Monthly Archives: January 2019

BREAKING: NLC Rejects N27,000 Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the N27,000 new national minimum wage adopted by the National Council of States on Tuesday. The NLC Secretary-General, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. According to him, the council has no jurisdiction determining another amount after a Tripartite Committee had submitted its report. “It is abysmal of government ...

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BREAKING: Council Of State Pegs Minimum Wage At N27,000

FG workers to get N30,000 monthly  National Council of State meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday pegged the National Minimum wage at N27,000 for the least workers in the states and private sector, while Federal government workers are to get N30,000 minimum wage. The Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige briefed State House correspondents at the end of ...

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BREAKING: Obasanjo, Buhari In Friendly Mood At Council Of State Meeting

Obasanjo, Uwais led opening prayer IBB, Gowon, absent A meeting of the Council of State has opened at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who, only on Sunday, heavily criticised the Buhari administration’s policies and alleged plans to rig the February polls, is attending the closed-door meeting. It was Obasanjo who said ...

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Tinubu, Oshiomhole, Amaechi Hit Obasanjo For Attacking Buhari

Buhari is sick in soul, body and spirit, replies Obasanjo  The All Progressives Congress leaders, including a former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Monday at the presidential rally of the party in Maiduguri, took turns to berate former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his latest attack on President Muhammadu Buhari. Obasanjo, had in a 16-page statement on Sunday, ...

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FG Releases N163b To Universities, ASUU Yet To Call Off Strike

The Federal Government said it has released N163 billion to the universities from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), but striking academics are stalling in calling off their strike. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this while addressing newsmen after a closed door reconciliatory meeting with leaders of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday in ...

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Obasanjo’s Attack On TraderMoni Reflects Ignorance, Mischief – Presidency

The statement purportedly attributed to former president Olusegun Obasanjo regarding Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and the Federal Government’s TraderMoni microcredit scheme if, indeed true and accurate, is most unfortunate, according to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande. While responding to media inquiries regarding the former president’s comments over the weekend, Akande ...

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See Of Heads As Atiku Locks Down Duste

….. Secondus, Lamido others charge them to vote PDP and end hunger Despite being denied access to the state stadium for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign by the ruling All Progressives Congress government in Jigawa state, the PDP Presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar met an unprecedented sea of heads cheering and chanting Atiku! Atiku! The National Chairman of PDP, ...

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PDP Will Resist APC Rigging Plans In Lagos, Agbaje Vows

The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, OON, has vowed that they would resist attempts by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig the forthcoming general elections. He promised to follow in the footsteps laid by Second Republic Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, whom he praised for making landmark ...

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Fear Grips Ladies As Underwear Theft Increases

Many ladies have been more safety-conscious since the upsurge in the level of underwear theft in the country, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN interviewed a cross-section of Lagosians on Monday to find out probable reasons for this menace and safety measures ladies are taking in order not to fall victims. Respondents said perpetrators of the evil act, ...

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