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NYSC members to benefit from new minimum wage – minister

Members of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will soon receive the new minimum wage as allowance, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has said.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Former Niger councillors threaten lawsuit over unpaid allowances

Former councilors in Niger State have threatened to take a legal action against Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, for delaying payment of their severance allowance already approved by the governor.

Pensioners applaud appeal court judgement voiding pension for political office holders

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has described as “laudable”, a recent Appeal Court judgement which overruled the payment of pension, gratuity and severance allowance to political officeholders.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC tasks Nasarawa government on contributory pension system

The Nasarawa state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the State Government to adopt contributory pension system to safeguard the future of its workers.
Jimi Agbaje, the PDP governorship candidate in Lagos state has stated that low turnout in the March 9 governorship election could be as a result of inadequacies of the last presidential election.

Lagos elections: Jimi Agbaje deplores poor voters turn out

The Lagos State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate Jimi Agbaje has said the low turnout of voters for the election is due the hooliganism witnessed during the Presidential election.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps moves to separate attorney-general from minister of justice

The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Justice Kumai Aka’ahs retires from Supreme Court

The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.

Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.