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The Nigeria Labour Congress and pensioners union have advised President Muhammadu Buhari to beware of members of Nigeria Governors’ Forum whom they described as anti-workers. They alleged that such governors were working to frustrate the NLC agreement with the Federal Government on the payment of N30,000 as the new minimum wage. The governors had, after […]

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to name any member of the APC who offered him bribe either in foreign or local currency to influence him and members of the National Working Committee to take decision in their favour before, during and after the […]

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has come under severe attack from the Academic Staff Union of Universities over his claim that lecturers are faring better under the current administration in terms of welfare. Speaking in Paris during President Muhammadu Buhari’s interactive session with Nigerians living in France, Fayemi, who faulted ASUU on the ongoing strike […]

Nigerian governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors Forum have called for an emergency meeting where the issue of the minimum wage is expected to be discussed in Abuja tonight. It is expected that the meeting, which will be presided over by the Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, will take a definite […]

The House of Representatives has again adjourned plenary over the failure of the public address system in the chamber. The technical issue, which has persisted for about three weeks, had forced the House to adjourn plenary on Thursday last week and Tuesday this week. After saying the opening prayers on Wednesday, the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, […]

One of Nigeria’s leading and respected Islamic figures on Tuesday renewed calls to tackle endemic poverty and rapid population growth to help end deadly Boko Haram violence. More than 27,000 people have been killed since the start of the insurgency in the country’s remote northeast in 2009 and 1.8 million are still homeless. Nigeria’s government […]

The Senate on Tuesday adjourned for a week following the inability of the red chamber to form a quorum. The chamber needs at least 38 senators to carry out legislative activities at plenary but our correspondent observed that 20 members were seated at the commencement of the day’s session. The Minority Whip, Senator Phillip Aduda, […]

The Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said some state governments in the country are using joint account to incapacitate and steal local governments’ funds. Obasanjo also accused the state governments that were opposed to local government autonomy of being responsible for this financial incapacitation of the local governments. The former President spoke on Monday while […]

A suit has been filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking the investigation and prosecution of certain individuals including a former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, for allegedly aiding the escape of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, from Nigeria. The suit was filed earlier on Wednesday by […]

A 20-year-old man, Abubakar Haruna, has been remanded in Katsina prison for allegedly attempting to kill his father over a misunderstanding. The accused allegedly attacked his father, Haruna Ilele, with a stick “with the intent to kill him”. Also remanded along with Haruna were Tukur Mani, 25, of Gazarwa village; Ibrahim Mohammed,18, of Leletu village; […]

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