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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.
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).
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.
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 police in Lagos say they have devised means to decongest their cells amidst the prolonged strike by the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (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.
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.
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).
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, 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..
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
A committee of the Nigeria Governors Forum has recommended a petrol price of between N408.5 per litre and N380 per litre.
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.
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.
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.
The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Calabar Friday, upheld the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Dr. Stephen Odey, in the Cross River North Senatorial District by-election.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Friday paraded six suspects who smuggled 45,000 litres of adulterated diesel contained in 750 giant polythene bags, which were carefully concealed among sacks of sawdust to deceive security operatives. The seized product has an estimated value of N21,920 million.
The coelacanth - a wondrous fish that was thought to have gone extinct along with the dinosaurs 66 million years ago before unexpectedly being found alive and well in 1938 off South Africa's east coast - is offering up even more surprises.
Olympic long jump silver medallist Luvo Manyonga is set to miss the Tokyo Games after being banned for four years for a second anti-doping rule violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday.
A Myanmar military truck exploded in one of two blasts near an office of an army-backed political party in the country’s biggest city on Friday, local media reported, and a senior rescue official said two people were killed and six wounded.
Germany coach Joachim Loew believes they can fix the problems that resulted in a sluggish performance in their 1-0 defeat by world champions France in their Group F opener on Tuesday.
The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba has decried the adverse effects of corruption in the healthcare sector as exposed during the outbreak and management of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Harry Maguire could play for England in their opening Euro 2020 clash with 2018 World Cup finalists Croatia on Sunday although manager Gareth Southgate says it “is a longshot.”
President Muhammadu Buhari, in a national broadcast on Saturday to mark this year’s democracy day, said in spite of the achievements of his administration, there was still more to be done.
Igbo elders and traditional rulers and under the aegis of Igbo Delegates Assembly (IDA) and the Association of the Eze Ndigbo in 19 northern states of the federation have rallied support for the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in the bid to combat insecurity, ensure peace and unity in the country.