• Zulum releases N148.8m to offsets corp members

    Zulum releases N148.8m to offsets corp members0

      Borno state governor Babagana Zulum has approved the payment of N148.8 million to offset the backlogs of arrears and monthly allowances of various batches of serving and past corps members in the state. The Desk Officer of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state, Mr Christopher Godwin-Akaba, made this known in an

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  • Before airports, schools re-open

    Before airports, schools re-open0

    The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), last week, suspended the planned resumption of domestic flights tentatively scheduled for June 21, 2020; citing the continued restriction on interstate movements as a reason. The agency said there was no way domestic airlines could resume operations if people would not be able to move freely from one state

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  • Reps probe N494bn alleged school-feeding funds fraud

    Reps probe N494bn alleged school-feeding funds fraud0

    Reps probe N494bn alleged school-feeding funds fraud The House of Representatives, yesterday, begun probe of over N494 billion budgeted from inception and the identity of the nine million pupils who benefited from the school feeding programme initiated by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in 2016. Chairman, House Committee on Public Accounts, Wole Oke, who decried the

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  • Osun lecturers demand 30-month arrears of half salaries

    Osun lecturers demand 30-month arrears of half salaries0

      The Council of Academic Staff Unions of Osun State-Owned Tertiary Institutions on Tuesday demanded payment of 30 months arrears of half salary that the state government owed its members. Some categories of workers in the state received modulated salaries between September 2015 and July 2018. The government off-set half salaries for some of the

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  • 15 NYSC members to repeat service, 26 get extensions in Ekiti

    15 NYSC members to repeat service, 26 get extensions in Ekiti0

    15 NYSC members to repeat service, 26 get extensions in Ekiti Fifteen Corps Members of 2019 Batch B Stream ‘1’ who served in Ekiti would have their compulsory one year service repeated, while 26 bagged various extensions. The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Ekiti Coordinator, Mrs Emmanuella Okpongete made the disclosure on Thursday in Ado-Ekiti

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  • Alleged malpractice: Court temporarily withdraws charges against Ademola Adeleke

    Alleged malpractice: Court temporarily withdraws charges against Ademola Adeleke0

    The federal government has temporarily withdrawn charges of examination malpractice levelled against the former governorship candidate of the PDP in Osun state, Ademola Adeleke. Adeleke and four others were arraigned by the federal government in October 2018 for allegedly carrying out malpractice at the Community Grammar School, Ojo-Aro, Osun state in the National Examinations Council

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