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President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: Federal government, NLC will resolve issues amicably to avert strike

National President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Engr. Sanusi Abdul-Fari, has expressed the confidence that the Federal Government (FG) and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) would harmonise their differences to ensure that it does not result to NLC embarking on indefinite strike action over the N30,000 minimum wage.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa APC suspends state, local councils exco members

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, has been embroiled in fresh crisis barely one month before the November 16th Governorship elections in the State, with the suspension and counter suspension of state officers by the state party leadership and a faction loyal to Senator Heineken Lokpobiri.

General TY Danjuma retires as May & Baker chairman, wife appointed

May & Baker Nigeria Plc on Wednesday announced the retirement of Theophilus Danjuma as a director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Justice Tanko swears in Justice Kanyip as acting NICN president

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Wednesday, swore in Justice Benedict Kanyip, as the acting president of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN).

Oyo PDP rejects tribunal verdict on state assembly election

Following the last Saturday National and State Assembly Tribunal that nullified the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate representing Irepo/Olorunsogo State Constituency, Hon Kazeem Olayanju, the Oyo State PDP has received the verdict in shock.

Senator Kalu still owner of FIB Group in Gambia – Legal adviser

Contrary to a report by an online newspaper, Governor of Abia State and current Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has not sold the issued share capital of his banking group – First International Bank (FIB) Group Limited, in The Gambia,

Kebbi PDP suspends five council chapter chairmen for ‘anti-party activities’

The Kebbi State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended five local government party chairmen and and nine others for alleged anti-party activities.

Kogi PDP elects new officers

Mr Sam Uhuotu has been re-elected as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi.
FILE PHOTO- New Executive members of the Lagos State House of Assembly Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) after their elections on Thursday.

Lagos Assembly staff association gets new executives

The Lagos State House of Assembly chapter of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) on Thursday elected new executive members to lead the association for the next four years.

Disquiet as Damishi Sango, Chris Hassan fight over Plateau PDP chairmanship

The controversy trialing the poor outing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State during the 2019 general elections has taken a new dimension.
L-R: NIGERIAN CONSUL-GENERAL IN NEW YORK BENAYAOGHA OKOYEN, NIGERIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES JUSTICE SYLVANUS NSOFOR (RTD), DEPUTY HEAD OF MISSION AT THE NIGERIAN EMBASSY, AMB. HASSAN HASSAN, AND NIGERIAN CONSUL-GENERAL IN ATLANTA, MRS AISHATU MUSA AT A MEETING BETWEEN HEADS OF THE NIGERIAN MISSIONS AND NIGERIAN DIASPORAS TO RECONCILE FACTIONAL NIGERIAN GROUPS AT WASHINGTON, DC. (Photo: NAN)

Factional Nigerian groups in US reconciled

The Nigerian Missions in the United States and Nigerian diasporas on Saturday converged on the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington DC to reconcile factional groups in the Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA).

Governor Dickson sets up panel of inquiry on environmental degradation

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, Wednesday inaugurated a 10-member state Commission of Inquiry on Environmental Degradation to be chaired by the Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu.

Ondo elections: We are prepared for security challenges – police

Ahead of Saturday’s state and Ondo South Senatorial re-run polls, the State Police Command have assured the citizenry of violence-free elections.

Rep. Agbonyinma: How INEC staff exposed PDP rigging in Edo

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Ikpoba-Okha/Egor federal constituency, Hon Ehiozuwa Agbonyinma, has said that God used an Electoral Officer to expose how the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) rigged the February 23rd Presidential and National Assembly election
Nigerian Army University Biu

Nigerian Army University matriculates 1,016 students

The newly established Nigeria Army University, Biu, in Borno State has matriculated 1,016 students for the 2018/2919 academic session.

Access Bank shareholders to discuss acquisition of Diamond Bank

The management of Access Bank has announced that an Extraordinary General Meeting of the bank will hold in Lagos on February 1, 2019.

IPMAN commends Supreme Court judgment affirming Chinedu Okoronkwo as National President

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria on Sunday commended the Supreme Court judgment which declared Chinedu Okoronkwo as the substantive National President of the association.

Fuel scarcity looms as marketers give federal government seven-day ultimatum

Oil marketers under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), and the Independent Petroleum Products Importers (IPPIs) on Sunday gave the Federal Government seven days to settle the N800 billion subsidy debt owed them under the Petroleum Support Fund.

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National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Inflation rate now 11.24 per cent

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation with the index rising to 11.24 per cent in September.
Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy

Charly Boy set to perform at 2019 ‘Felabration’ Festival

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Joint Customs-Miltary patrol kill alleged smuggler in Babura

A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Absence of three defendants stalls ‘UNILAG gang-rape’ trial

The absence on Tuesday of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nigeria better with equal representation of women in politics

Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.