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Minimum wage: FCT workers back NLC 14-day ultimatum

Workers in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have thrown their weight behind the 14 day ultimatum by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to the federal government, to conclude on a new wage bill, or face industrial action.

Speaking on the development, Mr. Bade Alaba, an information technology e [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Minister tasks media on falling spate of killings

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stated that there has been a drastic reduction in the spate of killings in the country, and challenged the media to ensure proper reportage of the development.

The minister made the assertion in Gusau, Zamfara, at a meeting on securi [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Alleged fraud: Kachikwu pushes back

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has refuted allegations of being shielded from prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged corruption.

In a statement by the director of press, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mr. Idang Alibi, [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Adeosun bows to pressure, resigns

 

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun may have finally bowed to pressure and put in her resignation from President Buhari's cabinet.

The President has been under pressure to fire Adeosun since the allegations of her allege forgery of NYSC certificate went [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Benue assembly suspends three council chairmen

The Benue State House of Assembly has suspended for three months three local government chairmen for gross misconduct, financial misappropriation and other offences.

Those suspended include chairmen of Ogbadibo local government, Mr James Akola, and his deputy, that of Gwer East LG, Mr Vitalis U [...]

Thu, 13 September 2018


Presidential debate brouhaha

Even with the vast majority of Nigerians not having access to television and electricity, the culture of televised presidential debate has crept into our political culture. It is one of the many cultures we have copied from the United States of America which our presidential system is modelled after.& [...]

Wed, 12 September 2018


Officials of Rabun Gap, A Leading US Boarding School, To Visit Abuja

Representatives from Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, a premier American boarding school in the US State of Georgia, will be touring Africa to share the unique educational opportunity available at the school. 

According to a statement by Megan Morris, Director of Marketing and Communication for [...]

Tue, 11 September 2018


Don’t Arrogate To Yourself Divine Powers, Ortom Tells Akume

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has cautioned his estranged godfather, Senator George Akume, to stop playing God, stressing that even if he tries 10, 000 times, the senator cannot remove him.

Akume is credited to have said that he will remove the g [...]

Mon, 10 September 2018


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