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The Zamfara State chapter of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has accused the State Government of denying Local Governments in the state of their funds remitted from the federation account in spite of the Presidential order that such funds be sent directly to the councils’ accounts.
OGUN State Governor Dapo Abiodun has reiterated his government’s commitment in quick payment of workers’ salaries and deductions as and when due.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged all former governors now in the ninth Senate to “publicly commit to stop collecting pensions from their states while they serve as senators, return ‘pensions’ already collected to the public treasury, and push for the abolition of double emoluments laws for former governors and deputies in their states.”
A middle aged woman, Mrs Yemi Samuel, on Wednesday explained that she arranged her own kidnap in order to raise money from family members to assist her husband.
The lack of an efficient and resilient financial system is still holding back inclusive and sustainable growth in emerging markets. Policymakers, regulators and financial services organisations should more actively shape a financial system that is fit for purpose.
The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has appointed, the Permanent Secretary, Establishment, Training and Pensions, Theodore Nwokonkwo, as his principal secretary.
The race to become Britain’s next premier opened Saturday with an array of hopefuls promising to succeed where Theresa May failed and finally pull the divided country out of the EU.
The organised labour in Kogi state, on Wednesday, told Yahaya Bello, the state governor, that his administration owed workers up to 39-month salary arrears.
A group, Yoruba Youth Democratic Movement (YYDM), has condemned what it called blackmail by some people who are against the re-appointment of the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Godwin Emefiele.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says N150 billion which was reported as stolen from its coffers was part of a N650 billion loan to states.
The Kogi chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has urged the Federal Government to release the N30.8 billion balance of bailout fund to the state government to enable it to settle salaries, pensions and gratuity.
Workers in Borno State under the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) have urged the outgoing government of Governor Kashim Shettima to offset the over N20 billion owed retired workers since 2013.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Benue State Council, has said it voted Governor Samuel Ortom for a second term because he best understands the issues of unpaid salaries in the state.
A former Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Chief Nestor Binabo, has appealed to Governor Seriake Dickson to halt ongoing payment of monthly pensions for former governors and their deputies in the state.
Stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, asking that Governor Yahaya Bello should not be given a second term.
N344 billion cash: Kogi APC stakeholders reject Governor Bello for second term, petition President...
Stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State have sent a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari against fielding Governor Yahaya Bello for second term in office.
Bayelsa State House of Assembly has approved monthly pensions to speakers, deputy speakers and other members of the Assembly.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Thursday described the two Lagos Port Complexes of Apapa and TinCan Island as “overwhelmed and attained breaking points.”
A double-digit investment in the agricultural sector backed by a vibrant rural infrastructural network will help states in Nigeria to accelerate the transformation of agriculture, says Nteranya Sanginga, Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).
A Senator representing Delta North senatorial district, Peter Nwaoboshi, as prayed a Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside its orders freezing his accounts in four banks.
The naira on Monday traded at N358.6 to the dollar at the parallel market in Lagos.
Victims of the 2001 military invasion in Benue State are to pocket N8billion as compensation for the various degrees of losses during the deadly attacks that took place about 18 years ago.