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​Benue 2019: Run, Samuel Ortom Run Again! By Elijah Fave

When I put u the product for sale in the public domain recenty  going by the billboard (in picture here) mounted at the entrance of the IBB Square Makurdi, I was nearly lynched.  I took time to explain myself and verily, many believed me that I am a true progressive from the APP, ANPP, AC,

​Our Conditions For North To Back Restructuring – ACF

The apex northern socio-cultural organisation,Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF),on Tuesday declared that the region will only support a restructuring that is genuine and must  be just, fair and equitable to all Nigerians. Responding to LEADERSHIP over the growing calls for the nation’s restructuring, ACF spokesman,Muhammad Ibrahim Biu, in a statement observed with regret that in most

​NULGE: Only 14 out of 36 States Do Not owe our workers salaries 

… FCT, 22 States owe as much as 16 months salaries  Only fourteen out Nigeria’s 36 States do not owe salaries of local government workers, President of the National Union of Local Government Employees, Ibrahim Khaleel. The President listed Borno and 13 other States as the only States paying salaries of local government workers in

​Ex Minister: Sokoto Independent Power Project (IPP) requires additional N1.6b

The Sokoto Independent Power Project requires additional N1.6 billion to be completed and put to full use, chairman of the state technical committee on the project, and former Minister of Power, Engineer Bello Sulaiman, has said. Speaking when he presented the report of his committee to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal in Sokoto, Sulaiman said so

​Group commends Bauchi Gov for settling salary arrears

Bauchi State Governor, Muhammed Abdullahi Abubakar, has been commended for settling the quantum of salary backlog his administration inherited from the Isa Yuguda’s led government. Commending the governor, Bauchi Good Governance and Integrity Group (BAGGIG), said that the governor has judiciously paid all the accrued debts owed to the local government workers in the state.

NULGE threatens nation-wide strike as 23 states owe LG workers 1-16 months salaries 

​A total of 23 states are presently owing their local government workers monthly salaries ranging between one to 16 months; a diligently computed local government staff salaries indebtedness in Nigeria has revealed. Against this background, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), has warned state governors not to divert or tamper with the second tranche

Education levy: Sokoto targets N1bn annually from workers’ salaries

Over N1 billion is being targeted annually as education levy to be deducted from the salaries of public servants in Sokoto State. Governor Aminu Tambuwal said yesterday that civil servants on grade levels 1 to 6 were to pay one per cent of their basic salaries, those on 7 to 12 would pay one and

​Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari Frees 61 Inmates 

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has personally paid the fines for 61 prison inmates in the state, thereby enabling them to regain their freedom and celebrate the Eid-el-Fitr with their family and the rest of the society. The total amount paid by the Governor is N3,666,000 (Three Million, Six Hundred and Sixty Six

Jonathan on economy: ‘Nobody wants to go and invest where you are not too sure of the security of your workers, facilities’

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has said that no president “can ‎do magic” if there is so much tension in the land. Jonathan also said one of the major challenges bedevilling Nigeria was threats by terror ‎groups ‎and other allied bodies. Speaking at his Abuja residence when the PDP Former Ministers’ Forum ‎paid him Eid-el-Fitr visit,

ASUU vows to resist increase in varsity tuition fees

No fewer than 38 universities across the country have increased their tuition fees as a result of poor funding by the federal and state governments. Chairman of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, University of Ibadan Chapter, Dr Deji Omole, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja, yesterday. The statement

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