Nigerians React To Maina’s Reinstatement

Nigerians React To Maina’s Reinstatement

Chris Steven, Abuja Some Nigerians have reacted to the recent reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of Presidential Committee on Pension Reform Taskforce Team (PRTT), into the federal civil service, saying the development is victory over corruption and age-long pervasion of the civil service rules and labour laws. Alfa Nma, Coordinator of the North Central […]

Anti-Trafficking Day: Poor Awareness Bane Of War Against Human Trafficking – UNODC

Anti-Trafficking Day: Poor Awareness Bane Of War Against Human Trafficking – UNODC

Chris Steven, Abuja The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has disclosed that creating awareness on the nature and scope of human trafficking as a prevention tool will help combat, prevent and suppress the scourge of trafficking in persons in the country. In her address during the 2017 European Union Anti-trafficking Day in […]

President Buhari Approves Payment Of Pension To Biafra War Veterans

President Buhari Approves Payment Of Pension To Biafra War Veterans

In a statement on Wednesday, the Pensions Transition Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) announced that payment will commence on Friday, October 20, in Enugu state. “The general public would recall that Nigeria witnessed an ugly civil war between July 1967 and January 1970 and as a result of that unfortunate period in our history, some members of the armed […]

Stop Abusing Judicial Process, Lawyer Cautions Senate

Stop Abusing Judicial Process, Lawyer Cautions Senate

Chris Steven, Abuja A legal practitioner, Ugochukwu Osuagwu Esq has called on the Senate to respect the doctrine of  separation of powers and not to  arbitrarily constitute itself into a court of law or usurpate  the powers of the judiciary as clearly stated in the constitution. Barrister Osuagwu was apparently reacting to a recent summon […]

Charly Boy Files N500 Million Lawsuit Against Nigeria Police Over Attack During Resume or Resign Protest

Charly Boy Files N500 Million Lawsuit Against Nigeria Police Over Attack During Resume or Resign Protest

Inibehe Effiong, a Lagos-based legal practitioner and human rights activist who is the counsel to Charly Boy in an Originating Motion dated October 4th 2017 filed the suit at the F.C.T. high Court on Wednesday October 4th 2017 against the Commissioner of Police, FCT Police Command who is joined as the respondent in the suit. […]

Buhari In Borno To Celebrates Independence With Nigerian Troops Fighting Boko Haram

Buhari In Borno To Celebrates Independence With Nigerian Troops Fighting Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday travelled to Borno to celebrate the Independence Anniversary with soldiers fighting Boko Haram. According to a statement by Olatokunbo Adesanya, the spokesperson of the Nigerian Air Force, the president was received at an Air Force base by service chiefs and the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima. “Immediately after the brief […]

[email protected]: Group Hails Buhari, Service Chiefs For Visiting Maiduguri

Nigeria@57: Group Hails Buhari, Service Chiefs For Visiting Maiduguri

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism [CATE], has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Service Chiefs for using the occasion of the Independence Day celebration to visit Maiduguri, Borno State to asses the success of the fight against insurgency. CATE  in a statement by its National President, Gabriel Onoja while felicitating with the government and […]

Presidency Lists 57 Achievements Of Buhari Administration

Presidency Lists 57 Achievements Of Buhari Administration

SECURITY & RELATED MATTERS 1. Release of 106 Chibok girls, as well as over 16,000 persons in Boko Haram captivity. 2. Tackling insurgency, decimation of Boko Haram in the North East. 3. Recovering 14 local governments and territories previously under Boko Haram control in the North East, rebuilding lives of citizens there; about one million […]

BREAKING: Nigerian Health Workers’ Union, JOHESU Suspends Strike

BREAKING: Nigerian Health Workers’ Union, JOHESU Suspends Strike

Chris Steven, Abuja The Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals, JOHESU, has suspended its nine-day-old strike. The union made the decision following a nine-hour meeting with the federal government in Abuja on Saturday. Biobelemoye Josiah, National Chairman of the union, said the strike had been suspended “in principle”, as a NEC meeting […]

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