• Breaking!!! Senate threatens to shut down over Rivers outstanding elections

    Breaking!!! Senate threatens to shut down over Rivers outstanding elections

    According to reports, the Senate on Wednesday threatened to shut down sitting if the Independent National Electoral Commission fails top conclude the outstanding elections in Rivers State by December 10.

    This is coming a day after the House of Representatives mandated INEC to conclude the elections.

    There are both National and State Assemblies elections outstanding in the state.

    The elections have been postponed several times owing to security concerns.

    At plenary on Wednesday, the Senate said it would stop sitting by December 10 until […]

  • Reps direct INEC to conduct outstanding elections in Rivers, Anambra

    Reps direct INEC to conduct outstanding elections in Rivers, Anambra

    It was gathered that the House of Representatives on Tuesday directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct all outstanding elections in Rivers and Anambra states with immediate effect.

    The House also mandated it’s committee on Legislative Compliance and Electoral Matters to ensure compliance with the resolution and confirm date of the elections to the House within two weeks.

    The representatives adopted a motion of urgent national importance co-sponsored by Minority Leader of the House, Leo Ogor and five others.

    According to […]

  • Enugu NUT appeals for release of 3-year outstanding promotions for teachers

    Enugu NUT appeals for release of 3-year outstanding promotions for teachers

    According to reports, the Nigeria Union of Teachers on Wednesday appealed to Enugu State Government to release all outstanding promotions of teachers in the state.

    Comrade Paul Nnaji, NUT Chairman in the state, made the appeal in an interview with newsmen in Enugu.

    Nnaji noted that releasing the promotion would motivate and empower teachers for greater productivity.

    Nnaji said: “We are appealing to the state government to direct Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board and Post Primary School Management Board to release all […]

  • Former militants beg FG to pay outstanding stipends

    Former militants beg FG to pay outstanding stipends

    Former Niger Delta militants, under the auspices of the Second Phase Presidential Amnesty Programme, have pleaded with the Federal Government to pay their three months arrears of outstanding stipends.

    The Chairman of the second phase in Bayelsa State, Ebina Salvation, in a statement on Saturday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to see the amnesty programme as a security programme.

    He noted that the existing peace in the Niger Delta was as a result of the amnesty programme, adding that the delay in the […]