Monthly Archives: May 2018

Anambra Council Boss Insists On Civil Service Rules

… tackles truancy, absenteeism, lateness Raymond Ozoji, Awka Transition Committee Chairman of Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State Dr. Nwadiogbu Nnamdi has insisted that the civil service rules of engagement must be obeyed to check cases of truancy, absenteeism, lateness to work as well as other administrative lapses among workers at the local government council. Nwadiogbu said it became ...

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SDP To Restructure Nigeria

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Social Democratic Party (SDP) says it wants to restructure Nigeria and that for the country to make meaningful progress, it must be restructured to reflect a true federal state governed by democratic principles. Chairman of the SDP Steering Committee in Anambra Dr.Webster Okonkwo disclosed the party’s intention to restructure the entire nation to journalists in Awka ...

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Any Nation That Neglects Developing Youths Risks Insecurity – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says any nation that does not spend its wealth and resources to develop the capacity of its youths will eventually be forced to devote its resources to fighting insecurity among the youths. The former President stated this during Bayelsa Heroes Award for Academic Excellence at the DSP Alamieyeseigha Banquet Hall, Government House, Yenagoa, on Tuesday night. ...

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Melaye, Jagaba Defect To PDP

Senator Dino Melaye, APC-Kogi West, and Hon. Adams Jagaba representing APC in Kacha/Kagarko in Kaduna, have defected to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Embattled Melaye announced his preference for a seat on the side of the senators of the opposition PDP, an indication of defection at the plenary on Wednesday, causing  rowdy session. He caused the commotion after weeks of being ...

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Melaye Storms Senate In Neck Brace, Walking Stick

The embattled lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, attended plenary on Wednesday in a cervical collar and with a walking stick. The Punch reports that this is the first time Melaye would be at the Senate in over one month. The lawmaker had been involved in struggles with men of the Nigeria Police before his arraignment before ...

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No New Minimum Wage In September – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has said that the new national minimum wage may not materialise in September as being speculated. Ngige, who disclosed this to newsmen on Tuesday at his residence in Abuja, said that the September date was just a date to conclude negotiation on the issue of minimum wage. “The committee on the ...

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Court Orders Buhari To Prosecute Lawmakers Over Alleged Stealing Of N481bn From 2016 Budget

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos in a landmark judgement has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently instruct security and anti-corruption agencies to forward to him reports of their investigations into allegations of padding and stealing of some N481 billion from the 2016 budget by some principal officers of the National Assembly.” The Court also ordered President Buhari to ...

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I Will Win War Against Corruption, Buhari Vows

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the determination of his administration to win the ongoing war against corruption “however hard the road is’’. The president made his position known in a nationwide broadcast to commemorate the 19th year of Nigeria’s democracy and the 3rd Anniversary of his administration in Abuja on Tuesday. “The second primary object of this Administration is to fight corruption headlong. ...

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Democracy Day: President Buhari’s Full Speech

  ADDRESS BY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 2018 DEMOCRACY DAY CELEBRATION, TUESDAY, 29TH MAY, 2018 My Dear Nigerians! Today marks the 19th year of our nascent democracy and the 3rd Anniversary of this administration. I am thankful to Almighty God for bringing us thus far. This administration came at a time that Nigerians ...

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