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Minimum wage: No Agreement With Labour,says Lagos Govt.

Minimum wage: No Agreement With Labour,says Lagos Govt.

The Lagos state government has disputed the statement credited to the Chairman of the state Joint Public Service Negotiating Council (JNC), Mr Rasaq Falade, that necessary terms of settlement and agreement were reached with the state government at the end of the meeting held on Friday, Nov. 15 According to Mr Biodun Bamgboye, the Permanent Secretary, Office of Establishments and ... Read More »

Jonathan’s kinsmen celebrate PDP’s defeat

Jonathan’s kinsmen celebrate PDP’s defeat

Kinsmen of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Kolo, Ogbia Local Government Area trooped out to celebrate the defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ward 9. Some of them said they were given as much as N10,000 but that they rejected the money because they were United and determined to vote out PDP. “We are happy because we won ... Read More »

Court sacks two Imo lawmakers

Court sacks two Imo lawmakers

An Appeal Court sitting in Owerri on Saturday sacked Obinna Onwubuariri the member representing Isiala Mbano/Onuimo/Okigwe Federal constituency of Imo in the House of representatives. The Chairman of the Panel, Justice R.N Pemu, who read the judgment, said that the election that brought Onwubuariri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to power in Feb. 23 was not in tandem with ... Read More »

SSG Inuwa Heads Katsina New Minimum Wage Negotiating C’ttee

SSG Inuwa Heads Katsina New Minimum Wage Negotiating C’ttee

The Katsina State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari has inaugurated the New Minimum Wage Negotiating C’ttee in Katsina . The Chairman of the committee is the Secretary to the state Government, Alhaji Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa. The Governor also gave them three weeks to submit their report. See full list of the committee members below: 1, Secretary to the state ... Read More »

Bayelsa guber: Journalists escape death in boat mishap

Bayelsa guber: Journalists escape death in boat mishap

Journalists on election duties in the governorship elections in Bayelsa State were involved in a boat mishap on Saturday. The boat conveying the journalists across flooded parts of Sampou community on Nun River in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa capsized and threw its four occupants into the water. The journalists were returning from the polling station when the ... Read More »

Manchester United,Arsenal and AC Milan in three way battle for Merih Demirah

Manchester United,Arsenal and AC Milan in three way battle for Merih Demirah

Arsenal and Manchester United are reportedly preparing to lock horns over Turkey international Merih Demiral during the January transfer window. Tuttosport suggest Juventus will cash in on the 21-year-old defender should a significant offer come in for the former Sassuolo man. The Italian publication claim both Arsenal and Manchester United have sent scouts to make personal checks on Demiral during Turkey’s qualifiers against Iceland and Andorra. Juventus signed ... Read More »

Oshiomhole,Minister of Budget would be prosecuted for failed water project-Obaseki

Oshiomhole,Minister of Budget would be prosecuted for failed water project-Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that his predecessor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and a former Commissioner for Environment Mr. Clem Agba, have questions to answer over the Benin Storm Water project. Obaseki, who insisted that the storm water project was not abandoned, said Oshiomhole and Agba should be ready to face appropriate authorities for questioning. Obaseki was responding ... Read More »

Seriake Dickson calls for cancellation of election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw

Seriake Dickson calls for cancellation of election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw

Governor Seriake Dickson has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the election in parts of the state where the exercise was characterised by brigandage, hijacking of electoral materials and personnel. A statement from the Bayelsa State Government said Dickson particularly called for outright cancellation of the exercise in Nembe Local Government. He said that the thugs ... Read More »

Opposition thugs attack Kogi Deputy Governor’s wife in Dekina

Opposition thugs attack Kogi Deputy Governor’s wife in Dekina

Mrs Ejura Onoja wife of Kogi State Deputy Governor Chief Edward Onoja has allegedly been attacked by thugs suspected to be loyalists of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Egume, Dekina Local Government Area of the State. She was said to have been attached shortly after casting her vote in Barak 01 unit in Egume. Mrs. Onoja through the aid ... Read More »

Bayelsa:Election: 3 persons shot, stabbed at Opolo Ward 5 in Yenagoa

Bayelsa:Election: 3 persons shot, stabbed at Opolo Ward 5 in Yenagoa

At least three persons were either shot or stabbed in Opolo Ward 5 in Yenagoa during the election today. Those injured have been rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa for treatment. Our Correspondent ran into women in peaceful protest against an alleged invasion of various polling units by party thugs carrying dangerous weapons, shooting sporadically. The women carried various ... Read More »

