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Ortom orders implementation of N30, 000 minimum wage

Ortom orders implementation of N30, 000 minimum wage

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom Tuesday directed the state’s Head of Service to immediately commence implementation of the interim agreement his administration reached with labour leaders on payment of N30,000 minimum wage to civil servants…

Nine suspected ESN members remanded in prison custody

Nine suspected ESN members remanded in prison custody

Nine persons suspected to be members of the Eastern Security Network(ESN) have been remanded in the Owerri Correctional Center. According to a source at the Correctional Center, the ESN suspects, who are linked to Indigenous…

JUST IN: Lagos #EndSARS Panel  summons IGP

JUST IN: Lagos #EndSARS Panel  summons IGP

  The Lagos State Judicial Panel has summoned the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammad Adamu over a case involving one Adewale Adewuyi, a petitioner who is on a stretcher. Debo Adeleke, the petitioner’s lawyer, alleged…

NBA, former AG bicker over report on Ondo Chief Judge       

NBA, former AG bicker over report on Ondo Chief Judge       

  Babatope Okeowo, Akure The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Akure branch and a former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Charles Titiloye on Tuesday jostled over his recommendation of the investigation of the Chief…

JUST IN: Tension in Aba as hoodlums attack another police station, kill two officers

JUST IN: Tension in Aba as hoodlums attack another police station, kill two officers

  Emmanuel Ifeanyi, Aba A few weeks after the attack and burning of Omoba Police Station in Isiala-Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State, hoodlums in the wee hours of Tuesday, ransacked and burnt…

Drugs: India arrests two Nigerians

Drugs: India arrests two Nigerians

  The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of India has arrested two Nigerian nationals, Augustine Okafor and Achunke Nwafor, for alleged drug peddling in the Indiranagar area. “CCB has arrested two Nigerian nationals on charges of…

LAUTECH student jailed over love scam

LAUTECH student jailed over love scam

  ●Ogun female socialite remanded for N35m alleged fraud Iba dan Justice Sherifat Adeyemi of an Oyo State High Court yesterday sentenced a student of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oluwatoyin Henry,…

Niger passengers’ abduction: How bandits beat, starved us for days, victims recount

Niger passengers’ abduction: How bandits beat, starved us for days, victims recount

●Gov: Kagara students, teachers still with abductors   Freed passengers of the Niger State Transport Authority (NSTA) yesterday recounted their ordeal in the hands of their abductors.   The 53 passengers, who were abducted on…

Monarch, UNIPORT lecturer abducted in Rivers

Monarch, UNIPORT lecturer abducted in Rivers

Gunmen have abducted the Chairman of Andoni Area Traditional Rulers Council, Rivers State, HRM Dr. Aaron Ikuru from his residence.   The monarch’s abduction on Sunday night has thrown the area into panic. Gunmen also…

Crisis: Umahi blames LG chair, lawmaker, commissioner, aide

Crisis: Umahi blames LG chair, lawmaker, commissioner, aide

ABAKALIKI Governor Dave Umahi yesterday blamed politicians for the communal crisis between Effium and Ezza Effium people in the Effium community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.   The governor specifically mentioned the…