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Ekiti expends N3.9 billion on pension

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state has disclosed that his administration has expended a sum of #3.9 Billion on monthly payment of pensions between October 2018 and June 2019.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

ALGON: Zamfara government not remitting local council funds

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.
Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun: We’ll prioritise payment of salaries, deductions

OGUN State Governor Dapo Abiodun has reiterated his government’s commitment in quick payment of workers’ salaries and deductions as and when due.

Serap tells Senators Kalu, Goje, Okorocha, others to stop collecting pensions

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.”

Suspect: I arranged my kidnap to help my husband raise money

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.

Report: Emerging markets still deprived of fit-for-purpose financial systems

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.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha appoints permanent secretary as principal secretary

The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has appointed, the Permanent Secretary, Establishment, Training and Pensions, Theodore Nwokonkwo, as his principal secretary.
An arrangement of UK daily newspapers photographed as an illustration in London on May 25, 2019 shows front page headlines reporting on the resignation speech of Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May. – Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on May 24 that she will resign on June 7 following a Conservative Party mutiny over her remaining in power. All the UK papers carried the story on their front pages with headlines like the Guardian’s “Broken by Brexit”, the Daily Mail’s “A Crying Shame” and the Times’ “It all ends in tears”. (Photo by DANIEL SORABJI / AFP)

UK leadership hopefuls vow to succeed where Theresa May failed on Brexit

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.

You owe Kogi workers 39-month salary arrears – labour tells governor

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.

Group condemns attacks, blackmail on central bank chief Godwin Emefiele

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.

Central bank threatens legal action over ‘stolen’ N500 billion allegation, says money was given...

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.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Salaries: CAN urges federal government to release outstanding bailout to Kogi

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.

May Day: NLC lament non-payment of workers’ entitlements in Borno

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.

NLC: Why Benue workers voted Governor Ortom for second term

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.
NESTOR BINABO

Ex-speaker urges Governor Dickson to stop pension for governor, deputy

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.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kogi guber: No second term for Governor Bello – APC stakeholders

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 government approves life pension for lawmakers

Bayelsa State House of Assembly has approved monthly pensions to speakers, deputy speakers and other members of the Assembly.

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NSE indices record 0.21 percent loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu revealed that the team had to wait for the NBBF President, Musa Kida to return from Senegal where he went to cheer the D’Tigress to their fourth African title.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

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The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
Tukur Buratai

COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

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.
Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow: Court refuses to release Omoyele Sowore

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.