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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

Election: Aisha Buhari drums support for President Buhari, Governor Bindow

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has called on Adamawa State residents to vote for her husband and the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammedu Buhari, in the upcoming presidential election slated for February 16.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari: Opposition strategising to disrupt general elections

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari, said members of the opposition were strategizing to disrupt the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Justice Onnoghen: Judiciary workers to hold emergency meeting Wednesday

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has fixed an emergency meeting of its Central Working Committee (CWC) for Wednesday.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has embarked on a nationwide protest on Tuesday after the rescheduled meeting between it and the Federal Government failed to hold in Abuja on Monday.-4

Organised labour insists N30,000 minimum wage

The organised labour Friday said that it would mobilize its members to storm the House of Representatives Public Hearing at the National Assembly complex on Monday.
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 formally rejects N27,000 minimum wage for state workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Friday, formally rejected the Federal Government’s recently approved N27,000 new national minimum wage for state workers.
Wife of the President, Dr Aisha Buhari kick-starts the Women and Youth 2019 Presidential Campaign Rally in Kano. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE JAN 5 2019.-4

Election: Aisha Buhari, APC governors’ wives campaign massively for party

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, and wives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors in the North-East have called on women and youths to vote massively for the party in the forthcoming general elections.
Buba Marwa

General Marwa: No conflict in President Buhari’s campaign organisations

Retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, Chairman, Central Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Women and Youth Presidential Campaign Team, says there is no conflict of interest between the team and the Presidential Campaign Council.

Simi, Ahmed Musa, others win at 2018 The Future Awards

Alternative music star Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi, actress, Zainab Balogun, internet comedian, Mark Angel and footballer, Ahmed Musa, won prizes at the 2018 ‘The Future Awards’.

Nasir El-Rufai: Kaduna spends N3bn annually on pupils’ school fees

Governor Nasir el-Rufa’i of Kaduna State on Saturday said his government was spending N3 billion on payment of school fees for pupils from primary to junior secondary schools across the state.

Labour decries unpaid benefit to ex-PHCN staff

United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, has decried the protracted issue of unpaid benefits to former staff of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, by the federal government five years after the privatization of the assets of PHCN.

Minimum wage: Labour gives warning of nationwide strike

The organised labour has served warning of an imminent nation-wide strike over Federal Government delay in the implementation of a new national Minimum Wage.

Labour: Revoke licences of DISCOs, GENCOs to arrest worsening power supply

The organised labour has called on the Federal Government to immediately review the privatisation of the power sector and revoke the licences of Electricity Generation Companies, GENCOs and Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, to tackle the worsening power situation in the country.

2019: MUSWEN warns politicians, religious leaders, voters to thread with caution

The Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) on Sunday in Ibadan called on politicians, religious leaders and the electorate to thread with caution as the 2019 general elections approach.

NIGCOMSAT workers threaten strike over alleged victimisation

The Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) has accused the management of Nigeria Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) of victimising workers in the company and warned that unless the victimisation and issues of promotion is addressed, it will have no option than to disrupt official activities of the agency.

Fresh PDP makes u-turn denies faction collapse

The Director-General of the Fresh PDP, Prince Obi-Nwosu Emmanuel has debunked claims by some individuals that the faction had collapsed.

Reinhard Bonnke crusade to hold in Calabar

The forthcoming Evangelist Reinhard Bonke’s Crusade in Calabar will usher in peace and prosperity in Cross River.

PENGASSAN to begin strike Monday as talks collapse

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria will on Monday embark on an indefinite strike action.

Adekunle Gold, Mimi Onalaja to host Future Awards Africa 2017

The Central Working Committee of The Future Awards Africa has announced award-winning singer/songwriter, Adekunle Gold and TV personality, Mimi Onalaja as the hosts of this year’s event.

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