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21,000 Kaduna teachers win, as Court stops El-Rufai from planned sack

  The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Kaduna on Thursday ordered Kaduna State government to stop the planned sack of 21,000 primary school teachers who failed competency test. Recall that Kaduna state governor, El-Rufai had announced that the teachers who failed the competency test organized by the government would be sacked

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Buhari returns from Paris

  President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday returned to Abuja after participating at the “One Planet” summit in Paris, France. The president’s aircraft landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, at about 4:35 p.m. where he was received by senior government officials including his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari and the

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Court arraigns Maryam Sanda, mother, brother, denies bail application

    A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jabi District, has arraigned Maryam Sanda, her mother and brother. bail. Sanda was refused bail application. The judge, however, granted the other defendants bail on the condition that the defendants will produce two sureties with evidence of residence within Abuja. They are also

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Nigerian state governors approve $1 billion from Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram

  Governors from Nigeria’s 36 states have approved the withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account by the federal government to be used in the ongoing fight against Boko Haram insurgents in the North-east. This was revealed by the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki while briefing State House correspondents

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Season 4 Winner of Heritage Bank’s Sponsored ‘Next Titan’ emerges

    A 22-year-old fledgling entrepreneur, Mr. Iyeh Kennedy has emerged winner of Season 4 of the Next Titan, Nigeria’s entrepreneurial reality TV show sponsored by Heritage Bank Plc, as headline sponsor. Kennedy is the MD of Blue Leaf Herbs and Spices which is into 100 percent organic cultivation, production and packaging of

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Reps Give Intels 24 Hours to Declare Public Funds in Its Possession

  The House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee on Treasury Single Account (TSA) yesterday gave Intels Nigeria Limited 24 hours to declare the amount of public funds currently in its possession as well as transfer same to the TSA without further delay. It further summoned the Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and

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Court orders reinstatement of PDP Obiora Okonkwo as Anambra Central Senator

    The Abuja Federal High Court has ordered the immediate reinstatement of Obiora Okonkwo of the Peoples Democratic Party as the senator representing the Anambra Central Senatorial District. Justice John Tsoho gave the ruling on Wednesday after counsel to other parties in the matter withdrew their arguments against the plaintiff. The judge said

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