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Shi’ites clash with Police again, five arrested

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have again clashed with the Police at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, on Thursday (today).

Police arrest 40 Shiites after group allegedly smashed vehicles during protest in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command said it has arrested 40 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites in Abuja.

Minister charges RCC to step up action on Onitsha-Enugu road rehabilitation

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has charged contracting firm handling the rehabilitation of Umunya/Amawbia axis of Onitsha/Enugu expressway to expedite action in its work.

Federal government seals eight fuel stations for inaccurate pump metering

The Weights and Measures Department, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, on Thursday sealed eight fuel stations in Enugu State for inaccurate pump metering and under-dispensing of petroleum products.
President Muhammadu Buhari in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday said he had directed security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list.

President Buhari directs security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list

President Muhammadu Buhari in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday said he had directed security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore: Sale of government property fraudulent

The Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) has promised that if he is elected the president of Nigeria in the 2019 election, he would convert the abandoned Federal Secretariat in Obalende, Lagos to a hospital for the use of Nigerians.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Bisi Egbeyemi: Ekiti will benefit from President Buhari’s re-election

Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, on Wednesday said it would be beneficial for the people of the state to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb. 16 presidential election.

Federal government moves to avert labour strike over minimum wage

Controversies surrounding the new national minimum wage, which the National Tripartite Committee grudgingly pegged at N30,000, may not have abated as the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has fixed a conciliatory meeting for Friday, January 4, 2019 in Abuja.
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2019 Budget: Security beefed up at National Assembly as Muhammadu Buhari presents proposal

Security has been beefed up in and around the National Assembly complex ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to present the 2019 Appropriation Bill.
Zik’s Mausoleum

Federal government completes Zik’s Mausoleum after 21 years

Federal government announces the completion of the mausoleum of first President of Nigeria, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, in Onitsha, Anambra, 21 years after its commencement
Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti, says he has no rift with President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

2019: Kayode Fayemi urges South West to vote massively for Muhammadu Buhari

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has told the people of South-west to vote massively for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential race to reciprocate the concentration of juicy political positions allotted to the zone under the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government.

Birthday party clash claims 3 lives, leaves 18 injured in Bauchi

The police in Bauchi State have confirmed that three persons were killed and eight others injured in a clash that erupted on Sunday night in Lushi Ward in Bauchi.
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2019: Labour vows to trade votes for new minimum wage, holds rallies

Organised labour under the auspices of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), and United Labour Congress (ULC) on Tuesday made good their plans to stage a nationwide protest tagged, ‘National Day of Mourning and Outrage’.

Civil servants resume work after labour strike, independence holiday

Activities at the Federal Secretariat in FCT have picked up as many civil servants resumed work after the labour strike and 58th independence anniversary holiday.

NLC strike paralyses Activities in Katsina

Academic activities in schools and office work were grounded in Katsina State Thursday as the nationwide warning strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) commenced Thursday.
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Strike: Federal offices, schools, courts shut in Enugu

Offices, schools and courts controlled by the Federal Government have shut down businesses in Enugu State in compliance with the nationwide strike directed by the National Labour Congress.

Striking workers paralyse activities at federal secretariat

Striking workers on Thursday paralysed activities in all the offices at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja. Our correspondent who observed activities at the secretariat located in the Three Arms Zone reported that most workers did not report for work.

Shi’ites protest in Abuja as Ibrahim El-Zakzaky marks 1000 days in detention

Hundreds of Shi’ites rallied in Abuja Friday to demand the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who marked 1,000 days in detention Friday.

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Broadband: NCC to ensure availability of spectrum infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
Helen Oritsejafor

Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.