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NLC,TUC, ULC unite over minimum wage

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*blast Ngige, say shocker awaits govt after ultimatum By Victor Ahiuma-Young SINCE March 2015, fol-lowing the disputed Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, delegates conference that produced Ayuba Wabba...

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LCCI backs SMEs with policy advocacy

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has reiterated its commitment to the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through policy advocacy and promotion of goods and...

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Lagos gridlock: Task Force to clear trucks off roads

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By Evelyn Usman LAGOS—THE Task Force set up to find a lasting solution to the perennial gridlock orchestrated by trucks in various parts of Lagos, yesterday, declared its readiness to take...

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4 men arraigned for defrauding bank customers of N1bn

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By Henry Ojelu Four suspected internet fraudsters were, yesterday, arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding customers of a bank of about N1 billion....

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Lagos APC elders give Ambode cold shoulder

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Lagos gov shifts to Abuja; Nollywood roots for him By Olasunkanmi Akoni & Yinka Ajayi Lagos—Hope of a second term for the politically embattled governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi...

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Women in cooperatives: Builders of family and the economy

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By Josephine Agbonkhese, Ebun Sessou & Naomi Tenebe “Mummy ‘cares’ for me…Daddy ‘provides’ for me…” says a line in a shockingly contemporary...

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NBA should fix minimum wage for lawyers – Pedro, SAN

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By Henry Ojelu Mr. Lawal Pedro, SAN, is former Solicitor-General of Lagos State. In this interview, he speaks on the falling standard of legal education, how to address it, fake news, prison...

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A world of gender equality and justice is possible—UN Women representative in Nigeria

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By Funmi Ajumobi The UN Women representative in Nigeria, Mrs Patience Ekeoba has said in a monthly SDGs dialogue held last week Tuesday at the United Nations Information Centre in Lagos, that a...

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Why we arrested Methodist priest over monarch’s death—Police

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU—DAYS after a protest by elderly women from Ogbozinne autonomous community in Nkanu West Local Government over the arrest of a Methodist priest, Rev Kenneth Okafor and...

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Only 8 states remitting deducted pension funds—PenCom

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young National Pension Commission, PenCom, yesterday, revealed that of the 24 states that have enacted laws on Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, only eight are remitting deducted...

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How MSMEs can benefit from technology — SystemSpecs

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By Princewill Ekwujuru Opportunities abound in technology which Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) can explore to meet customers’ needs and grow their businesses, John Obaro,...

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Police nab Scammer, Lagos robbery kingpin

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By Esther Onyegbula Seven months after a notorious robbery kingpin and his gang killed a Police sergeant in Akala axis of Lagos State, officers in Area D Command, Mushin, have arrested the kingpin...

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Race for LIMCAF overall winner begins with zonal exhibitions

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By Japhet Alakam LIFE In My City Art Festival (LIMCAF), the Enugu-based cultural showpiece of visual artists again confirmed that it has come to stay with preparations for the 2018 grand finale....

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Parents lament textbooks racketering in private schools

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By Elizabeth Uwandu “Back in those days, textbooks used by our seniors were readily available for us to use as we progressed especially for those who couldn’t afford new ones. But...

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Imo and the challenge of governance

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By Stanley Amuchie ON August 26 I met the Executive Committee of my State Chapter of our party, the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in Owerri. I addressed the State EXCO members and formally...

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