The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has today warned school principals against mobilising school children from the southeast for the Nigerian independence Day celebration. Spokesperson for the proscribed terrorist group, Emma Powerful, gave the warning today that whoever mobilises students for the celebration during the 1st October should have themselves to be blame.
Following the failed negotiation between the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, verses the Federal Government on labour matters that have been lingering since removal of the fuel subsidy by the President Tinubu administration, the, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, have declared a nationwide industrial action. According to the NLC, the strike action would commence on 3rd October, 2023 where they called on all their nationwide branches to comply.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja disclosed that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the purchase of 12 attack helicopters for the Nigerian Army (NA). The COAS made this disclosure on Tuesday during the opening of the maiden Nigerian Army Aviation Seminar, adding that the 12 MD 530F Cayuse attack helicopters would improve the operations of the Nigerian Army aviation unit as has already been done in countries like the United States, Pakistan, Egypt and others.
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) on Friday vowed to ground economic activities in Lagos State as part of its protest against the ban on the operations of its affiliate union, the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) by the state government. It also directed its members to mobilise for a one-day protest on Monday in preparation for the withdrawal of service. Addressing journalists during a press briefing in Abuja, the National President of the TUC, Festus Osifo, said all affiliate unions of TUC including the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions among others are expected to join the action.