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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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.

Iheanacho Expresses Happiness For Scoring Again

1 month ago /
International News 

Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho has expressed delight after rescuing a point for Leicester City in 1-1 draw in their Carabao Cup semi-final first leg against Aston Villa.

Attacks On Communities By Boko Haram

1 month ago /
Nation 

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.

Ukrainian Passenger Plane Crashes Just After Take-Off From Iran’s Imam Khomeini Airport In Tehran

1 month ago /
International News 

A Ukrainian Boeing-737 with at least 176 people on board has crashed in Iran, officials say.

EFCC - We Will Re-open Odili’s Investigation

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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 month ago /
Nation 

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 month ago /
Nation 

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.

Iran Attacks US Troops With Ballistic Missiles

1 month ago /
International News 

Iran has carried out a ballistic missile attack on air bases housing US forces in Iraq, in retaliation for the US killing of General Qasem Soleimani.

Stampede Kills 50 Mourners At Qasem Soleimani Burial In Iran

1 month ago /
International News 

At least Fifty people have been killed and more than 200 injured in a stampede as Iranians gathered for the burial of a leading commander killed in a US drone strike.

FG To Exempt Companies Earning Below N25m From Tax Payment

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

Nigerian Duo Honoured By Egyptian President For Developing Medical Application

1 month ago /
International News 

Stephen Osawaru and Anthony Osawere were given award of recognition by President El-Sisi at the closing ceremony of the 2019 World Youth Forum in Egypt.

Iranian General, Soleimani Killed, US Claims Responsibility

1 month ago /
International News 

The U.S killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in a “defensive action,” the Pentagon says.

Jonathan’s Achievement, Malami Credits Buhari For It

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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


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