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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.

2023: It’s too early to start power agitation – Senator Jim Nwobodo

A former governor of old Anambra State, Jim Nwobodo, has said it is too early for politicians in the country to be agitating which region will produce the president in 2023.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

House of Reps to investigate ‘corruption’ in NUC in universities’ accreditation

The House of Representatives has directed the Committee on Tertiary Education and Services to investigate the alleged intimidation and extortion of money from universities for accreditation by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
Senate President Ahmed Lawan 2

Senate mandates committee to investigate issues on foreign vessels

The Senate on Wednesday at the plenary mandated its Committee on Local Content to investigate reasons for the dominance of foreign vessels above locally owned and registered vessels in the domestic carriage of petroleum products within coastal inland waterways of Nigeria.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

46 medical doctors resign from Anambra university hospital

About 45 medical doctors of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University COOUTH Amaku, Awka, Anambra state, have resigned from their services over poor management and neglect of workers welfare.

Peter Obi condemns attack on Maersk boss, murder of wife, wants perpetrators fished out

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has condemned Mondays attack on Maersk boss, Gildas Tohouo, and the stabbing to death of his wife, Bernadett Kurucz.
Ifeanyi Ejiofor

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer alleges police threat to life

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday, alleged that the Anambra State Police Command was after his life.
Senator Victor Umeh

Senator Umeh: Hate Speech Bill attempt to deny Nigerians freedom of expression

Senator Victor Umeh, the former senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District at the upper legislative chamber, has kicked against the hate speech Bill before the National Assembly.

Electricity vandals throw nine Anambra communities into darkness

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) on Monday said that about nine communities were affected by the power outage resulting from vandalism of Enugwu-Ukwu 33KV line.

Anambra inaugurates liaison office in Ebonyi for business, security

To deepen socio-economic partnership, Anambra state government has inaugurated Anambra State Liaison office in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital.

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.
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.
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.

NDHS: Ebonyi, Anambra top spousal violence chart

Ebonyi and Anambra state have been ranked first and second respectively on the chart of South East married women between ages of 15-49 who had experienced violence committed by their husbands or partners.
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.

Anambra governor’s Community-Choose-Your-Project earns him CDI Award

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has been announced the winner of the 2019 award of excellence for leadership in sustainable community and social development, tagged Community Pillar Awards (CPA) by the Community Development Institute (CDI).
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Oliver Inoma-Abbey

Bonny students condemn killing of senior police officer by ‘IPOB members’

The gruesome murder of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Oliver Innoma-Abbey, by suspected members of outlawed terrorist group, Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) has been eliciting angry reactions from the people of Bonny where the late senior police officer hailed from.

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Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil criticises Muslim countries over Uighurs

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil, a German footballer of Turkish origin, on Friday expressed support for Uighurs in Xinjiang and criticised Muslim countries for their failure to speak up for them.
Lawyers, under the aegis of Christian Lawyers Forum (CLF) have condemned an alleged harassment and intimidation of the Chief Registrar (CR) of the Federal High Court, Mr. Emmanuel Gakko.

Lawyers condemn ‘harassment’ of court chief registrar

Lawyers, under the aegis of Christian Lawyers Forum (CLF) have condemned an alleged harassment and intimidation of the Chief Registrar (CR) of the Federal High Court, Mr. Emmanuel Gakko.

Former Super Eagles star loses sister

According to him, his sister died on Thursday, but he did not disclose the name of the sister and what led to her death.

Senator Omisore condoles with Osun ex-speaker over mum’s death

Former deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has condoled with the family of the former speaker of the State, Hon Adejare Bello, on the death of his mother. Mrs Monilola Abeki Bello.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, December 13, 2019, arrested 29 suspected internet fraudsters, better known as Yahoo Yahoo Boys in three different locations in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The haul included a 16-year-old undergraduate.

EFCC arrests 16-year-old, 28 others for internet fraud in Imo

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, December 13, 2019, arrested 29 suspected internet fraudsters, better known as Yahoo Yahoo Boys in three different locations in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The haul included a 16-year-old undergraduate.