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Minister promises to resolve minimum wage logjam

Reappointed Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has promised to speed up the processes for the implementation of the new minimum wage.
(Files) The leadership of the Joint Action Committee of NASU and SSANU at a meeting on September 6, 2017 in Abuja.

NASU, SSANU commence warning strike

Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) have commenced a five-day industrial action.

University workers begin strike Monday over earned allowances

University workers will begin a nationwide strike on Monday over the issue of Earned Allowances, sacked workers of University Staff Schools and other sundry issues affecting their members and the university system.

2020 U-20 WWC: Fifa inspection team arrives Nigeria on Monday

A five-man inspection team from FIFA will arrive Lagos on Monday for a four-day inspection of facilities and equipments that Nigeria has put forward to host the U20 Women’s World Cup in 2020.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

NUPENG, NNPC meeting deadlocked, to reconvene

The meeting called by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with the leadership of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) in Lagos over the seven-day ultimatum issued the Federal Government by NUPENG ended in a deadlock on Thursday.

NUPENG threatens strike over agreement violation

Nigerians may have to go through another fuel crisis soon should the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) go ahead with its threat of shutting down operation in the downstream sector in protest against the alleged violation of agreement with Chevron Nigeria Limited.NUPENG

NUPENG, NNPC meeting to avert strike, fuel scarcity

Representatives of the Nigeria National Petroleum Company and leadership of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers are presently meeting in Abuja to avert industrial action as a result of the seven-day ultimatum issued to the Federal Government on Wednesday by NUPENG.

Fuel scarcity looms as NUPENG issues seven-day ultimatum

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, on Wednesday, issued a seven-day strike notice to the Federal Government.

NUPENG issues strike notice over agreement with Chevron

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, on Wednesday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari administration to compel Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, to honour the agreement it reached with the union on June 20.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

Melee Kyari: NNPC to leverage on existing Direct-Sales-Direct-Purchase arrangement

The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Our priority is to create more jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said that the priority of his administration “is to create as many jobs as possible.”
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

Afcon: Amaju Pinnick, Shehu Dikko, Mohammed Sanusi pump up Super Eagles’ spirit

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, alongside his 2nd Vice President, Shehu Dikko and General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, were on Monday at the Le Meridien Cairo Airport hotel camp of the Super Eagles to ginger the players ahead of Wednesday’s third place match against Tunisia.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Some hidden things need to be investigated in rape allegation against Pastor Biodun

The Acting General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Joseph Daramola, has said that there are some things hidden in the rape allegations made against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA.

Ondo NUJ demands appointment of members as perm sects

The Ondo State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has demanded for the appointment of its professional members as permanent secretaries in the state civil service.

Pengassan hails new NNPC chief’s appointment, seeks end to fuel subsidy, obsolete refineries’ challenges

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has urged the new Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mr Mele Kyari, to urgently address fuel subsidy challenge.

NGE mourns deputy president

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has described the death of its Deputy President, Malam Umar Saidu, as a great loss to the profession. In a statement jointly signed by the Presidemt of the Guild,...

IMF: Social investment key to stronger global economy

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has said that investment in social insurance was a key to achieving a stronger global economy, saying societies across the world must begin by strengthening social programmes.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) general secretary Mohammed Sanusi

NFF: FIFA to spend $1.2 million on establishing football technical centre in Kebbi

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) will spend 1.2 million dollars on the establishment of a football technical centre in Kebbi, an official said in Birnin Kebbi on Friday.

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Nigerians to pay more for electricity

The Federal Government through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has increased the tariff payable by power consumers across the country.

FRSC returns N443,180 to accident victims’ families in Kebbi

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kebbi, says it has returned N443,180 to relatives of victims of two road traffic crashes in the state.

Police nab kidnappers who took yam, schnapps, palm oil as ransom

Four suspected kidnappers who reportedly collected N3.5m, a carton of schnapps, 30 litres of palm oil and 10 tubers of yam before their victims were released have been arrested .
Cameroon forward Ajara Nchout says being shortlisted for Fifa’s 2019 Puskas Award is the highlight of her career so far.

Puskas Award nominations thrills Cameroon’s Ajara Nchout

Cameroon forward Ajara Nchout says being shortlisted for Fifa’s 2019 Puskas Award is the highlight of her career so far.
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Cristiano Ronaldo: Lionel Messi makes me a better player

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo admitted that he and Lionel Messi have benefitted from their long-running rivalry.