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Petrol price hike: National Industrial Court stops NLC/TUC planned strike; as Edo workers vow to defy court order

AGENE GODWIN, Benin Leadership of Organized Labour in Edo State, Tuesday, declared that it will go ahead with a planned indefinite strike action on Wednesday, irrespective of the purported industrial court order, restraining them. It described the court ruling as a black market injunction and urged its members, members of …

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Senate backs petrol price hike; as Reps differ

The Senate, Tuesday, voted in support of the Federal Government’s decision to increase pump price of petrol, even the lawmakers advised the President Muhammadu Buhari-administration to put in place palliatives measures to cushion the effects on poor Nigerians. However, the House of Representatives, also Tuesday, differed on the action by …

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Fayemi addresses UK Parliament Thursday

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, will on Thursday, May 19, 2016, address the United Kingdom Parliamentarians in Westminster, London on Nigeria’s diversification agenda. This is sequel to an invitation from the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Nigeria to the Minister to address the Parliament on …

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States must explore comparative advantage to boost Nigeria’s economy – Ambode …Receives Kano State Governor …I’m here to learn from the Lagos experience- Ganduje

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said that States in Nigeria must begin to explore their comparative advantage among themselves especially in the area of agriculture to move the vision of transforming Nigeria economic fortunes for the better. Governor Ambode who spoke when he received his counterpart from …

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