Minimum wage: FG workers reassured of payment of arrears

Federal civil servants had been reassured of payment of arrears of their consequential adjustments of the new minimum wage. A Director in the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning said on condition of anonymity on Monday that the payment had since commenced. The source said some workers in various ministries, agencies and departments had started receiving payment alert from their banks. “To be frank with you, I have just received mine but hopefully other workers who have not received theirs will get it soon,” the source said. The director…

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2020: Nigeria may explode, 2020 portends further hard times for Nigerians – Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, have laid landmines that may explode and ground the country in 2020 and warns Nigerians to brace up for the dictatorial regime in the new year. Prince Secondus said that with the Judiciary caged, the legislature ready and willing to rubber stamp whatever comes from the executive, media and the opposition intimidated, Nigerians should await the fang of a dictator wearing the apparel of a democrat.…

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National Assembly building may collapse soon – Senate spokesman

In response to a wide public outcry against plans to spend a whopping N37 billion on the renovation of the National Assembly; the Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Publicity, Senator, Godiya Akwashike says the building is at the brink of collapse, explaining why it requires urgent repair. Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Monday, the Senate Spokesman, said the National Assembly building which was built 20 years ago was in very bad shape; pointing out that what the National Assembly did was to simply drew the attention of the…

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Ayadecare to register one million people in 2020

To ensure positive agenda setting in the health sector in the year 2020, the Cross River State government, is to Register one million people under its social health insurance scheme known as Ayadecare. In the same vein, to ensure health facilities in the state, are up and ready within the first 3 months in the new year, the state government intends to make 12 millionaires amongst the poor and vulnerable . On the much awaited Calabar Pharmaceutical Company, the state government stated that the company will commence test-run operations within…

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SHEIKH ZAKZAKY’S FATE NOT IN THE HANDS OF EL-RUFA’I -IMN

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria says they will not accept any denial of complicity by the General Buhari-led Federal Government of the continued detention of their leader. According to a press release obtained by the SuncityNews, signed by Ibrahim Musa, president media forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, the group wrote: “We wish to categorically repudiate the audacious insinuations by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN that the fate of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and…

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TERROR: THE BEHEADING OF 11 CHRISTIANS BY ISIS IN NIGERIA -HACFO

What is the relationship of American Army and the Nigerian Christians? Those that carried out the exercise that resulted in the death of the so called ISIS leader and those that were beheaded in retaliation of the act were absolutely different. Yet many will keep denying that Christians are persecuted in Nigeria. As we mourn these brethren, we encourage all Christians to remain strong and courageous in the face of the adversities befalling us in Nigeria. It is on record that ISIS jihadists have released a video claiming to show…

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One killed as Shi’ite Protesters Clash With Nigerian Police in Sokoto

Nigerian police clashed on friday with Shi’ite Muslim protesters in the capital of Sokoto state, Sokoto and gunfire could be heard, according to an eye witness. The Shi’ite group marched in protest against the continued detention of its leader, despite a court ruling that he be released and the refusal of the DSS to allow his doctors attend to his diatorating health condition. “Many of our members has been killed in a similar confrontation, but we’re not deterred, we will continue to protest until the right thing is done. Many…

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SHI’ITES HONOURED FOR THEIR PEACEFUL CONDUCT DURING THE 2019 ELECTIONS

For their peaceful conduct and ensuring that their members voted for their candidate of choice during the 2019 general election, Adage Communication, publishers of the SuncityNews has awarded the Islamic Movement of Nigeria the most courageous religious organization 2019. Speaking during the award presentation in Abuja, the Publisher, Mr Chibuisi Mba, asked the group to continue to be courageous and peaceful in pursuing their agitation and to remain committed to the unity and progress of Nigeria. “We are all entitled to our believe, there is freedom of association in Nigeria,…

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Woman who slammed her maid to the ground arrested (Graphic Photo)

1′  Damilola IsmailDecember 22, 2019 Woman who lifted up her maid and slammed her on the ground has been arrested after a video of the assault went viral. In the video (watch here), the woman had dragged the little girl who is reportedly her maid from the car and slammed on the ground and in shock, the girl ran off before she was called to get back in the car and the woman slammed the door after her then drove off. Social media user, CC Blaze has shared on his…

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Abia state government shutdown Private schools, gives reason!

Abia state government has shutdown Private Nursery, Primary and Secondary Schools presently operating in Residential buildings, Warehouses, Church halls, Village/Town in the state in what she said are part of her attempts to ensure that the Abia Child is properly educated in the right environment and by the right teachers; According to a report obtained by SuncityNews, signed by Dr Kanelechi C.K. Nwangwa. Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Education Ministry of Education reads that the state government has taken the following decisions with immediate effect: All Private Nursery, Primary and Secondary…

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