• Supreme Court orders Appeal court to proceed with PDP leadership appeals

    Supreme Court orders Appeal court to proceed with PDP leadership appeals

    It was gathered the Supreme Court on Tuesday gave order restoring jurisdiction to the Court of Appeal, Abuja, to determine all appeals arising from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), leadership dispute.

    Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, led three other justices of the court to arrive at the decision.

    The Appeal Court had on Oct. 18, suspended hearings into the various applications pending the decision of the apex court.

    The Ali Modu Sheriff faction of the party had approached the […]

  • Why I ordered directors to proceed on leave – Governor Aregbesola explains

    Why I ordered directors to proceed on leave – Governor Aregbesola explains

    Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has explained that the compulsory annual leave he ordered for all the directors in the state’s public service was not meant to retrench them.

    Semiu Okanlawon, his media aide, in a statement said the directive was necessary in view of the constitutional right of every worker to benefit from leave annually as enshrined in civil service rules.

    Aregbesola said the compulsory annual leave was not meant to hurt or dehumanise any worker but to strengthen the laid […]