Jalingo â€” The Taraba State government has approved the immediateÂ payment of Teachers Salary Structure (TSS) to its teachers.
â€œAnother ratification of President Yarâ€™Aduaâ€™s approval on the recommendation of NIPP was approved involving contract for the construction of Ikorodu-Odogunyan-Shagamu 132 KV double circuit line, which was awarded in favour of Messrs PPCL/Westcom Joint Venture in the sum of N1.1 billion Euro 8.9 millionâ€, she added.Read More
By Ise-Oluwa Ige ABUJAâ€”A full panel of the Supreme Court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Idris Kutigi yesterday aborted the legal move by the gubernatorial flag-bearer of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the April 2007 election in Anambra State, Chief Andy Uba to re-open the suit filed by Governor Peter
By Enyim Enyim ONITSHAâ€”A businessman in Onitsha, Chief Mike Nwankwo has dragged the managements of the United Bank for Africa Plc and Spring Bank Plc before the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Ethics and Professionalism Sub-committee of the Bankers Committee of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) over alleged illegal charges/deductions
By Tony Edike ENUGUâ€”THE police in Enugu confirmed yesterday, that the state programme coordinator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr. Uchenna Ani, who was kidnapped by unknown persons last Friday has regained his freedom.
ByÂ Dennis Agbo ABAKALIKIâ€”CORE investor in the moribund Nigeriaâ€™s premier cement industry, Nigercem, the Eastern Bulkcem Company Limited (EBCL) has foreclosed any possibility of revitalisingÂ the factory in the nearest future, until Governor of Ebonyi state Martin ElechiÂ vacates the Abakaliki office of the factory.
By Tony Edike ENUGUâ€”OPERATIVES of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corp (NSCDC), Enugu State Command have apprehended eight persons suspected to be involved in the adulteration of petroleum products in the state.
By Ignatius Orisewezie THIS game called politics is a race for popularity in which citizens enthrone those they can trust. And the trust is earned like the fatherâ€™s love. As Robert Frost said, you have to earn and deserve your fatherâ€™s love but not that of your mother.
By Emeka Mamah Kaduna â€” Traditional rulers and Muslim leaders in the 19 northern states yesterday advised lawmakers in the country to be cautious in their efforts to amend the 1999 Constitution as well as make laws for the country, saying divine (Islamic) laws were superior to man-made laws. They spoke under the auspices of
LAGOSâ€”The Action Congress (AC) has said Nigerian politicians have a lot to learn from other countries, especially in Britain where a recent expense account scandal involving parliamentarians has brought a crushing defeat to the ruling Labour Party and threatened the government of Prime Minister, Gordon Brown.
By Tony Edike ENUGUâ€”THE Nsukka Local Government Area in Enugu State is now engulfed in crisis following alleged plot by the council chairman, Mr. Dan Ugwuja to remove the leader of the legislative council, Mr. Dominic Ajibo.
ILORIN â€” THE Senator Gbemisola Saraki Political Groups have distributed over N4.5 million worth of items to the people as part of activities to mark her birthday.
By Aliyu Dangida KIRIKASAMMA(Jigawa) â€” One Hajia Fatima Talatu Muhammad Daguro was reported killed and several others severely injured when the case of suspected witchcraft turned brutal in Matattarar-Alhazai Village, Kirikasamma local government of Jigawa State recently.
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By Solomon Asuquo ABUJA â€” Operations of the new pension scheme became clearer yesterday with the releases of the guidelines on annuity business in Nigeria by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) in collaboration with the National Pension Commission (PenCom). Speaking at a joint press conference in Abuja, the Commissioner for insurance, Mr. Fola Daniel said