• NBA, CJN reach understanding on fate of arrested judges

    NBA, CJN reach understanding on fate of arrested judges

    Without issuing a harmonized statement on the controversial arrest of judges over allegation of corruption, Nigeria’s body of lawyers and the Nigeria Judicial Council (NJC) have resolved their differences on the matter.

    A quiet meeting the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) held with the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Mahmud Mohammed, in Abuja on Thursday, October 27, led to the understanding on positions previously taken by both parties on the matter.

    The meeting, it was gathered, was attended by NBA President, Abubakar Mahmoud, […]

  • LASPOTECH unions reach deal to end strike

    LASPOTECH unions reach deal to end strike

    Striking Non-Academic Staff Unions at the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) at Ikorodu have entered an agreement to suspend their ongoing strike, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has learnt.

    The decision to suspend the strike followed an agreement the striking unions reached with the management of the polytechnic and the Lagos State Government.

    ‎Mr Awoyemi Abiodun, Chairman of the LASPOTECH Chapter of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics (SSANIP) confirmed the development in an interview with NAN in Lagos on Thursday.

    Members […]

  • FG, World Bank, others reach agreement for Nigeria’s Development Bank

    FG, World Bank, others reach agreement for Nigeria’s Development Bank

    According to reports, the Federal Government has reached agreement with the World Bank Group and other development partners for the release of $1.3 billion for the take-off of Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN).

    The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, with the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), made the fact known at a joint press briefing in Washington on Sunday.

    The briefing was to announce the achievements of the Nigerian delegates at the 2016 IMF/World Bank Annual General Meetings.

    Adeosun re-empasised that […]

  • Portugal reach Euro 2016 final as Ronaldo and Nani strike to beat Wales

    Portugal reach Euro 2016 final as Ronaldo and Nani strike to beat Wales

    Two goals in three second-half minutes from Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani booked Portugal’s place in the final of Euro 2016 as Wales were beaten in their first-ever major tournament semifinal.

    Chris Coleman’s side had enjoyed an outstanding run to the last four but were powerless to respond to Portugal’s devastating attacking burst.

    Ronaldo bulleted home a stunning header from Raphael Guerreiro’s cross after a short corner on 50 minutes, rising above defender James Chester to give goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey no chance.

    And with […]