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Govs Petition Buhari over Direct Allocations to LGCs

…Directive Breaches Constitutional Provisions The 36 state governors in the country have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari on the recent decision of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) for the release of funds from the Federation Accounts directly to the 774 local government councils in the country.

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Atiku, Buhari: The Looming Post-election Political Battles

Atiku, Buhari: The Looming Post-election Political Battles

The political relationship between former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar and incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari is getting messier each passing day, as Atiku who failed the 2019 general election is in the tribunal to contest the election. The two top Nigerian politicians, who are Fulani indigenes, are now running cat and dog …

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Leah Sharibu At 16: Mothers, Others Pray

Leah Sharibu At 16: Mothers, Others Pray

The abducted student of Girls Science Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe State, Leah Sharibu was yesterday in the Plateau, remembered Christian women, civil society groups and other residents in special prayer session to mark her 16th birthday. Amidst sorrow, tears and anguish, the various groups prayed intensely, calling on government to …

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Missing N500bn: Probe CBN, Falana, Others Tell PMB

Missing N500bn: Probe CBN, Falana, Others Tell PMB

The human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN),  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and the Social Democratic Party (SDP) have called on PMB to ensure that the allegation of missing N500bn in the Central Bank of Nigeria is thoroughly investigated. Also, the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership in a separate …

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Minimum Wage: FG Inaugurates Committee to Adjust Workers’ Salaries

Minimum wage: FG inaugurates committee to adjust workers’ salaries

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has inaugurated a committee to negotiate the consequential adjustment in salaries arising from the new national minimum wage. Mustapha, while inaugurating the committee on May 14th, 2019 in Abuja, said the gesture was in accordance with President Muhammadu Buhari’s remarks …

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The Drowning of Emmanuel Balogun

The Drowning of Emmanuel Balogun

The news last week of the drowning of a 17-year-old undergraduate of the University of Abuja, Emmanuel Balogun, in a swimming pool in a hotel in Abuja was not only scary but disturbing. According to reports, the deceased, had attended a party organised for freshers in the university in company …

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