Tuesday, June 15

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PDP Mobilises Tambuwal, Obaseki, Saraki To Stop Governor Ayade’s Defection
Politics

PDP Mobilises Tambuwal, Obaseki, Saraki To Stop Governor Ayade’s Defection

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has mobilised Governors Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and the party’s reconciliation committee headed by a former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to persuade the Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade, to rethink plans to defect from the main opposition party to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). THISDAY learnt that the move followed the threat by 18 elected local government chairmen and 196 councillors in the state to defect from the PDP if the party fails to repeat its state congress. The chairmen and councillors yesterday met with members of the NWC in Abuja during which they served the defection threat. The delegation, led by the Chairman...
IPPIS: ASUU Mobilises Members For Strike
Education

IPPIS: ASUU Mobilises Members For Strike

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on strike if the Accountant General of the Federation stops salaries of lecturers this January. The association claimed the FG had noted that it would stop the salaries of the lecturers for failing to enrol for the Integrated Personnel and Payroll System (IPPIS). ASUU said that a circular from the office of the Accountant General of the Federation ( AGF) was sent to all public universities last week Thursday with information to with-hold January salary of lecturers who refused to enrol in the IPPIS platform. But ASUU stated that its congress members had resolved to activate no pay no work as soon as the government stopped its members’ salaries. The Chairman University of Ibadan Chapter of ASUU, Professor D...
Gbajabiamila For Speaker: Gov Ajimobi Mobilises Oyo APC Representatives To Vote
Politics

Gbajabiamila For Speaker: Gov Ajimobi Mobilises Oyo APC Representatives To Vote

The outgoing executive governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has asked the nine elected members of the House of Representatives from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, to support Femi Gbajabiamila (APC, Lagos) for speaker. Ajimobi, who stated this on Sunday in a meeting with the lawmakers-elect in Ibadan, advised them to follow the decision of the APC leadership in determining the presiding officers of the incoming 9th Assembly. “You should toe the party line by following the decision reached by the APC leadership in determining the leaders of the 9th Assembly. “Hence, you should support the aspirations of Femi Gbajabiamila as the next Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives,” Ajimobi admonished the lawmakers. Responding on behalf of the legi...
2nd Niger Bridge: FG Mobilises Contractor To Site
News

2nd Niger Bridge: FG Mobilises Contractor To Site

Approves $40m for Nigeria-Cameroun Bridge Work will soon begin on the Second Niger Bridge as the Federal Government has mo­bilised contractors to the site of the project. The cheering news was bro­ken on Wednesday in Abuja by the Managaning Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Mr. Uche Orji. At a press conference in Abuja, Orji said that the com­pletion of the multi-billion nai­ra Second Niger Bridge linking Asaba in Delta State and Onit­sha in Anambra State would be done because the Federal Gov­ernment was handling it with dispatch. He admitted that time had been lost in the execution of the project, but declared that with the mobilisation of contractors to the site, work would be ac­celerated on the project, adding that a new financing structure ha...

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