New minimum wage goes to National Council of State for discussion

Minister of Labour and productivity, Dr Chris Ngige By Chijioke Okoronkwo The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, says the proposed new National Minimum Wage will be presented to the National Council of State on Jan. 22. Ngige disclosed this while speaking with State House correspondents after the National Economic Council meeting presided […]

Senate wants FG to immortalise Shagari

Nigerian Senate during plenary By Cecilia Ijuo The Senate has called on the Federal Government to immortalise former President Shehu Shagari by naming a national monument after him. This followed a motion by Sen. Ibrahim Danbaba (PDP-Sokoto) and co-sponsored by eight others. Presenting the motion, Danbaba said late Shagari who was sworn in as President […]

Updated: Atiku confirms arrival in US, embassy

Atiku with Senator Bukola Saraki in Washington DC By Prudence Arobani/New York Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has confirmed his arrival in the United States. In a post on Twitter, he said: “Just arrived Washington D.C for meeting with US government officials, Nigerians living in D.C metropolis and the business community. -AA”, with a photograph, showing him […]

How Onnoghen’s judgments affirmed CCT’s powers

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, who is challenging the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to try him for alleged non-declaration of assets, had given judgments affirming the Tribunal’s powers. In one of the judgments delivered on July 12, 2013, he held that the CCT had exclusive jurisdiction to deal with all violations contravening […]

Convoy Of APC Governorship Candidate In Taraba Attacked

The convoy of the APC Governorship Candidate, Sani Danladi attacked in Jalingo The convoy of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress In Taraba State, Sani Danladi, has been attacked by suspected hoodlums. Commissioner of Police in the state, David Akinremi, told journalists in Jalingo, the state capital, that Danladi was heading to Ibi […]

Atiku under attack over plans to sell NNPC

Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has come under attack over plans to sell NNPC if elected as president in 2019. Atiku, Wednesday, described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, as a “Mafia organization.” Speaking during an interactive session with the business community in Lagos, the former Vice President declared that […]

Resign Before It’s Too Late, CJN Told

Speaking on the development, the Coalition for Change in Nigeria, said from its finding, contrary to the political, ethnic and religious coloration it is being given, the trial of Justice Onnoghen was not about President Muhammadu Buhari or the All Progressives Congress (APC). President of the coalition, Patriot Sabo Odeh, who addressed a press conference […]

President Buhari to inaugurate new Baro Port on Saturday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday, Jan. 19, inaugurate the new Baro River Port in Niger, which has just been completed by the Federal Government at a cost of N6 billion. Mr Tayo Fadile, General Manager in charge of Corporate Affairs, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), made this known in Lokoja on Thursday. Fadile said […]

Uba Sani earns praise for supporting community school

Popularity profile of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Kaduna Central Senate seat raised several notches higher with his recen support for grassroots education across several communities. Recently Uba Sani made a huge financial and material contribution to the Malam Isa Assalafy Islamic Institute of Rafin Guza which earned him accolades from […]

Election: Defeat seems impossible, Buhari says

From left: Director- General APC Presidential Campaign Council, Rotimi Amaechi; Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State; President Muhammadu Buhari and APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, during the party’s presidential rally in Lokoja yesterday President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said losing the February 16 presidential election is almost impossible. The president spoke alongside the Vice President Yemi […]