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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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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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Registered Engineers Must Handle  Projects, Stakeholders Insist  

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Stakeholders in the nation’s engineering sector have unanimously reaffirmed their insistence that registered engineers will undertake all engineering projects across the country to reduce incidents of building collapse and other failed engineering works. This was the crux of the matter at a workshop, induction and award ceremony organised by the Awka branch of the Nigerian Society of ...

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SERAP Gives Abuja Council Chair 14 Days To Withdraw Life Pensions For Ex-Officials

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mr Abdullahi Adamu Candido, chairman of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), urging him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently withdraw and revoke the bill/edict for the unconstitutional and illegal payment of life pensions to former chairmen, vice-chairmen, speakers and other officials of AMAC.” SERAP said: “If the bill/edict is not withdrawn within 14 days of the receipt and/or publication of this letter, ...

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Anambra Lawmakers Task MDAs On Budget Implementation Plan 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Ministries, departments, parastatals and agencies of the Anambra state government have been tasked to ensure that they come up with realistic budget implementation plans as they begin budget bilateral discussions from Monday next week at the state assembly. The decision was reached after a thorough debate of the 2020 budget appropriations by the lawmakers at the weekend. ...

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Police Enhance Image-Making Skills To Meet Social Media Challenges

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Mr Frank Mba, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Force Public Relations Officer, says the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu Abuubakar, desires to bequeath to Nigerians a Police force that is efficient, effective, people friendly and community oriented. Mba said this in an interview with newsmen after the closing ceremony of a four-day capacity building workshop for PPROs at Golden Tulip Hotels, Agulu ...

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Upgrade Of Presidential Aircraft To Gulp N1.5bn

President Muhammadu Buhari is proposing to spend N1.492bn on the upgrading of some of the aircraft in the Presidential Air Fleet in 2020. The sum is apart of the N200.994m the President will be spending on the overhaul of engines of some of the aircraft in the fleet next year. The figures are contained in the details of the 2020 ...

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