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The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has directed its members to shut down services in Kaduna State with effect from May 16.
The plan by secondary school teachers to float a different organisation from the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) may have hit the rocks following the rejection of the plan by both the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment and the Niger State Government.
The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan has disclosed that the victory recorded in 2019 by the present administration under the leadership of Governor Seyi Makinde remained a big surprise to some people, particularly the opposition parties.
The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Isaac Ogbobula, said he was confident the APC will take over the state in 2023 governorship election.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that Nigerians, from all walks of life, whether in government or as professionals, must rededicate themselves to the protection of democracy.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP, Usman Baba, has commended the role played by journalists in the country’s quest to battle the dreaded COVID-19 saying just like the security personnel, some journalists too paid the supreme price in the course of carrying out their duties.
The Katsina State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has commended Governor Aminu Bello Masari over what the union describes as the government’s “friendly disposition towards journalists” in the state and for “the moral, legal and institutional support it provides journalists to practise the profession in a free and conducive atmosphere.”
The Zamfara Governor Bello Matawalle disclosed this on Sunday night when he played host to media practitioners and executives to break the Ramadan fast at his residence in Gusau.
The union in a statement made available to journalists in Minna yesterday stated that the declaration of the strike followed the resolution by the state Working Executive Committee of the NUT held on April 30, 2021, during which the inability of the state government to meet the demands of the organisation after it suspended a previous strike that took place last February was considered.
The Minsiter of State for FCT, Hajiya Ramatu Aliyu, has approved the payment of the new national minimum wage for staff of area councils and primary school teachers across the territory effective from May, 2021.
Following the long protests and agitation by the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), President Muhammadu Buhari has finally approved the consequential adjustment in the pension of retirees under the defined benefit scheme.
The deputy governor, of Benue State, Benson Abounu has said that three factors will determine if he should join the 2023 governorship race in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on the National Assembly to make laws that would make local government councils autonomous and have powers to generate revenue.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council, has appealed to the Federal Government to adequately fund the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to boost its performance.
Gunmen have again killed two policemen manning a checkpoint at Urua Inyang, headquarters of Ika local government area of Akwa Ibom state.
The Federal Parastatals and Private Sector Pensioners Association of Nigeria (FEPPPAN), has directed its members not to participate in the planned mass action called by the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) to protest the implementation of minimum pension.
Dr Chioma Ejikeme, Executive Secretary of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), says implementation of the pension adjustment is in progress.
Kauran Gwandu Advocacy Forum has obtained Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) forms for 320 less-privileged students in Kebbi State.
Nigerian Association for the Blind, Kaduna State chapter has appealed to the state government to as a matter of urgency pay the entitlements of their recently retired members to ease their suffering.
In a statement on Wednesday, the Washington-based financial institution said remittances to SSA declined by an estimated 12.5 percent in 2020 to $42 billion. The decline was almost entirely due to a 27.7 percent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria,
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged southern governors in the country to back their ban on open grazing with a legal instrument to enable the prosecution of offenders.
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has called for unity in Nigeria in order for the country to overcome its many challenges.
At least two people have been killed and dozens wounded as Sudanese security forces cracked down on a rally that demanded justice for protesters killed during anti-government demonstrations two years ago, according to the army.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have created tension in Ikaram Akoko, in Akoko North West council area of Ondo State, following the abduction of two residents of the community including a graduate, identified as Gbodi.
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops and men of the Nigeria Police Force repelled an attack by bandits on Magama Central Mosque in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has commended the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Charles Titiloye, for introducing reforms that will enhance justice delivery in the state.
The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has educated Nigerians on their rights and obligations in their day to day dealings with network operators.
Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated his deputy, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, on the occasion of his 77th birthday, saying that the Deputy Governor has consistently proven to be a reliable ally, astute technocrat, and illustrious statesman.
Anderlecht coach Vincent Kompany has spoken about the goal heroics of Paul Onuachu with Genk ahead of the championship playoffs involving the two clubs.