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Sowore, Jalingo: SERAP writes NJC, seeks directives on citizens’ rights

Sowore, Jalingo: SERAP writes NJC, seeks directives on citizens’ rights

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council (NJC), urging him to use his offices and leadership of the NJC to “urgently develop measures and issue directives to all courts to respond to the disturbing trends by state governments and federal government to ... Read More »

$62 bn arrears: Malami under pressure to overlook crude oil production sharing revenue payment due to FG

$62 bn arrears: Malami under pressure to overlook crude oil production sharing revenue payment due to FG

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami SAN is reportedly resisting a powerful pressure from vested interests to overlook the payment of monies due to the Federal Government in arrears of profit from production sharing contracts on crude oil exploration. Like the Comptroller-General of Customs and the Chairman of FIRS, Malami is also said to ... Read More »

Why Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals, By Jonathan Marcus

Why Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals, By Jonathan Marcus

Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (R) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Saudi Arabia and Iran are at loggerheads. They have long been rivals, but it’s all recently got a lot more tense. Here’s why. How come Saudi Arabia and Iran don’t get along? Saudi Arabia and Iran – two powerful neighbours – are locked in a fierce struggle for ... Read More »

Your 2019 Conference theme very paramount to us, NLNG tells GOCOP

Your 2019 Conference theme very paramount to us, NLNG tells GOCOP

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. It is my honour to join you at the 2019 Conference of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers. I thank you for your warm welcome and for the constant support you offer Nigeria LNG Limited. We value your partnership with us in communicating our messages to our various stakeholders. Thank you once again. The theme ... Read More »

Key Takeaways From President Buhari’s Visit To South Africa, By Garba Shehu

Key Takeaways From President Buhari’s Visit To South Africa, By Garba Shehu

There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey. The President, who was accompanied by Governors of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and Plateau State, Simon Lalong, seven cabinet ministers, head of ... Read More »

Ekiti workers to receive N30,000 minimum wage this month- Fayemi

Ekiti workers to receive N30,000 minimum wage this month- Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has stated that his administration would commence payment of N30,000 minimum wage to Ekiti workers this month. He said the payment of the minimum wage was to motivate workers, especially teachers, to deliver the best to the state and reclaim the lost glory and pride of being the education nerve centre of the country. ... Read More »

Ogun Governor Reinstates Sacked Teachers

Ogun Governor Reinstates Sacked Teachers

  Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, on Saturday, announced the immediate reinstatement of two teachers who were sacked by the immediate past administration. Abiodun announced the reinstatement during the celebration of the 2019 World Teachers’ Day, held at the Moshood Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the theme for this year’s Day is “Young ... Read More »

The Science Behind Procrastination and How You’ll Beat It, By John Rampton

The Science Behind Procrastination and How You’ll Beat It, By John Rampton

  *John Rampton* I had every intention to crank this article out immediately following my morning routine. Already had the material put together in an outline, and I’d put it in my calendar to-do-list. I kept dragging my feet on writing the piece all morning. Even worse, while I’m usually a pro at blocking out distractions, I was more than ... Read More »