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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.
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 in Enugu State have begun an indefinite strike action over non- payment of the new N30,000 minimum wage by the state government.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
“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.”
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.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it has sealed an aluminum roofing sheets company manufacturing below approved industrial standards.
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.
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.
Mane believes the 29-year-old Napoli defender would be a huge hit for the newly-crowned Premier League champions.
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.
The women league which was running in an abridged format of two groups and the top two teams from each group will meet for the Super four where winners will emerge.
The umbrella organisation for all Igbo, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday said that Ndigbo will not leave Nigeria for anybody as they are part owners of Nigeria whose forebears got independence for Nigeria.
The National Secretary of All Progressives Congress Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Committee, Dr Akpan Udoedehe, has assured all aspirants seeking to fly the flag of the party in the July 19 governorship primary of fair and transparent process.
The Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado-Bayero, has re-appointed Alhaji Aminu Danagundi as the new Sarkin Dawaki Babba 17-years after he was removed as Sarkin Dawaki Maitutu.