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Poor Welfare: NDLEA Workers May Revolt, Call for Buhari’s Intervention

NDLEA Chinedu Eze Many workers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have been expressing their frustration over poor remuneration, lack of promotions, non-payment of medical and other allowances and poor working environment. The workers have therefore, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene and save the agency before …

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Liberian election: George Weah in early lead – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

George Weah:in early lead By Harrison Arubu/Monrovia Football icon, George Weah, is in early lead, according to the official provisional results of Tuesday presidential elections in Liberia. The results were released by Mr Jerome Korkoya, Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) at the commission’s headquarters in Monrovia. The results …

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Nigerian League: Abia Warriors hire Brazilian coach – Premium Times Nigeria

The Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, club Abia Warriors have announced that they have hired Brazilian Coach, Rafael Everton, as their new manager. The Media Officer of Abia Warriors, Igwe Onuoha, said the newly hired Brazilian tactician will take over from Coach Abdullahi Biffo who is currently undergoing a coaching …

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Minister: FG Committed to Providing Palliatives for Vulnerable Groups

Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Jummai Alhassan By Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan, has said that the federal government is committed to providing palliative measures targeted at vulnerable groups as a precursor for sustainable development. She also described traditions as …

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Israel dumps UNESCO after U.S. – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Netanyahu: Israel mulls UNESCO exit (dpa/NAN) Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said on Thursday that his country would withdraw its membership from the UN cultural agency UNESCO. “Netanyahu instructed the Foreign Ministry to prepare Israel’s withdrawal from the organisation in parallel with the U.S.,’’ the prime minister’s office said. Netanyahu …

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Alleged N39 billion fraud: Police produce witness against filmmaker Seun Egbegbe, Others – Premium Times Nigeria

The police have produced a witness in the ongoing trial of fraud cases levelled against a film promoter, Olajide Kareem, popularly called Seun Egbegbe, and five others. This is in compliance with the order of the court. Egbegbe is being tried by the police before a judge, Oluremi Oguntoyinbo, at …

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I Approved NNPC Contracts after Due Diligence, Says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo By Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo Thursday broke his silence on the allegation of illegal award of joint financing contracts by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, against the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, …

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Corruption: Reps to probe State House Clinic – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Reps to probe alleged corruption in the State House Clinic Abuja By Abiemwense Moru The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Healthcare Services to investigate the deplorable condition of the State House Clinic and alleged deductions from the salaries and allowances of its medical staff. The resolution was …

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Nigeria’s airlines record 13,411 delayed flights in 6 months, says report – Premium Times Nigeria

Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria recorded 13,411 cases of delayed flights between January and June, according to the Consumer Protection Department of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). During the period, about 21,662 flights were operated by eight airlines, a document issued by the department and obtained by the News …

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