Compulsory Retirement: Court fixes date to decide fate of ex-SSS spokesperson, Marilyn Ogar

Agency Reports The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday fixed October 15 to deliver judgment in a suit filed by a former spokesperson of the State Security Services (SSS, also called DSS), Marilyn Ogar, challenging her compulsory retirement. The judge, Olufunke Anuwe, fixed the date after listening to counsels adopt their submissions. Joined in the…

I’ll clear salary backlog in six months, re-introduce free education; Fayemi promises

The Governor –Elect of Ekiti state Dr. Kayode Fayemi has promised to clear the backlog of salary arrears of workers in the state within the first six months of his administration. Fayemi made the pledge at his Isan Ekiti home shortly after the announcement of his victory by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC early…

Saraki has betrayed the APC, let him leave for all we care – APC

The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has accused Senate President Bukola Saraki of betraying the party. Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Yekini Nabena in a statement on Sunday evening said the senate president’s current activities are a betrayal of his position at the last national convention…

Breaking: Boko Haram ambush military convoy in Borno, 23 soldiers missing

Sources in the Nigeria Army says  about 23 of its personnel are missing, after Boko Haram insurgents ambushed a military convoy at Boboshe village in Bama local government area of Borno state early Saturday morning. NAN reports that the military, acting on intelligence, mobilised troops in a convoy of 11 trucks to clear the insurgents…

Be magnanimous in victory, Obasanjo urges Fayemi

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo has congratulated Ekiti state governor elect Dr. Kayode Fayemi. The former Minister of Mines and Steel Development was declared winner of Saturday’s election by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC after a keenly contested election, where the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party PDP Professor Kolapo Olusola came second. Obasanjo…

Ekiti decides: Apologise or face the consequences, INEC tells Fayose

Mrs. Aminat Zakari, a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in charge of Election Operations and Logistics has accused governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State of character defamation and give him 48 hours ultimatum to apologise publicly to her or face the consequences. Fayose had accused her of working with the All Progressives…