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Why we disengaged 4,042 LG workers, by El-Rufai

November 29, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state has explained that the recently isengaged 4,042 local government workers were laid off as part of efforts to make the 23 local governments in the state self-sustaining. Kaduna state government on Monday served 3,189 local government workers, who had spent over 10 years in service with letters of retirement, while Read More

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Buhari, save NDLEA from decadence

November 29, 2017 Editorial IV 0

We urge President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently probe the chairman/chief executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (retired) to save the country from the tragic woes of irredeemable drug abuse and trafficking. Abdallah, who retired from the Nigerian Army, has left no one in doubt that he lacks the strategic foresight to lead the Read More

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Senate probes non-payment of severance, pensions to judicial officers

November 22, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Taiye Odewale Abuja The Senate yesterday set machinery in motion towards probing non-payment of severance, gratuity, pensions and arrears of other entitlements to retired state judicial officers by state governments. To this effect, it has directed its Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters to conduct an investigative hearing on issues surrounding the non-payment of severance emoluments for Read More

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Defence ministry pension matters notice law?

November 22, 2017 Editorial IV 0

I wish to use this medium to appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, query and sanction erring officers in the pension office of the Ministry of Defence, Abuja, for refusing to issue letters of retirement to retirees since September 2016 after 35 years of service. This has made it impossible for the retirees to access Read More