The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has raised allegation accusing the federal government of trying to force PDP controlled states into a deal. He said PDP states were being destabilised.
The Federal Government is working towards establishing a compulsory Health Insurance Scheme where government pays the premium for poor Nigerians. This was disclosed by the vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has announced the commencement of an indefinite strike action over non-implementation of the 2009 and 2017 agreement reached with the union by the federal government.
The Peoples Democratic Party is facing serious trouble ahead of the 2019 general elections as former governor of Jigawa state, Barrister Ali Sa’ad Birnin Kudu, alongside three other governorship candidates defected to the APC.
The Kogi State House of Assembly has declared vacant the seat of Linus Enenche, the member representing Olamaboro Constituency of the state. He lost his seat following a motion moved to that effect by the House Majority Leader.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar was deeply worried by the lingering industrial crises between the Federal Government and some labour unions in the country.