Home Topics Minimum

Minimum

Brexit moved back to the front-burner of British politics on Monday, months after COVID-19 knocked it out of the headlines, with the government launching a new public information campaign to prepare the nation for departure.

UK tries new campaign to prepare public for brexit

Brexit moved back to the front-burner of British politics on Monday, months after COVID-19 knocked it out of the headlines, with the government launching a new public information campaign to prepare the nation for departure.

Ondo partners firm on e-learning

As part of efforts to ensure that pupils in Ondo State study during the COVID-19 lockdown, the state government has partnered with Quickens Computers to provide a platform for electronic-learning.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi: Ekiti third coronavirus case a pregnant woman

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Saturday, revealed that a 29- year old woman from Lagos, has fallen victim to the third case of COVID-19 case recorded in the state.

Primary school teachers begin strike in Enugu over non-payment of new minimum wage

Primary school teachers in Enugu State have begun an indefinite strike action over non- payment of the new N30,000 minimum wage by the state government.
Antarctica has experienced its first heatwave with scientists expressing fears about the long-term damage to animals, plants and ecosystems.

First heatwave recorded in Antarctica

Antarctica has experienced its first heatwave with scientists expressing fears about the long-term damage to animals, plants and ecosystems.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa suspends minimum wage payment over virus outbreak

The Adamawa State Government has suspended its plan to begin the payment of consequential adjustment of the national minimum wage, agreed upon with Joint Trade Unions starting this March.

Nigeria liquidates 425 banks in 32 years

Since incorporation in 1988, the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation has carried out liquidation activities on 425 financial institutions in the country.
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe, disclosed this on Saturday at a Town Hall meeting in Ilorin, Kwara Statement.

Federal government to discourage medical tourism, plans six specialised centres

The Federal government has planned to establish six Medical Centre of Excellence to cater for the health needs of Nigerians who seek medical treatment overseas.
Central Bank of Nigeria - CBN

NECA applauds central bank over 60 per cent loan deposit ratio

Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has applauded the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over it directive to the commercial banks to maintain a minimum Loan Deposit Ratio (LDR) of 60 per cent. The body said this will aid the growth of the real sector of the economy.
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 in closed-door meeting

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, commenced dialogue with Labour Unions again in Abuja on Wednesday as time runs out on a deadline issued by Labour for the payment of a new wage approved for workers by the Federal Government.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: Nigeria can’t afford another civil war

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has warned against engaging in acts that could endanger the fragile peace, urging citizens to desist from fanning the embers of war.
dockyard workers

2019: Labour vows to trade votes for new minimum wage, holds rallies

Organised labour under the auspices of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), and United Labour Congress (ULC) on Tuesday made good their plans to stage a nationwide protest tagged, ‘National Day of Mourning and Outrage’.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after a press conference at the end of the EU Informal Summit of Heads of State or Government at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Austria, on September 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / APA AND AFP PHOTO / Christof STACHE

Theresa May: EU workers moving to UK post-Brexit need visas, skills

“The new skills-based system will make sure low-skilled immigration is brought down, and set the UK on the path to reduce immigration to sustainable levels.”

Cotton farmers seek prompt intervention, access to central bank’s agric programme

The National Cotton Association of Nigeria, (NACOTAN) on Tuesday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to fast-track its intervention in the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) to cotton farmers across the country.
Standards Organisation of Nigeria | SON

SON seals aluminum factory producing below standard in Anambra

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it has sealed an aluminum roofing sheets company manufacturing below approved industrial standards.

Recent Stories

The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest father of six for ‘rape’ of 13-year-old girl

The Police in Jos have arrested a 39-year-old businessman, Abdul Abdul, for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl after buying N20 sachet water in her mother’s makeshift store.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP: Video in circulation of maltreatment of man not Nigerian

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, says a video in circulation, credited to “NigeriaDream”, showing a security officer meting inhuman treatment on a man, did not happen in Nigeria.
Kalidou Koulibaly has called Napoli's 4-0 Champions League win over Genk on Tuesday night an important victory.

Sadio Mane: I’d be very happy if Liverpool signed Kalidou Koulibaly

Mane believes the 29-year-old Napoli defender would be a huge hit for the newly-crowned Premier League champions.

US judge orders delay of first federal executions in 17 years

A U.S. judge on Monday ordered a delay in federal executions, hours before one was to be carried out for the first time in 17 years, hampering the Trump administration’s plan to revive capital punishment by the federal government.
Lionel Messi on Monday allowed a deadline to pass in his contract that would have allowed him to terminate the deal unilaterally and leave Barcelona on a free, Marca today report.

Lionel Messi future is here, in football and after football – Barca chief

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is adamant Lionel Messi will not be leaving.