• Court approves suit seeking Amaechi, Onu’s arrest, dismissal

    Court approves suit seeking Amaechi, Onu’s arrest, dismissal

    A Federal High Court in Abuja has permitted a group, Kingdom Human Rights Foundation, to begin its suit seeking directive for the arrest of the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, and his Science and Technology counterpart, Mr. Ogbonnaya Onu, over recent allegations levelled against them by two Justices of the Supreme Court.

    The plaintiff, in its substantive suit, asked the court to make an order of mandamus compelling the Department of State Service and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission […]

  • Sacked FG workers want dismissal reversed

    Sacked FG workers want dismissal reversed

    A group of dismissed public servants on Tuesday in Abuja ‎thronged the entrance of the National Assembly to seek the intervention of the lawmakers and reversal of the termination of their appointments.

    The workers, drawn from the Federal Ministries of Environment, Power, Works and Housing and the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, claimed they were illegally dismissed.

    The spokesman for the protesters, Emmanuel Anyila, said they were employed in 2014 by the Federal Civil Service Commission.

    Anyila said that the […]

  • DELSU recommends dismissal of 5 lecturers for sexual assault, abuse of office

    DELSU recommends dismissal of 5 lecturers for sexual assault, abuse of office

    Five lecturers of Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka, have been recommended for sack by a disciplinary committee of the institution set up to investigate various offences, including sexual harassment of female students and financial extortion for marks.

    The recommendation of the committee is coming 13 months after the institution dismissed three lecturers for alleged professional misconduct, including a lecturer in the Department of Theatre Arts, who was caught pants down with examination scripts in the room of a 400 level female […]

  • Rep recommends dismissal, arrest of Prison Inspector, whose aide hit lawmaker in the face for overtaking convoy

    Rep recommends dismissal, arrest of Prison Inspector, whose aide hit lawmaker in the face for overtaking convoy

    The House of Representatives Committee on Interior has recommended the arrest, trial and dismissal of Idaa Odeh, for assaulting Hon. Mkrapor Onyemaechi.

    Onyemaechi was hit in the face allegedly by Odeh for attempting to overtake the convoy of the Controller General of Prisons, Dr. Peter Ezenwa Ekpendu last Wednesday at the gate of the National Assembly.

    He appeared before the committee on Monday and denied touching the lawmaker despite being fingered by six witnesses. The Hon. Jagaba Adams Jagaba-led committee in its report […]

  • Political leaders call for dismissal of Saraki’s CCT trial

    Political leaders call for dismissal of Saraki’s CCT trial

    According to reports, some  political leaders in the North-Central zone and members of civil society organizations, yesterday called for the dismissal of the ongoing trial of the Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT.

    The political leaders on the platform of Leaders of Thought, North Central Zone, at a briefing in Ilorin, rejected the CCT’s judgment of March 24, 2016. The spokesman of the group, Senator Ahmed Mohammed, called on President Muhammadu Buhari, not to be […]