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Minimum Wage: NLC appeals to Mr President to expedite action

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to expedite action on the proposed new national Minimum Wage by transmitting it to the National Assembly in good...

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Flood: Amnesty Office distributes N90m relief materials to Niger Delta communities

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The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has begun distribution of relief materials worth N90 million to some communities ravaged by flood recently in the Niger Delta. Mr Murphy Ganagana, Special...

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N33bn NEMA Report: Group blasts PDP for attacking Osinbajo

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The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP has been berated for attacking Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo over the report of a purported N33 billion corruption allegation in the National...

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40m Nigerians suffering from mental disorders – FG

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – The Federal Government on Monday said an estimated 40 million Nigerians are believed to be suffering from mental disorders. Permanent Secretary, Federal...

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N5.8bn NEMA scam: Frank asks Osinbajo to resign

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…Calls on NASS to Impeach him Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has given the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN,...

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Jonathan, Boss Mustapha, Lai Mohammed, others eulogise late Justice Uche

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Abuja – Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed, Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, were among the dignitaries who extolled...

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Uzodinma arrested over breach of contract – Obono-Obla

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The Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state, Hope Uzodinma, has been arrested. He was arrested him at Nnamdi Azikiwe airport in Abuja on Sunday. Uzodinma Okoi...

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Court orders 2 contractors to open defence in EFCC criminal case

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Abuja – An FCT High Court, Kubwa on Monday ordered two contractors and their company to open their defence in a criminal trial filed by the the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

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Breaking: Court revokes Kalu’s bail for failure to appear

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Court revokes ex-Abia Gov. Orji Kalu’s bail for failure to appear. Also, some elders from Abia State have accused the former state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, of violation an ultimatum given...

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Substitution: Niboro accuses INEC of bias, wants chairman jailed for contempt

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Former President Jonathan’s Spokesman, Ima Niboro, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of bias, claiming that the commission went ahead to accept the...

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2019: Buhari’s failure makes Atiku’s victory easier – Jonathan’s ex housing minister

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…claims those touting APC’s victory in Akwa Ibom daydreaming By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor The People’s Democratic Party’s Presidential candidate in the 2019...

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Prince Charles at 70: man on a mission

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Britain’s Prince Charles turns 70 on Wednesday, having spent a lifetime forging his own path during a record wait for the throne overshadowed by public adulation for his...

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Money, money everywhere and yet more debt!!

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By Henry Boyo THE IMF Country Chief, Amine Mati, who spoke at the presentation of the Regional Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa, in Abuja, last Thursday (November 8, 2018), was clearly concerned...

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I won’t let you down, Urhoghide assures constituency

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Senator Mathew Urhoghide, Chairman, Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, has promised not to let his constituency down in ensuring that they derive maximum benefits of the dividends of...

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Groups condemn attacks on Oshiomhole

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By Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY—TWO groups Good Governance Initiative, GGI, and Akoko-Edo Youth, AYV, Vanguard condemned the recent attacks on the National Chairman of the All Progressives...

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