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President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: NLC prepares for showdown with governors December 31

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it cannot guarantee industrial peace and harmony, if state governors refuse to conclude negotiations and payment of the National Minimum Wage by December 31.

Central bank: 40 per cent of foreign credits in Nigeria’s economy dangerous

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed that 40 per cent of the total credits available in the economy, especially in the capital and money markets are from foreign holdings.
President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Aswan, Egypt to attend the Aswan Forum designed to set “An Agenda for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa.” Newsmen report that the president accompanied by Governors Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa, Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Mai Mala Buni of Yobe departed the Presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for Egypt at about 2.00p.m.

President Buhari, three governors depart for Egypt ahead of Aswan Forum

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Aswan, Egypt to attend the Aswan Forum designed to set “An Agenda for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa.”
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC candidates reject Adamawa council election

The candidates of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the local government election which took place in Adamawa State on Saturday, December 7, have rejected the outcome of the election.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Senator Abbo: Why I wrote IGP over Adamawa’s security threat

Senator Ishaku Abbo representing Adamawa North Senatorial District said on Sunday that he wrote a letter to the Inspector General of Police in a build-up to the Local Government Area election on Saturday because the Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, constituted himself into a security threat.

PDP sweeps Adamawa local councils election

Mr. Isa Shetima, chairman, Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC), who declared the results on Sunday in Yola, said the result of councillors for the 226 wards had been announced at the local government levels.
Plateau United striker Silas Nenrot has stated that he hopes his side can maintain their current position till the end of the season or stay top on the final day of the league season as the team current sit top 3 pts clear of second placed Lobi stars.

Heartland end Plateau United unbeaten run, Akwa secure first win

League leaders Plateau United suffered their first defeat in the Nigeria Professional Football League this season after going down to a 1-0 defeat against Heartland at the Okigwe Stadium on Sunday.

Nigeria launches 112 toll-free telephone number for emergencies

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has established and operationalised Emergency Communication Centres (ECC) across 18 States of the country including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as a measure towards tackling the emerging security challenges.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: Adamawa council election a ‘complete sham’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the results of Saturday local government elections in Adamawa describing it as “complete sham”.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Adamawa APC rejects council election results

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected results of Saturday local government elections in Adamawa describing it as “complete sham.”
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Rivers governor discloses who will succeed him in 2023

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said that he can only support the person who has the capacity to govern the State in the 2023 general elections.
Lawyers, social critics, Aba residents and civil society groups on Thursday lauded the 12-year prison sentence handed down to ex-Governor Orji Kalu of Abia by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Six former governors jailed for corruption

Here are lists of some former governors who have been successfully tried for corruption and jailed.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and his wife, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike after he was honoured by the Ikwerre Ethnic Nationality with the conferment of the title- “Dike Oha Ikwerre ” in Port Harcourt on Saturday

Ikwerre indigenes honour Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and his wife, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike after he was honoured by the Ikwerre Ethnic Nationality with the conferment of the title: “Dike Oha Ikwerre” in Port Harcourt on Saturday
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UNODC: Nigerians paid N675 billion cash as bribes to public officials in 2019

An estimated N675 billion was paid in cash as bribes to Nigerian public officials in 2019, an anti-corruption survey on Nigerians who had encounters with public officers has shown.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

Mr Alfred Adewumi, the new National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Kogi, says the agency will collaborate with sister security agencies and the state government to rid the state of illicit drugs.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC vows to challenge appeal court ruling upholding Adamawa governor’s election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State has vowed to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the victory of Governor Ahmadu Fintiri at the Supreme Court.

Police arrest 319 robbery, kidnapping suspects in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa State has arrested a total of 319 people suspected to have been robbing, kidnapping, being involved in homicidal acts or raping people around the state in the last five months.

Police arrest 37 rape suspects

Mr Audu Madaki, Commissioner of Police in Adamawa, said no fewer than 37 rape suspects have been arrested by the command in the past five months.

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The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA in Kwara arrests 119 drug suspects in six months

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City contract expires in 2021

Manchester City players banned from attending Christmas party

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
Philip Shaibu

APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.