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Imo courts yet to resume sittings after suspension of judiciary workers’ strike

Members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Imo State chapter, resumed work on Wednesday after Friday’s suspension of the more than two-month-old nationwide strike.
Justice I.M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced two false whistle blowers- Dominic Okem and Chukwunonso Igweonu, to two months imprisonment each for conspiracy and giving false information

Full activities yet to take off in Abuja federal high court

Activities are yet to fully take off at the Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, following the suspension of the 64 days strike embarked upon by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).

Normal activities resume in Abuja, Kano courts

Activities resumed on Tuesday at the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Abuja and some court in Kano after the suspension of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) 64-day strike.

NBA Ikeja: JUSUN called off strike without achieving aims

The Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has said the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) called off its strike too early, without achieving its aim of financial autonomy of the judiciary.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government asks judiciary, parliamentary staff to call off strike

The Federal Government has directed members of the striking Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) and the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) to “urgently” call off their over-two-month-old strike.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

JUSUN strike: How we decongested our cells – Police

The police in Lagos say they have devised means to decongest their cells amidst the prolonged strike by the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that Southern governors’ irrevocable decision on open grazing and others issues must be respected.

Judiciary autonomy: Rivers governor rejects NGF agreement with JUSUN

Whatever agreement the Nigeria Governors’ Forum has entered into with the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) is not binding on Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike has said.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister: Courts, state assemblies to resume next week

The Federal Government has expressed optimism that courts and state assemblies would re-open next week, following the resolution it reached with the striking workers in the sectors.
Justice I.M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced two false whistle blowers- Dominic Okem and Chukwunonso Igweonu, to two months imprisonment each for conspiracy and giving false information

JUSUN strike stalls deposed Emir Sanusi’s suit against Kano government, others

A suit filed by deposed Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II, against the Kano State government and others was Thursday stalled due to the strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).

Nigerian lawyers groan as JUSUN strike lingers on

Some lawyers in Abuja on Thursday expressed concern over the prolonged strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria.
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Kebbi boat mishap: NGF donates N50 million to families of victims

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has donated N50 million to families of victims who died in a boat mishap in Warrah, Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Fresh fuel hike: We’ll shut Nigeria without notice – NLC

Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has vowed to shut the nation’s socio-economic activities without notice should the government increase the pump price of petrol with a cent of naira as clamoured by governors..
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas celebration and urged everyone to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.

Sokoto governor: President Buhari’s executive order on state legislature, judiciary autonomy unnecessary

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said President Muhammadu Buhari was overreaching himself on the Executive Order 10 that gave directive on the implementation of judicial and legislative autonomies for states.

Nigerian governors’ delay in signing agreement prolongs judicial, legislative workers’ strike

The delay by governors to sign an agreement for the implementation of financial autonomy for state judiciaries and legislatures has prolonged the strike embarked upon by workers of the two arms of government. Two officials...
4. The Niger State Governor, Sani Bello on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari: General Attahiru’s death has increased our problems

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the loss of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 other military officers and men during last Friday’s plane crash in Kaduna has increased the nation’s problems.
2. The Niger State Governor, Sani Bello on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Niger governor meets President Buhari as protesters block highway

The Governor’s meeting with President Buhari came on the heels of the protest where hundreds of citizens blocked the Abuja-Kaduna expressway in Gauraka town in his state protesting rampant kidnappings in the area.

Minister: No petrol price increase in June

Despite pressure, the Federal Government, Friday, said it would not increase the price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, in June 2021 in order not to disrupt ongoing engagement with labour.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is to meet soon with representatives of state governors, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in an attempt to resolve the disagreement over the repayment of the budget support facility obtained by the states.

VP Osinbajo wades into governors, central bank dispute over budget facility repayment

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is to meet soon with representatives of state governors, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in an attempt to resolve the disagreement over the repayment of the budget support facility obtained by the states.
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Nigerian governors recommend N380 petrol pump price

A committee of the Nigeria Governors Forum has recommended a petrol price of between N408.5 per litre and N380 per litre.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government wades into NLC, Kaduna face-off

The Federal government yesterday waded into the national strike and picketing in Kaduna State by the two Labour Centres, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC.
Activities in Kaduna State have been paralysed as the five-day warning strike directed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over irregular sacking of civil servants began on Monday.

Kaduna strike: Nigerian governors appeal to NLC to exercise restraint

Governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to exercise calm and restraint in its engagement with the Kaduna State government.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Nigerian governors to meet Wednesday over financial autonomy for state legislature, judiciary

Governors of the 36 states are scheduled to hold a teleconference on Wednesday to deliberate on the executive order 10 which grants financial autonomy to the state legislature and judiciary.

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