2019: SDP expresses doubt over INEC’s preparedness for general elections
Party says conduct of recent elections and security situation of Nigeria darken prospects of next year’s polls.
FOR THE RECORD: House report indicting Osinbajo, NEMA boss
The House wants the director general of NEMA fired.
Death toll in Shiites Abuja killings up by 10 — Group
The sect vows to continue its demand for the release of Mr El-Zakzaky.
Shehu Sani tackles Buhari, Jonathan over ‘politicised’ N-Power, SURE-P
N-Power is a repackaged SURE-P program that only encourages the culture of social dependency on state handouts, the lawmaker says.
FAAN aviation security personnel to start bearing arms in three months — Minister
The minister explains why airport personnel need weapons to carry out their duties.
Buhari won’t decide new minimum wage figure until passage by National Assembly — Presidency
The president denies endorsing N30,000 as the new rate.
Buhari declares state of emergency on water, sanitation
President Buhari described statistics on open defecation, access to piped water services and sanitation in the country as ”disturbing”.
One killed as Customs apprehend smuggled military truck – Official
The official explains that some persons tried to stop the customs officials.
Bill seeking to remove age as employment condition gets Reps support
The new law will ensure that no Nigerian job seeker is disqualified from government employment on the basis of age.
Senate constitutes committee to probe alleged politicisation of Buhari’s intervention programmes
A senator had alleged the social intervention scheme was being used as a campaign tool for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari
Benue Killings: Again, ECOWAS court postpones judgment
The court notes the judgement could not be delivered because judges assigned had resigned.
“95 per cent of states can’t pay N30, 000 minimum wage” – Ebonyi Gov
The tripartite committee on the review of the National Minimum Wage recommended N30,000 in its report submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday.
Kaduna, Kwara governors speak on proposed national minimum wage, demand review of nation’s laws
The governors say they have increased IGR in their states
Police sack drunk officer in Lagos, orders closure of beer parlours
The officer was apprehended at a police squadron base in Ikeja, where he served as the command provost.
Minimum Wage: Why Buhari cannot be trusted – Atiku
Mr Abubakar questions the funds accruing to the president and vice president as wages.
Senate cuts 2018 budgets of 30 agencies, reallocates funds to 2019 election (FULL LIST)
Half of the N242 billion budget will come from service wide votes.
Senators criticise Police for declaring attack on Ekweremadu ‘mere burglary’
The deputy Senate president threatens to release the CCTV of the attack.
Senate probes claim govt intervention fund spent on Buhari’s re-election
A senator said the fund had been “politicised”
Buhari swears in Code of Conduct Bureau, Population Commission appointees
The appointees were screened and cleared by the Senate last month.
Presidency denies Buhari endorsed N30,000 minimum wage
Mr Buhari on Tuesday received the report of a tripartite committee from its chairperson, Amal Pepple.