Cross-carpeting: Court dismisses suit against 53 Lawmakers

By kate Ebere A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out a suit against 53 lawmakers, for defecting to other political parties which sponsored their emergence as lawmakers. The suit which was filed on September 14, 2018, by Legal Defence and Assistance Project, LEDAP, prayed the court to declare the seats of the […]

Buhari is passionate about Nigeria- Onu

By Gideon Arinze The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has re-iterated the doggedness of President Muhammadu Buhari, in fast-tracking development, which will enhance rapid growth and well-being of Nigerians. Onu made this known in his country home in Ebonyi, when the conference of 2019 South East All Progressives Congress House of Assembly candidates […]

CAN cries out as Leah turns 16 in Boko Haram custody

By Kate Ebere As the Boko Haram- abducted  secondary school girl from Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School in Dapchi; Leah Sharibu turns sixteen in Boko Haram custody, the Northern wing of CAN is crying out, for government to deploy same strategies it used in securing the release of Zainab Aliyu who was allegedly […]

SON Staff protest over poor welfare package

By Kate Ebere The environs at the Abuja office of the Standards Organization of Nigeria, SON, was thrown into pandemonium; Tuesday, while official activates were paralyzed, as the staff protested over what they called poor conditions of service. The SON staff under the aegis of the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and […]

Minimum Wage: 22-member Committee to submit report in four weeks

By Kate Ebere The Federal government has inaugurated a twenty-member Committee to work out modalities regarding the reviewed minimum wage that was recently passed into law. The setting up of the panel which is to submit its reports in four weeks, is in line with the directives of President Muhammadu Buhari, for a review of […]

Ngige inaugurates NSITF Board

By Kate Ebere The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige has inaugurated the Board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF. The inauguration ceremony took place at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Monday. The chairman of the newly inaugurated board is Mr Austin Enejamo-Isire, a chatered accountant of Nigeria […]

NSITF Chairmanship: Presidency clears air

By Kate EBere the Presidency has made clarifications on the disagreement between the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment and the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, over the appointment of the Chairman, Board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF. In a release issued by Femi Adesina, the Presidency and signed by […]

Breaking News I won’t run for Senate in 2023 – Ekweremmadu

By Gideon Arinze The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremmadu, has said he won’t run for a re-election into the Senate in the 2023 general elections. The Deputy Senate President said this in Enugu on Sunday, in a ceremony organized to mark his 57th birthday celbration, and to appreciate God and his constituents for his re-election […]

Ekweremmadu sponsors 399 students

By Gideon Arinze The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremmadu, has given out bursary and scholarships to more than 300 students of Enugu State origin who are currently schooling in various Universities, Polytechnics and Monotechnics across the country. At the ceremony which held in Enugu Saturday, Ekweremmadu maintained that “it is true that we are in […]

FG to reposition NIPOST

By Kate Ebere with Agency Reports The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said the Federal Government would use ICT to revitalize postal services in the country; as an instrument for national growth and development. The minister said practical approach would be deployed in solving the challenges facing the system. As reported by Leadership newspapers, […]