Report to us on Thursday for investigation, Reps tell PenCom DG, others

The House of Representatives ad-hoc committee investigating the apex pension body, National Pension Commission has invited top management staff of the commission and 21 Pension Funds Administrators, to appear before it on Thursday. The committee, set up by the House in December 2018, is expected to investigate the unwholesome practices by pension administrators and custodians. […]

Council of state has no jurisdiction to determine N27,000 minimum wage – Labour

The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the N27,000 new national minimum wage adopted by the National Council of States on Tuesday. The NLC Secretary-General, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. According to him, the council has no jurisdiction determining another amount after a Tripartite Committee had submitted […]

Ex-police boss carpets Obasanjo over comment on Buhari

Former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, on Tuesday faulted ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo over his Sunday’s comment on the security situation in the country. Obasanjo had during a press conference on Sunday claimed the security situation in Nigeria has deteriorated under the Muhammdu Buhari-led government. Reacting in a letter entitled: “Your Open […]

UPDATED: Onnoghen absent as protest rocks CCT headquarters

Members of the coalition political parties and some lawyers under auspices of Lawyers in Defence of Democracy and National Interest Defenders on Tuesday besieged the headquarters Code of Conduct Tribunal to protest against the trial of embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. The protesters, who were armed with placards with various inscriptions such […]

Nigeria, India must strengthen relationship – Adetokunbo Kayode

India and Nigeria enjoy warm, friendly and deep-rooted bilateral relations. India established its Diplomatic House in Lagos, Nigeria in November 1958 even before our independence in1960, the President, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode has said. He said both countries were in the forefront of international anti-colonial, nonaligned and later anti-apartheid struggles. […]