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Speaking to State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State said he had narrated his ordeal to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has constituted a committee for the implementation of the N30, 000 new minimum wage for workers in the state.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to order the 36 state governors in Nigeria to “publish details and breakdown of payment of pensions to each of the former governors and other ex-officials, and the names and number of ex-governors and other officials receiving pensions under their respective State pension laws between 1999 and 2019.”
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has approved the payment of the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage to workers in the state with effect from this month.
Cross River Governor Ben Ayade on Friday inaugurated the state public service negotiating team for the implementation of the new minimum wage.
The Enugu State Executive Council (EXCO) yesterday awarded contracts for more infrastructural developments in the urban and rural areas, worth over N1.1 billion. This is in furtherance of the state government’s renewed vigour in providing democracy dividends to the people of the state.
The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Wednesday announced the absorption of 18 permanent secretaries and 1,000 workers employed by the immediate-past administration of Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has upheld all the appointments of Permanent Secretaries and recruitment into the State’s civil service made by the immediate past administration in the State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun in the twilight of his administration
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has assured that no worker in the payroll of the state government would earn less than the national minimum wage.
Organised Labour in Nasarawa state on Monday threatened to boycott the inauguration of a committee set up for the new minimum wage unless pending arrears of promotion, salaries and pension owed workers in the state were cleared.
The Ekiti State Government has denied the news making the rounds that it had concluded plans to sack part of the state’s workforce.
The Ekiti State governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has denied plans to disengage members of staff in ministries, departments and agencies in the State.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, his wife Justice Eberechi, Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry-Banigo and other top officials welcomed 2020 in the presence of God at the Government House Chapel of Everlasting Grace.
Against the backdrop of comments credited to Kogi State Head of Service (HoS), Deborah Ogunmola, that some officials smuggled ghost workers into the payroll, the Organised Labour in the state has challenged her to name the officials involved in the racket or face the wrath of the workers.
The Kogi State Government says over 300 ghost workers have again found their way into its payroll.
Anthony Joshua has been approached by Saudi Arabia to stage a mega-fight with the winner of Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, according to AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn. Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr in December out in the Gulf state to win back his world titles.
The Federal Government and Governors of the South West States yesterday reached and agreement that legal framework should be put in place on the establishment of the regional security outfit, Amotekun.
The Newly sworn in Imo Governor, Chief Hope Uzodinma, says he feels excited and encouraged being part of the National Economic Council (NEC).
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Creative Industry is the fastest growing sector of the Nigerian economy in terms of business opportunities, employment generation, earnings as well as entertainment.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said the U-turn made by legal icon, Mr Femi Falana, justified Federal Government’s stance that the establishment of the operation of “Amotekun” was illegal.
The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi has called on Nigerian Youths to be good ambassadors to the country by supporting the Federal Government’s developmental objectives.
Winner of Big Brother Naija, Pepper Dem gang, Mercy Eke, will make her Nollywood debut in `Fate of Alakada’, a movie produce by Nigerian actress, Toyin Abraham.
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the appeal of the All Progressive Congress and its candidate, Ahmed Aliyu, challenging Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as governor of Sokoto State.
The Abia State government has pledged support for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to help combat the high use of illicit drugs in the state.
It re-emphasised that government had not taken a definite action on the operations of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles, popularly known as Keke Marwa on some routes across the State.