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The organised labour unions in Ondo State have threatened to commence strike on Tuesday (tomorrow) if the government failed to pay the backlog of their salary arrears.
Labour unions in Ondo State, yesterday, accused Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of walking out on them during the negotiations on how the Paris Club refund to the state from the Federal Government would be disbursed.
Workers in Ondo State are on collision course with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu for reportedly walking out on them at a meeting to deliberate on the alleged government diversion of the N20.9b Paris Club debt refund for the payment of their salary and pension arrears.
In compliant with the nationwide warning strike declared by the organised labour over the issue of minimum wage, public offices, hospitals, public schools and government media organisations were shut down Thursday in Ondo State.
FCT High Court in Apo on Wednesday ordered two business men, Moses Esuga, and Nasir Mohammed, to be remanded in Kuje prison over their alleged roles in a N110 million fraud.
Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has faulted the transfer of four Divisional Police Officers ahead of Saturday by-election in Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke Ero/Isin federal constituency, Kwara State.
A 12-year-old boy, Saifilahi Isa, on Tuesday drowned in a well in Bagadawa Community in Dawakin Tofa LGA of Kano State.
The National Industrial Court in Ibadan has adjourned till January 14, 2019 the suit instituted by the Nigerian Union of Pensioners against the Oyo State Government over the unpaid entitlements of its members.
Alhaji Fahad Ahmed-Chikaji, candidate contesting the seat in Kaduna State House of Assembly for Sabongari, has cautioned Nigerians against vote buying, saying the ugly trend could put the nation’s democracy in danger.
The Chinese Women Association in Nigeria, acting under the ‘China-Africa People-to-People Friendship Action’, would, on Saturday, November 17, donate items worth N12 million to persons with visual impairment in Lagos.
Gov. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has appointed Dr Hadiza Balarabe, his running mate for the 2019 governorship election, as his new senior adviser-counsellor.
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named by Gabon coach Daniel Cousin for an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at home to Mali.
The Senate says it would demand explanation on why the federal government wants to reduce the $8.1 billion fine imposed on the communication giant, MTN, to $800 million.
Kenneth Omeruo, Bryan Idowu and Samuel Chukwueze have been confirmed to hit the Super Eagles camp in Asaba on Tuesday ahead of this Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana.