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PDP, 30 other political parties boycott Kaduna council polls

Thirty one political  parties, including the Peoples Democratic Party, said they would  boycott the Local Councils’ election in Kaduna State holding today. The parties under the aegis of Coalition of Political Parties in Kaduna State, made their stand known at a press conference on Friday in Kaduna. the coalition hinged their decision on the alleged violation of the Constitution and Electoral...

FACT-CHECK: Documents show Fintiri lied, As FG only commenced deduction of bailout loan in January, 2020

The claim by the governor of Adamawa state, Umaru Ahmadu Fintiri that he has been paying about one billion naira monthly since he assumed office as a result of bailout loans collected by his predecessor, Sen. Jibrilla Bindow is false, an investigation by THE FINDER has shown. Also untrue, our findings show, is Mr. Fintiri’s claim that that the state...

Court orders Adamawa state government to pay over 3000 workers sacked in 2014 their entitlement

The National Industrial Court, on Friday issued a garnishee order on bank accounts of Adamawa state government, to pay over 3000 workers sacked in 2014. Garnishee proceeding is a judicial enforcement of monetary judgment whereby money belonging to a judgment debtor, in the possession of a third party, usually a bank, is seized by a judgment creditor. The motion which sought...

Breaking: Minimum wage: NLC rejects offer from Fintiri’s govt

The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the 2000 naira consequential adjustment added to some category of Adamawa state government worker’s February salary. According to the union bulletins released to Journalists on Friday, the council accused the Fintiri led state government on reneging on their earlier agreement on the consequential adjustment agreed with representatives of the state government during the negotiation...

N614bn Bailout: FG begins deducting from states’ allocations

The federal government has commenced the deduction of the N614 billionbailout it gave to the 35 states of the federation, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, said on Thursday in Abuja. The minister, who spoke to journalists at the second National Economic Council (NEC) meeting in 2020, said the deductions were made from the statutory allocations...

BREAKING: Health Minister Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria. Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, confirmed the case in a statement issued in the early hours of Friday, February 28, 2020. According to the statement, the case involves an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and just returned from Milan, Italy on the...

INSECURITY: ARCHBISHOP CALLS FOR MUTUAL DIALOGUE, TASKS LEADERS TO RISE TO RESPONSIBILITIES.

The Lutheran Archbishop of Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria (LCCN), Most Rev. Dr. musa Panti Filibus, lamented the spate of kidnappings, killings and religious intolerance in Nigeria. He called for mutual dialogue as way to foster peace, justice and development of this nation. Most Rev. Dr. Filibus made the called while declaring open the 95th Annual Convention of...

Lyon accepts Supreme Court’s verdict on Bayelsa

Sacked Governor-Elect of Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, has accepted the final decision of the Supreme Court on its judgement that nullified his victory at the November 16th, 2019 governorship election. Lyon, in a statement he personally signed, said though the decision of the apex court to stick to its February 13th judgement dashed the hope of the people of...

Kogi 2019: PDP had no candidate, court declares

The Kogi State High Court sitting in Lokoja, on Thursday, ruled that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had no candidate in the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state. Justice John Olorunfemi of the High Court 4, in a ruling declared that the party primary conducted on the 3rd September 2019, which produced Engr. Musa Wada as the PDP...

Court Dismisses Ambode’s Suit To Stop Lagos Assembly From Probing Him

The Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has struck out a suit filed by former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, seeking an injunction to restrain the State House of Assembly from probing him over the purchase of 820 buses. In her ruling on Thursday, Justice Yetunde Adesanya upheld the preliminary objections of the lawmakers and held that the court lacked...

Court Declares Impeachment Of Kogi Ex-Deputy Governor Achuba Illegal

A State High Court in Lokoja has declared the removal of Simon Achuba, former Kogi deputy governor by the State House of Assembly as null and void. The presiding judge, Justice John Olorunfemi while delivering the judgment on Thursday said Achuba’s removal from office by the Assembly is a violation of the constitution and the subsequent nomination of Edward Onoja...