Category: Politics

FG – Minimum wage will be paid from April 18

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said the new minimum wage will take effect from April 18, 2019, when it was signed into law by President...

Supreme Court nullifies APC candidates’ elections of Zamfara polls

The Supreme Court on Friday nullified the elections of all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections. Delivering a...

Osinbajo, governors raise alarm over increasing population

At the valedictory session of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the State House, Abuja on Thursday, increasing population, ‘small’ economy and so on dominated...

British PM May announces resignation

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced in an emotional address that she will step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after failing to persuade MPs to...

16 commercial banks fail to remit N1.6bn to FG —Reps

The House of Representatives has recommended that 16 commercial banks be penalised for not remitting N1.6 billion stamp duties into the federation account. The House...

NASS Introduces Stringent Conditions For Journalists’ Accreditation

Ahead of the inauguration of ninth assembly, the National Assembly management has released 20 stringent conditions for journalists and media houses’ accreditation. In...

FG declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

Nigerian Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively. Nigeria’s Minister of...

FG to disburse another N649bn Paris Club refund

Federal Government is set to disburse N649.434 billion to states of the federation, being balance from the Paris Club refund. The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed,...

Kano court declares appointment of new emirs null and void

Kano State high court on Wednesday declared the appointment and the installation of four new emirs by the Kano State government as null and void. It ordered a return to...

El-Rufai: No apologies for my Lagos godfather views

Kaduna State Governor,  Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, said on Monday that he had no apologies for  his views on how to retire godfathers from politics in Lagos State....