Author: Tunde Adeyemi

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The National Economic Council has appealed to Organised Labour to suspend the planned nationwide indefinite strike as government is working round the clock to address challenges facing workers following removal of fuel subsidy. The appeal was made shortly after the National Economic Council meeting chaired by the Vice President, Kassim Shettima. Plateau State Governor, Caleb […]

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi, has asked the Organized Labour to respect the June 5 order issued by the National Industrial Court, restraining both Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress from embarking on any industrial action over fuel subsidy removal and related issues. In a letter […]

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kaduna has started to deliver its judgment on the March, 25 governorship election in the state. Chairman of the three-man panel Justice Victor Oviawe is delivering the judgment via zoom. The tribunal has ruled that the PDP governorship candidate Isah Ashiru filed his petition within the time frame and […]

The Akwa Ibom Governorship Elections petitions tribunal sitting in Uyo, the state capital has dismissed a petition by defeated candidate of the All-Progressives Congress, Akanimo Udofia, against Governor Umo Eno. In a unanimous judgement, the Tribunal described the petition as frivolous and lacking in merit.

Nigeria’s Department of State Services (DSS) has established a new Directorate of Public Relations and Strategic Communications (DPRSC). The DSS, in a statement, said this is part of its efforts in sustaining its engagement with citizens and the public at large as well as deepening democratic governance, transparency and accountability. The Service has commended its […]

Bauchi Police Command has deny killing of one Abidina Aminu whose death has dominated social media space with accusing fingers pointed at Police personnel. The victim was said to have been arrested alongside five others over alleged theft and receiving stolen properties by PROHAN security in Zango area of Bauchi, metropolitan city. Spokesperson of the […]

The Ministry of Labour and Employment says its attention has been drawn to reports circulating online and also published by the Punch Newspaper of September 27 2023 claiming that the President will announce wage awards and palliatives to workers during his October 1ST Independence Day broadcast. A statement by the ministry’s press director, Olajide Oshundun […]

Minister of Works, Dave Umahi has been locked inside his office by protesting workers who accuse him of high-handedness. The minister was said to have prevented workers who came to work late from gaining access into the ministry. The union members comprising the Housing and Works ministry decided to locked the ministry, blocking entry and […]

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has fixed October 3 for judgment in a suit filed by Senator Smart Adeyemi challenging the conduct of the April 14 primary election of the All-Progressives congress APC, for Kogi state governorship election. In the suit, Adeyemi’s grouse is that the provisions of electoral act and the guidelines of the […]

Four officers have been detained for questioning in Burkina Faso, a prosecutor said on Thursday, a day after the military government announced it had thwarted a coup attempt. The four are suspected of involvement in a “conspiracy against state security. Military prosecutor, Ahmed Ferdinand Sountoura says two others are on the run. Burkina Faso’s security […]

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