• Schools in Bayelsa remain shut over 7 months salary arrears

    Schools in Bayelsa remain shut over 7 months salary arrears

    Public primary and secondary schools in Bayelsa have yet to resume for the 2016/2017 session because of the failure of the state government to settle their seven months salary arrears.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the teachers embarked on a strike at the end of the 2015/2016 long vacation which ended in the first week of September.

    The Bayelsa chapter of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in a statement on Monday advised teachers to stay at home till their […]

  • FG, States, LGs shared N2.53trn in 7 months – report

    FG, States, LGs shared N2.53trn in 7 months – report

    According to reports, the federal, states and local governments have shared N2.53 trillion as proceeds of revenues from the Federation Account from January to July, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

    The figures were derived from documents obtained from the Federal Ministry of Finance, showing that the total revenue generated for the months under review was N2.73 trillion.

    However, deductions were made for cost of collection to Nigeria Customs Service (seven per cent); Federal Inland Revenue Service (four per cent) and […]