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Government cannot meet wages demand of labour—Ngige

THE Federal Government can not meet the demand of Labour within the new minimal wage regime, Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige, stated on Tuesday. According to him, the financial system will grind to a halt like that of Venezuela, ought to the federal government accede to Labour’s request, the minister added. Although the Federal Government has began paying staff on Grade Levels 1 to s...

Another set of 173 Nigerians deported from libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday obtained two batches of 173 Nigerians stranded within the North African nation of Libya. The returnees, who arrived the nation in two flights, had been obtained by NEMA’s Coordinator for Lagos Territorial Office, Alhaji Idris Abubakar Muhammed, on the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, the Lagos State c...

Senate President Lawan lament on poor state of Nigerian roads

SENATE President Ahmad Lawan in Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on federal roads. Decrying the deplorable situation of the roads, he known as for improved budgetary allocation to repair them Lawan, who contributed to a movement within the Senate by Senator Gersham Bassey, titled: “The deplorable state of Nigeria Federal Roads”, stated N215billion was requir...

Family lost properties to fire, remain homeless in Akwa Ibom

FIRE explosion from a lantern has rendered the household of the late Elder Robert Udo Nnanga homeless in Nkwa Ibiono in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The fireplace was mentioned to have began from an explosion from a kerosene lantern at about 7.30pm on Saturday night time after an influence outage. It was gathered that when the lantern exploded, it set the mattress within t...

3 persons lost their lives and farmers herders clashes in Jigawa

A FARMER and two others have been killed on Wednesday as farmers and herders allegedly clashed in Jigawa State. The Commissioner of Police Bala Zama Senchi confirmed that separate clashes occurred in numerous native authorities areas. He stated one of many victims was from Guri Local Government Area, including that three individuals from Kirikasamma have been injured. Senchi stated one other parti...

Woman use iron, burnt maid with it in Kwara State

A WOMAN Balqees Y. Mohammed has been taken into custody by operatives of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, for allegedly burning her two housemaids with a scorching iron. The housemaids recognized as Hauwa, 14, and Aisha, 12, it was gathered, had been punished for not flushing the bathroom after use. Hajia Mohammed mentioned to be a businesswoman ...

Nigerians need leaders of courage—Tinubu

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has stated the individuals reserve the suitable to elect the kind of management they need. He stated management have to be visionary to realize the purpose of nation-building, whereas educated management would discharge its features successfully. Asiwaju Tinubu, who spoke yesterday at The Niche (an internet newspaper) annual lec...

Reps seek attention of private section in National Housing Fund

Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Housing and Habitat have referred to as for a overview of the Act establishing the National Housing Fund (NHF). They stated the overview ought to embody the personal sector to deal with the nation’s housing deficit. Its Chairman, Mustapha Dawaki, who spoke on the inaugural assembly of the committee in Abuja, stated the present Act excludes the p...

Lagos State Governor Sanwo Olu seeking for loan of N250 billion

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday requested approval for N250billion mortgage from the Lagos State House of Assembly. He made the request in a re-ordering letter, which was learn on the ground of the House on the plenary session. The letter was learn by the Clerk of the Assembly, Mr. Sani Azeez. The mortgage was damaged down as follows: a hard and fast price bond of N100bill...

Boy of 3 years kidnap from school in Imo State

A THREE-year-old boy, Chidalu Ike was on Tuesday kidnapped on his method from college in Atta group in Njaba council space of Imo State. Head of vigilante providers in Njaba council space, Chidi Nwamadu confirmed the incident to our correspondent in a phone interview. According to him, the incident occurred round three pm instantly after the pupils dismissed from college at Central School, Atta cl...

Man bang 5 months in prison for stealing car battery

A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old man, John Moses, to 5 months in jail for stealing automotive battery. The decide, Ibrahim Balarabe nonetheless gave Moses an choice of N23,000 as fantastic and warned him to desist from committing crime and be of fine behaviour. Moses of Tipper Garage, Kubwa, Abuja was convicted and sentenced over felony trespass and theft. The prosecut...

Kaduna declare compulsory free education after passing N258 budget

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Tuesday introduced a funds draft of N257.9 billion for the 2020 fiscal 12 months, additionally declaring obligatory free schooling as much as the secondary college degree for each baby within the State. Presenting the funds draft with the title “The 2020 Budget of Progressive Renewal” earlier than the State House of Assembly, Governor El-rufai, represe...