• $15b arms cash: More Judges are in trouble over stipends

    $15b arms cash: More Judges are in trouble over stipends

    More judges are under probe by security and anti-graft agencies for allegedly receiving monthly stipends from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), Our Newsmen learnt at the weekend.

    The stipends were allegedly paid from the $15billion meant for arms procurement, which was mismanaged by the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.

    It was also learnt that the National Judicial Council (NJC) has received more than 20 petitions against some judges.

    A  Preliminary Complaint Assessment Committee is said to be sieving the petitions […]

  • Ex-militants beg FG to pay outstanding stipends

    Ex-militants beg FG to pay outstanding stipends

    Former Niger Delta militants, under the auspices of the Second Phase Presidential Amnesty Programme, have pleaded with the Federal Government to pay their three months arrears of outstanding stipends.

    The Chairman of the second phase in Bayelsa State, Ebina Salvation, in a statement on Saturday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to see the amnesty programme as a security programme.

    He noted that the existing peace in the Niger Delta was as a result of the amnesty programme, adding that the delay in the […]

  • Former militants beg FG to pay outstanding stipends

    Former militants beg FG to pay outstanding stipends

    Former Niger Delta militants, under the auspices of the Second Phase Presidential Amnesty Programme, have pleaded with the Federal Government to pay their three months arrears of outstanding stipends.

    The Chairman of the second phase in Bayelsa State, Ebina Salvation, in a statement on Saturday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to see the amnesty programme as a security programme.

    He noted that the existing peace in the Niger Delta was as a result of the amnesty programme, adding that the delay in the […]