BREAKING: Eight months after, FG orders all civil servants to resume

All the civil servants who have not been going to work since March when a national lockdown was ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari to curtail the spread of COVID-19 are to resume at their seats on Monday. Civil servants of Salary Grade Level 11 and below, who were barred from going...... read more


BREAKING: Lagos withdraws BRT after hoodlums attacked #EndSARS protesters

Hours after some hoodlums attacked #EndSARS protesters Lagos Bus Services Limited, operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has suspended operations after it was accused of donating one of its buses for the operation, which took place at Alausa, the state's seat of power. Alongside with the Lagos State government, which earlier denied sponsoring...... read more


We're not against existence of SARS - Northern governors

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, on Thursday said Northern states were not against the scrapped  Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police. Lalong, who is the Chairman of the Northern States Governors Forum, said the unit had been useful in the fight against insecurity in the Northern region. The governor made...... read more


Buhari to Okonjo-Iweala: You deserve WTO job and I’ll ensure you get it

“I assure you that we will do all that we can to ensure that you emerge as the Director-General of WTO, not only because you are a Nigerian, but because you are a hardworking Nigerian. You deserve this.”. This was the firm promise of President Muhammadu Buhari to former Minister of...... read more


BREAKING: Buhari meets with Okonjo-Iweala over WTO top job

President Muhammadu Buhari, and a former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Monday, met at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, in what is seen as a further move to firm up the home front for the last lap of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) headship race. Okonjo-Iweala, former Managing Director of the...... read more


BREAKING: Ganduje axes another aide for attacking Buhari

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Sunday suspended his spokesman Salihu Yakasai, for criticising President Muhammadu Buhari, the same fate suffered by Muaz Magaji, former Commissioner for Works in Kano State, seven months ago. While Magaji, was axed for allegedly celebrating the death of Abba Kyari, late Chief of Staff to...... read more


FG enters into the last battle, intensifies push for Okonjo-Iweala as WTO boss

The Federal Government on Thursday upped its ante in the lobby to get former Minister of Finance and Coordinator of the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, become the Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The 25-year-old institution, based in Geneva, Switzerland, is set to produce the first female chief executive in...... read more


How Bamalli new Zaria Emir finally emerged 17 days after intense power-play

It took the direct intervention of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai to break the deadlock arising from the intense power struggle amongst Zaria princes, before announcing the appointment of Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli as the 19th Emir of Zazzau. He replaced Shehu Idris, the late Emir of the ancient kingdom, who died...... read more


Uzodimma named Nigeria’s 2020 SDG most-friendly Governor

Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodimma has been named the 2020 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Most Friendly Governor in Nigeria by the International Association of World Peace Advocates (IAWPA). The group has also decorated the Governor as an Eminent Peace Ambassador based on his pursuit of peace in his leadership style in Imo State...... read more


How plot by enemies to weaken my government through strike flopped – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, has called out Nigerians not happy with the organised labour for harkening to the call of the Federal Government by suspending a planned nationwide strike, slated to commence last Monday. Conveying his position through his spokesman, Femi Adesina, the President, while tagging such people as enemies of Nigeria...... read more


TRAGEDY: 50-year-old lecturer commits suicide over unpaid salaries

A principal lecturer in the Department of Adult Education of the defunct College of Education, now Tayo Akpata University, Ekiadolor, Benin, Friday Orobator, has committed suicide over alleged 13-month unpaid salary. The lecturer, who was in his 50s and whose wife had just been delivered of a baby, hanged himself at...... read more


Why Buhari emphasises merit over federal character in his appointments - Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said for the country to attain economic growth and development, the dominant principle when appointing people into public offices should be merit rather than federal character. He stated this amid grievances in some quarters over the lopsided appointment of persons into national offices by the current regime...... read more


Appointment of judges: Court decides Buhari's powers over 21 nominees

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja on Tuesday fixed Wednesday for judgment on a suit opposing the appointment of 21 persons on the list of 33 candidates recommended to the President Muhammadu Buhari, for appointment as judges of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory. Justice Okon...... read more


BREAKING: Judiciary workers begin warning strike, Monday

By Monday morning the doors into the courtrooms of all the Federal High Courts across the country would be under lock and key, as the staff commence a two-week warning strike to press home their demands with the judiciary authorities in Nigeria. Indication to this was given on via a circular...... read more


BREAKING: FG moves to stall labour strike *Meets with NLC, TUC

The Federal Government is on a troubleshooting move to stall the planned industrial action by organised labour, which has scheduled to move into the streets on Monday to protest the recent increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol and hike in electricity tariffs. To this...... read more


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