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NSITF Board: Ministry accuses labour of disrupting inauguration

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).

Federal government has 58 roads, bridges ongoing projects in Southeast – minister

The Federal Government has 58 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South East, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, has said.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Students hail President Buhari for new minimum wage

The Progressive Students Movement (PSM), a Pan-African Students group, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the New Minimum Wage Bill into Law.
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NUC approves new university for Imo

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the take-off of the University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences in Imo, as the 49th state owned University in the country.
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New minimum wage: I expect more commitments from workers – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerian workers to justify the signing into law of the new N30,000 National Minimum wage by showing more commitments to their work.

Justice Onnoghen rejects conviction, files appeal

Justice Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, who was Thursday convicted on six counts bordering on false declaration of his assets, removed from office and barred from holding public office for ten years by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has appealed the judgment of the court at the Court of Appeal.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Easter: Atiku Abubakar urges Nigerians to remember security personnel, less privileged

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate in the just concluded election, Atiku Abubakar, has urged Nigerians to remember security personnel, victims of terrorism and the less privileged in the country during the Easter season.
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Ninth National Assembly: APC North Central governors endorse Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and party state chairmen from the North-central geo-political zone on Thursday endorsed the two candidates of the party for the leadership positions of the 9th National Assembly.

Senate Presidency: Senator Lawan’s choice majority decision – Group

Sen. Ahmed Lawan Media Support Group (SALMSG) says the choice of the senator as President of the 9th Senate was beyond the decision of a single leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

FCTA commits to peaceful co-existence of religious faiths

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has reiterated the administration’s commitment to peaceful co-existence among different religious faiths in the territory.

Court attaches Imo’s accounts in central bank, 16 other banks over N1.5 billion debt

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja has ordered the attachment of funds in accounts owned by the Imo State Government in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and 16 other banks in the country.
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Auditor-General laments poor implementation of audit reports

The Auditor-General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine, says the continued poor implementation of recommendations in the auditor-general’s inspections and annual reports remains a huge clog in the efforts to rid the country’s public sector of corruption.

Abuja DisCo chief deny extortion of customers for meter installation

Mr Ernest Mupwaya, Managing Director of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), has refuted claims by Abuja residents that the officials of the company are extorting money from them to install prepaid meters.

N5 billion libel suit: DSS report on Ibrahim Magu inadmissible – court

An Ikeja High Court on Thursday rendered a copy of the Department of State Security (DSS) report to the Nigerian Senate on Mr Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) inadmissible.
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Court sentences ex-convict to 12 months in prison for stealing

A Dutse Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Thursday sentenced an ex-convict Usman Abdullahi, 22, to 12 months in prison for stealing three pumping machines valued at N150, 000.

Police arrest top ‘spiritual father,’ another over Channels TV staff kidnap

The police have nabbed a top kidnap kingpin and one other in connection with the alleged kidnap of Channel Television staff on Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
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Federal government to divest 60% stake in Bank of Agriculture

In the bid to restructure the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) for efficiency, the Federal Government has moved to divest 60 per cent of its stakes in the bank.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Easter: Lagos airports record higher numbers of passengers

The domestic terminals of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos recorded higher numbers of passengers on Thursday ahead of the Easter holidays.

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NSITF Board: Ministry accuses labour of disrupting inauguration

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).

Senator Akpabio: I have no regret joining APC

Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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Federal government has 58 roads, bridges ongoing projects in Southeast – minister

The Federal Government has 58 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South East, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, has said.