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Restructuring: Fashola fears `Brexit experience’ for Nigeria

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has expressed fears that Nigeria may experience the Brexit experience, unless youth in the country are given political education to make them understand the issue of restructuring.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a cross-sectio [...]

Sun, 17 November 2019


Guy Ryder, ILO, lauds Nigeria over new minimum wage

The Director General of the International Labour Organization, Mr. Guy Ryder, has lauded Nigeria over the recent conclusion of the implementation method of the new minimum wage of N30, 000 by President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

The commendation is contained in a statement by the deputy d [...]

Sun, 17 November 2019


Projects worth billions rot away in FCT

Government projects worth billions of naira have been allowed to rot away across most of the area councils of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, either due to the lack of maintenance, under-utilization or the lack of funding for their completion.

Most of the projects which were initiated by pa [...]

Sun, 17 November 2019


Total blackout looms over GenCos threat

As Nigerians continue to grapple with epileptic power supply and intermittent collapse of the national grid, there are fears of total nationwide blackout if threat the Power Generation Companies, GenCos, is to be taken seriously.

 

 

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Sun, 17 November 2019


APC set to retain Kogi, capture Bayelsa · CSOs slam polls · PDP kicks

Barring any last minute drama, the candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi and Bayelsa states are set to be announced as winners in the November 16 governorship elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

In Kogi state, after results of 19 of th [...]

Sun, 17 November 2019


Is it now cool to kill? – An anguished letter to Nigerian lawmakers

My dear Honourables,

I hope you will excuse me for distracting you from your onerous duties, but I am a current sufferer – and I am not alone – from a persistent nightmare. That affliction has been induced by your most recent approach to addressing an acknowledged problem that affec [...]

Sun, 17 November 2019


NGO provides interest free loans for Bwari women

Not less than 80 women from Igu rural community, in Bwari Area Council, have benefited from a N4million revolving loan scheme to boost their businesses.

According to the sponsors to the credit facility, Purple Hands Empowerment initiatives, the plan is to uplift women above poverty through the [...]

Sat, 16 November 2019


2020 Hajj: FCT pilgrims’ board begins capacity training for staff

As part of measures to ensure a hitch free 2020 Hajj exercise, the staffs of the FCT Pilgrims Welfare Board, FCT-MPWB, are to undergo capacity building training to enhance their service delivery to the pilgrims.

The Director of the Board, Malam Muhammad Bashir disclosed this while addressing to [...]

Sat, 16 November 2019


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