MINIMUM WAGE: There’ll be Mass Retrenchment of Workers if….. says FG

MINIMUM WAGE: There’ll be Mass Retrenchment of Workers if….. says FG

…Says N580b needed annually to pay workers Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, on Thursday, said that the demand of labour over the implementation of the new minimum wage would cost the Federal Government N580 billion annually. Ngige said that such adjustment, in line with labour’s demand, was not sustainable as the government would have to lay off some workers to be able to meet their demands. The minister said government cannot afford…

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What Ogbomoso Monarch says about departed Oldest Tortoise in Africa

What Ogbomoso Monarch says about departed Oldest  Tortoise in Africa

ALAGBA, 324-YEARS-OLD TORTOISE IN SOUN OF OGBOMOSO’S PALACE IS DEAD A 324-year-old tortoise popularly known as Alagba, in the palace of the Soun of Ogbomoso, is dead. The scared tortoise which was the oldest in Africa, was sick for a few days before her demise on Thursday. The tortoise became a popular breed upon ascension of the throne of the current Soun of Ogbomosoland, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi with the monarch providing good shelter and health…

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North should forget 2023 Presidency, it’s turn of Southwest —says Yoruba Group

North should forget 2023 Presidency, it’s turn of Southwest —says Yoruba Group

YORUBA MANDATE GROUP (YMG) BEING THE PRESS RELEASE BY YMG ON YORUBA ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT 3rd October, 2019. *YORUBA ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT NON NEGOTIABLE* There can never be a better time, other than now when we must all unite as a race to seek for our progress and development – Anonymous The current wave of events in our country as yet again called our consciousness as Yoruba Mandate Group to step into the…

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Why Akeredolu’s Govt is Tackling Infrastructural Deficit —Works Commissioner

Why Akeredolu’s Govt is Tackling Infrastructural Deficit —Works Commissioner

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Saka Yusuf Ogunleye has explained why the present administration is seriously addressing infrastructural deficit in most parts of the state The Commissioner assured residents of the State that the government of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu will leave no stone unturned in its efforts to solve road infrastructure challenges confronting the people. Ogunleye gave the assurance when he inspected some ongoing road projects in Akure metropolis…

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ADETIMEHIN: MY DEPENDABLE ALLY —AKEREDOLU

ADETIMEHIN: MY DEPENDABLE ALLY —AKEREDOLU

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISHES TO A DEPENDABLE ALLY On this auspicious occasion of your birthday, I join all well meaning persons of goodwill, friends and associates of yours to celebrate you. Over the years, you have proven to me and people of like minds that you are a dependable ally, a true brother and friend. Our shared moments have further bonded us stronger as an indivisible entity with a common goal for the benefit of our…

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ENGR. ADE ADETIMEHIN: CELEBRATING KINDHEARTED ONDO APC CHAIRMAN

ENGR. ADE ADETIMEHIN: CELEBRATING KINDHEARTED ONDO APC CHAIRMAN

By: SUNSHINETRUTH HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE PEOPLE’S CHAIRMAN, ENGR. ADE ADETIMEHIN My dearest friend, As you mark your birthday today, I bring you best wishes and good tidings from myself and multitude of other members of our political family who are appreciative of all that you do to advance the cause of our party in the Sunshine State and restore the lost glory and dignity of our great party, APC. In this our time and…

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MIMIKO’S DAY: The Man Iroko @65

MIMIKO’S DAY: The Man Iroko @65

By: SUNSHINETRUTH “I join all other well wishers to celebrate my boss, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko CON, as he added another glorious year today. A man that God has blessed and in return, a blessing to the people of Ondo state and Nigeria as a nation. May you continue to soar higher in God’s abundance grace. Happy birthday to a great leader.” Engr. Gboye Adegbenro.FNSE MD/CEO, Age Infrastructures Ltd (former Commissioner for Works). HAPPY BIRTHDAY IROKO…

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UPDATED: Evangelist lands in Ondo Court over Planting of Fetish Object in Church (see full details)

UPDATED: Evangelist lands in Ondo Court over Planting of Fetish Object in Church (see full details)

By: Ade Adeleke A 39 year old Evangelist, John Abiodun was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ondo state Magistrate Court sitting in Akure for allegedly blackmailing, insulting and telling lies against Pastor Gbenga Akinbiyi of the Religion of the Church of God, Promise Land Prophetical Ministry, Shasha Area, Akure. Abiodun had through social media accused the Man of God (Pastor Akonbiyi) of planting fetish objects including placenta and new born baby at the altar of…

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Stop Debating Third Term Plot —PDP warns Buhari’s Presidency, APC

Stop Debating Third Term Plot —PDP warns Buhari’s Presidency, APC

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday warned the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the “cabal” in the Presidency against plots to push a third term agenda for President Muhammadu Buhari. This is even as the party described the alleged move as a dangerous underhand politics capable of “derailing our democracy and destabilizing our nation.” In a statement issued by the national publicity secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP labelled “the…

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MINIMUM WAGE: Why workers must go on Nationwide Strike by October 16 —NLC, TUC

MINIMUM WAGE: Why workers must go on Nationwide Strike by October 16 —NLC, TUC

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Organised labour in Nigeria has given the federal government one week to conclude stalled negotiations on consequential adjustment of salaries of workers between grade 7 and 14. It rejected the Presidential Committee set up to further deliberate on the issue, accusing the government’s side of not being insensitive to the plight of workers. The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress rose from a meeting in Abuja insisting that…

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