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Lawmaker tackles EFCC over Lagos property

May 2, 2017 Admin III 0

By Taiye Odewale Abuja Senator Peter Nwaoboshi (PDP, Delta North) has tackled the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the status of his 12- storey building at no 27 Marine Road, Apapa, Lagos. While the EFCC currently investigating the process of acquisition of the property, declared that it had secured a forfeiture order on it, Nwaoboshi said the order Read More

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Minister urges workers on patriotism, improved service delivery

May 2, 2017 Admin III 0

By Abdullahi Muhammad Abuja Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has appealed to the workers to use the Labour Day celebrations to reflect on the virtues of patriotism, selflessness and improved service delivery to the residents of the FCT and the nation in general. He made the appeal yesterday in Abuja in a message marking Read More

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Labour leader threatens members that shun rally

May 2, 2017 Admin III 0

By Mohammed Yangida Lafia Former chairman of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Nasarawa state, Comrade Gabriel Agbashi ,has threatened to “kill any leader of the Organised Labour union in the state that fails to turn up at the Workers’ Day celebrations to explain his/her side of allegation of bribery against them.” He gave the threat yesterday in Lafia during Read More

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Kano can generate N12bn IGR monthly – Sanusi

May 2, 2017 Admin III 0

By Bashir Mohammed and Aliyu Askira, Kano Kano state government has the capacity to generate a monthly revenue of N12 billion if each of its estimated 12 million people was charged a flat monthly rate of N1, 000. The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, who declared this at the launch of the state’s Presumptive Taxation for commercial vehicle operators, Read More

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Umahi makes U-turn on pension scheme, suspends law

May 2, 2017 Admin III 0

By Jacob Ogodo Abakaliki Barely two months after the Ebonyi state pension law came into force, has Governor David Umahi ordered the immediate suspension of the state contributory pension law, saying that every deduction made on workers salary with regards to the pension to be refunded before the 15th of May. Umahi, who gave the order yesterday while addressing workers Read More

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Workers hold parallel celebrations in Edo

May 2, 2017 Admin III 0

By Patrick Ahanor Benin City The United Labour Congress (ULC) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday  held parallel events to mark the 2017 International Workers’ Day in Edo state. While the Emmanuel Ademokun-led state  NLC and Trade Union Congress (TUC)  marked the Day at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, the Comrade Eddy Ossai-led ULC workers converged at  Ramant Part, Ikpoba-Hill Read More

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Nigerians commend Buhari on anti-graft fight

May 2, 2017 Admin III 0

By Ayoni M. Agbabiaka Abuja Despite the economic hardship, some citizens have expressed the belief that President Muhammad Buhari’s-led government is doing enough, especially in the fight against corruption. Speaking at the ‘Celebration of Servant Leaders in Nigeria Award’ held at the Merit House, Maitama, Abuja, at the weekend, the All Progressives Congress (APC), Deputy National Women Leader, Mrs. Tina Read More

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Access to education, compulsory for all in Lagos – Ambode

May 2, 2017 Admin III 0

By Tope Musowo Lagos Lagos state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has formally unveiled the State Digital Library, reiterating his administration’s commitment to provide access to education for all. Ambode, who spoke through the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, at the launch of the library at the Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, said the unveiling of the first Read More

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Why we arrested Lamido – Police

May 2, 2017 Admin III 0

By Aliyu Askira Kano Kano state Police Command has revealed its reason for arresting former Governor of Jigawa state, Alhaji Sule Lamido. Spokesman for Command, Samba Sokoto, said the former governor was arrested for making statements capable of inciting violence in Jigawa, Kano, the North and the country in general. “This is contrary to Section 114 of the Penal Code,” Read More

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Workers, indispensable in governance – Ganduje

May 2, 2017 Admin III 0

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has described workers as “indispensable” in the art of good governance, productivity and service delivery in an ideal democratic setting. Addressing tens of thousands of workers who converged on the Sani Abacha Stadium, as part of activities marking the Workers’ Day celebrations yesterday, Ganduje said his administration had placed Read More