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ADC rewards 118 lawmakers with automatic tickets

The African Democratic Congress, ADC, has given 118 serving lawmakers at the federal and state levels automatic tickets ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Ibrahim Magu: EFCC secured over 150 convictions in 7 months

Mr Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency secured no fewer than 150 convictions in seven months.

FUTO reinstates nine expelled students

The Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO, has reinstated nine student activists expelled over a year ago for their involvement in a protest against tuition fees hike.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Education minister urges stakeholders to collaborate with governments

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday urged all stakeholders to collaborate with the Federal and State Governments to fund and boost the quality of education in the country.

Police retirees urge federal government to call PENCOM to order

Police officers, who retired from service between May last year and now, have called on the Federal Government to intervene in the alleged mishandling of their pension by the Pension Commission of Nigeria (PENCOM)

Governor Okowa pledges to Implement laws on finanacial autonomy for legislature, Judiciary

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has said the bill on the financial autonomy of the State Houses of Assembly and judiciary which was recently accented to by President Muhammadu Buhari was made possible by collective efforts from relevant stakeholders.

Bayelsa government to hold town hall meetings on reforms

Bayelsa State government is set to organise town hall meetings on its ongoing public service reforms as part of efforts to deepen the sensitisation of the people on the reforms agenda.

May Day: Organised Labour must be realistic in agitations – Governor Ambode

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday charged the Organised Labour to be realistic and reasonable in their agitations and struggle for better wages.

FGSLHB: Public servants get over N1 billion for renovation

Dr Hannatu Fika, Executive Secretary, Federal Government Staff Loans Housing Board (FGSLHB) says over one billion Naira have been disbursed as renovation loan to civil servants.

Fedeal government to end dispute between permanent secretaries, ministers

The federal government is taking measures to bring to an end, the recurring disputes between permanent secretaries and other stakeholders in public sector administration.

Federal government begins enforcement of axle load regulations at loading points

President Muhammadu Buhari says the enforcement of the ECOWAS Supplementary Act on axle load regulations for heavy duty vehicles in Nigeria will commence from the various loading points.

Labour: Ogun government owing salaries of workers

Joint Negotiating Council of Labour Unions has said that Ogun State government has technically joined the league of states owing salaries of workers.

Fuel scarcity: No evidence to nail marketers – Ibe Kachikwu

The Federal Government and critical stakeholders in the nation’s oil and gas sector on Tuesday inaugurated a committee saddled with the responsibility of finding long-term solutions to petrol scarcity in the country.

Federal govt, stakeholders set up c’ttee on long-term solution to fuel scarcity

The Federal Government and critical stakeholders in the nation’s oil and gas sector on Tuesday inaugurated a committee saddled with the responsibility of finding long-term solutions to petrol scarcity in the country.

PENGASSAN accuses marketers of plotting to increase fuel price

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has said that the scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, is mainly because of its hoarding and diversion by oil marketers who are pushing for an increase in the price of the commodity.

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”.

Zamfara NLC orders striking workers to withdraw children from private schools

The Zamfara State chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed workers in the state to withdraw their children and wards from private schools not sympathetic to its state-wide industrial action until the strike is over.

Labour blasts Kogi govt for doubting signatories of strike notice

Leaders of Labour unions in Kogi State have condemned claim by Kogi State government that signatories to the strike notice are unknown labour leaders.

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Group rejects South-South governors desire to control NDDC

A Niger Delta group, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD), has condemned the desire of South-South governors to control the affairs of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

UNIOSUN student commits suicide

His post on WhatsApp reads: “Often time I ask myself, Why do people commit suicide? Perhaps because they’ve got no one to encourage, motivate or guide them or because they felt there is no solution to whatever problem they are going through. Perhaps they forgot there’s more to enjoy when there’s life (hope) is not lost”.
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US visitors from developing nations to pay thousands in visa bonds

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