• Accept 50 per cent pay cut in ‘good faith’ – Governor Al-Makura tells striking workers

    Accept 50 per cent pay cut in ‘good faith’ – Governor Al-Makura tells striking workers

    Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, on Friday urged civil servants in the state to accept the 50 per cent cut in their salaries “in good faith.”

    The governor made the appeal in Lafia in his speech at the commencement of sale of 150 metric tons of fertilisers at subsidised rates to farmers in the state.

    He urged the striking workers to go back to work and suspend their strike “in the interest of the state”.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports […]

  • Accept your removal in good faith, chairmanship not do-or-die – Makarfi tells Sheriff

    Accept your removal in good faith, chairmanship not do-or-die – Makarfi tells Sheriff

    Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Caretaker Committee, Ahmed Makarfi, has appealed to the party’s former Chairman, Sen Ali Modu Sheriff to accept his ouster from the leadership role of the party in good faith.

    Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna State described as false reports that he stepped down from the leadership role of the opposition party for Sheriff, Newsmen reports.

    He said, “I am representing the party. Sheriff is representing his own interest and that of some individuals. I […]