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Dangote workers protest over non-payment of gratuities since 2012

Trade unions in Dangote Flour Mill on Wednesday staged a protest over non-payment of workers’ gratuities since 2012.

Bishop: Churches in Nigeria losing focus

Bishop Wale Oke, the National Deputy President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), says churches in Nigeria are deviating from the cause of soul winning.
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2023 Presidency: Ohanaeze Youths warn Arewa Youths to stop instigating trouble

On the backdrop of recent comment by the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum advocating a Northern President ahead 2023, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council have faulted such arrangement, saying that the presidential slot in 2023 still remains for the people of the South East.

300 Kuje prison inmates get Christmas haircut

Rev. Jolly Nyame, former Taraba governor, on Tuesday joined his excited colleagues to celebrate stylish Christmas haircuts offered to 300 inmates of Kuje Prison, FCT.
The house of representatives has resolved to probe the alleged importation of Chinese drugs containing human parts into the country.

Bill to extend retirement age for public school teachers passes second reading

A Bill for an Act to make provision for retirement age of teachers in Nigeria and for related matters on Tuesday passed second reading at the House of Representatives.

Parents urged to encourage children to embrace farming

The national deputy president, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, Mr Segun Atho, has advised parents to encourage their children to go into farming.

Ministry: Why Nigerian rice are expensive, scarce

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Wednesday blamed the scarcity of local rice in Nigerian markets to disconnect between integrated rice millers and the supply chain.

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Kim You-geun, a national security official at South Korea’s presidential Blue House, speaks during a press briefing on the General Security of Military Agreement (GSOMIA) between South Korea and Japan at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 22, 2019. – South Korea will suspend the expiry of a critical military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, Seoul said on November 22, just hours before the pact was due to expire as the two US allies row. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

South Korea salvages military pact with Japan at 11th hour

The pact was due to expire at midnight amid a sharp deterioration in ties between the two democracies and market economies that has alarmed Washington as it seeks to curb the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea.

Reps PDP caucus seeks visa bans over Kogi, Bayelsa polls

The Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives led by Kingsley Chinda has condemned the recent elections held in Kogi and Bayelsa States, calling for visa ban and travel restrictions against those involved in the alleged manipulation, distraction and violence recorded during the exercise.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Citizens giving up on Nigerian project

Emeritus Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Thursday in Enugu lamented the general despair in the country, saying that long delayed and unfulfilled hopes are making people to give up on the viability of the Nigerian project.
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Diego Maradona announces Gimnasia return – two days after quitting

Argentina legend Diego Maradona said he is to return as manager of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata - two days after he quit.

ECB chief tells Europe to ‘innovate and invest’

Christine Lagarde on Friday urged European countries to “innovate and invest” more to support growth at a time of global uncertainty, in her first major policy speech as president of the European Central Bank.