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Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Productivity, has described the death of the former Minister of Labour, Dr Hassan Lawal, as a huge loss to the labour sector and the nation at large.
Hassan Lawal, former works minister, who died on Sunday in Abuja, has been buried at the Kofar Hausa cemetery in Keffi, Nasarawa State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the Lawal family as well as the Government and people of Nasarawa State on the death of Dr Hassan Lawal, a former Minister of Works and a member of the Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
National Organising Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Osita Izunaso, has said that the party has no preferred candidate for the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra.
Seven men, who allegedly robbed a textile trader, Alhaji Hassan Ishaku, while he was observing evening prayers inside a mosque at the Rafindadi area of Katsina have been remanded in the prison custody.
Mr. Olugbade Olagunju, the Secretary, National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in FCT, says it is partnering with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the campaign against illegal drug consumption.
The Federal Government on Friday called on states government to domesticate Essential Medicine List to guide the procurement of medicine in health facilities and enhance quality healthcare services in the country.
The Director General of the Consumer Protection Council, Babatunde Irukera, says the council has apprehended eight persons for allegedly dealing in substandard rice in Akwa Ibom.
The scheduled arraignment on Friday of Innocent Chukwuma, known popularly as Innoson, at an Ikeja Special Offences Court has suffered a setback, following the withdrawal of Justice Mojisola Dada from the case.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr shook up his forward line on Friday for the clash against Iceland in Volgograd, bringing in Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho among three changes for a match in which defeat would see them eliminated.
A jealous man has allegedly set his rival ablaze in Baba village in the Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State.
A non-governmental organization, Women In Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ) has called on government and private sector to increase investment in people for national development saying deliberate investment in the people at the grassroots will bring a great effect in other sectors.
The Sickle Cell Support Network, an NGO, says Nigeria records about 150,000 sickle cell births annually but 75 per cent of this number never get to see their fifth birthday.
Donald Trump told Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe he could ship 25 million Mexicans to his country and make him lose an election — one of several odd statements he made at last week’s acrimonious G7 meet, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
Thibaut Courtois is of the belief that Chelsea and Belgium team-mate Eden Hazard is training and playing at his best level ahead of the World Cup.