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Kayode Fayemi

We are owing workers N57 billion salary, pension arrears – Ekiti governor

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has revealed that the workers in the state civil service are being owed a sum of N57 billion, which he said was caused by irregular payment of salary and pension by the immediate past government.

Minimum wage: Labour, federal government fail to reach agreement on implementation

Indications emerged on Monday that workers in the country may carry out their planned industrial action against the government over discrepancies in the National Minimum Wage implementation.
Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has said that the party will continue to respect the judiciary and respect court orders.

Adams Oshiomhole: Winning primary election does not translate to capacity

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, has explained why the 15 aspirants that bought forms to contest for the ticket of the party must close ranks with the incumbent Yahaya Bello ahead of the November 16 gubernatorial poll in Kogi state.

FG plans more fire offices in zones

The Federal Fire Service has said it will open more zonal fire offices nationwide for effective control of fire outbreaks in the country.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A picture taken on April 8, 2019 shows shipping containers sitting at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA not owing pensioners – management

The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has described as misleading and diversionary the news that it refused to pay outstanding benefits to workers disengaged in May 2008.
Bauchi Reps

Bauchi Reps member spent N33 million to buy cows and rams for Eid-el-fitir

The member representing Bauchi Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Shehu, has said that he has spent over N33 million to buy cows and rams for members of his constituency to mark the Eid-el-fitr.

Nulge: Most local councils in South East financially autonomous

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) says most local government councils in the South East have been granted financial autonomy in line with the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) directive.
Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.

Afcon: Morocco, three others chase Gernot Rohr

Morocco are interested in recruiting Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr into their fold if Nigeria goes ahead to terminate the tactician’s contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

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.”
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

Strike: Being a doctor is a divine call – CMD

The Chief Medical Director, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Dr Basil Nwankwo, says issues being agitated by the striking doctors working in the hospital were being addressed by Anambra Government.

AFAN president advises youths to use ICT to drive agriculture

Mr Kabiru Ibrahim, the National President, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has appealed to Nigerian youths to embrace agriculture and use ICT to drive it.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

N7 billion loan: APM raises alarm, slams Governor Abiodun

The Ogun chapter of Allied Peoples’ Movement (APM) Ogun State has described Gov. Dapo Abiodun’s claim that he borrowed N 7 billion to pay May salary as suspicious.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Governor Matawallen-Maradun: Zamfara workers receives May salary in spite of financial snags

Gov. Bello Matawallen-Maradun has said that he paid Zamfara civil servants May salary despite the financial difficulties he inherited.
Ahmad Lawan

Senator Lawan: No National Assembly member earns jumbo pay

Senate Presidency aspirant, Senator Ahmed Lawan, has defended the N13.5 million monthly salary being paid to each of the 109 senators in the country, saying that the major component of the amount was for oversight assignment allowances.

LUTH resident doctors protest alleged five-month salary arrears, as management denies claim

The Association of Resident Doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest as they commenced a two-day warning strike.

Governor Bello urged to prioritise workers’ welfare

The United Labour Congress (ULC), has called on the Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to prioritize workers’ welfare and clear salary backlog.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Bauchi NLC decries non-payment of April salary

Bauchi state chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Wednesday decried the delay in payment of April salary of state civil servants, calling on the state government to settle their entitlements without further delay.

OAU workers protest, accuse management of corruption

Members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) at the Obafemi Awolowo University, on Monday, staged a protest against the non-payment of allowances and other ‘irregularities’.

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An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs gang for impersonating anti-graft agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I almost gave up on public office

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, said on Tuesday, he almost gave up the idea of contesting for public office after his attempts to become governor and Senator in 2003 and 2015 failed .
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Presidency: VP Osinbajo followed due process in supervision of agencies

The Presidency last night said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, followed due process in his supervision of agencies under him.

NECO to release results of 30,000 students as Niger government pays N200 million exam...

The Niger government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.