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Jamiu Abiola, a son to late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the 1993 presidential elections, has slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for “benefitting on his father’s blood” but neglecting to recognise his contribution to Nigeria’ democracy.
Jamiu Abiola, son of late Chief MKO Abiola, has slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for “benefitting on his father’s blood” but neglecting to recognise his contribution to Nigeria’ democracy.
Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prosecute those who wasted $16billion on electricity.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) under his administration has saved N4.9 trillion per annum as a result of payroll clean-up under the civil service verification exercise.
Investigation has revealed that some of the ex-Nigeria Airways workers whose payment of 50 percent pension and other severance packages commenced in October were credited twice.
The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc is planning to expand its ground handling services to other countries in the West African sub-region in 2019.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is to liase with the International Trade Union Congress (ITUC) to place names of governors in the states where workers are being owed salaries and pensions for several months on a “watch list”.
Mr John Waitono, Deputy Director, Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA), says verification exercise for former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways Ltd. who are in the diaspora may begin in January 2019.
At least, 2000 former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways have received payment alert of the 50 per cent of their pension approved by the Federal Government, a former Managing Director of the airline and former President, African Airline Association, Capt. Jonathan Baba Ibrahim has disclosed.
The federal government Thursday explained that the national carrier, which was earlier billed to kick off in December was suspended temporarily because the process to actualise it was delayed.
The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, Friday, said the controversy concerning President Muhammadu Buhari’s school certificate is embarrassing and felt a sense of duty to produce and deliver to him a confirmation and attestation of his results, in form of a duplicate certificate.
The Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA) has said that payment of the approved N22.6 billion entitlements to ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways Ltd., was halted due to multiple verifications by some of the beneficiaries.
The Coordinator of the Lagos Centre of the defunct Nigeria Airways Pensioners’ verification, said on Thursday that the verification was almost completed.
The federal government has begun the payment of 50 per cent entitlements of ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways who have successfully completed the verification exercise.
The federal government has noted the concerns and fears raised on omitted and missing names in the ongoing verification exercise of the liquidated Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL) former workers and has created a help desk to attend to them.
The Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP) Nigeria Airways Branch, has expressed concern over the omission of some names of its members currently undergoing verification in three centres across the country.
James Hope College is one of the educational initiatives under the Jim Ovia Foundation, which offers its students world-class education at a subsidized rate. James Hope College is also supported by an endowment fund and currently has 40% of its students on full scholarship.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.
The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
As the 2019 general elections draw closer, stakeholders in Bayelsa State have advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to rely on political parties and politicians in the state for logistics if the commission wants to conduct credible polls.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, faulted the Federal Government’s loan scheme, otherwise known as Tradermoni, describing it as a sinister move to buy votes of the people.
Elizabeth Kperrun, mobile and web applications developer, has been shortlisted for the 2019 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, making her the first Nigerian female to be selected for the prestigious prize.
No fewer than 20 accident victims were rescued on Wednesday by the Osun State Deputy Governor Benedict Alabi along Osogbo/Gbongan expressway.
A former governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, has assured public servants in the state that the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Dapo Abiodun, would be labour-friendly, if elected as governor.