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PENGASSAN Decries Mass Sacking of Exxon Mobil Staff

The Akwa Ibom Branch of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have condemned the recent disengagement of several workers by the management of Exxon Mobil and therefore passed vote of no confidence on the Managing Director Mr Paul McGrath for sacked workers in the company. Mr Jude Chidinwaogu, the National Deputy…

PENGASSAN Decries Mass Sacking of Exxon Mobil Staff

The Akwa Ibom Branch of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have condemned the recent disengagement of several workers by the management of Exxon Mobil and therefore passed vote of no confidence on the Managing Director Mr Paul McGrath for sacked workers in the company. Mr Jude Chidinwaogu, the National Deputy…

Osun Doctors Protest Poor Welfare Packages

Members of Osun State Chapter of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) on Thursday staged a peaceful protest to the state House of Assembly over poor welfare packages by the state government. The medical personnel in the state armed with placards with various inscriptions claimed that the state government owe them balance of 22 months of their…

Don’t Stop Demanding For Release Of Our Girls, Chibok Comunity Begs BBOG Group

The Chibok community has appealed to the #BringBackOurGirls group to continue the demand for the Chibok girls until they are rescued. This appeal was made by the chairman of the Chibok community in Abuja, Tsambido Hosea-Abana during the First Inaugural Lecture of Chibok girls to mark the third anniversary. Hosea- Abana stated that the group…

Police Detain Protesting ExxonMobil’s Disengaged Contract Workers

Some members of the Association of Disengaged Contract Workers of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN) who took the grievance to the Headquarters of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) were at the weekend arrested and taken to the Federal Capital Territory Police command. The disengaged staffs who were at NNPC Towers which equally house the…

Police Detain Protesting ExxonMobil’s Disengaged Contract Workers

Some members of the Association of Disengaged Contract Workers of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN) who took the grievance to the Headquarters of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) were at the weekend arrested and taken to the Federal Capital Territory Police command. The disengaged staffs who were at NNPC Towers which equally house the…

Communal Clash: Cross River Youths Attack Oku Iboku Community in A/Ibom

Some youths said to be from Ikot Offiong community in Cross River State yesterday again attacked Ikot Ada Akpan Oku Iboku, in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State killing some fishermen.  The armed youths were said to have arrived the community of Oku Iboku through the river in the early hour on Saturday…

10 Killed In U.S. Tornadoes

A severe storm system bringing flash flooding and tornadoes killed 10 people and injured dozens, leaving a trail of destruction across Arkansas, Missouri and Texas, officials said. The line of storms in Texas that spawned tornadoes were among several in parts of the South and Midwest that brought strong winds, thunderstorms and torrential rain in…

Jacob Zuma Whisked Out Of May Day Rally

South African President Jacob Zuma made a hasty exit from a May Day rally in Bloemfontein, on Monday after the crowd of workers that he was due to address became rowdy, with some booing and chanting slogans against him. The labour federation Cosatu abruptly cancelled Zuma’s speech and other addresses at the rally it had organised,…

Several Wounded As Police Disperse Anti-El-Zakzaky Protest In Kaduna

The police, in Kaduna on Thursday, dispersed hundreds of anti-Zakzaky protesters at the Government House Kaduna, leading to several sustaining minor injuries while trying to run to safety. The youth, who filed out carrying banners and placards, were mistaken for Shi’ites, loyal to Sheikh Zakzaky and his proscribed group, Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). Few…

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