Minimum wage: Buhari, govs’ representatives in closed door meeting…

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a closed-door meeting with representatives of Governors of the 36 states of the federation under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) on ways to resolve the minimum wage issue. The governors had last resolved to present another formula to address the issue of minimum…

NYSC: Respect your host communities – Gov. Yari urges corps...

Gov.  Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State, has urged corps members serving in the state to respect their host communities,  to achieve the desired objectives of the scheme. Yari made the call at the closing ceremony of the orientation of 2018 Batch C, Stream 1 of the scheme at the NYSC Orientation Camp Tsafe, in Tsafe…

Ekweremadu: Nowhere, nobody is safe – Dogara…

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has condemned the alleged assassination attempt on the deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, his wife and son, by unknown gunmen. Dogara on Tuesday said as the 2019 elections draw closer, the Nigeria Police and indeed all security agencies must ensure that acts of intimidation and…

Zamfara to spend N1.5 billion on civilian JTF…

The money is to be drawn directly from the state government’s security vote. The post Zamfara to spend N1.5 billion on civilian JTF appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

Zamfara 2019: APC to challenge INEC ban in court –...

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, says the party will approach the court on its ban by the Independent National Electoral Commission from fielding candidates for elective positions in Zamfara in the 2019 general elections. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

INEC calls on Zamfara electorate to cross check voters’ register...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Zamfara State office has called on electorate in the state to cross check voters’ register that would be displayed at all the polling units soon. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, DR Asmau Maikudi, made the call at a news conference in Gusau on Thursday. Maikudi said the commission would display…

Executive Orders: Separation of powers as enshrined in the constitution...

Akinlolu The Federal High Court, Abuja, recently upheld the constitutionality of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Orders. The judgment has been eliciting reactions from lawyers, some of whom have vowed to challenge it in higher courts. In an interview with Bridget Chiedu Onochie, an Abuja-based Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Kehinde Akinlolu, however admitted that there is…

Gunmen kill policeman, 5 others in Zamfara…

The gunmen also caused wanton destruction in the village by setting ablaze at least 15 shops and 13 vehicles during their over two hours nefarious act. Mohammed Munirat Nasir, Gusau Rampaging gunmen in their dozens stormed and attacked Gurbin Bore village of Zurmi Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara State last Friday killing no fewer than…