FG, health workers meet over hazard allowance.The Federal Government Wednesday met with representatives of all the professional bodies and unions in the health sector over the issue of hazard allowance for health workers in government health establishments.The meeting which held behind closed doors at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa Abuja was convened by the government in furtherance of the April 2020 Memorandum of Understanding that it signed with the health workers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Release Of Remaining Chibok Girls Still Work In Progress - Presidency President Muhammadu Buhari is committed in making sure Chibok Girls return back to their parents.Recently, The Presidency, on Wednesday, informed that the remaining students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State who are still in the captivity of Boko Haram after abduction in 2014 would be released.
1.CBN gets order to freeze 194 accounts in 17 bank The freeze orders were sequel to three exparte applications filed by the apex bank seeking a mandatory order of the court to ask the 17 banks to freeze the account of the business organizations and individual pending the outcome of an ongoing investigation the apex bank had initiated In one of the suits against Nuru Abubakar and 24 others, the court granted the request by CBN to freeze the account of the defendants in the banks for 45 days.
1.)Soldiers Deployed To Stop Clash Between Ebonyi And Benue. Armed soldiers are presently engaging some unknown gunmen at Ebele village in Ngbo, Ohaukwu Local government area of Ebonyi State, newsmen report.It is suspected to be in direction of Agila community in Benue state which shares a common boundary with Ngbo in Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi state.
Nasarawa defects to APC PDP minority leader in Nasarawa defects to APC Mr Danladi Jatau, PDP Minority Leader and member, representing Kokona West Constituency, in Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that his decision was contained in a letter of intent to join APC submitted to his Bassa Ward in Kokona Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday.
Police seize 125 live ammunition from 2 suspects Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping Unit of Police Command in Bayelsa have arrested one Solomon Ibe, 43 years, and Chris Amuka 23 years at Ovom Waterside, Yenagoa, for the alleged possession of 125 rounds of live ammunition.The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Asinim Butswat, in a statement on Tuesday, said the suspects were arrested while trying to ferry one bag of weed, suspected to be Indian hemp, to the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has assured the leadership of the Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly of the commitment of all Governors towards achieving autonomy for the legislative and judicial arms of government.Governor Lalong who received a delegation led by the Chairman, Conference of Speakers, Rt.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon.Femi Gbajabiamila, has recently affirmed that the State House of Assembly should not be held responsible for the delayed autonomy and development of the Local Government Areas in Nigeria.The Speaker noted his opinions at a Leadership training conducted at Abuja and organised by Hon.