Few weeks to Christmas, some retired primary school teachers in Akwa Ibom state and they're next - of - kins protested the non - payment of their retirement benefits by the successive administrations. During that protest, they demanded the payment of their gratuity, arrears of pension, death gratuity to next - of - kins, 7.5 compulsory pension deduction from salary, among other demands.
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… Says FG Pushing Isoko Towards Restiveness President Muhammadu Buhari is facing an accusation of reneging on his promises of seeing to the development of Isoko Nation as well as appointment of Isoko Sons into government parastatals. The President General, Isoko Development Union (IDU), High Chief Iduh Amadhe, is accusing the Presidency of gross marginalizationRead
… As Sultan Sues for Unity Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto has again called on the people of the state to remain united in pursuance of the collective good of all. Gov. Tambuwal made the call when he paid a courtesy visit on the Sultan of Sokoto in his palace Tuesday. “We ask allRead More
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The Lagos State Government has debunked fake list of restricted areas for commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke Marwa) currently in circulation. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, said in a statement on Tuesday, that no definite action had been taken on the operations of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in the state.Read
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has decried the refusal of the United Kingdom (UK), to extradite former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, to face trial for alleged money laundering in Nigeria.
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FORMER President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has congratulated the governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom following yesterday's validation of his victory by the Supreme Court in Abuja.
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Ben Agande – Kaduna The Kaduna State Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev John Hayab has condemned the killing of the chairman of CAN in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev Lawan Andimi by Boko Haram, saying it’s a “sad day for the church in Nigeria.” In an interview withRead More
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ABUJA—The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, reiterated its confidence in the possibility of the Supreme Court to reverse its decision on the Imo State governorship election.
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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has withdrawn licenses from 11 centres for charging candidates exorbitant amounts in the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) registration. Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, Registrar of the board, made this known in Abuja on Tuesday, at an interactive session with stakeholders. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reportsRead
The Imo State House of Assembly Deputy Speaker, Okey Onyekanma has on Tuesday resigned his positions in the legislative arm of the state’s government. Onyekanma who also resigned as the Chairman, House Committee on Rules and Business notified the house of his decision in a letter read by the Speaker to the House during aRead More
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, affirmed Ahmadu Fintri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the validly elected governor of Adamawa state. The apex court held that the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate, Jibrilla Bindow, failed to prove their allegation that Fintri emerged through over-voting. Justice Mohammed Dattijo whoRead
The Cross River State Government, Monday, took drastic steps by suspending activities of the Local Government Pensions Board till further notice. This was made known by the Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Hon. Stella Oreme Odey, in a statement signed by her. According to the statement, the action was in the best interest of theRead More
Nigerian Afropop singer, Danny Young recently stole the limelight when he sued Tiwa Savage for copyright infringement over his 2009 hit single 'Oju Tiwon” which the diva used in her 2018 song “One” without expressed consent of the Ondo State-born artiste.
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By Emma Amaize – Asaba Former Niger Delta militant leaders under phase three of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, have called on President Muhammadu Buhari and National Assembly to revisit the reintegration exercise and include their boys (fighters) that were wrongly excluded. General leader of phase three Amnesty Programme, Godday Smith and Delta state chapterRead
We had a health summit where we tried to analyse the causes of the problems we have in health and we have a summary of the findings and we try to work on how to ensure that those things are under control. But the truth of the matter is that all efforts to get theRead More
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LAGOS—Organised Labour has thrown its weight behind South West Security Initiative, Operation Amotekun, contending that such outfits were the way to go for the nation to surmount her security challenges.
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An EFCC Operative, Mohammed Goji, on Monday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that the commission did not conduct a thorough investigation into the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT) headed by Abdulrasheed Maina to unravel members of the team drawn from other ministries, departments or agencies (MDAs) of government. Goji, a member of theRead More
In the wake of the dastard act that threw major parts of Lagos into mourning Sunday evening, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the numbers of pipeline breaks in the last 18 years are 45, 347. The Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Malam Mele Kyari, who released the figures, also emphasisedRead More
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) says 122 indigent People Living with HIV (PLHIV) and vulnerable indigent persons in Oyo State benefited from its just-concluded skills acquisition programme. The agency’s Director-General, Dr. Gambo Aliyu, stated this on Monday in Ibadan at the graduation ceremony and presentation of a certificate to the beneficiariesRead
There are indications that the Federal Governments’ plan to meet an efficient production capacity of additional 1.6 million of barrels per day, may meet dead end, as lack of funds and inefficient policies in the petroleum sector continue to hamper the refineries coming on stream.
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