President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday assented to the National Minimum Wage, Daily Trust has reliably gathered. Sources in the State House told our correspondent that the president assented to the bill today. Presidential adviser on National Assembly (Senate), Sen Ita Enang is being expected to brief the State House Correspondents on...
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has convicted Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), for false asset declaration. Danladi Umar, CCT chairman, found him guilty of the six counts preferred against him by the federal government. The CCT chairman ordered that Onnoghen be removed from office of CJN and...
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Customs Comptroller General, Hameed Ali, the accountant general of the federation and 12 other heads of agencies under the Ministry of Finance to submit their handing over notes latest by April 23. The directive was contained in a circular with reference no: FMF/PSSD/HON/32 dated April...
The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has said the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) will by 12:00am of Wednesday, open its portal for the recruitment of 3,200 officers and men to fill existing vacancies which will last for the next three weeks. Col. Ali, who was represented...
Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has described Nigeria as a failed state, lamenting that the government of the country cannot guarantee the security of its citizens. “The Nigerian state has collapsed. The Nigerian state has proven over and over again incapable to guarantee the security of lives and property,”...
Agency Reports The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the country’s foreign debt stands at 22.08 billion dollars and the domestic debt N3.48 trillion. The bureau disclosed this in its “Nigerian Domestic and Foreign Debt’’ Q2 2018 report released in Abuja, on Friday. According to the bureau, further disaggregation of Nigeria’s...
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Saturday called on Nigerians to stop panic buying of petrol and diesel as there was enough of the products in circulation. Mr Tayo Aboyeji, the NUPENG South West Chairman, made the call in an interview with the newsmen...
The Armed Forces and the Nigerian Police Force have agreed to form a special joint operation to stop the widespread killings and kidnappings across the county. The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, confirmed this on Saturday, noting that the armed forces and the police authorities had identified gaps in their efforts and...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that he doesn’t care about those who call him ‘Baba go slow’ According to him, he doesn’t want to make the mistake he did as a military Head of State when he was so much in hurry. Now, he said he is going slowly to...
The capital of Yobe State, Damaturu, is currently under attack by Boko Haram insurgents. Resident of Maisandari area, an outskirt of Damaturu, said the attackers came through the eastern part of the town and started shooting sporadically One of them, Usaini Maisandari, said they were outside his home when they...