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2019: Dickson warns against killings, violence during political campaigns

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Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Friday, warned against killings and violence during political campaigns as Bayelsa celebrates the 7th edition of the Annual Thanksgiving Day. Governor...

Fri Nov 2nd, 2018     Read More →

I gave 4 important ministries to area I didn’t record much votes—Buhari

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…Says he has been fair to all By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja said that he has been fair to all parts of the country as he gave Ministers of Foreign...

Fri Nov 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Organised labour insists on Nov. 6 strike

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The organised labour on Friday said that there was no going back on the Nov. 6 proposed strike over non-implementation of N30,000 minimum wage. Labour The three labour centres – Nigeria...

Fri Nov 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Activists seek justice for late 13-yr-old, Ogbaje raped victim

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By Boluwaji Obahopo &Esther Onyegbula Indigenes of Idoma on the platform of Ochetoha K’ Idoma, in Benue State; Coalitions of Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, and Federation of...

Fri Nov 2nd, 2018     Read More →

2 doctors slump in Kogi hospital

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—A doctor with the Paediatric Unit of Kogi State Specialist Hospital, Lokoja, Dr. Amos Ojo, yesterday, slumped while on duty at the hospital. The doctor was said to...

Fri Nov 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Minimum wage: Identities of anti-N30,000 states unveiled

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young THE country is at present sitting on industrial powder keg over the N30, 000 new national minimum wage recommended by the Tripartite members of the National Minimum Wage...

Thu Nov 1st, 2018     Read More →

Delta monarchs beg FG to fix Lagos-Asaba expressway

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By Victor Ahiumayoung Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers, DSCTR, has pleaded with the Federal Government to urgently intervene by fixing the bad portion of Lagos-Asaba road between...

Wed Oct 31st, 2018     Read More →

MINIMUM WAGE: Labour draws battle line with govt; says no N30,000, no votes

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By Our Reporters LEADERS of Organised Labour, workers and their civil society allies, yesterday, trooped into the major streets across the country as part of the sensitisation of workers and...

Wed Oct 31st, 2018     Read More →

Updated: Our meeting with Buhari has nothing to do withPDP or APC – South South Govs

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We came to discuss issues pertinent to our States By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday met behind closed doors with Governors of South South geopolitical zones...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

FG to invest N500bn in 5 yrs to bridge housing deficit — Presidency

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The Federal Government will over the next five years invest N500 billion to bridge the housing deficit through the Family Homes Fund (FHF). Mr Adeyemi Dipeolu, the Special Adviser to the President...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

Minimum Wage: Kogi Workers stage protest, tasks Buhari

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Organised Labour in Kogi on Tuesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to keep his electioneering promise to increase the minimum wage, insisting on N30,000. N56,000 minimum wage Onu Edoka,...

Tue Oct 30th, 2018     Read More →

KOGI WEST 2019: Will Adeyemi stop Melaye?

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By Boluwaji Obahopo THE battle for the Kogi West senatorial seat in 2019 is expected to be tough and interesting. Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will square up...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

Atiku, PDP and the Nigerian challenge

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By Ibrahim Dankwambo My dear compatriots, let me start by saying that contesting in the primaries for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) was an experience of a lifetime...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

Anxiety grips APC govs as NWC meets

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor; Dayo Johnson, Omeiza Ajayi, Daud Olatunji & Chinonso Alozie LAGOS—A number of All Progressives Congress, APC, governors are on tenterhooks ahead of...

Mon Oct 29th, 2018     Read More →

Polytechnic lecturers suspend plan strike

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – POLYTECHNIC lecturers under the umbrella of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, ASUP, Sunday, announced suspension of the planned strike over pending...

Sun Oct 28th, 2018     Read More →