Home Topics Tension

Tension

Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong urged to be proactive, honest in governance

Catholic Arch Bishop of Jos, Most Rev Ignatious Kaigama, has tasked Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong to be proactive, committed and honest in governance.
The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another war ship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the US and Iran.

US sends Patriot missiles, war ship to Middle East to deter Iran

The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another war ship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the US and Iran.

Gerard Pique tells off Catalonia supporters for insulting Spain, calls for respect

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique shouted down fans of the Catalonia regional team for insulting anti-Spain chants during a friendly against Venezuela on Monday, and then urged citizens of the region to “preach by example”.

Benue elections: PDP accuses soldiers of brutality, electoral violence

Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) in Apa Ward, Ado Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State have appealed to the State Police Commissioner over the alleged assault and intimidation of their members during the March 9 governorship election by soldiers on the orders of one Agbese Philip.
One Indian fighter jet pilot was allegedly captured after his plane was shot down [Aijaz Rahi-AP]

Ministry: Pakistan shoots down two Indian fighter jets

Pakistan confirmed on Wednesday that it had carried out air raids in Indian-administered Kashmir and shot down two Indian jets in its own airspace, capturing one of the pilots as tensions escalate a day after India bombed targets in Pakistan.

Tension in Benue over non declaration of National Assembly results

Tension is seriously building in Benue over the non-declaration of the National Assembly election results in Benue North West and Benue North East senatorial districts three days after the elections were concluded.
Tension is mounting at the Chinese manmade island of Mischief Reef in the South China Sea as two U.S. guided-missile destroyers sailed near the area considered to have stirred several territorial conflicts in the region

US Navy warships cause tension in South China Sea

Tension is mounting at the Chinese manmade island of Mischief Reef in the South China Sea as two U.S. guided-missile destroyers sailed near the area considered to have stirred several territorial conflicts in the region
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has petitioned France, Germany, European Union, United States of America and United Kingdom over alleged undemocratic actions and infractions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari abusing instrument of state

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of abusing the instrument of state in his unilateral suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnogen.

Senator Nwobodo: Why I left APC

Chief Jim Nwobodo, former Governor of old Anambra State says he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to toe the line already taken by Ohaneze Ndigbo.

Environmental activist condemns attack on oil facility in Bayelsa

A Niger Delta environmental activist, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, has condemned the recent attacks on Conoil facility in Koluama, Bayelsa State.
NSCDC

NSCDC bans cattle rearing near FADAMA farms in Ekiti

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Ekiti State command, has banned herders in the state from rearing their cattle near FADAMA farms to forestall tension and death that could arise from clashes between cattle rearers and farm owners.
Abel Afolayan

Pensioners caution politicians against compromising national stability

Leadership of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has warned politicians against antics that are capable of breaching peace and stability of the country, especially in the run down to the 2019 general elections.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Tension in Delta over oil pipeline surveillance contract

Tension has started building up in Delta State due to the decision of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to award oil infrastructure surveillance contract to Ocean Marine Solution Limited contrary to extant rules.

PDP urges National Assembly to investigate growing extra-judicial killings

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly and other relevant bodies to immediately open a system-wide investigation into all violations leading to loss of lives and property across the country.
77 The leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State have urged Nsima Ekere, the Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), to contest for the 2019 governorship election in the state.

PDP: Godswill Akpabio has turned himself into agent of violence against Akwa Ibom

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday took Senator Godswill Akpabio, former Akwa Ibom State governor, to the cleaners over alleged plot to cause crisis in the state, describing him as agent of violence against the state he once governed.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 14, 2018 Senator Evaliere Beauplan debates with other colleagues during the ratification session of Prime Minister Jean Henry Ceant's general policy in Port-au-Prince on September 14, 2018.The Haitian senate on September 2018, approved the new government's general polices, a necessary first step before it can begin functioning, two months after the last premier was forced to resign after attempting to impose unpopular austerity measures. / AFP PHOTO / Pierre Michel JEAN

After marathon session, Haiti lawmakers back new government

Lawmakers at Haiti's lower house voted in favor of the new government in the early hours of Sunday after a marathon session lasting more than 10 hours.

Niger Delta leaders, stakeholders decry slow pace of Ogoni cleanup

Tension is beginning to mount in the Niger Delta region over the slow pace of Ogoni cleanup, announced by the Federal Government over two years ago.
Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa (C,L) of the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC) speaks during a press conference at the MDC headquarters in Harare, on July 25, 2018 ahead of Zimbabwe's presidential election. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on July 25 said Zimbabwe's presidential election was set to be fraudulent and accused election authorities of bias, but said his MDC party would not boycott the vote. The vote on July 30 is "on path to be determined as a fraud election," he said, adding that the Zimbabwe Election Commission was "biased and has lost the confidence of the people of Zimbabwe./ AFP PHOTO / Zinyange AUNTONY

Tensions brew in Zimbabwe as opposition disputes election results

Tension is growing in Zimbabwe after the country’s main opposition party said it will dispute official election results showing that the ruling Zanu-PF party is headed for a two-thirds majority in parliament.

Recent Stories

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.