Monthly Archives: June 2024

Group urges FG to dismantle Army checkpoint at Mgbidi, Imo state, says it is dehumanizing.

By Sylva Emeka-Okereke, JP, Publisher  As commuters along Owerri-Onitsha expressway, recount their sad ordeals in the hands of soldiers, a security tracking platform, otherwise known as Security Situation Room, has urged the Federal Government to direct the Chief of Defence Staff and Chief of Army Staff to dismantle the illegal, ethnic-profiling Army road blocks at Mgbidi, Imo state. In a statement issued in Abuja, the Convener of the Group, Mr. Douglas Ogbankwa, on Tuesday, noted that the Army checkpoint is illegal and should be dismantled”. “The Security Situation Room through our observers noticed with dismay, the long unconscionable and reprehensible ...

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Approve living wage for Nigerian workers”, Group urges Tinubu, as Nigeria marks democracy day

By Our Reporter  As Nigerians mark 25 years of unbroken democracy, a socio-political group, “The Collective Movement’’, has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to pay a living wage to the hardworking Nigerian workers. The Group, in a press statement issued and signed by its Director of Media, Ndubuisi Nwachukwu on Wednesday, June 12, said the plight of Nigerian workers was fast becoming unbearable, thus necessitating an urgent attention. Nwachukwu also noted that government should come up with a living wage now, it was negotiating with the labour unions to forestall total collapse of the nation’s economy. He reminded the government ...

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