I will pay new minimum wage in Kogi State. ~Gov. Yahaya Bello

Bello Pledges To Pay New Minimum Wage In Kogi State. Leadership gathered that, In keeping faith with the demand of labour union to avoid frosty relationship in the present dispensation, the Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has pledged to pay the minimum wage that is agreed upon by the tripartite committee set up by the federal government. The chairman of the concerned Kogi State Workers’ Forum, an informed organisation based in Lokoja, Kogi State, Com Adex Shaibu, made the statement at a conference in Lokoja, yesterday. Com Adex stressed…

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Oshiomhole used his powers to deal with me, It was not the screening committe that disqualified me.~ Mama Taraba

Hajia Aisha Alhassan former Minister of women Affairs who just resigned said Adams Oshiomhole had used his powers to deal with her. She stated this at the venue where she picked the Taraba State Governorship Nomination form from the United Democratic Party, UDP. She said “It was not the screening committee that disqualified me, the Chairman of the party personally did it. “Oshiomole has used his powers to deal with me, but it is God that gives power. “I have put that behind me. I have moved to the UDP…

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PDP Presidential Primary: Saraki leads Atiku, Tambuwal trails in twitter poll

PDP Presidential Primary: Saraki leads Atiku, Tambuwal trails in twitter poll President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki leads in online poll ahead of PDP presidential primary President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki leads in online poll ahead of PDP presidential primary The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki is currently leading former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in an online poll on twitter ahead of the presidential primaries of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The poll posted on the twitter handle @PDP_RIVERS called on Nigerians to vote for…

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KWARA: Saraki loyalist battle for PDP Governorship Ticket.

Ali Ahmad; Kwara state Speaker Although the battle for governorship tickets of Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is straightforward in many states, the battle to be on the ballot in Kwara State is interesting because it pitches loyalists of the national leader of the party, Senate President Bukola Saraki, against one another Although there about 10 aspirants seeking to pick the party’s ticket in the state, it is seen by many as a straight battle between two key loyalists of Mr Saraki. The two are the…

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Mama Taraba Dumps APC, Picks UDP Governorship normiation form.

Mama Taraba dumps APC for UDP Senator Aishat Jumai Alhassan popularly known as Mama Taraba has dump the All Progressive Congress APC for United Democratic Party, UDP a day after she resigned as minister for women and social development under President Muhamadu Buhari’s administration. The former minister also accused the national chairman of the ruling APC of bring initiatives that are capable of tarnishing the party. She termed Adams Oshiomhole leadership of unleashing unjust treatment to members of the party who nurse and financed APC from the beginning. She said…

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EPL:Jose Mourinho could face the exit doors at Manchester United this week

Manchester United players expect Mourinho to be sacked – Jose Mourinho could face the exit doors at Manchester United this week – United players are said to be expecting him to be sacked at Old Trafford – This comes after the Red Devils’ defeat against West Ham United Manchester United players are reportedly expecting Jose Mourinho to be sacked by the club’s chiefs this week after their disappointing defeat against West Ham United in the EPL. United’s defeat against West Ham was the club’s worst loss in 29 years, and…

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NLC calls off nationwide strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called off the nationwide strike. NLC President Ayuba Wabba made the announcement on Sunday, September 30, 2018. According to Channels TV, Wabba said the decision to call off the strike was based on the Federal Government’s promise to revisit the issue of the new minimum wage. The Federal Government had earlier said that the Tripartite Committee on the new National Minimum Wage will reconvene on October 4, 2018. The NLC strike started on Thursday, September 27, 2018.

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Onigbinde emerges Oyo AD Guber candidate

As caretaker committee holds parallel primary Onigbinde A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and former Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Dr Akin Onigbinde has emerged the governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Oyo state. He emerged at the party congress which held at A-Three Hotel, Along Iwo Road-Ojoo Expressway, Ibadan. Tribune gathered that the primary which was organised by the Mr Michael Akinropo state-led executives was witnessed by party national leadership, southwest leadership, officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) amongst other delegates. Onigbinde…

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Uzor Orji Kalu’s name missing in approved APC register for Abia primaries

Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia have raised concern over the omission of the names of prominent stakeholders, including Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, from the approved party register for Sunday’s governorship primaries in the state. The nation gathered thay the Chairman of the party, Chief Donatus Nwankpa, said at a meeting for aspirants in Umuahia on Saturday that the register of members in Ohafia Local Government Area was not in the list approved by the national secretariat of the party. Nwankpa also said that some wards…

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Ekiti: Tribunal dismisses PDP’s application for recount of ballot

The Ekiti Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the recount of ballot papers used in the July 14 poll. The nation gathered that the PDP and its candidate, Prof. Olusola Kolapo are challenging the outcome of the election in court. The respondents in the matter are Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC) and Dr Kayode Fayemi, the winner of the election. Ruling on the application, the Chairman of the three-member tribunal, Justice Bolaji Belgore, declared that the…

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