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December 11, 2017 3:50 PM Labour leader calls for Pension increase

President Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC) Comrade Ayuba Wabba has called for an upward review of pension to help minimise economic hardship facing pensioners. Wabba said this at the 16th edition of Pensioners Day Celebration in Abuja. He said that the review of pension was long overdue, saying Federal and State government had been adhering to the constitutional 13

December 10, 2017 3:22 PM Atiku will unseat Buhari – Omokri

Former aide to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan, has described president Muhammadu Buhari as a tyrant who should be removed from office in 2019. Omokri had earlier described President Muhammadu as clueless, having allegedly failed woefully in all the agenda set for his government namely, anti-corruption, economy and security. In his tweets, he wrote 17

December 8, 2017 9:30 AM PENGASSAN Threatens Nationwide Strike — OsunDefender

One of Nigeria’s two main oil unions has threatened to launch a nationwide strike from December 18 over what it described as a “mass sacking of workers that joined the union.” If the government fails to force the management of domestic oil and gas companies and marginal field operators to recall laid-off union members, its workers will go on strike 22

December 8, 2017 6:15 AM FG to seize, sell 2,000 properties in Abuja

The Federal Government has said it will seize 2,000 properties in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The properties in question, belong to some firms who failed to disclose their assets under the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS). Babatunde Fowler, the Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), revealed the plan to secure 19

December 7, 2017 2:33 PM Nigerian government announces mass recruitment

The Federal Civil Service Commission of Nigeria (FCSC) on Thursday announced nationwide recruitment into various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). All qualified Nigerians who currently hold OND, HND, BA/BSc are advised to apply on the commission’s website. According to the FCSC in a statement released to newsmen in Abuja, forms are available 20

December 7, 2017 1:38 PM Osun HoS Addresses Press Tomorrow — OsunDefender

Osun Head of Service, Dr. Olowogboyega Oyebade will on Friday, 8th December, 2017 address press on the programmes lined up to celebrate the State Workforce for its contributions to the successes recorded by the administration of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola. A statement issued by the Secretary of the Committee for the 7th Anniversary and End of the Year Celebrations 19

December 7, 2017 11:41 AM Ahead PDP convention: Plateau PDP chair, Damishi Sango, son, four others kidnapped

Ahead of the Saturday national convention of the party, the Plateau State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was thrown into mourning, on Thursday, as the chairman, Hon. Damishi Sango was kidnapped with five others along Jere village, Kaduna State. The Daily Sun gathered that the Sango was kidnapped at about 7:00p.m., on Wednesday, with his son, a chieftain 20

December 7, 2017 11:13 AM Woman docked for trying to sell 2-month-old twins for N350,000

The Police command in Katsina State on Wednesday arrested one Salima Lawal for allegedly attempting to sell her two month twin baby girls. Lawal, 30, hails from Marabar-Kankara, Malumfashi Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Police, Besen Gwana, disclosed this to journalists in Katsina. Gwana said the woman had approached a person 24

December 7, 2017 8:19 AM Adamawa lawmaker welcomes triplets after 24 years of marriage [PHOTO]

The wife of a member of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Lumsambani Dilli, has delivered triplets after 24 years of marriage. “Both the mother and the babies are all hale and hearty,” said the new father on Wednesday in a statement. “We found out we were having triplets; I am proud and grateful that after nearly 24 years of marriage, my wife delivered 16

December 6, 2017 5:17 PM Buhari sets 500 prison inmates free in Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari, has pardoned 500 inmates of the Kurmawa Central Prisons in Kano. Buhari’s action is said to be part of Federal Government’s efforts at decongesting prisons across the country. The President, who is currently on a two-day working visit in Kano State, arrived the Kurmawa Central Prisons in company of the state Governor, Abdullahi 23