SALARY CUT: NIGER STATE GOVERNMENT SUES FOR UNDERSTANDING FROM CIVIL SERVANTS, POLITICAL APPOINTEES AS FAAC ALLOCATION DWINDLES

Niger State Government has called for the understanding of the State Civil Servants and Political Appointees over salary reduction from the month of November following the short fall from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), as well as Internally Generated Revenue IGR of the State. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, described the situation as unfortunate especially […]

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AYEAID/GRACONGA PARTNERSHIP MEETING

Date: 26th November., 2020Venue: AYEAID Office HighlightsThe organizing team of the Grassroots Congress on Sustainable Development Goals in Africa (GRACONGA, 2020) met with the AYEAID team to delibrate on strategic partnership and collaboration for support/ intervention for project/ program implentation of the objective of SDGs in Niger State. The Chairman BOT AYEAID, affirmed the organization […]

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MATANE SALUTES SANI BELLO AT 78

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has felicitated with Col. Sani Bello (rtd) former Governor of old Kano State and Nigerian High Commissioner to Zimbabwe on the occasion of his 78th Birthday Anniversary. In his congratulatory message, the SSG stated that the simplicity, humility, pragmatism, selflessness and commitment of […]

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Court Orders Arrest Of Naval Commander In Rivers

A federal high court sitting in Port Harcourt, state capital of Rivers state has issued a bench warrant against a Commander of the Nigerian Navy Pathfinder, Rumuolumeni, Com. Sam Bora. Recall that the Commander, Bora was accused of failing to appear before the court and refusing to release an arrested suspect. The Inspector General of […]

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EFCC seeks Interpol’s assistant on extradition of treasury looters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has sought the assistance of the International Police Organisation, Interpol, on the extradition of Nigerian treasury looters and cybercrime suspects hibernating abroad. The Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mohammad Umar-Abba, made the appeal on Tuesday, when a delegation of the National Central Bureau of Interpol Nigeria, led by […]

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US, Canada intercept over 900 stolen cars bound for Nigeria, Ghana, other West African countries

Officials in Toronto, Baltimore and New York said they have intercepted over 900 stolen vehicles bound to be exported to Nigeria, Ghana and other West African countries. A statement by York and Toronto police said they made a “large” recovery of 73 stolen cars worth more $4.5 million in a joint investigation with the Canada […]

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Two armed robbers to die by hanging in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court in Ado Ekiti, which is presided over Justice Lucas Ogundana, has sentenced two accused persons, Lanre Kayode, 34, and Olanrewaju Aremu, 35, to death by hanging for robbing a resident at gunpoint. In his verdict, Justice Ogundana said: “The law has prescribed mandatory punishment for the offence committed by the […]

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Ondo spends N6 billion on workers’ deductions

Ondo State Government has commenced the payment of the five months outstanding deductions to cooperative societies and two months subventions to the state-owned tertiary institutions totalling N6 billion. A statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, said that the commencement of payment followed the directive of governor Rotimi Akeredolu sequel […]

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EFCC insists former Senate president bought Ikoyi property with monies drawn from Kwara government coffers

A witness brought to testify in the trial of former Senate President Bukola Saraki before a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has narrated how Saraki allegedly purchased his Lagos properties with funds drawn from the coffers of the Kwara State Government. The witness, Olamide Sadiq, an investigator with the anti-graft agency, EFCC, presented […]

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Katsina assembly passes child protection bill into law

Seventeen years after the presentation of the Child Right Protection Bill by the Katsina State Government to the state House of Assembly and subsequent agitation for its passage by civil society organizations (CSOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and human right activists, lawmakers in the Assembly finally passed the bill into law on Wednesday. The Chairman of […]

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