Tension in Kogi over Deputy Governor’s Seat, Guber Poll

Tension in Kogi over Deputy Governor’s Seat, Guber Poll

By: SUNSHINETRUTH There is currently tension in Kogi state over political happenings in the state as the ‘impeached’ Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Mr. Simon Achuba, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the political crisis currently rocking the state to prevent breakdown of law and order. Achuba made the call at a press conference in Lokoja on Sunday, shortly after packing out of his official residence. Since Friday, nobody or Mr Onoja has…

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Double Tragedies in Ondo as Octogenarian dies in Scuffle, Car Door kills Passenger

Double Tragedies in Ondo as Octogenarian dies in Scuffle, Car Door kills Passenger

By: Ade Adeleke Double tragedy in Akoko area over the weekend as an elderly man separating two fighters died and an Okada passenger also lost his life in a minor accident. It was a tragic and sorrowful Friday at Oge Quarters, Okeagbe, the Headquarters of Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State, when an 86-year-old man, Pa Umoru Samuel lost his life in the process of separating physical fight between two men, Leye…

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MINIMUM WAGE: NLC warns FG, Traders over Inflation, Obnoxious Policies

MINIMUM WAGE: NLC warns FG, Traders over Inflation, Obnoxious Policies

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has cautioned federal government and state governments against introduction of economic policies that will negatively affect the new minimum wage implementation. The NLC President Ayuba Wabba in a Press Statement, says labour will resist any attempt to further increase tax, fuel price or obnoxious economic policies, while kicking against artificial inflation by traders as a result of the implementation of the new wage.

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“We’re all Mortals, I wish Gov Akeredolu quick Recovery”

“We’re all Mortals, I wish Gov Akeredolu quick Recovery”

By: Ade Adeleke A lawyer and APC chieftain, Mr Tolu Babaleye on Thursday insisted that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu is indisposed and wished him quick recovery. Babaleye said, “No one is a stone and no one is a ghost, anybody can fall sick as long as he/she is a mortal. This is not a hate speech! I wish Aketi quick recovery and save return to his duty post!” Babaleye stated this in a Statement issued in…

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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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Voters’ Inducement breeding bad Leaders in Nigeria —says Expert, Dotun Ojon

Voters’ Inducement breeding bad Leaders in Nigeria —says Expert, Dotun Ojon

By: Ade Adeleke A leadership communicator and strategist, Dotun Ojon has attributed bad leadership in the country to increasing rate of voters’ Inducement during recent elections. Ojon, who is also a youth activist therefore urged electorate to resist and reject any form of inducement from politicians. Dotun Ojon who is an Ondo state born journalist gave the advice in Akure, at a LEAP Leadership summit organised for participants including youth leaders, market women leaders and…

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Our Stand on December 7 Ekiti LG Polls —PDP

Our Stand on December 7 Ekiti LG Polls —PDP

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Ekiti State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, on Sunday, insisted that it will participate in the forthcoming Local Government elections scheduled for December 7. In a statement by the State Publicity Secretary of the Party, Mr Jackson Adebayo in Ado Ekiti, PDP maintained that there was no amount of shenanigan that would stop the party from its resolve to participate in the election. This position has also been corroborated by all the…

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Deplorable Federal Roads causing discomfort for our people —Ondo Govt

Deplorable Federal Roads causing discomfort for our people —Ondo Govt

By: SUNSHINETRUTH ……. We will continue to Fix poor Federal Roads in our State. Ondo State government has expressed its displeasure at the condition of federal roads in state and vow its desire to fix them. Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Saka Yusuf Ogunleye made this known during an inspection of the failed portion of the Araromi junction along Owo/Ilesa road in Akure. Mr. Ogunkeye remarked that though the roads are owned by the…

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Political Parties without Lawmaker should be deregistered —Senate tells INEC

Political Parties without Lawmaker should be deregistered —Senate tells INEC

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Senate, yesterday, said that it would reduce the number of political parties participating in elections in the country from the current 91 to five through legislation. The Senate stated this at a meeting with the leadership of INEC led by its chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, in the National Assembly, Abuja. The apex legislative chamber expressed dissatisfaction over the number of political parties fielding candidates in the forthcoming governorship elections in Bayelsa and…

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ASUP drags Ondo Poly to Court over new Rector, Sack of Union’s Chairman

ASUP drags Ondo Poly to Court over new Rector, Sack of Union’s Chairman

By: Ade Adeleke The crisis rocking Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo (RUGIPO) has taken a new dimension as the embattled Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, RUGIPO chapter, Comrade Oluwadare Ijawoye and his Secretary, Comrade Ade Arikawe allegedly dismissed by the management of the institution on Tuesday, have described the sack as a joke and illegal. In a reaction to the decision of the authorities, Ijawoye said the issue was already in court and…

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