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INEC Registers 21 New Political Parties

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 21 new political parties, taking the number of registered parties in Nigeria to 67. The decision was taken on Thursday during the weekly meeting of the electoral body held at the INEC Headquarters in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. A statement signed by INEC...

NJC Answers Justice Ademola

6 days ago /
Judiciary  

The National Judicial Council, NJC said it recommended the compulsory retirement of two Federal High Court Judges, Justice Adeniyi Ademola and justice Tokode, both of the federal high court. And gave serious warning to four other judges.

BREAKING: Federal High Court Judge, Ademola Retires

1 week ago /
Nation 

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court has voluntarily retired. Earlier in the year, he was discharged and acquitted by an FCT High Court on charges of money laundering and abuse of office. This followed a raid on the homes of some judges by the Department Of State Services (DSS), which...

Kaduna Government Sacks Over 4,000 Workers

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government has disengaged over 4, 000 workers from the state local service commission as part of the public service renewal and revitalisation agenda of the Governor Nasir El-Rufai administration. Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Jafaru Sani said today, November 28, that the decision to lay...

Senate Blames Retired State Judges Plight On Non-payment Of Benefits

3 weeks ago /
Judiciary  

The Senate yesterday said most retired state judicial officers in the country wallow in poverty and have been eating crumbs due to non-payment of their retirement benefits by state governments. It was gathered that most of them are dying of misery and hopelessness, having retired from active service.The upper chamber, therefore,...

NJC Appoints New Chairman For Corruption And Financial Cases Trial Monitoring Committee

1 month ago /
Judiciary  

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has appointed a retired justice of the supreme court,  justice  Suleiman Galadima, as the new chairman of the corruption and financial crime cases trial monitoring committee (COTRIMCO). Justice Galadima is to replace Justice Ayo Salami (retired) who excused himself from the committee as the chairman, after initially...

Nigeria Police Hits Back At Senator Isa Misau

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria Police has described the fresh allegations by Senator Isa Misau that the inspector-general of police Ibrahim Idris bought two jeeps for the wife of the president Aisha Buhari and manipulated his retirement age as, misinforming and misleading.  At a press conference at the force headquarters, Thursday, the force spokesman Jimoh...

Judge Loses Bid To Stop Sack the president from enforcing her sack

1 month ago /
Judiciary   Nation 

Justice Gladys Olotu of the federal high court who was indicted for dereliction of duty has lost her legal battle to stop the president from enforcing her sack. In the suit filed by Justice Olotu against the president, national judicial council (NJC), attorney general of the federation, chief justice of Nigeria...

Research Institutes Union Threaten Industrial Action Next Week

2 months ago /
Nation 

Barely one week after government threatened to implement ‘no work no pay policy, the Academic Staff Union of Research Institutes, (ASURI) has described the threat as rubbish as it plans to begin industrial action next week.  Secretary general of the union, Theophilus Ndubuaku said during a protest in Abuja that their...

IGP Idris Drags Senate To Court

2 months ago /
Nation 

On Thursday, October 12, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, filed a suit before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja. He was seeking an order restraining the Senate and Senate President Bukola Saraki from going ahead with their plan to investigate allegations of malpractices...

President Buhari Reappoints Orji As Sovereign Wealth Fund MD

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Uchechi N. Orji as Managing Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and has approved the nomination of Isa Hayatu Chiroma as Director General of the Nigerian Law School. Presidential spokesperson Femi Adesina announced this on Thursday. Mr. Orji was originally appointed as Managing Director of...

Health Workers Threaten Strike

3 months ago /
Health 

The joint health sector union of Nigeria, an affiliate of the Nigeria labour congress, has issued a 7-day notice of strike to begin midnight of Wednesday, September 20, 2017. At a briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, the union said in 2012 agreements were reached on some of its demands and others...

2017/2018 Legal Year Begins In Abuja

3 months ago /
Judiciary  

Inter-denominational worships were held on Tuesday to mark the beginning of the 2017/2018 legal year in the Federal Capital, Abuja. This occasion provides an opportunity for the chief judge to reflect on the various developments in the judiciary over the years. The activities began with a ceremonial court session in the federal...

PENGASSAN Strike Looms

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Petroleum And Natural Gas Senior Staff Association Of Nigeria, PENGASSAN has cautioned the joint tax board (JTB) and some state boards of internal revenue over interfering in the smooth operations of voluntary contributory pension scheme as entrenched in the pension reform act of 2014  and the 2015 amendment. PENGASSAN said...

Police Service Commission Invites Senator Misau Over Authenticity Of Retirement Letters

3 months ago /
Nation 

The police service commission has invited Senator Isah Hamma Misau, chairman senate committee on navy to appear before its special panel investigating allegations surrounding the now rested recommendations on special promotions in the Nigeria police force on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. The commission in a letter signed by the chairman of...

NNPC Redeploys 55 Top Management Staff

3 months ago /
Nation 

The ongoing restructuring of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC received fresh impetus on Tuesday with the appointments and deployments of top executives across the value chain of its operations. Group managing director of the corporation, Maikantibaru, told NNPC staff shortly before the announcement was made public that the new appointments...

38 Senior Army Officers Petition Buhari Over Wrongful Dismissal

3 months ago /
Nation 

Thirty-eight senior army officers have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over what they described as wrongful dismissal from the Nigerian Army and accused the Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan Ali (rtd), Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, and the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Buratai of victimisation...

FG Considers Upward Review Of Retirement Age

4 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria is considering an upward review of the retirement age of its civil servants from sixty to sixty-five This was made public in Abuja by the Labour and employment minister Chris Ngige at a send off ceremony for the retiring permanent secretary of the ministry, Clement Illoh The minister said Illoh who...

Tyson Fury Announces Retirement From Boxing

4 months ago /
Sports  

Britain’s former world heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, appears to have hung up his gloves again in a post on Instagram on Wednesday. “Been very blessed in my life & career achieve the upmost in boxing, was a [sic] epic journey along the way. Thanks to all the fans that supported &...

Reps To Probe Alleged Diversion Of Contract Funds By Finance Ministry

5 months ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has announced its readiness to reopen the hearing on the allegation of diversion of contract funds and non-remittance of taxes to Federation Account by Federal Ministry of Finance. Chairman of the committee, Kingsley Chinda, who stated this yesterday in an interview, said the...


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