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WE’LL GO NAKED, PENSIONERS PROTEST NON-INCLUSION IN MINIMUM WAGE COMMITTEE

WE’LL GO NAKED – PENSIONERS PROTEST NON-INCLUSION IN MINIMUM WAGE COMMITTEE Pensioners in Nigeria on Thursday decried the non-inclusion of their members in the newly constituted Minimum Wage Tripartite committee. The pensioners under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, said they had lost about 1,500 of their members in recent times as a result of hardship and high …

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JOURNALIST MAKES N50M CLAIM FROM EX-SENATE PRESIDENT OVER BOOK ON TENURE

JOURNALIST MAKES N50M DEMAND FROM EX-SENATE PRESIDENT OVER BOOK ON TENURE IN OFFICE A journalist, Cyriacus Njoku, is asking a Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court to order a former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, to pay him the sum of N50 million as reward for authoring a book on his tenure in office. In the suit numbered CV/2269/2023, Njoku, through …

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OSONDU NWOYE, ANAMBRA-BORN BILLIONAIRE, DIES IN IVORY COAST STADIUM WATCHING SUPER EAGLES

OSONDU NWOYE, ANAMBRA-BORN BILLIONAIRE, DIES IN IVORY COAST STADIUM WATCHING SUPER EAGLES Anambra-born billionaire, Chief Osondu Nwoye, has allegedly died while watching the Super Eagles of Nigeria play against the South African national team. Nwoye was said to be the richest Igbo businessman based in Ivory Coast before his death. This was made known in a post by a Facebook …

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NLC, TUC ISSUE NATIONWIDE STRIKE NOTICE

NLC, TUC ISSUE NATIONWIDE STRIKE NOTICE The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) have issued a 14-day nationwide strike notice to the Federal Government. This action comes as a result of the non-implementation of a 16-point agreement reached between organized labor and the government on October 2, 2023. The NLC and TUC leaders express …

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WHY THERE’S DELAY IN ENUGU WATER PROJECT – COMMISSIONER, COUNSELS FOR PATIENCE

WHY THERE’S DELAY IN ENUGU WATER PROJECT – COMMISSIONER, COUNSELS FOR PATIENCE Enugu State Government has urged residents to be patient, saying the delay in water project was due to the ongoing road projects in the state. Dr Felix Nnamani, the State Commissioner for Water Resources, made the call during a one-day sensitisation and policy dialogue on Enugu State Water …

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REPS PROPOSE MANDATORY ELECTRONIC hiTRANSMISSION OF POLL RESULTS

REPS PROPOSE MANDATORY ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF POLL RESULTS The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, passed the Electoral Act 2022 Amendment Bill for second reading, brightening the prospect for making electronic transmission of election results mandatory to minimise fraud in the nation’s electoral process. The bill seeks to revisit the controversial electronic transmission of results that was rejected during the last …

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NYSC MEMBER SLUMPS, DIES WHILE WATCHING NIGERIA SOUTH AFRICA MATCH

NYSC MEMBER SLUMPS, DIES WHILE WATCHING NIGERIA, SOUTH AFRICA MATCH A member of the National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, slumped and died during the penalty shootout stage of the match between Nigeria and South Africa, Wednesday evening. The youth, identified simply as Samuel from Kaduna State, who was serving in Adamawa, died just before the last kick that ensured Nigeria’s …

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300 PARISH PRIESTS TO PARTICIPATE IN VATICAN SYNOD MEETING

300 PARISH PRIESTS TO PARTICIPATE IN VATICAN SYNOD MEETING – Three hundred parish priests from all over the world will come to Rome and make their contribution to the ongoing Synod of Bishops on synodality by sharing their experiences of parish life, the Vatican said. The priests, selected by bishops’ conferences and Eastern Catholic churches, also will have the chance …

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APC CHIEFTAIN, CAIRO OJOUGBOH, SLUMPS, DIES WATCHING NIGERIA-SOUTH MATCH

APC CHIEFTAIN, CAIRO OJOUGBOH, SLUMPS, DIES  WATCHING NIGERIA-SOUTH AFRICA MATCH A former member of the House of Representatives, who represented Ika federal constituency of Delta State, Dr Cairo Ojougboh, is dead. Reliable sources said that the outspoken politician and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) died on Wednesday night while watching the AFCON 2023 semi-final match between Nigeria and …

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US COURT RESTRAINS ANGLICAN CHURCH OF NIGERIA FROM DISSOLVING INDIANA-BASED DIOCESE, CANADA

US COURT RESTRAINS ANGLICAN CHURCH OF NIGERIA FROM DISSOLVING INDIANA-BASED DIOCESE, CANADA An Indiana commercial court has issued an order temporarily restraining the Anglican Diocese, church of Nigeria from dissolving the Anglican Diocese of the Trinity, Inc. (ADOTT). The Motion for Temporary Restraining Order was filed on January 24, 2024, before Judge Heather A. Welch Judge, of Marion Superior Court, …

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