Minimum Wage: How we arrived at new Salary Scales —Labour, FG

Minimum Wage: How we arrived at new Salary Scales —Labour, FG

LABOUR and the Federal Government have defended their positions on the new minimum wage table for workers’ salaries. They had last night reached an agreement on the consequential adjustment to the salaries of senior civil servants towards the full implementation of the new minimum wage. The agreement, after two days of talks, ended the strike threat. In addition to Federal Government workers on Levels 1-6, who already enjoy the N30,000 minimum wage, Grade Level 07…

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2020: Buhari presents N10.7 Trillion Budget to N’Assembly Today

2020: Buhari presents N10.7 Trillion Budget to N’Assembly Today

By: SUNSHINETRUTH President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to lay the 2020 Budget proposal before the joint sitting of the National Assembly on Tuesday (today). A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, on Friday night, had said an emergency meeting of the Federal Executive Council held yesterday was to put finishing touches to the 2020 budget proposal. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Monday accepted the…

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Nigeria @59: Electricity Customers from Ondo, Edo, Delta, Ekiti Set for Mega Protest Against BEDC

Nigeria @59: Electricity Customers from Ondo, Edo, Delta, Ekiti Set for Mega Protest Against BEDC

By: SUNSHINETRUTH BEDC LIED ABOUT THE 190, 000 METERS ROLL OUT IN EDO STATE WE NEED ELECTRICITY INDEPENDENCE FROM BEDC NOW …residents of Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti holds mega rally in Benin City on October 1st. It is a known fact that, Nigeria has attained independence from the colonialists on the 1st of October, 1960, however, our leaders have assumed the role of the colonialists after their exit 59 years ago. Electricity is a…

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Multinational Companies may send Nigeria’s Economy to Armageddon —Ondo Prof of Law

Multinational Companies may send Nigeria’s Economy to Armageddon —Ondo Prof of Law

By: Ade Adeleke Nigerian economy is being undermined by alleged crimes perpetrated by Multinational Corporations, MNCs, through exploration and exploitation of natural resources, especially in the Niger Delta region of the country. This is the submission of a don, Prof Olubayo Oluduro, during an inaugural lecture. The Prof of law emphasized that if the nation must survive the environmental Armageddon, government must demonstrate strong political will, adequate resources, international cooperation and the determination to make…

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Obnoxious Policy: Sack CBN Governor Now or else…. —Human Right Group tells Buhari

Obnoxious Policy: Sack CBN Governor Now or else…. —Human Right Group tells Buhari

By: Ade Adeleke ……. HURIDE wants Emefiele to resign Over his Mindless Cashless Policy. A human right and pro-democracy group, Human Rights,Liberty Access and Peace Defenders Foundation. (HURIDE), on Monday called on the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, to immediately resign his position for the introduction of criminal cashless policy which will make Nigerians pay more for depositing money in the banks. The chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of HURIDE,…

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UNLAWFUL INVASION: Company drags Total Nigeria PLC to IGP, DSS

UNLAWFUL INVASION: Company drags Total Nigeria PLC to IGP, DSS

In what appears like total disregard of court order and violation of court contempt by the management of Total Nigeria plc, the Automatic Fits and Energy Limited (AFEL) has filled a petition to the Inspector General of Police IGP. In a petition filled by the company through its legal counsel, Oludare Falana also copied to the Director General of the Department of State Security Services DSS, decried the alleged roles played by men of the…

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Deposit mutilated Naira Notes with your banks by Next Week —CBN orders Nigerians

Deposit mutilated Naira Notes with your banks by Next Week —CBN orders Nigerians

The Central Bank of Nigeria has directed Nigerians to deposit mutilated Naira notes in any bank branch closer to them. The apex bank said this was part of its efforts to improve the overall quality of the Naira notes in circulation. The information was contained in an email message sent by the GTBank to its customers on Friday. Entitled, “Important CBN Notice on Naira Notes,” the email states: As part of its efforts to improve…

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Don’t Go To Markets Or Open Shops Today —Deji Of Akure orders Residents

Don’t Go To Markets Or Open Shops Today —Deji Of Akure orders Residents

…… Don’t go open Markets, Shops on Wednesday —Deji of Akure orders Residents By: Ade Adeleke The Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo on Monday ordered the closure of market, shops and stalls for the celebration of Aheregbe and Omojao festivals in the Ondo state capital. A Press Statement signed by Adeyeye Michael, Chief Press Secretary to the Deji says “the Palace wishes to bring to the attention of the general public that the…

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Anger as Policemen, Guards Slap, Beat up Customer at First Bank

Anger as Policemen, Guards Slap, Beat up Customer at First Bank

……. We’re investigating — Bank Nigerians have condemned video footage showing policemen and private guards attached to First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) violently assaulting a man alleged to have threatened to close his account. The incident occurred at Osapa, Lekki in Lagos branch of the bank on Wednesday. Already Nigerians are demanding the arrest of the security men who assaulted the man as well as compensation for the victim by the bank. The video showed…

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Akeredolu Saves N463M on Refurbished Govt’s Vehicles, as APC hails Prudent Initiative

Akeredolu Saves N463M on Refurbished Govt’s Vehicles, as APC hails Prudent Initiative

By: Ade Adeleke Ondo state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Friday also saved the state of N463Million by reconditioning thirty broken down and unserviceable vehicles instead of buying new ones. Akeredolu, who inherited a lean purse, engaged the services of an automobile company, Logical Ideas Limited, to recondition serviceable and unserviceable vehicles in all ministries, extra-ministerial departments and agencies. While handling over the vehicles, the chairman of the company, Mr. Oluwole Okunnuga, said the state…

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