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31st January, 2020 Ultimatum For Minimum Wage Implementation - TUC

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The Trade Union Congress has given state governments that are yet to implement the N30, 000 new minimum wage up until January 31 to comply or risk industrial action from workers.

 

Two Secondary School Athletes Gain Scholarship From Ministry

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The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has secured scholarship for two athletes from Anambra who were discovered at the last National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, Kwara.

PDP ‘Speaks’ For Buhari, APC, Presidency Attacks

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The Presidency on Thursday asked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party to stop speaking for the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on its affairs with the All Progressives Congress.

Attacks On Communities By Boko Haram

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Barely one week after Chad withdrew its troops along the Cameroonian borders, Boko Haram insurgents have allegedly struck in the market town of Gamboru in Borno State.

EFCC - We Will Re-open Odili’s Investigation

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday said it would re-open the investigation of former Rivers State Governor Peter Odili.

Supreme Court To Deliver Verdict In Abia Governorship Dispute By 2pm Today

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The Supreme Court has scheduled judgment for 2pm today in the Abia State governorship dispute.

TUC To Organise A Crucial Meeting Over Minimum Wage

1 week ago /

Leaders of the Trade Union Congress   are expected to meet with state councils in Lagos on Wednesday and Thursday to review the minimum wage compliance in the states.

Commissioner’s Son Rescued By Police

1 week ago /

The police in Bayelsa State have rescued a kidnapped victim, Master Antonio, the six-year-old son of the Commissioner for Water Resources, Nengi Talbot.

FG To Exempt Companies Earning Below N25m From Tax Payment

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The Finance Bill 2019, when signed into law, will ensure that small businesses with turnover less than N25m will be exempted from Companies Income Tax, the Federal Government has said.

LASU Stampede, Seven Wounded

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No fewer than seven students of the Lagos State University (LASU) suffered various degrees of injuries during a stampede at then institution’s CBT centre on Monday.

Buratai Gives Sweater Project To Soldier’s Wife

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The Entrepreneur Skills Acquisition Centre inaugurated by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai, at the Gibson Jalo 23rd Armoured Brigade in Yola, Adamawa State, on Monday commenced training of 53 beneficiaries in various crafts.

Demolition Of Illegal Fences Under Lagos Bridges By FG

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The Federal Government on Friday began demolition of illegal fences under some bridges in Lagos, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Jonathan’s Achievement, Malami Credits Buhari For It

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The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Thursday, took credit for a law that was signed by President Goodluck Jonathan and listed as one of the achievements of the Maj.Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) regime.

Zamfara Suspends Eight Top Officials After Discovering 5000 Ghost Workers

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No fewer than five officials and three directors of Zamfara State ministry of finance have been suspended over an alleged appointment racketeering.

Nigeria Has Been Turned Into Africa’s Vessel Construction Hub By SHI- NCDMB

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The Executive Secretary of (NCDMB), has said that successful completion of the Egina Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading unit, (FPSO) by the Korean shipbuilding giant, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has not only placed LADOL free zone on global map but significantly transformed Nigeria.

2020 Appropriation Bill Signed Into Law - Oyetola

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Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun, on Monday, signed the 2020 budget of N119.5 billion into law, promising that the budget would be fully implemented.

Ekiti Brings To An End Road Contract, Request Refund

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The Ekiti State Government has terminated the rehabilitation of Ilupeju-Ire Road, which was awarded to Messers Time Building & Construction Company for abandonment since 2016.

N449.97bn 2020 Appropriation Bill Passed – Ogun State Assembly

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Ogun state House of Assembly on Friday passed the 2020 budget proposal of N449.97bn presented to it by Governor Dapo Abiodun.

Kidnappers Den, Kaduna District Head Escapes.

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The District Head of Birnin-Gwari, Alhaji Yahaya Yusuf-Abubakar, kidnapped by gunmen in military uniform, escaped from his abductors on Friday.

Gunmen Attack Goodluck Jonathan’s House, Soldier And Three Others Killed

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Unknown gunmen killed a soldier on guard duty at the courtyard of former President Goodluck Jonathan situated close to the bank of the river at Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.


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