• Obaseki sacks permanent secretary with immediate effect

    Obaseki sacks permanent secretary with immediate effect

    Edo State Government Thursday announced the sack of Major Lawrence Loye (Rtd), from office as Permanent Secretary in the Public Service of the State with immediate effect.

    His sack was contained in a press statement in Benin issued to Major Lawrence Loye and signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq.

    The statement reads in part: “I write to inform you that His Excellency, the Governor has approved your removal from office as Permanent Secretary in the Public Service […]

  • Governor Okowa sacks aide for alleged defrauding Dogara of N250,000

    Governor Okowa sacks aide for alleged defrauding Dogara of N250,000

    Delta state Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has sacked his Senior Special Assistant on Protocol, Mr. Temple Mudi, for allegedly defrauding the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, of N250,000.

    The Speaker, it was gathered in Government House, Asaba, yesterday was allegedly defrauded by Okowa’s sacked aide when he visited the Big Heart state for a public function.

    Temple was said to have privately approached the Speaker and told him that ‘one of his convoy vehicles hit his Hilux van when […]

  • Kaduna Electric sacks 24 workers over fraud

    Kaduna Electric sacks 24 workers over fraud

    Kaduna Electric has sacked twenty-four members of its staff for fraud related cases.A statement signed by the Head, Corporate Communication, Abdulazeez Abdullahi, quoted the Head of Human Resources, Hajia Khadija Kabir, as saying the staff were laid off following reports of an Investigation Committee that found them culpable of fraudulent offences, and confirmed by a Disciplinary Committee.

    “The staff were relieved of their duties after they were found guilty for various offences which range from stealing company funds, meter theft, illegal […]

  • FUNAAB sacks 23 staff over internal crisis

    FUNAAB sacks 23 staff over internal crisis

    It was gathered that the Governing Council of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta on Thursday sacked 18 staff members of the institution while five others were also relieved of their appointments by the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Olusola Oyewole.

    The sacking, it was gathered, came at the end of a meeting presided over by the Chairman of the Council, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe.

    It was further gathered that those sacked include three members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities of […]

  • Governor Wike sacks special adviser

    Governor Wike sacks special adviser

    According to reports, the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has sacked his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Protocol, Sir Joe Akpa.

    Wike, through his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, Friday in Port Harcourt, wished Akpa well in his future endeavours.

    No reason was given for the sack of the top aide by Wike, a lawyer and former Minister of State for Education, but investigation revealed that Akpa was suddenly relieved of his appointment in view of a minor breach […]

  • UNISON sacks lecturer for demanding s*x from female student

    UNISON sacks lecturer for demanding s*x from female student

    It was gathered that the Governing Council of the Osun State University, Osogbo, has finally sacked Dr. Olabode Ojoniyi of the Department of Languages and Linguistics, Ikire Campus, who was caught on tape while trying to have sex with a female student of the institution.

    The Governing Council headed by Mallam Yusuf Ali SAN, after painstakingly investigating the case, axed the lecturer, who appeared nude ‎on a bed in a hotel room and caressing one Miss Mercy Ikwue.

    A member of the […]

  • NLC plans protests as Amosun sacks 35 Ogun labour leaders

    NLC plans protests as Amosun sacks 35 Ogun labour leaders

    Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress are planning a mass rally on Wednesday in the Ogun State capital, Abeokuta, over Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s sacking of 35 labour leaders in the state.

    The notice, which was issued by the state NLC Chairman, Comrade, Akeem Ambali, on Tuesday said the rally would hold at the state secretariat of the congress at 9a.m. It will be adderessed by the presidents of NLC, TUC and Joint Negotiating Council.

    Amosun had on Tuesday ordered the implementation […]

  • Ogun sacks NLC, NUT chairmen, 14 others

    Ogun sacks NLC, NUT chairmen, 14 others

    Eleven days after Ogun workers embarked on an indefinite strike, government responded today with the dismissal of the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Akeem Ambali and the state chairman of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Comrade Dare Ilekoya.

    Mr Olusola Adeyemi, the Head of Ogun Public Service announced the sack in Abeokuta in a statement entitled: “Government position on the recommendation of panel of inquiry set up to investigate alleged misconduct of executive members of the NUT […]

  • Breaking!!! President Buhari sacks ICPC boss

    Breaking!!! President Buhari sacks ICPC boss

    According to reports, the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, Ekpo Nta, has been sent on compulsory leave, the newsmen reporting.

    Insiders said the order for Nta to proceed on compulsory leave can only mean his sack by President Muhammadu Buhari.

    It  was learnt on Tuesday that a letter from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, informed Nta that he should proceed on compulsory leave beginning from October 26.

    The source […]

  • LASU sacks 13 staff over fake results, other offences

    LASU sacks 13 staff over fake results, other offences

    It was gathered that the Lagos State University (LASU) has dismissed 13 members of staff in the junior cadre, following reports from the Junior Staff Disciplinary Committee.

    The institution, in an official bulletin obtained by the News Agency ‎of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos, said the decision was taken by the Governing Council at its 112th Statutory Meeting held on Oct. 29.

    It said the council, after deliberation, approved the recommendation ‎of the disciplinary committee to dismiss 13 out of the […]

  • Court sacks two PDP federal lawmakers

    Court sacks two PDP federal lawmakers

    A Federal High Court in Abuja Division has sacked two House of Representatives members from Enugu State.

    The affected lawmakers are Honourable Stella Ngwu representing Igbo-Etiti/Uzo-Uwani Federal Constituency and Honourable Dennis Agbo representing Igbo-Eze North/Udenu Federal Constituency.

    Justice Okon Abang held that the emergence of Ngwu and Agbo as the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in December 2014 was unlawful.

    Justice Abang ordered the sacked lawmakers to refund all monies they had collected by way of salaries and allowances since they […]