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Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government launches e-learning portal, targets 10 million users

Federal Government launches its Public Service Learning Management System (PSLMS) to cater to the learning needs of civil servants across Nigeria
Muhammed Ali Pate

Bauchi guber: Mohammad Pate pledges on youth employment, poverty eradication

Dr. Mohammad Ali Pate, the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) governorship candidate in the 2019 elections in Bauchi State, has promised to provide employment for youths and fight poverty by increasing household income, if elected.

Mega Party promises to revive moribund industries in Kaduna

Malam Muhammad Usman, the Governorship Candidate of the Mega Party Nigeria (MPN) in Kaduna state, has vowed to revive moribund industries if elected in the 2019 poll.
Deji Adeyanju

Court admits Deji Adeyanju to N500,000 bail for alleged cyber stalking

A Wuse II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted civil activist and coordinator of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, to bail in the sum of N500,000 .
Moody Awori

Kenya appoints 91-year-old former vice president into sport board

The Kenyan government, on Tuesday, announced the appointment of 91-year-old former vice president, Moody Awori, into the oversight board to manage the Sports, Art and Social Development Fund.
Ekereobong Akpan

Akwa Ibom government denies alleged illegal deductions from workers’ salaries

Ekereobong Akpan, the Akwa Ibom Head of Service (HOS), on Wednesday, said there was no illegal deduction from the salaries of civil servants in the state to fund government’s events.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara emirs want permission to handle rifles to fight bandits

Traditional rulers in Zamfara have called on the government to grant them permission to carry guns to fight bandits tormenting their domains.
kayode fayemi ekiti

Ekiti retirees urges Kayode Fayemi to investigate delay in pension

Pensioners in Ekiti State have urged the state Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to investigate the reason behind the delay in the payment of pension to members despite introducing centralised payment for all pensioners in the state.
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara

Abdulfatah Ahmed approves promotion of 1,511 Civil Servants

The Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the promotion of 1,511 civil servants in the state civil service.

Police arraign two men for allegedly stealing cellphone from mosque

The police has arraigned two men, Tijani Rasheed, 29, and Tosin Oluwafemi, 30, in an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a cellphone from a mosque

Housewife arraigned for reckless driving, knocking down man

A 45-year-old housewife, Adedeji Adebukola, who allegedly drove a car recklessly and knocked down a 50-year-old man, was on Friday charged in an Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife.
Ayuba Wabba

Ayuba Wabba: Why workers, pensioners groan in Nigeria

As the national minimum wage crisis continues to threaten industrial harmony in the country, Ayuba Wabba, National President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has given an insight into why Nigerian workers and pensioners suffer and groan under poor welfare.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

2019: Donald Duke promises free tuition at all levels of education

Donald Duke, the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, has promised free tuition in primary, secondary and tertiary educational in the country, if elected president in 2019.
Tunisian civil servants staged the biggest general strike in five years on Thursday after their powerful trade union failed to secure wage hikes in tense negotiations with the government.

Tunisian civil servants stage largest strike in years

Tunisian civil servants staged the biggest general strike in five years on Thursday after their powerful trade union failed to secure wage hikes in tense negotiations with the government.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Minimum wage: I am ready to pay any amount – Abubakar Sani-Bello

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello says he is ready to pay any amount agreed upon by the Federal Government and the Nigerian Governors Forum as the minimum wage for civil servants.
Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP)

ANRP: Budget decrease’ll return Nigeria to recession

The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) has tasked the federal government to increase the 2019 budget to N15 trillion to improve the living condition of Nigerians and avoid going back to recession.

TUC tasks governors on implementation of new minimum wage

Comrade Kolawole Olumoh, Chairman Trade Union Congress, Kwara chapter, has charged the 36 state governors to cut down their expenses on political appointees and others.

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Emeka Ephraim Ugwuonye

Police arraign disbarred lawyer for alleged fraud

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Gudu, Abuja, on Thursday remanded a debarred lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, who runs a popular Facebook page, “Due Process Advocate”, in prison following his arraignment by the police.

Outsourced UCH staff protest over 30 months salary arrears

Outsourced staff of the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, on Thursday protested against 30-month salaries arrears the federal government is owing some workers of the organisation.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore kicks over exclusion from presidential debate

Mr Omoyele Sowore, Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has protested against his non-inclusion in the planned Presidential Debate being organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG).

2019: Tanko Yakasai tacitly endorses Abubakar Atiku for president

A founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has tacitly endorsed the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi, ahead of 2091 presidential election.

FCT fire service decries non-payment for fire safety fee

Julius Opetunsin, Assistant Controller-General, Federal Capital Territory Fire Service, has decried the non-payment of Fire Safety Certificate by managers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Plants and filling stations in Abuja to the service.