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JUSUN Vow To Continue On-Going Strike

The Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, has said the strike is still on because no concrete resolution had been reached. The Legal Adviser to JUSUN, Mariam Usuf-Gusau, made this known on Thursday, April 8, 2021, in Abuja in an interview with Newsmen. It would be recalled that JUSUN began an indefinite strike on Tuesday […]

COVID-19 Vaccine: FG Explains Reasons For Stoppage of Process

The Federal Government has given reasons for asking all States administering the COVID-19 Vaccine to stop the process as soon as they use up half of the doses allocated to them. Minister of State for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, gave the reasons at a media briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. […]

Resident Doctors Vow To Continue Strike

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors has vowed to continue its on-going strike until the federal and State Governments concede to its demands. NARD made its position known in a communiqué issued at the end of a virtual extraordinary National Executive Council, meeting, signed by Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, its President today in Abuja. The association […]

Stop Gloating At Disappearance Of NAF Fighter Jet – FG

The Federal Government has condemned the malicious celebration of the disappearance of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) fighter jet in Borno on March 31, by some Nigerians. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at a media briefing in Abuja, admonished those that were gloating over the incident; calling for support for the […]

Buhari Approves Appointment Of DIG Usman Alkali Baba As Acting

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of DIG Usman Alkali Baba as the acting Inspector General of Police with immediate effect. The Minister of Police Affairs, Mr Mohammed Maigari Dangyadi, announced this on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, while briefing State House correspondents. President Buhari had on February 4, 2021, extended the tenure of Mr […]

Ex-Governors, Senators Own 130 Dubai Assets

More than 130 choice assets have been bought with looted funds in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), by some Nigerian ex-Governors, Ministers and Senators. These assets are among the over 800 traceable to Nigerians in the UAE, including top Security and Military Officers, even as bribery and corruption, proceeds from commercial tax evasions, illicit activities engaged […]

House Of Reps Reveals Plan To Probe Rehabilitation, Maintenance Of

The House of Representatives has resolved to carry out an investigative hearing as well as a comprehensive audit of funds spent on rehabilitation, repairs and maintenance of Nigeria’s refineries. This followed the adoption of a motion of urgent public importance by Hon Onfoik Luke (PDP-Akwa-Ibom) at plenary today in Abuja. Moving the motion, Luke said […]

Minimum Wage: Protesting Workers Force Their Way Into National Assembly

Nigerian workers in their hundreds stormed the National Assembly complex in Abuja, demanding the withdrawal of a bill that would remove the National Minimum Wage from the exclusive to the concurrent legislative list. Channels TV reports that about a fortnight ago, the House of Representatives introduced a bill which, according to the sponsor, Hon. Garba […]

Minimum Wage: NLC Stages Nationwide Protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has staged a nationwide protest over proposed amendments to the minimum wage for Nigerian workers.  This protest which is being coordinated from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on Wednesday, Marrch 10, 2021, is said to be holding following attempts by some Lawmakers at the National Assembly to remove the […]

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment On Certificate Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its chieftain, Mr Williams Edobor, challenging the certificate presented by Governor Godwin Obaseki to contest the 2020 governorship election in Edo State. A three-man panel of justices of the appellate court made the reservation […]