• I will only take $1 as salary – Trump

    I will only take $1 as salary – Trump

    Donald Trump said Sunday that he wasn’t even sure what the presidential salary was — but he wasn’t taking it.

    During his first television interview as president-elect, Donald Trump, told CBS News’ Leslie Stahl Sunday night that he would forgo taking a salary while he’s president. He added that he did not even know how much the president earned.

    “I think I have to by law take $1, so I’ll take $1 a year,” Trump said. “But it’s a ― I don’t […]

  • Ecobank Nigeria Fires 1,040 Workers

    Ecobank Nigeria Fires 1,040 Workers

    Ecobank Nigeria Limited has sacked  1,040 of its workforce. The sack happened yesterday.Reports say that the affected staff were those that achieved less than 40 per cent of their performance target, which have affected the lender’s overall profitability in recent years.

    The downsising, which cuts across all cadres of its workforce including junior, middle and top management positions, is happening at a time majority of banks are battling with poor profitability over harsh economic conditions and heightened business risks from the  […]

  • Plateau state govt traces 1,832 ghost teachers to one individual

    Plateau state govt traces 1,832 ghost teachers to one individual

    A staff verification exercise in Plateau State has traced 1,832 ghost teachers to a single individual who is not even a teacher, while many more beneficiaries of the syndrome abandoned their salaries in bank accounts, the state governor has said.

    Governor Simon Lalong also said a self-confessed man who has lived in the United States of America (USA) for years but whose identity was yet to be determined, admitted to him on phone that he had been drawing salaries for himself […]

  • NNPC apologises for fuel scarcity, promised to release 1,500 trucks daily

    NNPC apologises for fuel scarcity, promised to release 1,500 trucks daily

    Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Wednesday, apologised for the lingering fuel scarcity in the country.

    The agency however, assured that the problem had been resolved with adequate supply of Premium Motor Spirit through import and the local refineries.

    Spokesman for NNPC, Garba Deen Mohammed, and the Group Executive Directors, Upstream, Mr Bello Rabiu, Downstream, Henry Obih and Refineries, Anibor Kragha, told state House Correspondents that five vessels had berthed in the ports discharging products all over the country.

    According to Bello, the […]