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Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano governor approves 65-year retirement age for teachers

Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has approved the implementation of 65 years as retirement age for teachers and lecturers employed by the state’s higher institutions.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

May Day: Kano governor extends teachers length of service

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has extended the length of service for all categories of teachers in Kano State from 35 to 40 years, and the retirement age from 60 to 65 years.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

NLC urges Kano governor to settle N26 billion outstanding pension, gratuities

The Kano State chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has appealed to Governor Abdulahi Ganduje to consider the payment of outstanding pensions, gratuities and death benefits of N26 billion to retirees.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP seeks agreement on Nigerian government’s offers before suspending strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said that it would sustain the 17-day-old strike until federal government commences implementation of some of the offers it has made.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

APC asks Benue governor to pay gratuities, pensions in 60th birthday message

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Benue chapter has congratulated Gov. Samuel Ortom to pay pension and gratuity to the state’s senior citizens.

Kaduna-owned tertiary institutions threaten strike

Tertiary institutions under the auspices of Joint Unions of Tertiary Institutions of Kaduna State (JUTIKS), have threatened to go on strike over issues that had lingered for over 12 years.

Afe Babalola seeks sweeping reforms in judicial system

Senior Advocate and founder of Afe Babalola University, Aare Afe Babalola, has made case for urgent far-reaching reforms in the country’s judicial system particularly in the area bothering on the retirement of judges and aftermath.

Afe Babalola mulls 100 as retirement age for Supreme Court judges

A legal luminary, Afe Babalola (SAN), has suggested 100 years as retirement age for Supreme Court justices from 70.

Polytechnic staff warn of ‘industrial disharmony’ over arrears, minimum wage

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics (SSANIP) has warned of “industrial disharmony” should the federal and state governments refuse to implement the new minimum wage, pay promotion arrears and adjust the current tax charged its members by the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS).
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

NLC demands reversal of mass sack of Kaduna workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress has called on the Kaduna State Government to reverse the mass sack of workers in the state, describing it as an “arbitrary and cruel” decision.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau governor appoints new head of service, permanent secretaries

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has approved the appointment of Mr Sunday Hyat as the new Head of Service of the State.

Akwa Ibom NASU demands inclusion in federal government’s incentives for teachers

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, NASU, Akwa Ibom State has demanded inclusion in the incentives approved by the Federal government for teachers in primary and secondary Schools in the country.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

Yabatech ASUP: We support April 6 strike call

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, Yaba College of Technology, Yabatech, the chapter has said it is in total support of the strike call made by the national leadership of the union, saying it has started mobilising its members for the industrial action.

NASU stages protest over retirement age, salary scale

Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) in Kano State staged a protest at the State’s House of Assembly on Tuesday.
A retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, on Monday as part of his parting message to the judiciary and indeed Nigerians called for an amendment to the Electoral Act that would shift the burden of proof from a petitioner to the electoral umpire.

Justice Rhodes-Vivour: Many Supreme Court decisions no longer make sense

A retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, said yesterday that many previous decisions of the apex court should be laid to rest and never followed.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

Niger governor pledges to continue to accord education top priority

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has pledged to continue to accord top priority to the development of education despite other contending demands.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP threatens strike over unresolved issues with federal government, states

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), has threatened to embark on strike from April 6, over what it described as “unresolved issues with the and some states.

CJN: Justice Ngwuta was a dedicated jurist

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad has described late Justice Sylvester Ngwuta as a consummate jurist who was dedicated to duties.
Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed

CJN leads other Supreme Court justices on condolence visit to late Sylvester Ngwuta’s family

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, over the weekend, led 18 Justices and senior officials of the Supreme Court on a condolence visit to the family of the late Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, who passed away on March 7, 2021.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Borno governor extends service years of tertiary institution staff to 65

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved the service elongation of academic staff of tertiary institutions in Borno State.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi said this at the stakeholders workshop on child road safety strategy for Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja.

FRSC: Boboye Oyeyemi’s tenure ends July 2022 as presidential appointee

On Monday, a national daily had reported that the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, and the Corps Marshal clocked the mandatory retirement age on November 25 and 26, 2020, respectively.

Senior lawyers pay tribute to late Justice Ngwuta

A cross section of senior lawyers in the country have paid glowing tribute to the late Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Slyvester Nwguta, who died in the early hours of Sunday.

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VP Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at Ugandan presidential inauguration

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Lagos recovers N50 million over fraudulent real estate activities

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Gombe eyes World Bank loan to address erosion at Federal College

The state’s Deputy Governor, Manassah Jatau, made the declaration in Gombe on Tuesday when a Presidential Visitation Panel, led by Prof. Kenneth Okiongbo, visited the school.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi traffic agency to enforce ban on commercial motorcyclists – chairman

The Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA), on Tuesday, reiterated that activities of commercial motorcycle riders, popularly known as ‘Okada’ or ‘Achaba’, remained banned in the state.

South Sudan faces its worst food security crisis as humanitarian aid dwindles

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2023: Offa community declares support for Kwara governor’s second term

Political rumblings have resumed in Kwara state over the call by a revered monarch in the state, His Royal Majesty, Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi on Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to contest for second term because of what he described as his exceptional performance in the last two years which no other governor in the history of the state had attained within the same period.
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Niger governor urges residents to intensify prayers to end insecurity

Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged residents of the state to continue praying, as it remain the best option for promoting peace in the nation as a whole.