Relocate to Kano if you won’t accept new Emirs – Ganduje tells aggrieved natives Kano State Government has asked those who are insisting that they would not recognise the four new emirs, recently appointed by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, to quietly relocate to Kano, where they would be ruled by Lamido Sanusi. Describing the continued discontent, including the call by a group of civil society organisations...... read more
I didn’t sack any worker in Ekiti – Fayemi *Just undoing Fayose's mischief Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has denied sacking any worker in the state, saying the over 2,000 people he removed from the workforce, were not genuine staff of the state public service. Fayemi, in a statement by his spokesman Olayinka Oyebode, explained that he was only correcting the fundamental error of his predecessor,...... read more
Sacking of 2,000 workers in fell swoop, evidence of Fayemi’s wickedness – Fayose “Fayemi has only demonstrated the wickedness in his heart by sacking Ekiti sons and daughters who were duly employed by the state government. It will be on record that the PDP government of Ayodele Fayose gave jobs to over 2,000 unemployed youths in Ekiti while the APC government of Kayode Fayemi...... read more
Emefiele: Senate rubbishes audio tape, approves second term *Says we won't allow enemies destroy your good work If the audio tape, which surfaced at the weekend, imputing wrongdoing on the part of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Governor, Godwin Emefiele, was actually meant to stop his second term in office, the purveyors must have miscalculated, as the gambit hit a brickwall, on Wednesday, with the Senate, all...... read more
BREAKING: Sanusi resigns over installation of new Emirs in Kano A District Head of Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano, Haruna Sanusi, has resigned his appointment less than 48 hours after the installation of four new emirs in the state. Sanusi’s resignation on Monday was in reaction to the installation of heads of new emirates by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and his...... read more
Emefiele’s re-appointment excites Obiano *Thanks Buhari for new era of 'inclusive government' Nigerians would be surprised at the President Muhammadu Buhari they are going to see from May 29, Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, said, on Tuesday, citing the re-appointment of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele as the beginning of a new dawn in the country. A...... read more
Buhari congratulates Emefiele, as CBN boss visits Villa *Stop this blackmail, group warns Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, was the guest of President Muhammadu Buhari, who on, Wednesday, re-appointed him for a second five-year term, the first since the country returned to democratic rule in 1999. The President, who received the apex bank’s boss in his office at the State...... read more
Murray-Bruce throws weight behind Emefiele over leaked tape *It's the handiwork of jealousy Ahead of the sitting of the Nigerian Senate to confirm the re-appointment of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, support is already coming to him from the same Red Chambers. One of the prominent voices behind the nation's number one banker, came from Senator representing Bayelsa...... read more
Tension in Kano, as Sanusi, embattled Emir returns from London A tense atmosphere on Sunday enveloped the northern Nigerian city of Kano, as supporters of Emir Lamido Sanusi trooped to the airport to welcome their beleaguered traditional ruler. Hundreds of Kano residents matched towards the airport on Sunday afternoon in a solidarity demonstration for Mr Sanusi, whose emirate was divided into...... read more
BREAKING: I appointed Nsire, not Kokori as NSITF Chair - Buhari *Blasts labour for attacking Ngige President Muhammadu Buhari, came out in staunch defence of Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige over the faceoff between him and members of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on the inauguration of the board of the National Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF). The President spoke, on Sunday, against the backdrop...... read more
BREAKING: Kano Emirate splits! *Emir Sanusi’s throne broken into four The 187-year-old influential Kano Emirate Kingdom, has been sliced into four pieces, thanks to the decision of the Kano State House of Assembly, which, on Wednesday, approved the amendment of the local government and chieftaincy affairs law, paving way for the decentralisation of the Kano Emirate Council. The Kingdom, which became...... read more
Rumble in Kano monarchy: Moves to unseat Emir, split kingdom, gather momentum The 187-year-old Kano monarchy housing the prestigious and influential Emir of Kano stool, may witness a major shake-up if the moves to have it split into four kingdoms, which is already gathering momentum, succeeds, more than four decades after it was first muted. The bill seeking for the amendment of Local...... read more
You must pay N30,000 minimum wage, workers tell Oyo governor-elect The government of Seyi Makinde, scheduled to commence in less than three weeks, may meet crisis from the first minute if the current position between him and the workers in the state over the new minimum wage of N30,000 is not resolved. This is because the new Chairman of the Oyo...... read more
Ganduje: I'll pay N30,000 minimum wage, because workers are my backbone Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Wednesday described Nigerian workers as major stakeholders in the socio-economic development of the nation, promising to continue to maintain symbiotic relationship with workers to ensure the development of the state. Ganduje who spoke during the May Day celebration at Sani Abacha stadium also...... read more
N30,000 minimum wage: 'No be say I no go pay,' but, Obiano tells Anambra workers Workers in Anambra State will have to wait a little bit longer for all the Is are dotted and the Ts crossed before getting their pay on the threshold of the N30,000 approved by the Federal Government, recently. President, Muhammadu Buhari, before jetting out of Nigeria on a “private visit” to...... read more
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