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Again, Sowore vows to pay 100,000 minimum wage if elected president

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The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Mr Omoyele Sowore, has promised to pay workers 100,000 as minimum wage if elected as the next president of the nation on Feb....

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Elections must reflect people’s will, Obasanjo insists

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday, said elections must reflect the will of the people for the citizens to reap the dividends of democracy in Africa. Former President, Olusegun...

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Our elections must reflect people’s will – Obasanjo

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday, said elections must reflect the will of the people for the citizens to reap the dividends of democracy in Africa. Olusegun Obasanjo Obasanjo slams...

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Group storms Aso Villa, demands release of Adeyanju, other political prisoners

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – Civil rights organisations under the banner of Free Nigeria Movement has staged a protest at the entrance to the State House, Aso Villa, demanding the release...

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2019: Reject Buhari, Atiku, Moghalu charges electorate

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….Says APC, PDP twins in corruption By Chris Ochayi The presidential candidate of Young People’s Party, YPP, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has called on the electorate to reject the...

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JONAPWD flays Buhari over comment on Disability Bill

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – Nigerians living with physical disabilities, on Wednesday, slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for saying he is unaware of the National Disability Bill...

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Minimum Wage: FG transmits Executive Bill to NASS

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—AS Ngige commends organized labour for exhibiting maturity during negotiation process By Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Princess Owoh THE Federal Government on Wednesday transmitted executive...

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You cannot fight corruption with corruption, N2.4 Billion Spent on Fuel Subsidy, Saraki to FG

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…Says Buhari must be held responsible to the rising cases of Corruption …Says APC Senators Frustrated Overiding Buhari’s Veto on Electoral Act …Says it is ridiculous to say...

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Stakeholders warn against politicising amnesty programme

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Stakeholders in the Niger Delta have warned politicians against making a political fortune of the recently inaugurated Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Oil and Gas Basic Skills Vocational...

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Minimum wage: YPP commends FG, advocates N30, 000 across board

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By Michael Eboh Young Progressives Party, YPP, Wednesday , commended the Federal Government for its decision on the new minimum wage for workers, while it advocated a unified amount of N30, 000...

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Photos: Former chief of defence staff (CDS), Alex Sabundu Badeh, laid to rest

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The remains of Former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Air Chief Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh Laid to rest at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja on Wednesday. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan The remains...

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Alleged Certificate Scam: Court okays suit seeking to sack Reps member

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…orders accelerated hearing By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA- An Abuja High Court sitting at Apo, on Wednesday, ordered accelerated hearing of a suit seeking to sack a member of the House of...

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Protesters hit Abuja streets, accuse Obasanjo of instigating crisis

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been accused of plotting to destabilise the country. The Concerned Nigerian Masses, a civil society group, said this during a protest in Abuja on...

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PDP support group partners APC to ensure President Buhari`s re-election

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The Diplomatic Youth Movement of Nigeria (DYMN), a support group of the Peoples Democratic (PDP), has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee of Youth Mobilisation and Sensitisation...

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Minimum wage: NUT rejects N27,000, insists on N30,000 for all workers

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), has frowned at the N27, 000 minimum wage approved for Nigerian workers by the National Council of State. minimum wage Minimum wage: Organised Labour frowns at...

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