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We’re not opposed to new minimum Wage, say Governors

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Workers can’t continue to work on empty stomach – Wabba By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE thirty- Six state governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF said Thursday that...

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Electoral Bill: Senate stands down move to override Buhari

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The Senate on Thursday stood down consideration of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for third reading and passage, until Tuesday. The bill, which was captured on the Order Paper, was stood...

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Police arrest lawyer over Facebook protest on ‘Rot in Abattoir of the Nigerian Police Force”.

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By: Kingsley Omonobi-Abuja. The Police at Force headquarters on Thursday said operatives of the Force Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department, FCT Command have arrested one Emeka...

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Breaking: Buhari, security chiefs meet in Aso Rock

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu is presently meeting behind closed doors with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting is taking place at the...

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Atiku Campaign Organisation disowns online grant scheme

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The Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCO) has disowned a purported pan to disburse grants to unsuspecting Nigerians. The organisation, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, said...

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NEC direct Govs to declare state of emergency on education

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—-Keep mute on Minimum Wage —-As govs back Buhari’s veto on Paris Club to States By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE National Economic Council, NEC, has directed the 36...

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NHIS finally suspends Usman Yusuf

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…names Sadiq Abubakar acting Executive Secretary …Unclear if Buhari will agree with Yusuf’s suspension By Soni Daniel, Abuja Apparently embarrassed by the litany of allegations...

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I can’t be distracted by APC in Akwa Ibom – Gov Udom

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Says power belongs to God By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA-AHEAD of the 2019 general elections, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State on Thursday said he would not succumb to distractions from...

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2019: PDP organs to hit localities

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the various organs of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would be mobilising support for the party...

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Relocation of DELSU Engineering Faculty will cause crisis, disharmony; Manager warns

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urges Okowa to call DELSU Vice Chancellor to Order As Isoko Development Union Kicks, warns against relocation By Henry Umoru ABUJA- SENATOR James Manager, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Delta...

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Omo-Agege withdraws contempt charge against Saraki, says I’ve been paid

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday, withdrew the suit he filed to commit the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to prison for disobeying court...

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Most corrupt people ‘re found in govt – Falana

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – HUMAN Rights activist and legal luminary, Femi Falana, SAN, has urged Nigerian labour unions to cease the fight against corruption from the government,...

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Fayemi attends NEC meeting

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – GOVERNOR Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State is among the state governors attending the National Economic Council, NEC, meeting presided over by the Vice President,...

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We didn’t issue strike notice to govt – PENGASSAN

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE leadership of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has denied the report that it issued a strike notice to the...

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NLC rebuffs FG’s threat of activitation of `No- work- no pay rule

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The Organised Labour says the threat by the Federal Government to activate the “no-work- no pay’’ rule clause, will be a negation of workers’ right of...

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