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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for states to explore ways of improving their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the next few years.

VP Osinbajo urges governors to brace for new minimum wage payment

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advised state governors to look inwards for ways to generate internal revenue to enable them pay the new minimum wage.

Why doctors are leaving Nigeria

The doctors are moving to societies where they are better paid because staying back in Nigeria keeps them on the poverty belt. A country that devalues its currency like Nigeria has done in relation to other major currencies like the Euro, dollar and pound is definitely going to have a huge crisis within its society.

Election: Vote out governors owing salaries – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has called on pensioners across the country to vote against any state governor still owing backlog of unpaid pensions in the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
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Kayode Fayemi: The light shall shine again in Ekiti

The event, held at the popular new Iyin Road, Ekiti Parapo Pavilion, was graced by state governors, chieftains of All Progressives Congress (APC), ministers, as well as friends, and well-wishers.
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Muhammadu Buhari: Ekiti will experience rapid development under Kayode Fayemi

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the people of Ekiti state made a right choice by electing Dr. Kayode Fayemi as governor in the July 14, 2018 governorship poll in the state, saying the state will experience rapid development and reclaims its past glory under the new helmsman.

2019: Senator Hunkuyi vows to unseat Governor el-Rufai

A member of the National Assembly, Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi (PDP Kaduna North), Friday vowed to unseat Governor Nasir el-rufai of Kaduna State during the February 2019 polls.

Benue APC publicity secretary, woman leader dumps party

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State assumed a disturbing dimension as the publicity of the party, Mr. Samuel Agbo, and Woman Leader, Mrs. Dooshima Jirgba, have resigned their membership and positions from the party.

APC Benue chapter denies giving Governor Ortom ‘red card’

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Benue chapter, says it has not given Gov. Samuel Ortom any red card contrary to claims by the governor.

Kingsley Fanwo: Governor Bello won’t sink Kogi in debt

Fanwo said this in reaction to report on how Bello secured loans amounting to over N16bn despite the Paris Club refunds and other federal government bailouts to the state.

Democracy Day: President Buhari lists achievements in his address

President Muhammadu Buhari swept to power in 2015, promising to fight corruption, tackle insecurity and boost Nigeria’s economy.

2017: APC govt pushed workers into poverty, suicide – Labour

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Sunday, described 2017 as a very difficult year for Nigerians, noting that the All Progressives Congress, APC, government ruined Nigerians and pushed more workers into poverty and wretchedness.

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Jigawa government releases N192m for improvement of Dutse water supply

The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
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SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
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Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.