Bayelsa: Jonathan laments late arrival of voting materials

Bayelsa: Jonathan laments late arrival of voting materials

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has expressed disappointment over the late arrival of election materials to his Polling Unit 39, Ward 13, in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa. Jonathan, who was expecting to cast his vote, stepped out of his house at 8:30 a.m., but met only journalists as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials were yet ... Read More »

BREAKING: Hoodlums attack Dino Melaye’s polling unit, cart away ballot box

BREAKING: Hoodlums attack Dino Melaye’s polling unit, cart away ballot box

Thugs have just attacked the polling unit where  Dino Melaye voted. The hoodlums broke one of the ballot boxes and carted away the other, shooting into the air. They came in black hillux van. Read More »

PDP thugs have hijacked INEC materials, shooting in Sagbama – APC cries out

PDP thugs have hijacked INEC materials, shooting in Sagbama – APC cries out

The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Saturday raised the alarm over the hijacking of telectoral materials in Bayelsa State as the governorship election kicked off. Depuy National Publicity Secretary of APC, Yekini Nabena alleged that thugs of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, hijacked electoral materials meant for Sagbama area of the state. In a tweet on his official Twitter handle, ... Read More »

Kogi:Yahaya Bello lauds electoral process

Kogi:Yahaya Bello lauds electoral process

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for ensuring orderly process, saying the timely arrival of materials at the polling units was commendable. Governor Bello who seeking election for a second term arrived his polling unit of Agassa Uvete 11,  Okene Local Government Area of the state at about 8:30am cast his ballot alongside his ... Read More »

Nigeria won’t open its borders now — Col. Ali

Nigeria won’t open its borders now — Col. Ali

By Demola Abimboye Nigeria’s neighbours should perish the thought of the giant of Africa opening its borders soon. Colonel Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, dropped this hint at the graduation ceremony of Senior Course 3 of the NCS Staff College, Gwagwalada, Abuja yesterday. “I know that our neighbours are in a haste to get us open the ... Read More »

Lagos Deputy Governor causes commotion on aircraft

Lagos Deputy Governor causes commotion on aircraft

PASSENGERS on board an Abuja-bound aircraft from Lagos sometime last week were thrown into commotion at the sight of the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat, in the economy class of the aircraft. The deputy governor was scheduled to attend an official function in Abuja on that day but all the airlines contacted said that only tickets for economy ... Read More »

British military experts commence training for 758 Nigerian air force personnel

British military experts commence training for 758 Nigerian air force personnel

The British Military Advisory Training Team (BMATT) has commenced the training of a fresh batch of 758 Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Regiment and Air Provost personnel in Force Protection in Complex Air-Ground Environment (FP-CAGE).   The one-month long FPCAGE Course 9/2019, which commenced on 4 November 2019, is being conducted by a team of Royal Air Force (RAF) Regiment instructors ... Read More »

Buhari returns from private visit to London two days ahead of schedule (See pictures)

Buhari returns from private visit to London two days ahead of schedule (See pictures)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday evening arrived Abuja from his private visit to London, two days ahead of schedule. The Presidential Jet touched down around 9:45pm after take off from Stansted Airport, London, at about 3:27 p.m. Nigerian time. Speaking to reporters at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja, the president said he intends to work ... Read More »

Oyetola inaugurates Ileogbo-Iwo road, tasks wealthy Osun indigenes on devt.

Oyetola inaugurates Ileogbo-Iwo road, tasks wealthy Osun indigenes on devt.

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has called on wealthy sons and daughters of the state to channel their influence and wealth toward supporting the government in developing their respective communities. He made the call on Friday while inaugurating the Old Ileogbo-Iwo road. The 3.85 kilometer road was flagged off by the governor in March, 2019 in furtherance of his earlier ... Read More »

Allow Lagos,Ogun to construct Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway,Gov.Abiodun begs FG

Allow Lagos,Ogun to construct Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway,Gov.Abiodun begs FG

Governor  Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state has pleaded with the Federal Government to urgently accede to the demands of both the Lagos and Ogun state governments to reconstruct the  Lagos -Abeokuta expressway  to stem the incessant accident in the axis. An emotional Governor Abiodun wept as he ordered the transfer of victims to tertiary healthcare facilities in Lagos and Abeokuta ... Read More »