• Names of wives and children discovered in Kebbi LG staff payroll

    Names of wives and children discovered in Kebbi LG staff payroll

    It was gathered that the Sole Administrator of Kalgo Local Government Area of Kebbi State, Alhaji Umar Diggi, has said that names of housewives and children had been uncovered in the council’s staff payroll for October.

    Diggi, who disclosed this to newsmen in Kalgo on Saturday, did not, however, disclose the number of the ghost workers and the amount of money involved in their payment.

    He decried the situation where staff of the council was involved in putting fictitious names in the […]

  • Sack of 23 FUNAAB staff is vindictive, malicious – NLC

    Sack of 23 FUNAAB staff is vindictive, malicious – NLC

    Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for the unconditional recall of the 23 staff of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) who were sacked by the management of the Institution.

    In a letter to the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, dated November 15, 2016 and signed by the NLC National President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, the NLC described the actions of the management as bordering on “impunity, lawlessness and violation of the workers’ rights.”

    The apex Labour union said the anti – […]

  • Why we sacked 23 varsity staff – FUNAAB explains

    Why we sacked 23 varsity staff – FUNAAB explains

    According to reports, the management of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB), Abeokuta, has explained why it sacked 23 of the university non – teaching staff, majorly of whom are members of the institution’s chapter of the Senior Staff Association Nigeria Universities (SSANU), last Thursday.

    It said apart from the fact that the decision was taken to reposition the university and restore peace within its campus, the “disengaged” staff “erred” and were shown the way out following various offences allegedly committed […]

  • LASU to resolve staff promotion, welfare issues

    LASU to resolve staff promotion, welfare issues

    According to reports, the Lagos State University (LASU) has assured its staff that all issues relating to its workers’ promotion and welfare would be resolved at its Governing Council statutory meeting of Nov. 15.

    The university’s latest official bulletin ‎stated that staff promotion and welfare were of utmost importance to the management.

    ‎“The University Governing Council at its 112th statutory meeting on Oct. 20, 2016, had considered and approved some of the matters brought before it.

    ‎“Due to time constraints, the council could […]

  • NDLEA grills NAHCO staff over attempt to export ephedrine to Mozambique

    NDLEA grills NAHCO staff over attempt to export ephedrine to Mozambique

    According to reports, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, have commenced interrogation of the Chief Security Supervisor of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) and three others in connection with attempt to export 144kg of ephedrine to Maputo, Mozambique.

    The drug which was concealed inside noodles and packed in three brown cartons together with relaxers and cereals was timely intercepted by NDLEA officers.

    Meanwhile, another staff of NAHCO, Victor Ahenje, a load controller linked […]

  • Four NAHCO staff in NDLEA’s net over attempt to export hard drugs to Mozambique

    Four NAHCO staff in NDLEA’s net over attempt to export hard drugs to Mozambique

    Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja have commenced the interrogation of the Chief Security Supervisor of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company and three others in connection with the attempt to export 144kg of ephedrine to Maputo, Mozambique.

    The drug, which was concealed inside noodles and packed in three brown cartons together with relaxers and cereals, was intercepted by NDLEA officers.

    Another staff of NAHCO, Victor Ahenje, a Load Controller, who is linked with […]

  • INEC staff demanded $1m bribe  from me – Jimoh Ibrahim

    INEC staff demanded $1m bribe from me – Jimoh Ibrahim

    A claimant to the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party for the upcoming Ondo State election, Jimoh Ibrahim, has alleged that a staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission demanded a bribe of $1 million from him to obey the court order naming him as his party’s candidate.

    A court had a fortnight ago said Ibrahim was the PDP candidate and not Eyitayo Jegede, who emerged then as a factional candidate with the backing of the State Governor, Dr. Olusegun […]

  • EFCC to prosecute 130  INEC staff for bribery

    EFCC to prosecute 130 INEC staff for bribery

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday said it will charge 130 staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to court over alleged involvement in corrupt practices to the tune of N73 million during the 2015 elections.

    EFCC’s Head of Operation in Gombe zonal office, Aminu Ado Aliyu stated this while briefing newsmen in Gombe.

    He said EFCC had recovered the sum of N183, 590, 000 from politicians within the zone as part of funds […]

  • FUTA staff protest against release of VC, bursar by EFCC

    FUTA staff protest against release of VC, bursar by EFCC

    It was gathered that the release of the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof Adebiyi Daramola, and the school’s bursar, Mr. Emmanuel Oresegun, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) sparked a protest on campus, with the disgruntled workers asking for the duo’s sack.

    Pronto, the school’s management says the workers were simply being misguided, and the protest, baseless.

    The protesters, comprising of academic and non-academic staff, went round the campus with placards, demanding that Daramola […]

  • Court slams N1m bail on Union Bank staff for stealing N420,000

    Court slams N1m bail on Union Bank staff for stealing N420,000

    An Akure, Ondo State Magistrates’ Court on Thursday slammed a bail of N500,000 each on two Union Bank staff, Tunde Daramola and Samuel Babatunde, for alleged assault and theft of N420,000.

    Daramola 30, a driver, Babatunde, 38, a cash officer, and others now at large, were arraigned on a four-count charge of conspiracy, assault, stealing and threat to life.

    The Magistrate, Victoria Bob-Manuel, said the sureties must reside within the magisterial district and one them must be a religious leader or community […]

  • Council staff goes beserk, stabs 3, kills self

    Council staff goes beserk, stabs 3, kills self

    Pandemonium broke out in Ode-Ekiti, headquarters of Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State yesterday when an employee of the council simply  identified as Aderiye, allegedly committed  suicide after stabbing  three persons.

    The deceased, whose remains  had been deposited in a morgue, was a security guard at the private  residence of the council Chairman, Mrs Sade Akinrinmola.

    It was gathered the middle aged-man was said to have reported to work on Tuesday after the Monday public holiday hale and hearty without any […]