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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