Chuks NZEH

Labour warns against teachers sack by governors

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has frowned at the alleged plans by more governors, especially in the north, to sack teachers the way their Kaduna state counterpart, Nasir el-Rufa’I, did recently.

President of the NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, made this known, last week, in Abuja, where he [...]

Mon, 28 May 2018


Abuja dangerous Estates, rising crime rate

Most residents of estates in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital, are increasingly worried by the rising crime rates where they live.

But the FCT police command insists that the city, and estates in particular, are well policed.

However, statistics from the National Bureau of Statisti [...]

Fri, 25 May 2018


Insecurity: CSOs to hold National Day of Mourning

A coalition of civil society organisations, would this Monday observe it as a National Day of Mourning for lives lost to violent killings in Nigeria

A statement by Abiodun Bayewu, "This call for a National Day of Mourning comes at a time when virtually all states of our country have been b [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


GUPM endorses Ugwuanyi for second term

Governor Ugwuanyi Progressive Movement, GUPM Abuja Chapter, has endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the 2019 elections because of his numerous achievements.

In a Press briefing in Abuja last week, Jude Aninta pointed to the development strides of the governor in Enugu State, saying that with [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


AEDC sacks 500 workers

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, has issued letters terminating the appointment of about 500 of its workers in Niger, Nasarawa states and Abuja.

An inside source said the sack affected casual workers who were engaged when the AEDC took over from the defunct Power Holding Compan [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


FERMA MD inspects repairs of brigde, Okene -Ibillo road

The Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, FERMA, Engr. Nuruddeen A. Rafindadi, recently embarked on tour of site where repairs are ongoing inclyding Okene -Ibillo road,  Koton Karfe along Abuja- Lokoja express road in Kogi State.

In a state [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018


Patients stranded as nurses in Abuja join strike

Patients of Gwarimpa General Hospital are bemoaning their fate over the ongoing strike by health workers of federal government hospitals, calling on the Federal Government to engage the union and resolve the issues.

A patient in the female ward, Casandra Joesph, said "the strike ha [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018


Labour calls for probe of ex NASENI boss

The Academic Staff Union of Research Institutions, ASURI, has called for the probe of the scientific claims of former executive chairman of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, Prof. M. S. Haruna.

The union also frowned at the recommendation by the Minister of [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018


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