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BREAKING: Major Breaking News in Nigeria Right Now. 4th July 2020

Boko Haram attacks UN helicopter, kills two The United Nations on Saturday said two civilians including a five-year-old child were killed and an aid helicopter damaged in a jihadist attack in restive northeast Nigeria. Four persons, on Saturday, narrowly escaped death in lone accident along Ihiala-Onitsha highway, in Anambra state.Tribune Online. The recent controversy in the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has been in the news recently. The issue has attracted the attention of the Civil Society

  9 months ago
BREAKING: Major Breaking News in Nigeria Right Now. 4th July 2020

Top Breaking News In Nigeria This Afternoon, Tuesday, 7th July, 2020

1.Reps back NSITF, accuse Ngige of excesses The House of Representatives on Tuesday lambasted the Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige, over how he is handling the affairs of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund. The House particularly declared the suspension of the NSITF management by the minister illegal, accusing him of committing various illegalities through his office. In a motion moved by Mr Leke Abejide, which the lawmakers unanimously adopted, the House called for lifting

  9 months ago
Top Breaking News In Nigeria This Afternoon, Tuesday, 7th July, 2020

Why Ngige Told Faleke To Respect Him Like Tinubu

Ngige, Minister of Labour and Productivity told the representative of Ikeja Federal Constituency, Faleke, that he's on the same level with The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Tinubu. Story in full: Ngige suspended The Management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund for embezzling 48 billion naira fund. So, the lawmakers in the House of Representatives invited Ngige over to shed light on the suspension. As they began to question him, he told the lawmakers that he seniors all of them

  9 months ago
Why Ngige Told Faleke To Respect Him Like Tinubu

Major News In Nigeria This Night, Monday July 20, 2020

Tony Akowe and Victor Oluwasegun, Abuja Suspended Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Adebayo Somefun has accused Minister of Labour and Employment Senator Chris Ngige of hijacking management of the agency. He stated allegations against the suspended management were strange to them. He also explained the N3.4 billion alleged by the Minister of Labour and Employment to have been spent on “non- existent training’ was actually used for trainings between 2017 and 2019. 129 more

  9 months ago
Major News In Nigeria This Night, Monday July 20, 2020

Opinion: Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund And The Dr Chris Ngige Approach

Dr Chris Ngige - Minister Of Labour And Employment The Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Chris Nwabueze Ngige is presently enmeshed in various troubles. These troubles orchestrated by his neglect of reasonable way of approach to matter has escalated at all front ragging from protest against him in his local community Alor to crisis rocking his party APC in Anambra state which resulted into a factional group within the party he was in full control of. The minister was also accused of allocation

  6 months ago
Opinion: Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund And The Dr Chris Ngige Approach

General Muhammadu Buhari suspended NSITF MD, Somefun, Some Other Directors.

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate suspension of the Managing Chief Executive of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Mr. Adebayo Somefun. Mr. Charles Akpan, the Deputy Director Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Labour and Employment stated that the suspension was due to misconducts in many acts of gross including preliminarily established prima facie infractions on the extant Financial Regulations and Procurement Act. According to report, During the period of their suspension,

  9 months ago
General Muhammadu Buhari suspended NSITF MD, Somefun, Some Other Directors.

Top Major News In Nigeria This Night, 3rd August 2020

The Presidency has expressed its opposition to the planned nationwide protest by the Trade Union Congress on the alleged inaction of President Muhammadu Buhari on the high level corruption in some Federal Government agencies and parastatals. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, expressed the opposition in a statement on Monday. The TUC had in a statement said it will embark on a nationwide protest over President Buhari’s “inaction over the high-level of

  8 months ago
Top Major News In Nigeria This Night, 3rd August 2020

Akwa Ibom State Government Constitutes Committee On Employees Compensation Scheme For Workers.

The Akwa Ibom State Government has constituted a Technical Committee that will work out modalities for the enrollment of its workers in the Civil Service in order to benefit from the Employees' Compensation Scheme (ECS) of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF). The Committee, which is headed by the Head of Civil Service, Elder Effiong Essien, has the Commissioner for Finance, Mr Linus Nkan, Commissioner for Labour and Manpower Planning, Prof Victor Inoka and the Accountant General of the State, Pa

  1 years ago
Akwa Ibom State Government Constitutes Committee On Employees Compensation Scheme For Workers.

Opinion: The Fall of Magu, The EFCC Suspended Chief

The Acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has been suspended. This happens after the Special Presidential Investigation Panel drilled the Acting Chairman on alleged multiple corruption counts submitted to the panel. The man behind the anti- corruption Commission finally falls, what will happen next, nobody knows or will he overcome this storms and possibly win this cases against him. In all the counts of corruption level against him, the panel have not yet made known

  9 months ago
Opinion: The Fall of Magu, The EFCC Suspended Chief

PDP Asks Buhari To Step Down.

The opposition party, the People's Democratic Party has asked for the stepping down of the President of Nigeria, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari as a result of the reported cases of corruption in some federal organizations. The National chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus made a statement in a media parley that held in Abuja. He pointed out some investigations of fraud in some agencies like the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Economic and Financial Crime Commission

  9 months ago
PDP Asks Buhari To Step Down.

NSITF Mgt: Trainings and contracts were approved by the Minister.

On Sunday, July 5, the suspended management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has said that all trainings, contracts and rehabilitation it carried out received the approvals of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment and the National Assembly following their suspension on Thursday, July 2. Ngige had directed the NSITF management to appear before the Joint Board and Audit Investigative Panel set up to look into the financial and procurement breaches, as well as gross misconduct in the NSITF

  9 months ago
NSITF Mgt: Trainings and contracts were approved by the Minister.

Reps back NSITF, accuse Ngige of excesses

The House of Representatives on Tuesday thrashed the Minister of Labor, Employment and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige, over how he is taking care of the issues of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund.  The House especially pronounced the suspension of the NSITF the executives by the pastor unlawful, blaming him for submitting different lawless acts through his office.  In a movement moved by Mr Leke Abejide, which the officials consistently embraced, the House called for lifting of the suspension. 

  9 months ago
Reps back NSITF, accuse Ngige of excesses