• Jailbreak: FG threatens heavy sanctions on errant officers

    Jailbreak: FG threatens heavy sanctions on errant officers

    The Federal Government has threatened to sanction heavily, prison officers found culpable for cases of jail-breaks and escape from prison formations in the country.

    It said that it was important for prison officers to carry out certain routines daily to ensure the security of the facilities, warning that negligence, dereliction of duty and absenteeism by officers will be severely punished.

    The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), handed down the warning during a meeting with all senior prison service officers […]

  • FG Threatens To Revoke Licences Of Banks For Violating ‘No Sack’ Order

    FG Threatens To Revoke Licences Of Banks For Violating ‘No Sack’ Order

    The federal government has threatened to sanction banks and telecommunication companies, which fail to comply with its order to suspend retrenchment.

    The minister of labour and employment Chris Ngige’s statement comes after Skye Bank laid off 175 staff. The bank took the action on Monday, which happened to be the next working day after the directive by the minister. He gave the warning on Tuesday at the 105th session of the International Labour Congress (ILC) in Geneva, Switzerland. The minister expressed […]