NLC, ICPC to Monitor Bailout Funds

THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has promised to partner with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, to monitor the disbursement and use of the N338 billion bailout funds given to 27 states. …

Looming Crisis over Unpaid Salaries

As the new central government comes in on May 29, one of the crisis that is likely to get its attention is unpaid salaries and pensions which has been causing agitations in many states of the federation …

Birthdays

Yakubu Mohammed, journalist, administrator and former deputy chief executive officer, Newswatch Communications Limited, 65, April 4. Born in Ologba, Dekina local government area, Kogi State, he was educated at St. Joseph Primary School, Anyigba, 1964; Government Secondary School, Okene, …

NLC Election Crisis Deepens

Following the crisis which rocked the Nigeria Labour Congress election held on March 14, another group led by Joe Ajaero of the National Union of Electricity Employees elects the factional leader its president …

Presidential Election Divides NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress is divided over the outcome of election which produced Ayuba Wabba, candidate of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, as president of the union for another four years, while Joe Ajaero, his opponent, alleged election manipulation …

PPPRA Defends Fuel Price

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency is defending the decision of the federal government to peg the price of petrol at N87 …

Conspiracy against 2015 Elections

There is some sort of conspiracy in high places to scuttle the general elections scheduled for February 14 and 28, as tempers are rising over the inability of millions of potential voters to get their permanent voter cards. Will the conspirators succeed? …