Year: 2019

Isoko monarchs endorse Uduaghan for Senate 

Uduaghan

Traditional rulers in Isoko ethnic nationality in Delta State have endorsed the immediate past governor of the state and senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Delta South, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, for the Senate seat in next month’s National Assembly election. The monarchs, however, said Uduaghan’s endorsement was on his personal capacity and […]

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New Minimum Wage: Presidency transmits Bill to NASS‎ ‎

Buhari, Kebbi, Agriculture

The Presidency has at last transmitted the Minimum Wage Bill to the National Assembly for immediate legislative action. A reliable source at the National Assembly told the Nigerian Tribune last night that the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang and his counterpart in the House of Representatives […]

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TETFund: Why I was sacked by Buhari — Baffa reveals

THE sacked Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TeTFund), Abdullahi Baffa, has alleged that he was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari over an accusation from the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, that he collected bribes from tertiary institutions. Baffa was sacked on Monday by President Buhari and replaced with Prof Suleiman Bogoro, who […]

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Nuhu Ribadu’s political group revolt, shifts loyalty to Gov Bindow

Bindow

Black Cap movement, a group founded base on the political ideologies of the former pioneer Chairman of EFCC, a  czar of fighting corruption, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has revolt against him by being loyal to the Executive Governor of Adamawa state, Sen Muhammadu Umar Jibrilla Bindow. One of the founding member and a ”general” in the […]

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Buhari signs law prohibiting discrimination against persons with disabilities

NCDC, SECRETARIES

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Discrimination Against Persons with disabilities (Prohibition) Act, 2018. The Act prohibits all forms of discrimination on the ground of disability and imposes fine of N1, 000, 000 for corporate bodies and N100, 000 for individuals or a term of six months imprisonment for violation concurrently it guarantees right […]

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Non-issuance of fiat stalls Orji Kalu’s N3.2bn fraud case

Kalu

Further hearing in the trial of a former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu and two others over alleged N3.2 billion fraud on Wednesday before a Federal High Court, Lagos, was stalled due to non-issuance of fresh ‘fiat’ to the trial judge, Justice Mohammed Idris, by the President of Court of Appeal, Justice […]

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Group files suit against Buhari over ill health

Buhari, health

Worried over Nigeria’s President’s failing health, a  human rights group, Center for Good Governance on Wednesday instituted suit before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos against the President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo and 37 others over his alleged ‘failing health status.’ The group also claimed that President Buhari is not in […]

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INEC to recruit 15,000 ad hoc staff for elections in C/River

INEC, Cross river, elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Cross River says it will recruit 15,000 ad hoc staff for the forthcoming general elections in the state. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Frankland Briyai, made this known on Wednesday at a media briefing on preparations of the commission for the elections in Calabar. Briyai said: […]

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