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Federal government approves N977.7 million N-Creative, N-Tech trainings for 3,500 beneficiaries

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday approved the total of sum of N977.7 million for the N-Creative and N-Tech trainings to empower 3,500 beneficiaries in Northern and Southern Nigeria respectively.
Ayuba Wabba

NLC’s Ayuba Wabba to speak at Governor Gaidam’s book launch

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Comrade Ayuba Wabba will deliver a lecture at the public presentation of a book chronicling the one-decade stewardship of Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state.
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Early rainfall: AFAN cautions farmers against planting of crops

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), in Kano State has advised farmers against planting of their crops following the early rainfall in some parts of the state.
President of the NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba

NLC urges state govts to settle arrears of pensioners

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has called on state governments owing pensioners arrears to pay them as soon as possible to reduce their hardship.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 1

President Buhari to dissolve cabinet on May 22

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Executive Council (FEC) will hold its valedictory session on May 22.

Minister: FEC, NEC to deliberate on tree felling in Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) and the National Executive Council are to deliberate on the indiscriminate tree felling across the country with a view to taking a decision that will be binding on the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Bolaji Owasanoye: ICPC will support President Buhari in ridding Nigeria of corruption

The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has said that the commission will support the Buhari administration in ridding the country of corruption.

AIB: Late ex-Governor Danbaba Suntai not competent to fly crashed airplane

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Thursday released six final accident reports involving the crash that involved late Taraba State Governor, Danbaba Suntai; who the bureau said was not competent to fly the ill-fated Cessna 208B that crashed on October 25, 2012.
Silverbird Group will soon unveil some young beautiful women with potential that will promote the image of Nigeria positively within and outside the country.

Silverbird Group set to hold 2019 edition of MBGN pageant

Silverbird Group will soon unveil some young beautiful women with potential that will promote the image of Nigeria positively within and outside the country.

Bayelsa government approves life pension for lawmakers

Bayelsa State House of Assembly has approved monthly pensions to speakers, deputy speakers and other members of the Assembly.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola reiterates commitment to workers’ welfare

Osun State Government is committed to workers’ welfare, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola said on Thursday.
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Lai Mohammed: No plan to dissolve federal cabinet

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that there is no plan to dissolve the federal cabinet.
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

Nearly 20, 000 candidates apply for PTDF overseas scholarship

No fewer than 19,323 candidates have applied for the 2019/2020 overseas M.Sc and PhD programmes of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), the agency has said.
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CAN urges Kaduna government to secure Kajuru communities against herdsmen attack

Chairman of the Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Joseph Hayab, has urged the Kaduna state government to secure communities in Kajuru Local Government Area ravaged by herdsmen to enable victims of the attacks return to their homes.
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Activist urges federal government not to close foreign missions

The Federal Government has been urged to rethink the plan to close some of its foreign missions so as not to lose the flow of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Man docked for collecting N850, 000, failing to give daughter in marriage

A 47-year-old man Jibrin Attom, on Thursday appeared in an Ajegunle Magistrates’ Court, Apapa, Lagos, for allegedly failing to give out his daughter’s hand in marriage after collecting N850, 000.

Centre LSD graduates 50 ‘Change Agents’ leaders in Abuja

The African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) will on Saturday in Abuja graduate its 10th set of 50 students.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara sponsors free medical treatment of 10,000 people in Bauchi

No fewer than 10,000 residents in Bauchi local government have benefitted from free medical treatment on various ailments sponsored by the Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara.

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Minister Ngige: I was misquoted on Nigerian doctors’ controversy

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has denied saying that Nigeria has enough medical doctors.
Shanghai Greenland Shenhua and Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has made it clear that the main target of the current squad is how to win the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations billed for Egypt in June.

Odion Ighalo, Asisat Oshoala shortlisted for Nigeria Pitch Awards

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo as well as Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala and The Nations’ correspondent Tunde Liadi top the list of nominees for the 6th edition of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards as organisers revealed in Lagos on Thursday the identities of prospective winners.
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Huge rallies in Sudan as protesters vow to ‘protect revolution’

Huge crowds of protesters have rallied in the streets of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, stepping up pressure on the country's ruling military council to cede power to an interim civilian body.

Governor Akeredolu pledges to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has assured workers in the state of his administration’s readiness to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000.
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PDP raises alarm over Senator Adeleke’s safety

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm, alleging threats to the life of its candidate in the 2018 Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke.