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Election: Anambra government declares Friday work free day

Anambra Government has declared Friday work free day to enable public and civil servants to participate in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos civil servants accuse Governor Ambode of withholding deductions from salaries

With less than four months to the end of his tenure as the governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode is being accused by some civil servants of deliberately withholding the deductions from their salaries to the accounts of necessary cooperative societies.
Wole Soyinka

Election: Wole Soyinka endorses Kingsley Moghalu for president

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has released a statement endorsing a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, a lawyer and university professor running on the platform of the Young Democratic Party (YDP), for the February 16 presidential election.
The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday arraigned two Staff of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Monday Ifiesimama and Beesor Sorle before a Chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt for alleged electoral offences.

DSS docks two Rivers INEC staff, others for selling PVCs

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday arraigned two Staff of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Monday Ifiesimama and Beesor Sorle, before a Chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt for alleged electoral offences.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Ex-Minister Tapgun dumps PDP for APC

Former Minister of Trade and Industry under President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs Josephine Tapgun, has defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to support the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Simon Lalong and candidates of the party during the next elections.

Governor Bagudu: Unity of APC our greatest strength in Kebbi

The Kebbi State governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has said that the All Progressive Congress in Kebbi State has derived its strength from the unity of party with all the notable political figures from the opposition party, PDP joining the party.

Students drag provost to court for alleged non accreditation

Some students have dragged Mr Sankyai Obadiah, Provost of City College of Health Science and Technology, Zaria, Kaduna State before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Zaria over alleged non-accreditation of the institution.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Sokoto APC alleges threat to supporters in state civil service

The Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) Campaign council in Sokoto State, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, has accused the state government of coercing civil servants to vote for PDP supporting the party in the state.
zimbabwe bus

Zimbabwe scrambles to ease passengers’ woes after protests

An ecstatic Zimbabwean passenger Shylot Sibanda screams with joy as he boards a bus from downtown Harare to the township of Budiriro. The fare has been slashed to a third of what he paid last week.

Governor Akeredolu: Ondo government pledges to encourage investment

The Ondo State Government has pledged to provide the enabling environment required to encourage investment with a view to developing the nation’s capital market.
Kayode Fayemi

100 Days: Ekiti Assembly passes vote-of-confidence on Governor Fayemi

The Ekiti House of Assembly has unanimously passed a vote of confidence on Gov. Kayode Fayemi, for his laudable achievements as he marks his first 100 days in office.

Minimum wage bill scales first, second reading in Senate

The National Minimum Wage Bill (2019), on Thursday, scaled both first and second reading in the Senate after which it was committed to a Special Adhoc Committee for further legislative work.

Minimum wage: Kwara civil servants advise traders not to inflate prices of goods

Kwara civil servants on Wednesday advised traders in the state against inflating the prices of goods, in order to make the newly-announced minimum wage of between N27,000 and N30,000 meaningful.

Nasarawa governorship candidate accuses Governor Al-Makura of corruption

Ishak Ahmed Kana, the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Nasarawa State, on Sunday, accused Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura-led government of being corrupt, adding that Al-Makura awarded contracts to himself and members of his cabal at the detriment of the people of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has told supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state not to vote for any candidate from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the general elections.-9

Kogi PDP blasts Governor Bello for allegedly spending over N1 billion on APC rally

The Kogi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Governor Yahaya Bello of spending a whopping N1 billion taxpayers’ money on the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential rally held in Lokoja, on Wednesday.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has embarked on a nationwide protest on Tuesday after the rescheduled meeting between it and the Federal Government failed to hold in Abuja on Monday.-5

Minimum wage: Labour promises hell for dissenting governors

Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari planned release of a new salary package for civil servants, Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, has promised tough times for governors who may not pay the new salary structure.

Yobe government approves N1.012 billion for payment of gratuity

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has approved the sum of N1, 012, 168, 347.63 for payment of gratuities to 551 retired and deceased civil servants whose retirement or death happened between March 2018 and September 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari took his campaign for a second term in office to Bauchi state, and was received by massive turnout of supporters.-3

Rotimi Amaechi: Loyalty of Bauchi people to President Buhari unequalled

The Director General, Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Saturday said the people of Bauchi were very dear to the All Progressives Congress (APC) because of their unflinching loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.