FG tired of waiting for Diezani’s UK trial – Magu

The Federal Government said its renewed desire to extradite a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke to the country, was informed by the realisation that the United Kingdom was yet to begin her prosecution. Alison-Madueke, who was a super-powerful minister under the last administration, is being investigated over allegations that she diverted a…

Minimum Wage: NLC begs Buhari to expedite action

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to expedite action on the proposed new national Minimum Wage by transmitting it to the National Assembly in good time. Dr Peter Eson-Ozo, NLC General Secretary said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. Eson-Ozo said…

EFCC confirms moves to extradite Diezani Alison-Madueke

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says the process for the extradition of Diezani Alison-Madueke, former minister of petroleum, from the UK has begun. Tony Orilade, acting spokesman of the commission, disclosed this in an interview with NAN on Sunday in Abuja. Orilade said the EFCC’s operations department has made a presentation to the…

ASUU strike cripples varsities

As the indefinite nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, entered its fifth day, more local chapters of the union have joined the action. That is as students continue counting their losses, following the shutting down of academic activities in most public universities in the country. ASUU, had on Sunday, November…