Unpaid salaries: We must decide next governor – kogi NLC

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Nigerian Labour Congress ( NLC) kogi state council has declared its intention to play a leading role in the election of the next governor to avoid those without the interest of workers  being hoisted on the state. To this end , the Chairman,  Comrade Onuh Edoka warned the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) to ensure that the votes are made to count so as to reflect the wishes of the people. Edoka , stated this Wednesday in lokoja at event to mark 2019 workers day…

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Yahaya Bello In Bourdillon, Meets Tinubu (Photo)

Governor Yahaya Bello last night visited the National Leader of All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in his Lagos home The visit may not be unconnected with Kogi State governorship election which is coming up later this year. Bello was declared winner of the 2015 Kogi State gubernatorial election after he was chosen on the platform of the All Progressives Congress as the replacement for the late Abubakar Audu who originally won the election but died before the result was declared. The replacement, which was facilitated by former APC Chairman,…

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Nigerian Senators, Reps To Pocket N23․7 Billion As Gratuity, Allowances

INEC to hold Presidential poll last- National Assembly

Nigerian lawmakers have allocated N23.7 billion as severance gratuity for outgoing lawmakers of the National Assembly. The sum will also cover allowances for incoming legislators, their aides, funds for National Assembly induction and inauguration of the 9th Senate. The benefit was captured as a separate line item in the 2019 appropriation bill passed by the lawmakers on Tuesday. The amount was broken down to N23, 678, 770, 079 in the bill. Details of the disbursement were not made available. The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, had on April 12 released details…

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1,071 Killed, 685 Kidnapped In First Quarter Of 2019 – IG

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Mohammed Adamu, said that 1,071 persons lost their lives in crime-related cases across the country in the first quarter of 2019. The IGP made this known during the quarterly Northern Traditional Rulers’ Council meeting held on Tuesday in Kaduna. Adamu said the crime statistics showed that between January and April, at least 685 persons were kidnapped across the country. He said 767 of the persons killed were from the North. Giving a further breakdown of the deaths, Adamu said the North-West topped the death…

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Goodluck Jonathan Arrives Johannesburg As An International Election Observer

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is in South Africa on Election Observation mission. he confirm his arrival as an international observer. It’s worthy to note that this is not the only international electoral mission he has embark on since he left the office, Jonathan in previous times, had observed elections in Zambia and Sierra Leone and led a 33-nation observer mission to the 2015 General Election in Tanzania. Here is what he wroteI arrived Johannesburg early this morning to lead the Election Observation Mission of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable…

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