Daily Archives: September 2, 2020

Maina seeks review of charges against him

From Eric Ikhilae, Abuja Former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, has petitioned the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, for the review of charges the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) filed against him. In a letter by his …

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Lagos East: Aspirants withdraw from race

Aspirants seeking senatorial nomination in Lagos East on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have withdrawn from the race in support of the former Group Managing Director, Polaris Bank Ltd, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru. The aspirants that withdrew from the senatorial contest included the Vice Chairman, Lagos APC, Chief …

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FEC approves N26.06b contracts for Works, Aviation, NDLEA

From Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved memoranda for N26.06 billion contracts to execute projects in the ministries of Works and Housing, Aviation, and Justice. The ministers in charge of the affected ministries announced this while addressing State House Correspondents after the 14th virtual Council …

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BHM votes N100m for digital resources

BHM has voted N100 million, over the next couple of years, for digital resource that will transform public relations and communications in Africa. This intervention, according to the company, is an important step in solving the industry’s several pain points, adding that it will replace the company’s already existing BHM …

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Academic bullying in Nigerian universities

WORKPLACE bullying refers to repeated, unreasonable actions of individuals (or a group) that are targeted at an employee (or a group of employees) with an intent to intimidate, degrade, offend, or humiliate the target. The fundamental concept is that of a strong person acting harshly towards someone weaker, and the …

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Northern Bar leaders disown NNBA

From Eric Ikhilae, Abuja The New Nigeria Bar Association (NNBA) may have run into stormy waters before its take-off. Leaders and branch chairmen of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) in the North have dissociated themselves from any splinter group of the association, including the NNBA. They pledged to work with …

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Checking Nigeria’s health sector

Health, they say, is wealth. Better health is a key to human happiness and well-being. However, Nigeria’s health care system has been under poor condition for decades. This has exposed Nigerians, especially the poor, to hardships. Many have died due to the deplorable nature of the health care system of …

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Electricity consumers seek reversal of tariff increase

By Nduka Chiejina, Chikodi Okereocha, Okwy Iroegbu-Chikezie, John Ofikhenua, Abuja; Tony Akowe, Abuja; Uja Emmanuel, Makurdi, Charles Okonji, and Tajudeen Adebanjo A groundswell of opposition by electricity consumers, on Wednesday, trailed the commencement of a new electricity tariff regime by Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos). Most of the aggrieved consumers under …

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