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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: They gave him a false sense of hope

After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019 presidential poll last week, two things flashed across my mind. One was a song, the other, a quote from William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which I’d read over 40 years ago.

How an American defrauded me of $145,000 – Nigerian businessman

A Nigerian businessman, Olukayode Sodimu, on Friday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court about how an American and alleged serial conman, Marco Ramirez, defrauded him of 145,000 dollars in a green card scam.

Atiku Abubakar’s appeal: Emotion overriding your sense of decorum – Festus Keyamo tells Ben...

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour, has faulted comments by Ben Nwabueze on the supreme court’s dismissal of Atiku Abubakar’s appeal.
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, (5th right), in a group photograph with a delegation of African Union Labour Migration Advisory Committee, led by Dr Alves D’Almada (4th right), on Thursday in Abuja

Nigeria committed to integration of African continent – minister

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Dr. Festus Keyamo, has said that Nigeria was committed to the integration of the African continent and the promotion of trade, movement of persons, goods, and services, and infrastructural development.
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, (5th right), in a group photograph with a delegation of African Union Labour Migration Advisory Committee, led by Dr Alves D’Almada (4th right), on Thursday in Abuja

Nigeria for African integration not at her detriment – minister

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Dr Festus Keyamo, has said that Nigeria was committed to the integration of the African continent and the promotion of trade, movement of persons, goods and services, and infrastructural development.
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Senator Lawan: National Assembly to give accelerated hearing to NDIC Act

The National Assembly will give an ‘accelerated hearing’ to the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) amendment act, Senate President Ahmed Lawan has said.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour agree on consequential adjustments

Following three days of negotiations by Government and the Organised Labour on the consequential adjustments of the implementation of the new minimum wage of N30,000, both parties have finally reached an agreement.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC: No deal with government yet

The President Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Dr Ayuba Wabba, has described as mere speculation, reports of agreement to a 20 per cent and 13.5 per cent consequential adjustments for workers on Grade Levels 7-14 and 15-17 respectively.
Chris Ngige

Federal government can’t meet Labour’s wage demand – minister

The Federal Government cannot meet the demand of Labour in the new minimum wage regime, Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige, said on Tuesday.
Chris Ngige

Minimum Wage: Federal government, labour leaders meet over consequential adjustment

Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, on Wednesday met separately with members of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council; the leadership of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the impasse arising from consequential adjustment of the national minimum wage.
Festus Keyamo has reacted to his immediate redeployment to Ministry of Labour and Employment as Minister of State by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Minister: Job creation, youth employment top priority of President Buhari’s government

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has said that job creation and youth employment are part of the top priorities of President Buhari’s next level agenda.

Festus Keyamo writes Guardian newspaper over ‘inaccurate’ story

Minister of State, Labour And Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has written to Guardian Newspaper to retract a portion of a publication which suggested he once prosecuted Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, for alleged graft.
Senator Tayo Alasoadura

Senator Alasoadura: I have what it takes to move region forward

The newly assigned Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, has promised to apply his knowledge of mandate of the ministry to move region forward.
Erstwhile Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has said that his redeployment from the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs to the Ministry of Labour and Employment was evidence of his versatility.

Festus Keyamo: Redeployment evidence of my versatility

Erstwhile Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has said that his redeployment from the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs to the Ministry of Labour and Employment was evidence of his versatility.
Festus Keyamo has reacted to his immediate redeployment to Ministry of Labour and Employment as Minister of State by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Festus Keyamo: Why I was moved from Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs

Festus Keyamo has reacted to his immediate redeployment to Ministry of Labour and Employment as Minister of State by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Festus Keyamo removed as Niger Delta minister, redeployed to labour

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo, has been redeployed to the Ministry of Labour and Employment about one month after assuming office.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Senator Akpabio: Federal government to build industrial clusters in Niger Delta

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, says the Federal Government is planning to build industrial clusters in nine states of the Niger Delta.
A statement signed by Professor Douglas Ewharute, Engr Justin Akpobaro and made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta state also lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing a worthy son of Delta state Chief Bernard Okumagba as Managing Director of the commission, adding it commended the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo –Agege for his role in the appointment of Chief Okumagba.

Delta market leaders drum support for NDDC boss

Igbudu Market Traders in Delta have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Chief Bernard Okumagba as the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

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DSS: Only Omoyele Sowore’s sureties can effect his release

The Department of State Services has defended the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow protests.

Brexit: Boris Johnson will probably win this election – Nigel Farage

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will probably win the Dec. 12 election with a small majority but the campaign has so far been uninspiring with a host of unrealistic promises on both sides, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday.
Enoch Adeboye

Pastor Adeboye donates dialysis machine to UCH Ibadan

As the University College Hospital, Ibadan marked its 62nd founder’s day yesterday, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye donated a dialysis machine worth N10m to help patients with kidney problems across the country.

Court adjourns Senator Suswam’s fraud trial till November 26

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, till November 25 and 26.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson tenders ‘video evidence’ of electoral fraud, violence in Nembe, Ogbia,...

Governor Seriake Dickson has tendered a video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.