Happy new month. Here are the latest news reports in Nigeria today Saturday June 1, 2019, from iDONSABI.
Ours Is A Society Where People Have Money to Buy Judgements -Lawan
Senate Majority Leader, Ahmad Lawan, has alleged that court judgements in Nigeria are being bought by rich men.
Lawanstated this during the screening of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee for the position of President of Customary Court of Appeal, FCT Abuja, Justice Abaze Abubakar Sadiq on Thursday o the floor of the house.
Osinbajo Lauds 83-year-old Muslim Cleric Who Saved Christians, Describes Him As A Hero
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has described the 83-year-old Muslim Cleric, Imam Abdullahi Abubakar, who saved the lives of hundreds of persons fleeing from attacks by suspected bandits in Yelwan Gindi Akwati, Swei and Nghar villages in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau as a hero.
Osinbajo gave the commendation when he received the cleric, who is the Village Head, Damafulul Mangai, and other community leaders and a delegation which included diplomats from the US, UK and the European Union at the Presidential Villa.
Minimum Wage: Organised Labour Lament Delay in Implementation
Organised labour has expressed its displeasure on the failure of the federal government to commence negotiation with its leaders and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council over the consequential adjustment in salaries arising from the new national minimum wage more than two weeks after a committee was inaugurated.
Secretary of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council, Alade Lawal, said it was not necessary to wait for new ministers to be appointed before negotiation would commence.
Zahra Buhari Offers Prayer Of Hope For Her Father
Zahra Buhari-Idimi, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari has offered a prayer of hope for her father as he leads the country for another four years.
The president’s daughter joined millions of Nigeria to commensurate with the president after the swearing in ceremony at the Eagle’s Square in Abuja., hoping that the country get what it truly deserve in the next four year under the watch of his father.
Gov. Makinde proscribes NURTW in Oyo
Oyo Governor, Seyi Makinde has proscribed the National Union of Road Transport Workers NURTW in the state.
All activities of the NURTW in the state, henceforth are considered illegal, ordering the state government to take over all parks and garages in the state.
Kwara Govvernor Speaks on Implementation of Minimum Wage
The Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrasak has disclosed that his administration wanted to clear off salaries and pensions backlogs before implementing the new minimum wage
The Governor, who made this known during a meeting with the civil servants in the state disclosed that there are a lot of problems which cannot be resolved in the next four months but his administration has already started looking into them.
Imo State Govt recats to demolition of Akachi Statue
The Imo state Government has come out to deny that it gave approval on the demolition of the Akachi statue.
The state government in a statement released by the Special Adviser on Media to the Governor, Steve Osuji disclosed that it had it eyes on nobler things.
Sen. Ben Bruce says rejected Right of Return Bill by the Senate is now being followed by Ghana
Senator Ben Murray Bruce has called out the Nigerian Senate for rejecting Right to Return bill he proposwed to to the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
The lawmaker said if the bill is signed in to law, it will allow educated diaspora blacks to get Nigerian Citizenship, adding that the background of these Black Diaspora will be checked for criminal activities before they are given Nigerian Citizenship.