Onnoghen: Court of Appeal suspends CCT proceedings

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen The Court of Appeal in Abuja has suspended the proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on the alleged false asset declaration against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen. A three-man panel of justices presided by Justice Abdul Aboki yesterday said the […]

Minimum wage: Labour meets today as bill passes 2nd reading

Private sector accepts N27,000 ‘How we’re living on N18,000’   The Organised Labour will hold an emergency National Executive Council meeting today to take a position on Tuesday’s approval of N27,000 as minimum wage by the Council of State. This is even as the two chambers of the National Assembly passed for second reading the […]

Zik Mausoleum, symbol of unity

Buhari with Obi of Onitsha, Nnaemeka Alfred Nnanyelugo Achebe, and Son of Late Zik and wife of Late Nnamdi Azikiwe at Zik Mausoleum. By Joy Mbachi President Muhammadu Buhari has finally fulfilled his promise to the South East people with inauguration of late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe’s Mausoleum, which he described as the symbol of national […]

Brazil gets easy Copa America draw, Argentina faces Colombia

Brazil in easy Copa America draw Hosts Brazil were handed a favourable group at the 2019 Copa America draw in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday but arch-rivals Argentina landed a tough appointment with Colombia. Eight-time winners Brazil, the top seeds in Group A, were given a pool with minnows Bolivia, Venezuela and Peru. They will […]

Chelsea players get Sarri’s praises for beating Tottenham

Chelsea players earn coach Sarri’s praises after edging out Tottenham for League Cup final Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri hopes victory on penalties over Tottenham to reach the League Cup final can prove a turning point in his first season in charge. Sarri had questioned the mental strength of his squad and demanded star forward Eden […]

APC voids expulsion of Uzodinma

Sen Hope Uzodinma: gets President Buhari’s backing The National Working Committee (NWC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared as `null and void’, the expulsion of its Imo Governorship Candidate, Sen. Hope Uzodinma and also insisted that the former Imo State Working Committee of the APC led by Mr Nwafor had been dissolved. Malam Lanre […]

Anambra people happy with Buhari

Buhari in Obi of Onistha’s palace By Raphael Enwelu President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Anambra has been described as a positive inclusion of the people into the Nigerian project. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports on Thursday in Onitsha that most of the people interview over the visit expressed gratitude for what Buhari has […]

Anambra extends teachers’ retirement age

Teacher and her pupils By Francis Onyeukwu Anambra state government has approved the extension of retirement age for teachers from 60 years to 65 years. The Head of Service, Mr Harry Udu, said in Awka that the extension takes effect from Jan. 17, 2019. According to Udu, the extension affected teachers in primary and post-primary […]

Oil prices rise over turmoil in Venezuela

Oil prices rise over the turmoil in Venezuela Oil prices rose by more than one percent on Friday as turmoil in Venezuela triggered concerns that its oil exports could soon be disrupted. Washington on Thursday signalled it could impose sanctions on Venezuela’s crude exports as Caracas descends further into political and economic turmoil. International Brent […]

No vigilance group, party insignia on elections day – Police

Nigerian police The police have banned vigilance group from the streets as well as wearing of any insignia of political party on election days in Kwara. The Commissioner of Police in Kwara, Mr. Bashir Makama, issued the ban in Ilorin at a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the […]