Governors must pay N30,000 minimum wage – NLC Organised labour on Thursday warned that no state chapter of labour movement would accept any renegotiation for downward review of the already signed minimum wage law of N30,000 from any state governor. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the National President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, made...... read more
Court rejects case against Anglican Bishop in Lagos Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High court in Lagos has struck out a suit filed by ten prominent members of the Church of Nigeria Anglican communion, Lagos Diocese, challenging the election of the new Bishop Humphrey Olumakaiye for lack of jurisdiction. Justice Olatoregun, who struck out the suit while ruling...... read more
Innoson motors drags GTB’s management to court for contempt Innoson Motors Nigerian Limited has dragged Guaranty Trust Bank’s Manging Director, Segun Agbaje and Chairman, Mrs Osaretin Demuren before a Federal High Court in Awka, Anambra State for contempt. The motor company had asked the court to compel Segun Agbaje, Mrs Osaretin Demuren and the Company Secretary, Erhi Obebeduo to physically...... read more
Buhari travels to UK on private visit President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to the United Kingdom today on a “private visit”, according to the Presidency. He is to first make an official visit to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, before jetting out to the UK. He will be away till May 5. A State House statement signed by...... read more
I was attacked by military men because I spoke against a government- Omotola Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has revealed that military men have threatened her with guns in the past for speaking against past governments. The 41-year-old disclosed this in an interview with Guardian while reacting to the backlash received after saying the Buhari-led government has made life ‘hellish’ for Nigerians. “I’m not overwhelmed by the...... read more
Our position on hoodlums, sex workers has not reversed - Abia govt   The attention of Abia State Government has been drawn to reports that hoodlums, commercial sex workers and drug dealers who were previously dislodged from brothels located along Calabar road, Arochukwu street and other locations within the Isi gate area of Umuahia are gradually returning back to resume their unlawful activities....... read more
Keke: Abia Government appeals for support and understanding Abia State Commissioner For Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, has appealed to commuters in the state for patience and understanding regarding the recent reduction in operation time for tricycle (Keke) operators in the state. He made the appeal in a chat with newsmen who paid him a visit at his Abiriba...... read more
Why restructuring won’t work in Nigeria –Emir Sanusi The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said that the unending call for restructuring and its practice would not work in Nigeria, because it one of the fault lines being manipulated and exploited by some political elite for their selfish interests. He said this Friday in Abuja at the...... read more
Easter: Ikpeazu urge Abians to share God's love Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on Abians to use the opportunity of the 2019 Easter celebration to share God’s love. He said "As God’s children, this celebration has provided us another opportunity to share God’s love. I urge us, for it is the right thing to do, to...... read more
Abia Education Commissioner calls for release of 15-year-old arrested for attempted Murder The Abia state Commisioner for Education, Professor Ikechi Mgbeoji has joined other Nigerians in calling for the release of the 15-year-old child who was arrested for poisoning her much older husband in Kano state. Hassana Lawan, of Bechi Village, allegedly poisoned 33-year-old Sale Abubakar on April 16 at about 2pm. She allegedly...... read more
'Buhari loves the poor that he doubled their number in 4yrs,' Reno replies Keyamo Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has opined why Nigeria allegedly became the poverty capital of the world under President Muhammadu Buhari. Omokri asserted that Nigeria became the headquarters of poverty due to Buhari’s love for the poor. He said this while reacting to claims by Festus Keyamo, spokesman...... read more
Ikpeazu assures 2019 Batch A Corps members of govt support The Governor of Abia state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has reiterated its government’s commitment to assist the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, scheme to achieve its objective,as well as ensuring the needs of corp members is addressed in the state. Dr. Ikpeazu who stated this during the closing ceremony of the 2019...... read more
Suspend operation ‘Puff Adder’ in Ebonyi, Umahi begs IG Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi State has appealed to the Inspector General of Police (I-G) Mohammed Adamu to suspend the implementation of operation ‘Puff Adder’ security exercise in the state. NAN reports that Umahi made the appeal on Tuesday when the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of zone...... read more
Falana calls for reform of Judiciary over corrupt practices A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, on Tuesday lamented the corruption in the judiciary, calling for reforms to redeem the image of the third arm of government. Falana also urged the media and civil society organisations to investigate and monitor the appointment of top judges in the country. He...... read more
Protesters barricade NASS complex over alleged killings by the military Lawmakers, staff and visitors, Tuesday, were prevented from gaining access to the National Assembly premises from all entrances, following a protest by indigenes of the Federal Capital Territory(FCT). The protesters, under the aegis of Coalition for FCT Indigenous Groups, were seen in their numbers besieging the national assembly and causing gridlock...... read more
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