• Ondo Gubernatorial election relatively Peaceful – Situation Room

    Ondo Gubernatorial election relatively Peaceful – Situation Room

    The Convener of the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, Mr Clement Nwanko, has described the Ondo governorship election as generally peaceful and smooth.

    Nwanko said this during a post election press conference on Sunday in Akure.

    He said the situation room for the Ondo election commend the professionalism displayed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the voting process at the polling units.

    He acknowledged the participation of all political parties in the election despite media reports of call for postponement by […]

  • Unpaid civil servants must not protest – Kano government warns

    Unpaid civil servants must not protest – Kano government warns

    According to reports, the Kano State Government has warned its civil servants, who were yet to collect their salaries due to some reasons, not to stage protest.

    This is contained in a statement signed by Mustapha Fagge, Public Relations Officer, Office of the Head of Service, and issued to newsmen on Wednesday in Kano.

    The statement said the warning was necessary following report that text massage was being sent to the affected workers through the social media to assemble at Audu Bako […]

  • Governor Bello dares labour, cuts civil servants’ salaries

    Governor Bello dares labour, cuts civil servants’ salaries

    The Niger State Government may have defied threats by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of an industrial action should the government go ahead with the 50 per cent reduction of civil servants’ salary in the state.

    The state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, had declared that the government would no longer borrow money to pay salary of civil servants, and therefore pleaded with labour to accept 50 per cent cut.

    The decision, however, did not go down well with labour as the […]