• Bauchi State government bans all social gatherings and public processions with immediate effect

    Bauchi State government bans all social gatherings and public processions with immediate effect

    It was gathered that the Bauchi State Government has banned all gatherings in whatever form, and religious processions, in the state.

    The government made this known in a statement signed by the secretary to the state government, Bello Shehu, on Wednesday in Bauchi.

    “It has become imperative to impose a ban on all public gatherings and processions in the state with immediate effect.

    “All security agencies are hereby directed to ensure strict compliance with the directive,” Mr. Bello said.

    The government has not given […]

  • We are suffering – Niger Delta University students tells state government

    We are suffering – Niger Delta University students tells state government

    Students of the Niger Delta University (NDU) have called on Bayelsa state government to re-consider the proposal by the Academic Staff union of universities (ASUU) concerning their ongoing strike action.

    Speaking with newsmen, the student union committee of the University led by Comrade Iboteme Mathias made this plea following the emergency meeting held by the union.

    Recall that the union had agreed to call off the strike if paid arrears of two months salaries to its members.

    In his plea, Mathias appealed to […]

  • Kogi State Government lost N213bn to ghost workers in 16 years – Auditor-General

    Kogi State Government lost N213bn to ghost workers in 16 years – Auditor-General

     

    The Kogi State Auditor General, Alhaji Yusufu Okala, has said that the state lost approximately N213,034,857,280.44, to a category of persons he called “Ghost Workers/Unintended Beneficiaries.”

    The Auditor stated this when the Staff Screening and Validation Committee, jointly led by himself and the Auditor General of the Local Governments Areas, Mallam Usman Ahmed Ododo, submitted their report to the State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, at a Stakeholders Forum held in Government House, Lokoja, on Monday.

    The committee was set up by the […]