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    Ngige apologises to Lawan over Keyamo’s outburst on 774,000 jobs

Ngige apologises to Lawan over Keyamo’s outburst on 774,000 jobs

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, has apologised to Senate President Ahmad Lawan over the outburst of Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, regarding the recruitment of 774,000 persons. Last week, Keyamo engaged in a shouting match with some senators and house of representatives members while responding to questions about the recruitment. The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) [...]

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    ‘Winking an offence, student’s consent not defence’ — highlights of sexual harassment prohibition bill

‘Winking an offence, student’s consent not defence’ — highlights of sexual harassment prohibition bill

On Tuesday, the senate passed for a third reading a bill seeking to prohibit sexual harassment in tertiary institutions. It was passed after Opeyemi Bamidele, chairman of the committee on judiciary and legal matters, presented a report. The bill was reintroduced in the senate in 2019 following a spike in reports of sexual harassment in universities. While presenting his report, Bamidele said the [...]

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    Magu ‘suspended’ as EFCC chairman

Magu ‘suspended’ as EFCC chairman

Ibrahim Magu has been recommended for suspension as the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), TheCable understands. He appeared before a panel probing allegations of gross misconduct against him on Monday. The panel is led by Ayo Salami, retired president of the appeal court. There is yet no official statement to announce the suspension, but TheCable was informed that Magu [...]

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    9 Ondo lawmakers pull out of impeachment process against deputy gov

9 Ondo lawmakers pull out of impeachment process against deputy gov

Nine lawmakers of the Ondo state house of assembly have pulled out of the impeachment process against Agboola Ajayi, the deputy governor.  The lawmakers in a letter signed by nine of them and presented to the speaker of the assembly, Bamidele Oloyelogun, said they were not in support of the impeachment move against Ajayi. The lawmakers are Iroju Ogundeji, Jamiu Maito, Raaheed [...]

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    INVESTIGATION: How Chinese miners endangering FCT residents enjoy police protection

INVESTIGATION: How Chinese miners endangering FCT residents enjoy police protection

The only source of water for some remote communities in Karshi council has been ruined by mine workers with Hongao Mining Company Limited, a Chinese firm. The miners who are being protected by security operatives have made residents vulnerable to COVID-19 as the people have been unable to wash their hands as frequently as they should in this era. A stream [...]

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    Presidential panel: Odekunle did NOT speak for us on Magu’s case

Presidential panel: Odekunle did NOT speak for us on Magu’s case

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has distanced itself from a statement credited to one of its members regarding the case involving Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Femi Odekunle, a member of the committee, had said Magu is a victim of power play in the presidency. Speaking after the EFCC boss appeared before the panel, [...]

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    Ondo assembly begins impeachment proceedings against deputy gov

Ondo assembly begins impeachment proceedings against deputy gov

There is heavy presence of security operatives at the Ondo state house of assembly complex as impeachment proceedings against Agboola Ajayi, the deputy governor, begin.  The assembly is deliberating on allegations of gross misconduct against Ajayi. About 10 police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) patrol vehicles are stationed at the gate of the assembly. Journalists were directed to call [...]

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    Tenure extension of n’assembly clerk illegal, says HoS

Tenure extension of n’assembly clerk illegal, says HoS

Folasade Yemi-Esan, head of service (HoS), has faulted the extension of service of Mohammed Sani-Omolori, clerk of the national assembly. TheCable had reported how Sani-Omolori would spend five more years in office despite attaining retirement age. Federal lawmakers had amended the relevant laws without a public hearing. The amended law for the tenure elongation did not get the assent of the president. In [...]

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    Do you know hate speech bill is still alive and well at the senate? 

Do you know hate speech bill is still alive and well at the senate? 

Social media/internet freedom is a basic human right. It is unalienable. In the pool of freedoms, it is as basic as the right to exist. Take away the power of thought and expression from a man, and you have a breathing cadaver. On June 25, The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Community Court of Justice ruled that the September [...]

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    With COVID-19 raging, China reports suspected case of deadly bubonic plague

With COVID-19 raging, China reports suspected case of deadly bubonic plague

The Chinese government says it has confirmed a suspected case of another infectious disease known as the bubonic plague. This development comes a few months after the first outbreak of COVID-19 was reported in Wuhan, China. According to Xinhua news agency, one suspected case was reported in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The health commission said the plague was diagnosed in a herdsman [...]

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