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Ndume: Tinubu’s Govt Exhibiting Despotic Traits, Says Atiku

Former Nigeria’s Vice-President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2023 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has noted that the government of President Bola Tinubu is exhibiting traits of despotism. Atiku’s views, made known in a tweet on Thursday, was in response to the sacking of Senator Ali Ndume as the Chief Whip of the Senate for ...

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Minimum Wage: Tinubu Approves N70,000

President Bola Tinubu has approved N70,000 as the new minimum wage for Nigerian workers. He also promised to review the national minimum wage law every three years. This is coming after the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress met with the President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday. The Special Adviser to President Bola ...

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Rotary To Reduce Maternal, Child Mortality In FCT — DG

The District Governor of the Rotary International for District 9127, Rtn. Mike Ukachi Nwanoshiri, yesterday said the organization is committed to the reduction of maternal and child mortality in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He also said Rotary will embark on mass health campaign for mothers to give their children the best care. He, however, led 40 clubs to donate ...

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Local Oil Price Will Continue To Increase Because Trading Arms Offer Cargoes At $2-$4 Per Barrel, Above NUPRC Official Price — Dangote

…insists IOCs are frustrating its crude supply demands The Management of Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) have commended the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) for its various interventions in the oil company’s crude supply requests from International Oil Companies (IOCs), and for publishing the Domestic Crude Supply Obligation (DCSO) guidelines to enshrine transparency in the oil industry. Vice President, Oil ...

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For Criticising Tinubu, Senate Sacks Ndume As Chief Whip

The Senate on Wednesday sacked its Chief Whip, Ali Ndume, for criticising President Bola Tinubu’s administration. The upper chamber replaced Mr Ndume, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) representing Borno South Senatorial District with Tahir Monguno (Borno North). The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, announced the decision after many of the senators supported it during the plenary. The decision followed a ...

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4,277 Corps Members Get Sanwo-Olu’s N100,000 Cash Gift Each, As Gov Approves N5bn For Permanent Camp

• Offers automatic jobs for 100 best Corps members  Lagos State is set to complete the new Orientation Camp that will adequately accommodate all National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted to the State to undertake the compulsory one-year national service. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the release of N5 billion for the construction of the proposed NYSC Permanent Camp ...

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Obi Mourns LP Rep. Hon Adams

The Labour Party Presidential Candidate in the 2023 general election, Peter Obi, is saddened by the death of a Labour Party Legislator in the House of Representatives, Hon. Ekene Abubakar Adams. Writing on his X handle on Tuesday, the LP standard-bearer said, “I am deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Hon. Ekene Abubakar Adams, a member of ...

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Lagos, CIG Motors Sign Joint Venture Deal To Roll Out 5,000 New Smart Taxis

•Sanwo-Olu: ‘We’re changing Lagos transport narrative with $260 million investment’ The comfort and convenience passengers derived riding in Lagos Ride (LAGRIDE) — an e-hailing taxi scheme operated by the Lagos State Government — is about to get better with the making of a new investment into the transport initiative. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, supervised the signing of another Joint ...

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