugabushaka, during the latter’s visit to conduct a study tour on existing social programme interventions in Nigeria, on Monday in Abuja (5/11/18).

Nigerian govt feeds pupils with 6m eggs, 594 cows weekly – Official

The official says nine million children are currently being fed under the programme in 26 states.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: The News (Nigeria)]

We’ll sustain massive investment on infrastructure – Buhari

The president again flays the opposition PDP for mismanaging the economy.

Joint NLC, TUC, ULC nationwide protest over alleged recalcitrance of government and employers to pay adequate minimum wage, at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday (30/10/18). 05389/30/10/2018/Deborah Bada/BJO/NAN

Court dismisses fresh suit seeking to bar labour from strike

The court asks the plaintiff to withdraw the application as it had become an academic exercise.


2019: Over 300,000 names removed from voter register- INEC

The chairman says the commission had started the cleaning up of the register.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

Supporters of tenure elongation behind APC crisis — Party leader

The former chairmanship aspirant says Mr Oshiomhole deserves the support of all APC members.

Nigeria safer under Buhari – Lai Mohammed

The minister says Nigeria is a safe destination for tourists and business people alike.

Presbyterian Secondary School Nkwen where the abduction of students school principal took place on Sunday

81 people, mostly school children, kidnapped in Cameroon

Most of the students kidnapped were students of Form Five preparing for the GCE O’ Level.

Bukola Saraki, Senate President

Saraki appeals to FG, Labour over proposed strike

“Any labour strike will cause inconvenience and discomfort to our people,” he says.

Nollywood filmmaker accused of theft unable to meet bail conditions 20 months after

Mr Egbegbe’s publicised affair with Nollywood actress, Toyin Aimakhu, a few years ago, shot him into limelight.

2019 Presidential aspirant and former vice president, Abubakar Atiku.

Atiku to Buhari: Stop doing ‘Father Christmas’ with Nigeria’s money

The PDP presidential candidate criticises recent donation to Guinea Bissau.

NUC approves more postgraduate programmes for Bells University

The approval was granted after a rigorous resource assessment by the NUC panel in December 2017.

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Facebook page of Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim]

How APC dragged millions of Nigerians into poverty – Presidential candidate

Mr Olawepo-Hashim is a former student union activist in the 1980s and a pro-democracy activist in the early 90s.

Close up United Kingdom visa in passport used to illustrate the story

Forged documents for UK visa attract 10-year ban – High Commissioner

“I know there is a feeling in Nigeria that we refuse visas more often than we accept them. That is not the case.”

We’ve not been paid since June, electricity generating companies say

An official says the allegations by the GenCos is false.


Major health stories in the news last week

At least five people were killed in an outbreak of cholera at Kembu in Balanga Local Government Area, Gombe State

NYSC Corps members

NYSC DG urges corps members to remain non-partisan in 2019 elections

According to him, the content of the NYSC scheme is now bigger, better and stronger.

Ahmed Saleh addressing participants

Pensioners commend NJC for easy data capturing

The two-day exercise that ended on Saturday captured the biometrics of retired judges and other former judicial workers in Lagos State.