Constitution should be amended to emphasise revenue generation’

Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and Bi-Courtney Chairman Dr. Wale Babalakin, in a paper yesterday at the annual public lecture of the Government College, Ibadan Old Boys’ Association, speaks on why the Constitution should be amended to place emphasis on wealth generation and collective wealth creation, among others. Full story

Source: http://www.thenationonlineng.net

Posted by Amaka, 18 November 2017

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How a Nigerian law is suppressing citizens’ freedom on the Internet

When Emenike Iroegbu set up his news platform three years ago, he saw it as a starting point in the future of quality community newspapering for an audience long deprived of alternative views and balanced reportage. Full story

Source: www.premiumtimesng.com

Posted by Amaka, 18 October 2017

 

Labour kicks, says Reps N30,000 minimum wage not good enough

The Organised labour has rejected a plan by the House of Representatives, seeking the upward review of the minimum wage for Nigerian workers to N30,000. Full story

Source: http://dailypost.ng/2017/10/15/labour-kicks-says-reps-n30000-minimum-wage-not-good-enough/?utm_source=DailyPost+Newsletter&utm_campaign=e1113426b5-Morning_headlines&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7c25dc3ce6-e1113426b5-227653609

Posted by Hussaini Ali October 15, 2017

Recovery of weapons: Nnamdi Kanu’s family speaks

Nnamdi Kanu​’s family ​has ​dismissed claims that police recovered lethal weapons when they raided their compound at Afara Ukwu on October 8. Full story

Source: https://www.naij.com/1130381-recovery-weapons-nnamdi-kanus-family-speaks.html?utm_source=mailfire&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=direct#1130381

Posted by Hussaini Ali October 15, 2017

Lawyers differ over VP’s NNPC loan approval

With the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) still squirming in the controversy wrought on it by poor corporate governance issues, legal opinions continue to differ on the propriety or otherwise of the approval for a joint venture loan, without a discussion and approval by the (NNPC) board.This is as Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, doublespeaks that there is no fraud in the award of contracts by the national oil company. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/news/lawyers-differ-over-vps-nnpc-loan-approval/

Posted by Hussaini Ali October 15, 2017

NNPC Operates Outside The Law!

In his defence of the allegations of unilateral award of $25 billion contracts and sole management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to the exclusion of the Board and the Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, the NNPC GMD, Dr. Maikanti Baru has categorically stated that he has the power to award contracts without any reference to the NNPC Board.  Full story

Source: www.pmnewsnigeria.com

Posted by Amaka, 13 October 2017

Maritime varsity: Reps urged to respect rule of law

THE Omadino Management Committee has challenged the House of Representatives to live up to its role as a legislative body by refusing to succumb to the temptation of allowing the rule of force to triumph over the rule of law in the consideration of the submissions and arguments placed before it in the on-going public hearing with respect to the bill for the law to establish the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenghigho, wrongfully and illegally cited as Okerenkoko. Full story

Source: www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 12 October 2017