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SSANU urges Plateau government to release their N607 million earned allowances

The Plateau State University branch of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities has urged the state government to release the N607m needed to pay earned allowances to staff members.

PenCom urges pension contributors to update biometrics

The National Commission has advised contributors to update their records with the Pension Fund Administrators in a bid to ensure the smooth running of the Retired Savings Accounts.

Police apprehend suspect for impersonating as retired assistant inspector general

The Police Command in the FCT has arrested one Olawole Olatunji, 58, who claimed to be a retired a Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG).
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti government warns land officials against dirty deals

Deputy governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has warned officers in charge of land allocation in the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development, against illegal land deal that could cause chaos among the people.
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Muhammadu Buhari presents N8.83 trillion budget for 2019 to National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday unveiled a federal budget of N8.83 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year.

Muhammadu Buhari: Alex Badeh’s murder sad, unfortunate

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd) as “very sad and unfortunate.”

Femi Falana asks Nigerian Army to stop targeting Amnesty International

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it would make a case for the closure of the Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging the human rights group “is working hard to destabilise the country.”
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NLC: No technical committee can look into N30,000 minimum wage

As the Presidency continues to linger over passing the report of the tripartite committee on the national minimum wage to the National Assembly, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says that no Technical Committee will look into the already agreed N30,000.
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Muhammadu Buhari says will soon present minimum wage bill to National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari says a bill on implementation of the New Minimum Wage would soon be sent to the National Assembly for passage.

Court stops Kogi government from unseating traditional ruler

A Kogi State High Court sitting in Lokoja, on Wednesday, granted an Order of Interim Injunction restraining the State Government from terminating the appointment of Chief James Akor as Aidokanya of Odari in Olamaboro Local Government.

Sadique Abubakar: Alex Badeh’s murder ‘totally unacceptable’

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has condemned the killing on Tuesday, of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, saying the incident was “totally unacceptable”.

Polish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria’s coast freed

The Polish government has confirmed the release of the crew of a container ship, who were kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria in October.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Gabriel Olonisakin: Budgetary provisions ‘cannot adequately fund armed forces’

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin, has stated that the annual budgetary provisions cannot fund the Armed Forces with its statutory responsibilities of safeguarding the nation.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

Muhammadu Buhari presents N8.83 trillion budget for 2019

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday formally presented N8.83 trillion federal government budget for 2019 to the joint session of the National Assembly for approval.
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Suleiman Zarma officially resumes office as environment minister

Former minister of environment, Ibrahim Jibril, says he would be handling over $170 million of the $180 million released by oil companies, N200 million and N5 million in the domiciliary account.

PenCom urges pension contributors to update biometrics

The National Commission (PenCom), has advised contributors to update their records with the Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) in a bid to ensure the smooth running of the Retired Savings Accounts (RSA).

Nigerian Army band ignores protocol, sits still as Speaker Dogara arrives chamber

A team of band boys of the Nigerian Army, a while ago, breached an established protocol that requires all lawmakers and visitors to any of the chambers of National Assembly to stand up once the arrival of the presiding officers is announced until the prayers are said.

Drug abuse: Nigeria will have generation of mad people soon – Group

Ibrahim Yusuf, lead convener of the movement, made the assertion during an advocacy visit to the Kaduna State Attorney-General, Umma Hikima, on Tuesday in Kaduna.

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Adamawa Assembly passes four bills into law

The Adamawa House of Assembly on Wednesday passed four Bills into law.

Gunmen kill pastor as police arrest 5 for killing lady in Onitsha

Police in Anambra Sate have arrested five persons allegedly for killing a 35-year-old woman, Gold Gift, dumping her body at Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) roundabout, in Onitsha.

LASEMA: No lives lost in Abule Egba pipeline explosion

The Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) said no lives were lost at the fire outbreak which occurred at Abule Egba in Ojokoro Local Council Development Area of Lagos State on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Center wants Muhammadu Buhari to sign Disability Bill Act into law

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities, CCD, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Disability Bill Act into law to reduce the burden faced by People With Disabilities (PWDs) in the country.

Adams Oshiomhole: I hope National Assembly won’t distort 2019 budget as presented

National Chairman, All Progressive Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday expressed hopes that the National Assembly won’t ‘distort the 2019 budget’ as presented.