December 17, 2019

Ogun Assembly Confirms Odedina, 16 Others As Commissioners

  ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State House of Assembly has confirmed former Rector, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Dr. Adeola Odedina and 16 other nominees screened yesterday as commissioners in the state.  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that that, 17 out of 18 Commissioner nominees whose names were sent to the Ogun State House of Assembly by Governor Dapo Abiodun were screened yesterday. The unanimous confirmation of the nominees by the lawmakers through a House Resolution: HR No 049/OG/ 2019, at a plenary presided over by Speaker Olakunle Oluomo, followed the presentation of the Report of the Committee on Selection by the Majority Leader, Yusuf Sheriff after which the Minority [Read]

Minimum Wage: Ogun Workers Warm Up for Thursday Warning Strike

  The Organised Labour in Ogun State on Monday, directed the State and local government workers to embark on two-day “warning strike” for alleged government refusal to negotiate and implement the minimum wage. The “Organised Labour” comprises the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and The Joint Negotiating Council (JNC). The three unions, who spoke at a joint Press conference in Abeokuta, insisted that the call for the warning stike became inevitable because all their efforts to get the government to set up a committee to determine the “consequential adjustment” of the new minimum wage had been bluffed. The NLC Chairman, Comrade Bankole Emmanuel, who spoke on behalf [Read]

“Nobody Will Use My Name To Canvass For Votes In 2023” ― President Buhari Assures

  Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has told those interested in elective positions in 2023 to work hard as he will not allow anyone to use his name to canvass for votes. President Buhari also assured Nigerians that he will superintend over free, fair and credible elections in 2023. The president gave the assurance on Tuesday when some of his aides and staff of the State House and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha presented to him a birthday card to commemorate his 77th birthday anniversary at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said whoever wants to contest must work hard as he will not condone anyone [Read]

“FIRS Gave Osinbajo N90bn To Prosecute 2019 Election” – Timi Frank Insists

  Political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has maintained his earlier stance that about N90 billion were diverted to prosecute the 2019 general election for the APC. Frank has also distanced himself from claims that only N40 billion were stolen from the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to prosecute 2019 election by the ruling party. In a statement he signed and made available to NAIJALOADED on Tuesday, Frank demanded an apology from the FIRS for saying that he was been used to fabricate lies against the revenue-generating agency, adding that he is a man of integrity. He, however, stated [Read]