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Economic recession – Labour Minister advocates continued support of stakeholders in labour sector

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has urged stakeholders in the labour sector to support Federal Government’s efforts at minimizing the adverse effect of recession on Nigerian workers. The Minister who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Clemet Illoh stated this Friday in Abuja, while declaring …

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Attempt to invade Govt House: Rivers House of Assembly calls on IGP to transfer Hasso, Fakorede ▪Calls on NASS to wade into matter ▪Asks Governor Wike to write IGP again

The Rivers State House of Assembly has passed a resolution calling on the Inspector-General of Police to with immediate effect transfer the State Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, in charge of Operations, Steven Hasso and the Commander of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS ) Mr Akin Fakorede out of the state …

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NLC hails Ugwuanyi’s ‘Magic Wand’ in prompt wage payment … As governor urges revival of mines on anniversary of Iva Valley massacre

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has paid glowing tributes on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for prioritizing the welfare of workers in Enugu State and ensuring their wages are paid regularly. This commendation came few days after a survey by the data company, BudgIT, indicating that Enugu, alongside Lagos and Rivers, are …

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Lagos to adopt Boston model to tackle environmental challenges…State open to new innovation, says Ambode

The Lagos State Government on Thursday unveiled plans to adopt the Boston model to clean up the State’s Waterways and tackle other environmental issues confronting the State. State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode disclosed this shortly after series of meetings with the Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh and the Executive Director …

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Lagos denies demolishing Otodo Gbame community…Cautions against spreading of unverified news on social media

The Lagos State Government on Thursday denied the unsubstantiated claims being circulated in some sections of the media and on social media of its involvement in the fire incident that took place in Otodo Gbame Community in Lekki area of the State last Wednesday. The State Government specifically punctured media …

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Nwabuoku dropped, Oshoala makes Africa Women’s Cup of Nations squad; Super Falcons will miss Evelyn Nwabuoku, says Arsenal Ladies’ Oshoala

The Super Falcons have named a strong squad for the continental women’s football championship which kicks off on November 20 Nigeria senior women coach Florence Omagbemi has announced her squad to represent the country at this month’s African Women’s Cup of Nations in Cameroon . The final team list is …

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President Buhari to John Kerry: Corruption fighting back vigorously, but we’ll win; Meets with AfDB President; Mourns Gbadamosi

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the anti-corruption war is tough and grueling, with corruption fighting vigorously back, but assured that the battle would be won. Meeting with American Secretary of State, John Kerry, Wednesday, on the margins of conference on climate change, COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, President Buhari, according …

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$29.9bn Loan: Saraki advises politicians, Media against empty speculations ***Says we never discussed the issue during my visits to Presidency

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised politicians and the media to stop peddling empty speculations about his recent visits to the Presidential Villa and linking such visits to the request by the Buhari administration for approval of the National Assembly to get $29.9bn loan from foreign sources. Saraki …

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Akwa Ibom State dismisses BudgIT analysis; Insists that workers are paid regularly and on time

The Akwa Ibom State government has dismissed as “nothing but voodoo analysis” the conclusions reached by a sampling civic organization, BudgIT which led to a story “33 states can’t pay salaries.” According to a statement by Ekerete Udoh, Chief Press Secretary to the Akwa Ibom State Governor, the BudgIT analysis, …

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