Minimum wage not in best interest of Nigerian workers -Senator-elect

From Oluseyi Dasilva Ilorin The Senator – elect of Kwara South Senatorial District, Architect Lola Asiru has lamented that the new minimum wage will not be in the best interest of Nigerian workers. Speaking to journalists at his Offa country…

Hajj: Traditional ruler leads Edo pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

By Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin The traditional ruler of of Ewu, in Esan Central Local Government Area, HRH, Razak Yusufu Ojeifo III, has been appointed to lead Muslim pilgrims this year to Saudi Arabia. His appointment as the Amir-Hajj to the…

Bauchi gov-elect, Bala sets up c’ttees on his inauguration

From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi The Bauchi State Governor-elect, Senator Bala Muhammed Abdulkadir has approved the formation of the transition committee for his inauguration. This was contained in a statement signed by the Spokesperson and Head of Transition Media Team, Dr…

Group blames Kaduna crisis on fake news

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna A group, Generations For Peace has said fake and inciting news is a major dilemma in building peaceful coexistence in Kaduna State and have been fingered as major contributing factors to crisis bedeviling the state. The…

Osun: Gov. Oyetola appeals tribunal decision in favour of Adeleke, PDP

By Vivian Okejeme, Abuja The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, who contested the last governorship election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Court of Appeal in Abuja to reverse the election tribunal judgement given…

PDP’s Fintiri emerges Adamawa gov-elect

From Umar Dankano,Yola. The Former Acting Governor of Adamawa state and Governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party,PDP Alhaji Umaru Ahmadu Fintiri has emerged the new governor of the State after defeating the incumbent Governor Muhammadu Jibrilla of All Progressives Congress,APC…

Gov. Abubakar denies implementing N30,000 minimum wage

From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi Bauchi State Government has denied allegations that it will hasten the implementation of 30,000 naira minimum wage. This was contained in a statement distributed to reporters in Bauchi by Ali M.Ali, Special Adviser Media and Strategy…

Group cautions Amnesty Int’l over comments on electoral violence

By Paul Efiong, Abuja The West African Network of Election Observers, WANEO, a coalition of election observers, Civil Society Organisations involved in election in the West African sub-region, has cautioned the Amnesty International, AI, on alleged provocative comments on electoral…

Reps member, Bello Dantine is dead

From Ahmed Idris Birnin Kebbi A Federal House of Representative member, Hon. Bello Dantine Yellow has been confirmed dead. Confirming his death to newsmen at Government House Birnin Kebbi, the Chief Press secretary to the kebbi State Governor Alhaji Muazu…

CBN’s interventions on economy

To ordinary citizens of this country, the days of recession was painful in the sense that both the haves and the have-nots experienced excruciating economic squeeze largely blamed on either the “inefficiency” of government or the famous Treasury Single Account…