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Minimum wage: NACCIMA denies accepting N30,000, insists on N22,000

Nigerian Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, yesterday, dissociated itself from claims by organised labour that the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage agreed on N30,000.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Strike imminent as federal government, governors fail to agree on minimum wage

The strike threatened by Nigeria’s organised labour appears imminent as the meeting between the federal government’s Economic Management Team (EMT) and state governors on labour’s quest for a new minimum wage failed to reach consensus on Monday.

UNHCR, ECOWAS train staff to enhance humanitarian response

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Economic Commission of West Africa States (ECOWAS) has commenced a six-day training of their staff to improve humanitarian response in the region.

Vice President Osinbajo expresses support for upward review of customs personnel remuneration

The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed support for an upward review in remuneration of personnel of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to enhance their performance.

Federal govt’ll retain capital budget despite forthcoming elections – Kemi Adeosun

The Federal Government’s capital budget would be strictly deployed to fund infrastructural projects across the country, particularly the completion of ongoing projects, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said.

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455 Amnesty beneficiaries undergoing vocational training

No fewer than 455 beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme are currently undergoing vocational training in various skills as the critical reintegration phase of the programme gathers momentum.

Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
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Borussia Dortmund hope to avoid Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
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CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.