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Python Dance: Killing a fly with a sledge hammer

Prior to this time, the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), had assumed such a larger than life image that it could order a sit-at-home strike and people would comply strictly. The jury is still out concerning the reason why the order recorded that kind of total compliance.

Kogi labour leaders on smear campaign – govt

The Kogi State Government has disagreed with Labour unions over allegations of unpaid salaries, saying Labour union leaders are out to “misinform the people for selfish reasons”.

Striking Kogi workers seek traditional rulers’ intervention

The organised labour in Kogi State has called on prominent traditional rulers in the state to intervene in the ongoing industrial dispute in the state.

Kwara govt partners NGO on free cancer screen for women

The Kwara State government, in partnership with a non-Governmental Organisation, LEAH Foundation, has flagged off free health check and cancer screening for 4000 female civil servants in the state.

Hamas agrees to steps towards Palestinian unity

Hamas has agreed to talks with the rival Fatah movement to form a unity government and hold general elections in the Palestinian territories.

I owe only one month’s salary – Al-Makura

The Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Al-Makura, has said his administration owes the state’s civil servants only one month’s salary.

Bauchi spends N5.1bn monthly on salaries – Abubakar

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has revealed that he spent about N5.1 billion monthly for payment of the salary of civil servants in the state, leaving the state coffers with little to run government businesses.

Al-Makura reveals plan to employ 2,000 graduates

The Nasarawa State government has said it will begin the employment of 2,000 graduates into its civil service.

We don’t depend on loan, Paris Club refund to pay salary – Enugu govt

Enugu State Government says it has yet to expend its share of the second tranche of Paris Club refund as there is no pressing need for it now.

Why we’re are unable pay workers’ salaries – Gov. Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has urged striking civil servants to understand that Benue State’s financial constraints have made it difficult for it to meet their demands.

Gov. Sani Bello signs Pension Act into law

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has signed into law a bill establishing the new Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) for employees in the state civil service.

Paris Club refund: 68% of states heed FG’s advice – survey

Many states governments across the federation, have utilised the second tranche of the Paris Club refund they received to clear the arrears of their serving and retired workers’ entitlements.

Bank depositors want central bank to address challenges of ATM failures

Some bank customers in the South-East have urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to compel commercial banks to urgently address challenges facing transactions with ATMs at weekends and national public holidays

Sallah: Nasarawa gov advocates for Nigeria’s unity

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa has admonished Nigerians to imbibe the virtue of sacrifice in order to ensure the unity and progress of the nation.

Indictment of guards in US brawl a ‘scandal’ – Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced as a "scandal" the decision by US authorities to indict his security guards involved in a brawl in Washington DC in May.

3,000 pensioners shortlisted for payment of pension/gratuity in Ebonyi

No fewer than 3,000 Retirees of Ebonyi State Work Force have been shortlisted for the payment of Pension and Gratuity from the State Government, having successfully been captured in the ongoing verification exercise conducted by the State Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.

Fed govt begins payment of workers’ N23bn salary, promotion arrears

The Federal Government has commenced the payment of about N23bn promotion arrears and salary shortfall to civil servants.

Gov. Dickson resumes work after vacation

Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has returned to work following the expiration of his annual vacation.

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