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The Federal Government has promised to review the allowance of corps members to reflect the new minimum wage of N30,000 per month by 2020. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, stated this in a statement released from his media office on Wednesday during his visit to the National Youth Service Corps orientation camp in …

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The National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), has suspended its strike. The strike was embarked upon to draw the federal government’s attention to the plight of its members. The report has it that following a meeting with officials of the Federal Government, the union agreed to discontinue the one-day-old strike. Comrade Joe Ajaero, National President …

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has granted approval for a gateway platform under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to manage a portal in charge of issuance of import duty exemption certificates as well as vehicle identification and registration numbers. The weekly meeting held Wednesday was presided over by Vice …

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Wednesday, threatened to mobilise its members for a nationwide strike if the Federal Government stopped the salaries of lecturers for resisting enrolment on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System. The union noted that its experts had designed a “ unique prototype of the IPPIS for the …

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The Nigerian Senate is set to probe the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and its subsidiary, the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) over an alleged failure to remit N20 trillion stamp duty revenue collected from banks and financial institutions into the Federation Account. The house came to the unanimous decision on Tuesday,  after a motion raised …

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Nigeria’s First Lady, Dr. Aisha Buhari, on Wednesday, accused a close relative of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mamman Daura, of allegedly issuing presidential directives behind her husband. Mrs. Buhari made the allegation in a statement she signed and made available to reporters in Abuja on Wednesday morning. She claimed that Daura was issuing a directive to …

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The Federal Government has announced that Nigeria lacks the capacity to service its debts with the current revenue generation capacity. The government insisted that debt to Gross Domestic Products ratio is still within the threshold but admitted that the debt to revenue ratio is high. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, made …

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The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General. A bill to alter the 1999 constitution to separate the two offices sponsored by the Chief Whip …

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Mr. Muiz Banire as Chairman of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). Buhari has also approved the appointment of one Edward Adamu as new Chairman of the AMCON. This comes barely 24 hours after the President announced replacement for FIRS’s Fowler with a northerner, a move criticized by many …

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The House of Representatives has called for an investigation into the invasion of an Abuja Federal High Court by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS. The lower legislative chamber which gave the order on Tuesday, directed its relevant committees to probe the alleged DSS invasion of the court. Minority Leader of the House, …

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