Queen Elizabeth appoints Nigerian as House of Common Serjeant at Arms

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 16, 2019
Queen Elizabeth has approved the appointment of Nigerian born Ugbana Oyet as Serjeant at Arms in the House of Commons. Oyet will replace Kamal El-Hajji who retired in July after three and a half years in the post. Speaker John Bercow announced the appointment during Tuesday’s sitting in the Commons, reported royalcentral.co.uk. Mr Oyet becomes […]

Trump’s Twitter account should be suspended – U.S. senator, Kamala Harris

by Chuks Azotanion October 16, 2019
U.S. senator, Kamala Harris, seized the Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday night to advance her proposal for the suspension of President Donald Trump’s Twitter account. Appearing alongside 11 other aspirants in the live television debate, Harris accused Trump of abusing the platform where he has over 65 million followers. “Here we have Donald Trump, who […]

Minimum wage: Details of meeting between FG, labour emerge

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 16, 2019
The meeting between the organised labour and representatives of the Federal Government has been moved till Wednesday, Oct. 16, to allow for sorting out of all grey areas of contention. A top labour official, who pleaded anonymity, hinted that the organised labour had shifted its earlier position from 29 per cent to 25 per cent […]

Principal sacked for underfeeding students

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 16, 2019
Bauchi State Ministry of Education has sacked the Principal of Hasan Usman Katsina Unity College for under-feeding his students. A statement by the Commissioner for Education, Dr Aliyu Tilde, said the sacked Principal along with two storekeepers were found serving the food of 350 students to over 1,200 students last weekend in spite of the […]

Mamman Daura’s family denied me access to villa apartment- Aisha Buhari

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 16, 2019
Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has accused Mamman Daura’s family of denying her access to an apartment at the presidential villa. Mrs. Buhari has been drawn in a long-battle with Mamman Daura, her husband’s nephew, who lives in the Villa with the First family. Last weekend, a video of the President’s wife reacting angrily […]

PDP orders NASS to directly send N10bn presidential fund to Kogi workers

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 16, 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the National Assembly to invoke its statutory powers and directly channel the N10.069 billion presidential funds for payment of salaries and pensions of Kogi State workers to them. President Muhammadu Buhari had written the Nigerian Senate asking it to approve the money for Kogi State. But in a […]