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The General Assembly of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, on Tuesday, inaugurated a seven-member Interim Management Committee, IMC, headed by Abdullahi Maje, to pilot the affairs of the association for the next six months.

ALGON petitions President Buhari over ‘N5 billion theft’

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) has called on President Muhamamdu Buhari to invoke his constitutional powers by directing relevant anti-corruption agencies to arrest and investigate Mr. Alabi Akolade David for alleged misappropriation, diversion and money laundering of funds to the tune of over N5 billion belonging to the association.

DPR commits to cost reduction, support for industry trainers

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Wednesday said it will continue to embark on its current cost-cutting measures in the oil and gas industry to cushion the impact of the uncertainty in the international crude oil market.
African Action Congress AAC

AAC: Secession, restructuring clamours won’t create better life for Nigerians

The African Action Congress (AAC) has said the clamour for restructuring, power rotation and secession by various groups in the country would not meet the long-term aspirations of Nigerians.

Parliamentary workers give conditions for suspension of strike

The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) has vowed not to end its ongoing industrial strike except its demands are met.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Parliamentary workers give Nigerian government conditions for suspension of strike

Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN, has vowed to continue with its ongoing industrial strike action until its demands are met and signed by all the Governors and Speakers of the 36 States of the Federation.
The General Assembly of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, on Tuesday, inaugurated a seven-member Interim Management Committee, IMC, headed by Abdullahi Maje, to pilot the affairs of the association for the next six months.

ALGON reports council chairman to police over alleged impersonation, invasion of office

The Deputy National President of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, Hon. Shehu Jega Marshal, has led some officials of the association to lodge a complaint with the police against one of its members and Chairman of Suleja Local Government Area, Hon. Abdullahi Maje, for impersonation and for allegedly leading thugs to invade the association’s national office in Abuja.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

NLC to embark on five day strike, protest in Kaduna over mass sack

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has announced plans to withdraw services from both public and private organisations in Kaduna State for five days in protest of the mass sacking of thousands of workers by the state government.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

JUSUN strike: I will endorse governors’ forum decision – Kano governor

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, says he will accept whatever decision is taken by the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) on the demand by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).

ACF faults Nigerian Army’s reaction to Konshisha Killings

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has said that as dastardly as the actions of the bandits in the Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue state were, the reaction of the Army was out of proportion.

NUJ berates media owners owing journalists’ salaries

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Saturday, berated media owners for their continued non-payment of journalists’ salaries in the country.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, swore in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges for the state.

2023: Delta governor cautions journalists against promoting ethnic politics

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has urged journalists across the country not to promote ethnicity in view of subtle campaigns ahead of the 2023 general electons.
The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors has called on the state governors to domesticate and start the full implementation of Medical Residency Training Act.

Nigerian resident doctors suspend strike for four weeks

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its strike, which started on April 1, 2021.
The president of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, says Senator Chris Ngige, minister of labour, has lost “touch with medicine”.

Nigerian doctors suspend strike

The President of NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi who spoke to newsmen on telephone said the association had resolved to resume work following positive consideration of the agreement reached with the federal government at their meeting on Friday.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

NSF: Media deserves better working conditions – SWAN

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has advised Nigeria’s sports authorities to always consider and treat the media as a key player in the development and promotion of sports.
Speaking at a press conference on the violence that trailed the EndSARS protests in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said social media was used to spread fake news and disinformation that catalyzed the violence that was witnessed across the country.

Nigerian government fingers insecurity as trigger for rising secessionist agitations

The federal government yesterday stated that the general state of insecurity in the country has triggered a rising call for secession as well as politicisation of ethnic and religious differences.
The Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) has expressed concerned over the attacks by Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), Afenifere, Ohaneze, Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Middle Belt Group and their allies on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad on his recent statement on Sharia.

CJN urges judiciary workers to call off strike action

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Tuesday, urged the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, to call off their ongoing strike action. JUSUN had ordered its members across the federation to...

JUSUN directs members to shutdown courts nationwide from Tuesday

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) had directed its members across Nigeria to shut down courts nationwide beginning from Tuesday, following the inability of the government to implement Financial Autonomy for the Judiciary.

Judicial workers begin strike Tuesday, to shut courts nationwide

Workers in the judiciary sector will from Tuesday shut down courts across the country, as the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) commences a nationwide strike over the non-implementation of financial autonomy of the judiciary in line with the constitution of the country and other extant laws.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP strike grounds tertiary education in Jigawa

The nationwide strike action embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has halted academic activities across the over thirty tertiary institutions in Jigawa State.
The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora, has said the Russian vaccine for COVID-19 is not yet in Nigeria.

Nigerian minister begs striking resident doctors

The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnibe Mamora, on Thursday, pleaded with the striking resident doctors to be patient with the Federal Government.
The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors has called on the state governors to domesticate and start the full implementation of Medical Residency Training Act.

Resident doctors begin nationwide strike over welfare issues

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on Thursday commenced an indefinite nationwide strike to press home their demands for improved welfare and working conditions.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Nigerian doctors to begin strike Wednesday

Barring any change in their resolution, the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) may commence industrial action on Wednesday over what they described as the poor welfare of their members across the country.

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Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State

2023: Offa community declares support for Kwara governor’s second term

Political rumblings have resumed in Kwara state over the call by a revered monarch in the state, His Royal Majesty, Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi on Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to contest for second term because of what he described as his exceptional performance in the last two years which no other governor in the history of the state had attained within the same period.

My ‘wife’ ran away five days after we got married – man tells court

A Kubwa Grade I Area Court, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), recently ordered a 17-year-old housewife, Khadija Akarami, to return to her matrimonial home.
Uefa have approved reintegration measures for nine clubs after renouncing their involvement in the European Super League.

Chelsea fans to request Champions League final moved from Istanbul to UK

The Chelsea Supporters’ Trust (CST) will request that the club’s all-English Champions League final showdown with Manchester City is moved from Istanbul to the UK.

Bode George: Nigeria now headless, wobbling

Former Military Administrator of Ondo state, Chief Olabode George, has lamented the growing wave of insecurity in the country, calling for drastic measures to drag Nigeria from the brinks, saying the country is currently headless and wobbling.
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Barcelona open free transfer talks with Manchester City veteran

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has given a major reason the immediate past Nigerian security heads failed.

Rivers governor: APC has taken Nigeria back by 50 years

Rivers governor, Nyesom Wike, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken the country 50 years back owing to its “abysmal performance”.

Documentary on legendary former Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson set for release

The teaser trailer for an upcoming documentary about one of the greatest managers in English Premier League history, Sir Alex Ferguson, with the eponymous title “Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In,” has been made public to draw attention to the release.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police foil criminal operation, recover AK-47 rifle in Oyo

The Police Command in Oyo State has foiled a criminal operation at Bakari, a border village between Oyo and Ogun State and recovered an AK-47 rifle while on stop and search operation.
Roma has officially announced that tomorrow’s Europa League clash between Sevilla and Roma will not take place.

UEFA confirm they will let English fans into Europa League final in Gdansk

Fans will be allowed to attend the Europa League final in Gdansk later this month, after UEFA reached an agreement over spectators with the Polish government.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man beaten to death by friends in Delta for stealing N3,000

The Police in the Delta State command have arrested one Mr Efe Lucky and Mr Ramson Akpojibu for beating their friend to death over allegation of theft of their N3,000 and phones.