Protest: CUPP demands immediate release of SPN scribe, others

September 10, 2020 Emeka Nze 0

The Conference of United Political Parties (CUPP) has described the arrest of the National Secretary of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN), Mr Chinedu Bosah, and others as unlawful, illegal and unconstitutional.  CUPP further described the arrest as a clear violation of their fundamental human rights and a radical exhibition of abuse of power, demanding for their immediate release. According to the CUPP National Read More

When KAROTA, traders drew battle line in Kano

July 28, 2020 Editorial IV 0

It’s a thin line between peace and discord as the traffic management agency in Kano city and traders are almost at each other’s jugular over illegal structures erected indiscriminately within the metropolis. BASHIR MOHAMMED in this report chronicles it all.At the time the much dreaded Kano State Roads Traffic Agency popularly known as KAROTA was created by the immediate past Read More

PDP declares purported Jigawa LGA caretaker committees illegal

July 10, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared the “purported composition and inauguration of unauthorised” caretaker committees of the party in 27 Local Governments Areas (LGAs) of  Jigawa state as illegal, null and void. The party made the declaration in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on Thursday in Abuja. Ologbondiyan urged members of the public to Read More

NASS salary structure declared illegal as HoS seeks stoppage of implementation

July 7, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

 The Head of Service, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, has sought for immediate stoppage of implementation of Special Consolidated Salary Structure ( CONLESS), approved for civil servants in the  National Assembly in 2018.She said the processes that resulted in the current salary structure of civil servants in the National Assembly were faulty,  illegal and unsustainable .Yemi-Esan, at a meeting with the President Read More

Group condemns Ngige over suspension of NSITF MD

July 5, 2020 John Oba 0

A group, Civil Society Coalition for Transparency (CSCT) has condemned the purported suspension of the entire management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), saying the minister’s action was illegal and suspicious. The group in a statement, Sunday by its national president, Comrade Mike Femi, demanded the immediate reversal of the minister’s decision, saying he has no right to Read More