Plateau Reacts To Alleged Planned Sackings Of 834 Teachers

The Plateau Government on Thursday assured its 834 newly-recruited secondary school teachers of the security, stability and sustainability of their jobs. The Chairman, Teachers Service Commission (TSC), Mr Vonjen Lar, allayed the teachers’ fears of sack in an interview in Jos. Lar explained that all the 834 newly recruited teachers would be posted to some…

Politicians, Greatest Threat To Nigeria’s Democracy – Jega

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said politicians were the greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy. Jega said this at an election programme — Watching the Vote Series — with the theme “Is Nigeria’s Democracy Under Threat?, organised by Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) in Abuja. According…

Fashola Issues Two Weeks Ultimatum To Niger Delta Communities On Bodo-Bonny Project

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing has issued A two-week ultimatum to Niger Delta communities along the corridors of Bodo-Bonny bridge project to resolve their differences. Fashola gave the ultimatum on Thursday in Abuja at a meeting with representatives of communities along the corridor of the project and officials of Julius…

UK’s Africa Trade Commissioner explains visit to Nigeria

UK’s Africa Trade Commissioner, Emma Wade-Smith, will be visiting Nigeria as part of a wider visit programme to the region, focusing on trade and investment. This is contained in a statement sent to DAILYPOST on Thursday by Ireti Oluwagbemi, Press and Public Affairs Officer of the British Deputy High Commission. Wade-Smith’s visit follows a number…

Will Germans all have Marijuana?

The use of medical marijuana was legalized last year, scores of companies are lining up to grow it and parliament is now discussing whether it should be decriminalized for everyone. The post Will Germans all have Marijuana? appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor CO

Council Of State Endorses Appointments For NPC, INEC, JSC

The National Council of State on Thursday endorsed the appointments of 23 members of National Population Commission (NPC) and a National Electoral Commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents alongside Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun on the outcome of the Council…

Nigeria’s Revenue Declines By N19.6bn In January

The Federal, States and Local Governments on Thursday shared N635.55 billion as revenue generated in January which showed a decline of N19.6 billion when compared to what was generated in December. The Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris, while briefing newsmen in Abuja on the outcome of the monthly FAAC meeting, highlighted several factors…