• Confusion over alleged sacking of ICPC boss

    Confusion over alleged sacking of ICPC boss

    There was confusion yesterday over the alleged sacking of the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Ekpo Nta.

    Nta was reportedly sent on compulsory leave on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari, as a prelude to removing him from office.

    But it was learnt that Nta cannot be removed from office without recourse to the Senate. Nta who was appointed to chair the anti-corruption agency in acting capacity in 2011, was later confirmed by the Senate […]

  • CBN stops Nigerian banks from sacking workers

    CBN stops Nigerian banks from sacking workers

    Bank workers will no longer nurse fears of losing their jobs going forward, the Bankers’ Committee assured on Wednesday.

    Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Director, Banking Supervision, Tokunbo Martins who broke the news at the Bankers’ Committee meeting held in Lagos, said bank workers who have been living in fears over possibility of losing their jobs should be assured that their jobs are no longer under threat.

    She said: “One of the things we discussed was about the impending retrenchment in the […]

  • Sacking Of Senior Military Officers Timely, Says Army Chief

    Sacking Of Senior Military Officers Timely, Says Army Chief

    The Chief of Army Staff, (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Buratai, on Monday said that the Army followed due process leading to the sacking of over 35 senior military officers last week, describing the action of the authority as timely and appropriate.

    “There is no better time than now because everything has been taken into consideration and procedures have been followed to ensure that we don’t pick the innocent ones. You can see it started with the enquiries first of all, then […]