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Minimum Wage: We can only pay N22,500, say governors

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- GOVERNORS of the thirty- six States under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, Tuesday agreed to pay a minimum wage of N22,500. The agreed sum of N22,500 is a...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

HIV: FG launches roadmap for national treatment programme

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – The Federal Government has launched a roadmap for the implementation of a national treatment programme for HIV across the country. World Bank commits US$120m to...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

Ortom: I will pay any amount adopted as minimum wage

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Benue governor Samuel Ortom has promised to pay any amount agreed upon by the negotiating committee on minimum wage. Ortom stated this on Tuesday in Makurdi, when members of Nigeria Labour...

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Ochanya: The law must take its course – Ortom

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Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has assured that his government would ensure that “the law takes its course“ regarding the gruesome death of a 13-year old Ochanya Ogbanje. Protesters demand...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

Sani predicts doom for APC, wants Akpabio back in PDP

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Senator Shehu Sani has predicted doom for his former political party, All Progressives Congress, APC and urged a former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

….Calabar CSOs protest over Leah Sharibu, Benue rape victim

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By Ike Uchechukwu Calabar—Civil Society Organisations in Cross River State, led by Catalyst for Global Peace and Justice Initiative, CPJ, took to the streets of Calabar to protest the...

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INSIDE BAYELSA IDPs CAMPS: Officials, youths steal relief materials at night, sell at dawn

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*They threatened to evict me from camp because I confronted them —Egebgi, IDP *How we’re catering for IDPs —NEMA, SEMA coordinators By Emem Idio AMASSOMA- BY virtue of the...

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Horror in Delta police station as activist slaps DPO, tears uniform, breaks DCO’s head

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By Emma Amaize ASABA- THE story appears unbelievable, but on inquiry, police officers at the “C” Division, Police Station, Asaba, Delta State, Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Delta...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

FG, IFAD collaborate on agric value chain devt to boost food security

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…as National Commodity Alliance Forum holds October 30 By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA-THE Federal Government and International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, at the weekend, disclosed...

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Ortom’s wife trains over 500 Benue women in arts and crafts

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By Peter Duru 50,000 others get free medical care in 100 council wards in seven months Makurdi – Over 500 indigent Benue women have been trained in various skills, arts and craft and...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

FG, UNICEF organise workshop for Bloggers on Promoting access to Education

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The Federal Ministry of Information in collaboration with the United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has organised a two-day workshop in Kano, for Bloggers on Promoting access to...

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Ortom mourns Victoria, wife to former Benue Gov Aper Aku

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Benue governor Samuel Ortom has condoled the family of late Aper Aku, the first civilian governor of the state, over the death of Aku’s wife, Victoria. Gov. Ortom of Benue State Newsmen...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

Justice Ka’kaan takes over as Benue new CJ

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A new Chief Judge (CJ) for Benue, Justice Aondover Ka’Kaan, has been inaugurated Judicial symbol for justice 2019: Ortom panic as thousands dump PDP – APC Aged 60, the new CJ now takes...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

Who will end violence in Kaduna?

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KADUNA State appears determined to reaffirm its long-standing reputation as the nation’s most violent state. Apart from Maiduguri, the epicentre of Boko Haram suicide attacks and insurgency;...

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Man, 46, rapes 16-yr-old housemaid

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By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested 42-year-old Abiodun Amosu for defiling his-16-year-old housemaid. Okorocha to pay N5bn out of pension arrears The...

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