EId-el Fitr: Govt approves payment of May salaries to civil servants

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has approved the payment of May, 2020 salaries of civil servants in the state ahead of Eid-el Fitr celebration. Already, the State Accountant General has been directed to ensure that the salaries are paid on or before the 20th of the month. This development is to enable workers, including […]

COVID-19: Keyamo frowns at criticism trailing Madagascar cure

Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, has reacted to the criticism trailing the COVID-19 cure produced by Madagascar. Keyamo, on his Twitter page, wondered if the criticism was because the cure was developed in Africa. “I really don’t know why there’s so much fuss about the Madagascar recipe. Why heavily criticize what […]

Gov. Fayemi blames COVID-19 for failure to pay minimum wage

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has blamed the delay in implementation of the new minimum wage for senior civil servants, on the COVID-19 outbreak. Fayemi stated this in Ado Ekiti on Friday, during an address to commemorate the 2020 International Workers’ Day. The Governor claimed the Public Service Joint Negotiation Council was close to wrapping […]

VIDEO: Ex-Speaker, Ghali Na’Abba debunks his rumoured death

Former Speaker of the House of Representative, Ghali Umar Na’ Abba, has insisted that he’s alive. Na’Abba personally debunked rumours making the rounds that he was dead. Covid-19, Please Support Us Reports had emerged on Friday morning that Na’Abba died in a hospital in London after a surgery. However, the former Speaker dismissed the report […]

Like Social Media bill, Gbajabiamila allegedly copies Singapore legislation on Quarantine bill

On Tuesday, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, introduced the Quarantine bill, which seeks to repeal the old act enacted in 1926 and enact the control for infectious Disease bill. The bill was read on Tuesday for the first reading and the rules were suspended for it to be taken through second […]

‘Address Nigerians again’ – Buhari under fire over cash relief, test kits’ shortage

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s Monday night speech. He observed that the President was silent on the cash relief to Nigerians, test kits’ shortage, job losses, plans to ensure the nation survives COVID-19 economic shock, among others. The lawyer, in his reaction sent to Lasgidi Reporters, said Buhari simply dictated another broadcast and […]