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Governors: States Can’T Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

Filed in News by on November 15, 2018 0 Comments
Governors: States Can’T Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

States can’t pay N30000 minimum wage, governors said last night. According to them, any attempt to compel payment of the planned amount will force the states into bankruptcy. But they gave two conditions for payment:  •the revenue formula should be reviewed to give more money to the states from the Federation Account, and labour should […]

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How Former Governor Blew N5.7b On Politics, By Ex-Aide

Filed in News by on November 14, 2018 0 Comments
How Former Governor Blew N5.7b On Politics, By Ex-Aide

Money withdrawn in cash, witness tells court A witness told yesterday of how about N5.7 billion Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) funds went down the drain. Mr Nasiru Ingawa, Special Adviser to former Katsina State Governor Ibrahim Shema on SURE-P, said at the Federal High Court in Katsina that Shema directed him to spend the cash […]

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Anxiety In Plateau Over Plot To Fuel Farmers-Herders Clash

Filed in News by on August 28, 2018 0 Comments
Anxiety In Plateau Over Plot To Fuel Farmers-Herders Clash

There is anxiety in Plateau State over the plot by some fifth columnists to renew the farmers-herders clash. The said plot was designed to disrupt the relative peace being enjoyed in the state. It was learnt that those forces are behind the recent intermittent attacks on innocent villagers in the past few weeks. The latest […]

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Osinbajo Tackles Obasanjo, IBB, Jonathan Over Oil Cash

Filed in News by on August 28, 2018 0 Comments
Osinbajo Tackles Obasanjo, IBB, Jonathan Over Oil Cash

•VP flays spending on infrastructure •‘Restructuring won’t solve our problem’ VICE-President Yemi Osinbajo has spoken again on how huge funds went down the drain in previous administrations, which earned much and invested little in infrastructure. Prof. Osinbajo, who rejected the seemingly popular notion that Nigeria’s problem could be solved by restructuring, said only prudent management […]

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Six-Year Term Okay, Says Ekweremadu

Filed in News by on August 23, 2018 0 Comments
Six-Year Term Okay, Says Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate Presiddent Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday renewed his call for a single six-year term for President and governors. For him, “This will substantially reduce the political tensions and executive excesses that come with self-succession.” In a facebook post, Ekweremdu added that the option is the only way to stop desperation in the political system. He […]

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