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Lagos Ready To Pay Above N30,000 Minimum Wage

Better time awaits workers in Lagos State, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu discloses, on Tuesday, that the State is ready to pay more than the N30,000 benchmark for the National Minimum Wage. Sanwo-Olu said the implementation of the new minimum wage payment would take off when the Federal Government and labour unions conclude their negotiations. The State, he said, was drawing ...

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Subsidy: Nigeria Financing Government Inefficiency — Obi

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has called for the improvement in infrastructure in the country to reduce the suffering of Nigerians even when it is totally avoidable. Obi was speaking to journalists in Lagos on Monday. The former Anambra State Governor, who spoke extensively on subsidy, described it as one of the exemplifications ...

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Nigeria Is Strong Supporter Of The ICC, Rome Statute – Osinbajo

Nigeria is fully cooperating with the International Criminal Court (ICC) preliminary examination into issues related to insurgency in the North East to ensure the process is forthrightly concluded, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this today when he received at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, a delegation from the ICC led by its Prosecutor, Mrs. Fatou Bensouda. At ...

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Tinubu’s Presidential Ambition Gathers Momentum

Rumour of Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s intention to run for the presidency in 2023 has been rekindled as a presidential campaign office bearing his name and photographs has opened in Osun state. The office opened to pursue 2023 Presidency of Tinubu has a big billboard mounted with the inscription: “Tinubu 2023. Tinubu is Non Negotiable, (TNN 2023)” – Sponsored by Hon Mutiu ...

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NLC To Nigerians: Prepare For Total Strike, Stockpile Food

There is no going back on the strike planned to hold any time after the Wednesday, October 16, deadline issued to the Federal Government to finalise discussion on the full implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage, the organized labour has said. It therefore called on workers and other Nigerians to prepare themselves ahead of the strike which it said would ...

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Malleable Judiciary And Executive Recklessness In Nigeria

By Casmir Igbokwe The executive arm of government controls the police and other security agencies. Somehow, it also controls the judiciary, which is supposed to be a separate arm of government. Being tied to the apron strings of the government in power, these handicapped institutions find it difficult to uphold the rule of law. This is the fundamental problem of Nigeria’s ...

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Sanwo-Olu Declares Emergency On Lagos Roads, Rallies Julius Berger, Hitech, Others

…rehabilitation work begins Monday Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday at the Lagos House Marina, ordered massive construction work on critical roads and highways across the State, beginning from Monday (today). The Governor’s directive followed the conclusion of his series of meetings with ...

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APC Condemns Attack On Oshiomhole’s Benin Residence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned Saturday evening’s attack on the Benin residence of the Party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole by political thugs. In a statement, the APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu said although the APC National Chairman had rightly called for calm after the apparent attempt on his life, “we call on the Inspector General ...

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Nigeria Is Becoming A One-Party State – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Nigeria deserves a strong, vibrant opposition to play its conventional role in the polity to deepen democracy. “Sadly, Nigeria is becoming a one-party state. As a party that believes in democracy and progressive politics, we cannot pretend any longer,” the party said. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, ...

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Flood Victims Get Relief Materials In Anambra   

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says it is currently distributing edible and non-edible materials to the victims of this year’s flood disaster in the state. The agency said people living in the coastal areas of Ayamelum, Anambra-east, Anambra-west and Ogbaru local government areas were affected by flood and they had since been evacuated from the ...

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