Labour demands FG to pay five-month arrears of new minimum wage The Trade Union Congress side of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council on Monday called on the Federal Government to pay five months arrears of the new minimum wage dating back to April 18, 2019 when President Muhammadu Buhari signed the new minimum wage bill into law. The government and...... read more
More Troubles for El-Rufai as Bandits Displace 17 Villages in Kaduna State Bandits have displaced 17 villages in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the said incident happened on Sunday at about 1:00pm. NAN reports that the displaced persons, numbering about 2000, have taken refuge at LEA Birnin Yero Primary School. One of the victims...... read more
#RevolutionNow: Court Maintains Bail For Sowore At N100m A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has maintained the bail of N100m with two sureties in like sum, given to the convener of the Revolution Now protests, Omoyele Sowore. The trial judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, gave the order on Monday after hearing a motion filed by Sowore, seeking a variation...... read more
FG Secures $3bn World Bank Loan for Power sector Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed says the Federal Government has secured a $3bn loan from the World Bank. According to the Finance Minister, the loan is to be used for reforming the nation’s power sector. Mrs Ahmed who announced the approval of the loan at a news conference to wrap...... read more
Nnamdi Kanu blames FG for the death of his mother Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has announced the death of his mother.       According to Kanu, she died on August 30, 2019 in Germany after doctors battled unsuccessfully over a protracted illness she suffered. He kept mum on reasons behind the belated announcement and also...... read more
Onyendilefu sympathizes with accident victims, thanks Gov. Ikpeazu for swift intervention The Honourable Commissioner For Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Gabriel C. Onyendilefu has expressed sympathy towards victims of the fatal road accident involving the Transition Committee Chairman of Isiala Ngwa South LGA Chief Ike Anyatonwu, and others, along the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, precisely at Cherubim, near Umuikaa junction in Isiala Ngwa LGA. Onyedilefu,...... read more
Miyetti Allah constitutes 15-member panel to fish out criminals A 15-man committee has been constituted by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Nasarawa State chapter, to fish out criminals among its members.        Making the announcement during a meeting in Keana on Saturday October 19, Nasarawa State's chairman of MACBAN, Mohammed Hussaini stated that all hands must...... read more
Still On Governor Okezie Ikpeazu And That Phone Call By Jude Ndukwe Contrary to what the Churchills of this world want people to believe, whether they say Ikpeazu is beautiful or not, the good thing nature has done is to give everyone their own pair of eyes to see things for themselves and conclude without anyone deploying their eyes as...... read more
Ikpeazu at 55: A Celebration of Grace, Simplicity and Tenacity   By Jude Ndukwe When on the 18th of October, 1964, the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Victor Chibuikem, was born to the family of Pa Ishmael and Deaconess Bessie Ikpeazu of Umuebere in Umuobiakwa village, Isialaukwu, Mbato Autonomous Community in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State, only the clairvoyant...... read more
FG, Labour Reach Agreement On Implementation Of N30,000 Minimum Wage The Federal Government and organised labour have reached an agreement on the implementation of the new minimum wage after three days of talks that ran through nights and ended in the wee hours of mornings. At a meeting which started around 7 pm on Thursday and ended after 2 am on...... read more
Ochanja Market inferno: The Takeaways The inferno on Wednesday in Ochanja Market Onitsha again brought to the fore our disaster unpreparedness. With no fire brigade on the hand to control the fire in the acclaimed largest market in West Africa, billions of naira became ashes within minutes. By the time the fire brigade from neighbouring Delta...... read more
Buhari Approves N10bn Intervention Fund For Enugu Airport President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N10billion as an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The President disclosed this in a tweet on his official handle @MBuhari “I have approved the sum of N10billion for an Intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu...... read more
Some Nigerians can’t recite the national anthem - Lai Mohammed Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says some Nigerians cannot recite the national anthem. Mohammed spoke on Thursday in Abuja at the public presentation of the “Mindshift Advocacy for Development Initiative”, a campaign for value-reorientation and attitudinal change among Nigerians. The minister, who was represented by Samuel Soughul, a director in the ministry,...... read more
EFCC to rehabilitate Yahoo-Yahoo boys The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, says the agency is planning to rehabilitate young people who are engaged in Internet fraud, popularly known as Yahoo Yahoo boys. Magu stated this in Lagos on Thursday while delivering a paper titled, ‘Strategic change administration and innovation to...... read more
FG to review salaries and allowances of political office holders - Ngige Chris Ngige, minister of labour, says the federal government will review the salaries and allowances of political office holders across the country. He made this known when delegates of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) visited him at his office in Abuja, on Tuesday. “The last holistic wage review...... read more
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