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NLC threatens to embark on total strike over minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it will commence an indefinite nationwide strike after the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum given to the federal government which will elapse on September 26.

NGO urges Nigerians to drive actions against climate change

The Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), an NGO, on Friday urged Nigerians to initiate and drive actions to significantly address the issues of climate change in their various communities.

Ex-EFCC chief Nuhu Ribadu urges synergy in fight against corruption

A former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has called for synergy and collaboration between government, civil societies, Nigerians and the media to ensure the success of the current fight against corruption.

NPS chief calls for amendment of Prisons Act

The Controller-General, Nigerian Prisons Service, Mr Ja’faru Ahmed, has called for necessary amendment in Prisons Act to bring the law in tune with the philosophy of punishment and correction.

Ibrahim Magu: EFCC going after NDDC, agencies, contractors

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, says the anti-graft agency will probe all the abandoned projects by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Lagos: PSP, Visionscape collaboration will rid streets of refuse

The Lagos state government says the collaboration between private sector participants (PSP) operators and Visionscape Sanitation will lead to the removal of heaps of refuse from the streets in a few days.

Lagos plans 57 collection centres to reduce plastic pollution

The Lagos State Government says it will establish collection centres in 57 council areas to reduce plastic pollution across the state.

CSOs spit fire over Sierra Leone’s presidential run-off

Thirty registered Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Sierra Leone have kicked against court’s ruling, insisting that the country’s Presidential Run-off would hold on March 27.

Ibrahim Shekarau: Herdsmen, farmers conflicts threatening Nigeria’s unity

A former governor of Kano ‎State, Ibrahim Shekarau, has urged the federal government to take appropriate measures to end the conflicts between farmers and herders across Nigeria before they degenerate into religious conflicts.

Presidency lauds outcome of polls in Anambra, Taraba, FCT

The Presidency says the outcome of the INEC-organized elections at the weekend, in which three different political parties won, is a manifestation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s deep commitment to free and fair elections.

80,000 internally displaced persons registered in Benue

The Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, says it has registered about 80,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, across four camps located in Guma and Logo local government areas of the state.

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PTF: Coronavirus positive cases gradually coming down

Dr Sani Aliyu, the Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has said that positive cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) gradually coming down as the daily results now revolves around 400.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Olympiakos defender Konstantinos Tsimikas.

Liverpool complete signing of Konstantinos Tsimikas

Liverpool have completed the signing of Olympiakos defender Konstantinos Tsimikas.

Lagos petrol tanker drivers suspend strike

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has suspended its strike in Lagos State.
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APC pleads with Anambra governor to reinstate suspended monarch

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to reinstate Traditional Ruler Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu community of Dunukofia Council Area of the state, suspended late July.
President Nayib Bukele on Monday announced that El Salvador will give immunity passports to people who have recovered from COVID-19.

El Salvador to give immunity passport to those who recovered from coronavirus

President Nayib Bukele on Monday announced that El Salvador will give immunity passports to people who have recovered from COVID-19.