Minimum wage: Labour gives warning of nationwide strike.

The organised labour has served warning of an imminent nation-wide strike over Federal Government delay in the implementation of a new national Minimum Wage. Mr Joe Ajaero, President, United Labour Congress (ULC) gave the warning in a communique issued after its meeting on Monday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the […]

BACK TO SCHOOL VISITATION: GOVERNOR AKEREDOLU’S WIFE URGES ONDO TEACHERS AND STUDENTS TO STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE.

As schools resume for academic activities for the new session, Teachers and Students of Ondo State have been advised to pursue excellence in the teaching and learning process in the state. Share on:

BILL CLINTON DRIVE REHABILITATION: FCTA PARTNERS TRAFFIC AGENCIES TO ENSURE HITCH-FREE MOVEMENT….URGES ROAD USERS TO PLAN AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

As rehabilitation work begins on the ever busy Bill Clinton Drive spur road linking the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja with the Umar Musa Yar’Adua Expressway, the FCT Administration has said it will partner with the various stakeholders in the traffic management and control sector, as well as other paramilitary bodies, to ensure that seamless […]

GMO COTTON AT LAST

Two transgenic cotton hybrids receive official endorsement for commercialisation in Nigeria. It was a heart-warming news for advocates of the introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms, GMO, into Nigeria. On Thursday, July 26, 2018, the National Committee on Naming, Registration and Release of crops, livestock/Fisheries varieties at National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB) in […]

CHANCELLOR MERKEL ARRIVES ABUJA ON ECONOMIC MISSION TO NIGERIA 

  German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, on an economic diplomacy visit to Nigeria, arrived Abuja aboard her BundeRepublic Deutschland Boeing 733 at exactly 21.24 local time last night and was welcomed by the duo of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello and the Nigerian Minister of State for Foreign Affair, Hon. Khadija Ibrahim. Share […]

KWANKWASO CAMPAIGN ORGANIZATION AND THE EAGLE SQUARE: SETTING THE RECORDS STRAIGHT

  There has been some furore over the inability of Eagle Square facility managers to grant permission for use of the facility during the working hours of Wednesday, this week, to an organization named Rasy International Properties Ltd, Kano. Share on: WhatsApp

Lai Mohammed lied, Nigerian govt paid ‘large ransom’ to free #DapchiGirls – UN report

Contrary to the claim by the Nigerian government through the Information Minister Lai Mohammed, the government paida “large ransom” to free scores of female students kidnapped by the Boko Haram from their school in Dapchi, Yobe State, earlier this year, the United Nations has said. Over 100 girls were kidnapped from the Dapchi school by […]

FCTA MOVES TO STEM INCURRENCE OF JUDGMENT DEBTS

Worried by the high log of judgment debts it inherited from its predecessors, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has urged its legal officers to brace up to the challenge of offering the best services and legal representations possible to ensure that the administration does not incur these debts anymore. Share on: WhatsApp

NSITF BOARD: OSHIOMHOLE IS IGNORANT – NGIGE

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Wednesday said the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, was talking out of ignorance when he threatened him to inaugurate the boards of federal agencies and parastatals under his ministry or be suspended from the party. Ngige spoke with State House […]

Ex-President Obasanjo makes surprise appearance at PDP rally in Ogun

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday stormed the rally of one of the governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State, Oladipupo Adebutu.   Adebutu currently representing Remo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, and his supporters were at the rally held within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential […]

I SUPPORT CRUSADE AGAINST WOMEN, GIRL-CHILD ABUSE – IKPEAZU

Abia state Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has thrown his weight behind the advocacy for the protection of the rights of women and children, especially the girlchild. The Governor made this known when he received a delegation made up of a coalition of women and women’s group led by the wife of Governor, Deaconess Nkechi Ikpeazu, […]

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El-Rufai And His Legacy Of Crisis In Kaduna State

  LANRE  OLU, Special Correspondent of Verbatim Magazine , x-rays  the character and landmarks of the Governor Nasir El-Rufai administration  in Kaduna State in three out of the four year tenure that will terminate on May 29, next year. Highlights of the issues raised include exhibition of arrogance  and elements of dictatorship by the governor, […]

Regularise your titles as safeguard against encroachments, reallocations …FCT Minister Charges Ministries, Agencies.

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has charged ministries and agencies that have lands allocated to them under the FCT Master-plan to come forward to regularise such parcels of land by processing their titles. The Minister said this is one way of safeguarding such titles against encroachments or inadvertent reallocations.    Share […]

FCT Perm Sec inaugurates cmttee on National Sports Festival…as FCT hosts event

As part of efforts to ensure the success of the 2018 Annual National Sports Festival billed to hold in Abuja, the nation’s capital city from 6th December to 16thDecember, the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa,who also doubled as the Chairman of the Committee has inaugurated a 15-man committee to ensure […]

14 YEARS AFTER: FCDA/FCTA RETIREES SMILE AS BELLO APPROVES N700M BENEFITS.

The 75 staff members of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) who were affected by the 2004 compulsory retirement exercise can now heave a sigh of relief as the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has approved the payment of over 700 million to the affected staff. Share on: WhatsApp

KEMI ADEOSUN: DRIVING FAR-REACHING REFORMS IN NIGERIA’S

       FISCAL OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT With the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in May, 2015, and subsequent assumption of duties as the Honourable Minister of Finance in November, 2015, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has focused her attention on the initiation, development and aggressive implementation of innovative fiscal operations management policies and initiatives aimed at redressing […]