January 5, 2019

Buhari to Labour: Stop distracting us with your strikes, as Labour Insists on Tuesday Nationwide Shutdown [READ MORE]

  Ahead of the planned resumption of strike by organised labour to pressure government to implement the N30,000 minimum wage, President Muhammadu Buhari, has appealed to them to allow his administration concentrate on fixing infrastructure in the country rather than distracting it. Labour had in its communiqué of December 20, 2018 said that it would no longer attend any meeting on the minimum wage as the time for meeting had passed. Organised labour had condemned the proposed setting up of a high-powered technical committee after a tripartite committee had completed its assignment with recommendations to President Buhari. They maintained that with the expiration of the ultimatum on December 31, 2018, [Read]

Popular lawyer, Ozekhome to lead legal struggles for Senator Dino’s early freedom from Police Custody [READ MORE]

  … 3 lawmakers who convinced him to show up, report to police After more than eight days of hide-and-seek game between him and the police, who had surrounded his palatial Maitama residence, Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, finally showed up, and presented himself to the police in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Dino, who had earlier proved defiant and vowed never to report to the police, willingly came out of his hiding, received the trio of Senator Murray Ben Bruce, Senator Atai idoko and House of Representatives member from Rivers State, Boma Goodhead, who had come to his house i in company with his fiery lawyer, Chief Mike [Read]