• God directed me to sack my commissioners, will direct to select new ones – Governor Udom Emmanuel

    God directed me to sack my commissioners, will direct to select new ones – Governor Udom Emmanuel

    It was gathered that the Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, has claimed the holy spirit of God led him to sack the State executive council, adding that all indigenes stand a chance of making the next cabinet.

    He further claimed that he was looking up to God to help him constitute the next executive council.

    The governor, in a statement issued last week by the Secretary to the State Government, Etekamba Umoren, sacked all the commissioners in the state with immediate […]

  • Why FG directed banks to halt workers retrenchment – Ngige explains

    Why FG directed banks to halt workers retrenchment – Ngige explains

    Senator Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, has explained the rationale for Federal Government’s recent directive to some commercial banks to halt the gale of retrenchment in the sector.

    He said the directive was based on damming petitions against the commercial banks from the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFE).

    According to Ngige,despite some observed shortcomings in the Treasury Single Account(TSA) policy of the government, many of the banks fell short of required standards on labour issues […]