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ASUU: LASU lecturers behind minimum wage protests impostors

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Lagos zone, has faulted a local strike action in the Lagos State University over the payment of new minimum wage for higher institutions in the state.
The State Government in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, asked all traders under Bridge including those not affected by the fire incident of last Sunday to move from the present location

Lagos disowns viral video on sale of branded wastebaskets

The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, disowned a viral video where some uniformed impostors were promoting the sale of branded wastebaskets purportedly on behalf of the state.

NCC notifies Nigerians on internet scam

The Nigerian Communications Commission has notified Nigerians on the increasing incidents of fraud across various internet platforms, especially on social media networks.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Edo Assembly crisis: AGF’s directive to IGP a nullity – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as a nullity the directive by the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to provide security for some individuals who controversially took oath of office as member-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly earlier in the week.
NSCDC

NSCDC partners journalists to check fake news

The Nasarawa State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has on Friday pledged to partner with media practitioners to check fake news in the state.

Nigeria launches factory to produce uniforms for military, security agencies

The federal government has launched a modern garment factory to produce uniforms for the armed forces and other security agencies in the country.
Ayo Adebanjo

Ayo Adebanjo: Why President Buhari won’t hand over presidency to Asiwaju Tinubu

Chief Ayo Adebanjo, elder statesman and Afenifere leader, has accused a former governor of Lagos, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and some Yoruba leaders of deceiving President Muhammadu Buhari that they are in support of his government.
Phone SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

Hacking: Expert advocates locking sim with PIN

A Software developer, Isah Kanuri, has advised mobile phone users to lock their sim cards with a Personal Identification Number (PIN) code to prevent hacking.

Police use tear gas on protesting INEC ad-hoc staff in Enugu

Police in Enugu on Tuesday used tear gas on some INEC ad-hoc staff at the just concluded general elections who protested the non-payment of their allowances in the state.

Goodluck Diigbo: MOSOP has been abolished

The president of the Ogoni Central Indigenous Authority (OCIA), Goodluck Diigbo, has said the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has been abolished, warning the public against impostors.

Ekiti Governor-elect Fayemi’s vendetta mission will consume him – Lere Olayinka

Ekiti State Government has challenged the governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to begin his probe of the Ayodele Fayose led government now instead of waiting till October 16 that he will be sworn in.

Nigerian Army arrests 40 suspects, recovers 400 jerry cans of petrol from vandals

The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that it arrested 40 suspected vandals, cultists and impersonators and recovered over 400 jerry cans filled with petroleum products.

Federal government urged to criminalise owing of salaries of media professionals

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC) on Monday advised the Federal Government to declare owing of salaries of media professionals a criminal offence.

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A panel of inquiry set up to probe the accounts of the 16 local government areas in Kwara State has recommended that the government should ensure monthly publication of wage bill, revenue, and expenditure at the state and local government levels.
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174,574 Nigerians register for N75 billion survival fund in 48 hours

A total of 174,574 persons successfully registered for the N75 billion National MSME Survival Fund and the Guaranteed Off-take Stimulus Scheme under the Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan, within 48 hours, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mariam Katagum, has said.
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Nigerian government obtains fresh order to stop planned labour strike

The Federal Government has obtained a fresh order stopping the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress from embarking on their planned strike which is to start on Monday.