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May Day: Nigerian workers threaten showdown with governors

Workers across Nigeria, united in anger and frustration over unpaid wages, seized the occasion of the May Day celebration to make demands, issue ultimatums and threaten showdowns with their state governments. In Adamawa State, the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Dauda Maina, told workers at a rally…

Nasarawa Assembly crisis: House suspends six aggrieved members

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended six of its members for opposing Governor Umaru Al-Makura’s decision to swear in 11 sole administrators without the clearance of the House. The six members were suspended indefinitely for “misconduct and for bringing the House to disrepute”, following a free-for-all in…

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura

Rowdy session in Nasarawa Assembly over Gov. Al-Makura’s appointment of LG chairs

There was a rowdy session at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Monday, following the swearing of 11 sole administrators by the state governor, Umaru Al-Makura, without the permission of the lawmakers. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the disagreement began at the Executive Session of the Assembly as six legislators…