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NAASC, ILO, EU Partners On Social Protection Framewotk

The National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO) in cooperation with the International Labour Organization and the European Union is launching the project: “Strengthening and Expanding the National Social Registry (NSR) as a shock-responsive social protection system in Nigeria”. Designed for an initial period of 12 months, the project brings a …

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Maitakobi Sues For Peace As RTEAN Resolves Leadership Crisis

The leadership crisis rocking the Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has finally come to a long-awaited end. This came after a recent judgement delivered by the National Industrial Court has recognised Alh. Musa Muhammed (Maitakobi) as the National President of the association. The judgment was delivered by Justice …

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Why We Kept Palliative In Warehouse -Niger Govt.

From Mathew Jwantu, Minna Niger State Government through Commissioner of information and strategies Hon. Alhaji Sani Idris has said the state is awaiting last batch of CA-COVID parliative before distributing them to the people. Idris made the clarification in his office, while playing host to the new Exco members of …

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#ENDSARS: Engage The Youth, Dont Kill Them, ASUU Tells FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was shocked to receive reports of violent attacks on protesting youth under the aegis of #EndSARS, killing and maiming a number of them, in Lagos and other states in the country. At the Lekki Toll Plaza on Tuesday, 20th October, 2020, light was …

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Police Commission Appeals To #EndSARS Protesters To Retreat Over Killings, Destruction

*Promise to punish erring Officers The Police Service Commission has called on Nigerian youths to restraint as miscreants hijack the “end SARS” protests to unleash terror and havoc across the country. The Commission in a statement has by the Head, Press and Public Relations Mr.Ikechukwu Ani said it has followed …

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Senate Urges FG To Review Age For Job Seekers

The Senate on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to direct the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to set up a Committee to review the age limit for job seekers in the country to allow competent applicants to be employed by the Ministries, Departments, and Agencies of Government. The …

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The Revolutionary Perspectives Of Esioba Irobi In Edo Politics

World over, playwrights are believed to be social commentators as they mirror and set societal agenda through satire. This postulation can be deduced from the classical works of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Aristophanes, down to our own Wole Soyinka, Ngugi Wationgo, Ola Rotimi, Femi Osafesan, just to mention but a few. African …

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Police Arrests CUPP Spokesman Ikenga

The spokesman of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere has been arrested by the police. According to a statement by Chibuzor C. Ezike, Counsel to Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere said he was pick up at about 5:30 pm, Thursday, 18-06-2020. The counsel further said Ikenga arrest was due …

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Don’t Swear In Magama LGA Chair, APC Tells Gov.Bello

From Mathew Jwantu Minna. The Niger state chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC) has advised Governor Abubakar Sani Bello to resist pressures to sworn in a new Magama Local Government chairman due to the party’s appeal Court case against the lower court judgment in Minna. The state APC chairman, Engr. …

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