2019: Imo APC, APGA in Trouble as Chieftains Work For Ihedioha

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu A benevolent spirit may have cracked Emeka Ihedioha’s palm kernel for him as far as next year’s Imo state governorship election is concerned. It has emerged that the immediate past Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate for the election is the major beneficiary of the rumpus in the All Progressives Congress, APC and All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. Imo state chapters of both parties are mired in debilitating internal crisis arising from disputed governorship primaries. Credible sources close to…

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Government Okays the ‘Oshiomhole’ Minimum Wage

  By Oji Odu The high hopes of the Nigerian worker which was recently raised by the Federal Government that he will soon smile by the increase in the minimum wage has been dashed. He is so confused about his fate as government stated that it cannot pay more than N25,000 per month as the new minimum wage, an increase of seven thousand naira from the current N18,000. The N25,000 stance by Federal Government also shocked other members of the Tripartite Committee on minimum wage as their meeting ran into…

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A Port Harcourt High Court Jails Shell MD, Shell Appeals

By Uche Mbah A Port Harcourt High Court presided over by Justice George Omeriji has sentenced Shell MD, Osagie Osunbor, Head, Legal, Nike Oyinola; and Deputy Country head, Legal and Managing Counsel, Litigation, Keibe Atemie, to three months imprisonment with hard labour. He has directed law enforcement agents to arrest them and send them to prison for contempt of court. But Shell Petroleum Development Company, (SPDC), immediately challenged the order while insisting that they have tremendous respect for the Nigerian legal system. As far as they are concerned, there is…

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