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Minimum Wage: Labour accuses NASS, govs of treachery

By Innocent Oweh (Abuja) and Sylvester Enoghase (Lagos),    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected plans by the National Assembly to remove National Minimum wage issues from the Exclusive…

World Bank to boost governance in Ondo

The World Bank has registered its determination to enhance the Ondo State Government’s effort at improving transparency, accountability and quality in its financial management and human resources system. This was…

MDCAN lists criteria for appointment of health minister

By Hassan Zaggi, Abuja   The Medical Consultant Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has drawn out the criteria that the next minister of health must possess if he is to succeed…

Reps ask IG to investigate attacks on Ekiti judiciary

The House of Representatives on Thursday asked the Inspector-General of Police to investigate the September 22 invasion of an Ado-Ekiti High Court by “thugs”. In a resolution in Abuja, the…

Ebonyi: Senator rejects Onyebuchi’s endorsement

By Rotimi Akinwumi –  Snr Correspondent, Abuja   Chairman of the Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Paulinus Igwe, on Thursday  condemned the alleged endorsement of former Health Minister, Onyebuchi…

FG to establish N13.6b rice mills, cassava processing plants

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, on Thursday said that the Federal Government would establish 10 integrated rice mills and six cassava plants in 16 states.…

Afenifere accuses Kwara of disrespecting Yoruba monarchs

The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) has accused the administration of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of disdain for rule of law and disrespect for Yoruba traditional institutions. The Kwara State chapter of…

Ebola: Jonathan orders NCDC to support Guinea, Liberia, S/Leone

By Hassan Zaggi, Abuja   President Goodluck Jonathan has given approval for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to support Ebola infested countries, including Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone…

Relations of abducted women appeal to FG

By Clement Ekong /  Special Correspondent, Yola   Relations and spouses of the recently abducted 50 young ladies and women in Madagali and Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State…

APC’ll win its lawmakers back – Osinkolu

By Yaqoub Popoola  / Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Olusegun Osinkolu, has hinted that the party would soon win its members who defected to the…

Ex-School of Nursing Old Students president for burial in Oba town

Former President of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) School of Nursing Old Students Association, Ngozi Jemimah Enumah, has passed on. Enumah, who led the association for 15 years, died in…

Anyim, 36 others head Jonathan’s declaration team

Anyim, 36 others head Jonathan’s declaration team

•President picks nomination form next week •To declare before Nov 15 By Chesa Chesa, Rotimi Akinwumi (Abuja) and Temidayo Akinsuyi (Lagos) President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday accepted the Peoples Democratic…

President’s wife, 10 aides quit Dickson’s govt

President’s wife, 10 aides quit Dickson’s govt

By Igoniko Oduma / Correspondent, Yenagoa   Wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience Jonathan, has resigned her appointment as a Permanent Secretary in the Bayelsa State Civil Service. No fewer…

Ex-militants urged to petition Jonathan

Delta State Chairman, Amnesty Phase 2, Mr. Kingsley Muturu, has urged ex-militants on Phase 3 of the amnesty programme, to channel their agitations of inadequate slot to the Federal Government.…

PDP plotting to attack APC lawmakers – Omirin

The Ekiti Speaker, Dr. Adewale Omirin, has raised the alarm over alleged plot by the Peoples Democratic Party to attack All Progressives Congress lawmakers in the Assembly. A statement on…

Bauchi shares Ebola test kits to schools

Bauchi State government has begun the distribution of Ebola test kits to public and private schools in all the 20 councils of the state. Chairman of the State Universal Basic…

Aregbesola backs Jihad, flays Boko Haram attacks

Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has said there is nothing wrong with Jihad – an Islamic concept which he said is establishing a personal relationship with Allah. The governor,…

Jang, Aliyu fault APC govs’ on states funding

Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State and his Niger State counterpart, Babangida Aliyu, on Thursday faulted the claim credited to the Progressives Governors’ Forum that the Federal Government was starving…

Jonathan to visits Nigerian pilgrims in Israel

President Goodluck Jonathan will on Friday depart Lagos on a brief pilgrimage to Israel, his office said in a statement on Thursday. The statement issued in Abuja by Dr Reuben…

Reps reject yearly payment of N50bn by CBN to AMCON

The House of Representatives on Thursday rejected a proposal requiring the Central Bank of Nigeria to pay N50?bn yearly into the Resolution Cost Fund. The Fund was created by the…

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