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We can’t pay new minimum wage – GOVS

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By Dayo Johnson, Regional Editor, South-West, Wole Mosadomi, Ola Ajayi, Victor Young, Henry Umoru Festus Ahon, Peter Duru, Alemma Aliu, & Femi Bolaji •As Labour plans to resume strike...

Fri Oct 19th, 2018     Read More →

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...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Governors not against review of minimum wage -NGF

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The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) says it is not against the upward review of the minimum wage. The Chairman of the Forum, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, said this while briefing journalists on...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara students seek govt help over new tuition fees

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The National Union of Zamfara State Students has appealed to the state government to help offset the news tuition fees charged students by Sokoto State University. The appeal was contained in a...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Fraudulent or primary elections?

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THE just-concluded nomination of candidates for electoral positions, especially in the two major political parties – the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

The final return of Atiku Abubakar

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By Mazi Ohuabunwa THE drab Nigerian political environment has lightened up. The expected ‘unexpected’ happened. Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President of Nigeria was elected at the PDP...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Dozens dead in Niger/Nigeria crackdown on criminal gangs

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At least 30 “bandits” have been killed during a crackdown by the armies of Niger and Nigeria in their troubled frontier where kidnappings and cattle rustling are rife, Niger’s...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

Hausa Christians appeal for Leah Sharibu’s release

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By Sam Eyoboka ANOTHER group of Northern Christians, under the aegis of Hausa Christians Foundation, HACFO, has condemned the continued incarceration of a lone teen Christian hostage, Leah...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: 42 senators not returning, 67 battle for return bid

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— AHEAD of the February 16, 2019 senatorial elections, strong indications have emerged that 42 of the 109 serving senators will not return to the chamber to resume for...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

APC won’t participate in Zamfara elections, INEC insists

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Abuja — Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, insisted, yesterday, that All Progressives Congress, APC, will not field candidates for the 2019 general elections in Zamafa. INEC...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019 elections: INEC insists Zamfara APC has no candidate

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it stands by its statement that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not field candidates for the 2019 general elections in...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

We stand by our statement on 2019 general elections in Zamfara – INEC Chairman

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it stands by its statement that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not field candidates for the 2019 general elections in...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

Travel ban: Frank releases list of opposition figures being targeted

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Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on Nigerians and the international community to disregard the list of...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

APC moves to reverse INEC ban on Zamfara

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To present Dauda Lawal as gov candidate By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—All Progressives Congress, APC, is making moves to forward the name of one of the contestants in the botched governorship...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

Knife fights as party democracy

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By Owei Lakemfa THE knives are out in the political arena and they are being used quite liberally in the name of internal party democracy and primaries. They are all sorts; table and bread...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →