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Tariff increase: Organised labour to picket power companies next week

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

 

Organised Labour in the country is set to picket all electricity distribution companies and the generation companies across the country, on Monday.

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Lagos objects Joshua’s bid to set aside coroner inquest’s indictment

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

 

The Lagos State Government on Thursday urged a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja to dismiss with substantial cost, a suit filed by the Registered Trustees of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN)

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Representation suit: Court declines PDP, member’s prayer

 

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

 

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has refused to grant an application brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a member, Olakunle Okunola,

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Task force nabs suspects in pipeline vandalism

By Fegor Oghene, Asaba

 

Personnel of the military taskforce, Operation Pulo Shield (OPS), have arrested suspects over recent attacks of oil pipelines and installations in the Niger Delta region.

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British envoys meet Ijaw youth leader over pipeline vandalism

By Samuel Tombra, Yenagoa 

Diplomats from the British High Commission in Abuja, have held discussions with the leadership of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) over recent disturbances and attacks on oil pipelines in the Niger Delta region. 

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Oyo set to appoint caretakers for councils soon

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan

 

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi will soon roll out the list containing names of caretaker chairmen for the 33 local governments in the state.

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NYSC explains non-payment of allowance to corps members

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

 

The management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has attributed non-payment of corps members’ allowance to discrepancies in the planning figures for 2016 from the scheme.

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Denmark to partner Akwa Ibom on energy, waste management

By Amos Akaniyene, Uyo

 

The Danish Government has expressed its willingness to assist Akwa Ibom State in the areas of energy, waste management and clean environment.

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FG renews hopes on moribund hydro power projects

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

 

Federal Government has restated its commitment to the timely completion of the 3,050MW Mambilla and Zungeru 700MW hydroelectric power projects in 2016.

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Two council bosses axed by Edo Assembly over funds diversion

 By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

Members of the Edo State House of Assembly have approved the removal of two council chairmen who had been suspended earlier from office.

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