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Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government, university lecturers continue negotiation over strike

Academic Staff Union of Universities and Federal Government have resumed their negotiation over the strike embarked upon by the lecturers.
The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has called for an international inquiry into the killing and maiming of peaceful #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos, on Tuesday.

#EndSARS: Protesters urged to embrace peace, dialogue

The National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) has appealed to the #EndSARS protesters to embrace peace and dialogue in the interest of the national development.

TUC begs Nigerians not to lose faith in labour movement

The Lagos State Council, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), has urged people not to despair or lose faith in the labour movement over suspension of the much publicised nationwide industrial action.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Nigerian government begs health workers to suspend nationwide strike

The Federal Government has appealed to the Joint Health Sector Unions to suspend its one-week warning strike nationwide.

ASUU: Increase in petrol price, electricity tariff another blow to suffering Nigerians

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) has lamented that the upward review in the pump price of petrol and electricity tariff by the Federal government was another added blow to the suffering Nigerian masses.
President Donald Trump is days away from announcing strong action against the popular Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok to protect US national security, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.

TikTok banning deepfakes to better protect against misinformation

TikTok is establishing new moderation policies today to better protect its platform against misinformation, election interference, and other forms of manipulative content ahead of the 2020 election. The company, which is currently embroiled in an unprecedented acquisition negotiation with Microsoft following threats of a US ban, says it now explicitly bans deepfakes. Deepfakes are artificial intelligence-powered manipulations of audio and video designed to mislead people about something someone may have done or said.

Nigerian senator wants government to investigate traditional rulers in banditry prone areas

The Chairman, Senate Committee on National Security and Intelligence, Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir, has called for a thorough investigation to ascertain the role being played by some traditional rulers in aggravating security situation in their domains.

Senator calls for deployment of more policemen to areas under bandits attacks

Sen. Ibrahim Gobir, Chairman, Senate Committee on National Security and Intelligence, has urged the Federal Government to deploy more policemen to areas under bandits attacks in the country.
Magnus Abe

Rivers APC crisis: Rotimi Amaechi loyalists blast Magnus Abe

A faction of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State loyal to the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the leader of the rival faction, Senator Magnus Abe, of throwing in spanner into wheel of all efforts to bring about peace and reconcile members of the the party
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Governor Matawalle: No regrets negotiating with bandits

Governor Bello Matawalle has said negotiation with bandits is the best option for lasting peace in the state just as he said he has no regrets in his administration choosing that option.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti workers set to strike over minimum wage

As negotiation over the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage and the consequential adjustment across board has begun to drag, workers have called on its members to prepare for a showdown with Governor Kayode Fayemi.

ASUU wants five-year emergency in education sector

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kano State Zone, has called on the Nigerian government to declare a five-year state of emergency in the education sector.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday met separately with the embattled national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, in a bid to resolve the protracted crisis threatening the party’s existence.

2023: I have no intentions taking over from President Buhari – Ekiti governor

The governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has said he has no plans to take over from the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, in 2023.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari commends Abuja Chamber for scaling up economic diplomacy

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) for scaling up economic diplomacy and establishing bilateral relations with other countries.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Kidnapped NYSC ‘member’ rejects freedom, joins Boko Haram

A former National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Abraham Amuta, who was abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in April 2019, has reportedly rejected an offer to be freed by the terrorists.

IPPIS: President Buhari dictatorial – ASUU

ASUU spoke on the latest directive by the Federal Government that her officials would move to campuses to begin enrollment of university workers on the Integrated Personnel Payroll and Information System (IPPIS).
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 adjourn again

Organised labour and the Federal Government again failed to conclude negotiations over consequential adjustment in workers’ salaries as a result of the new minimum wage of N30,000 despite meeting for about nine hours.

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour to meet September 16

Negotiation between the Federal Government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) on the new minimum wage has again rescheduled for Sept. 16.

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President Buhari, General Danjuma meet at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.).
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Eid-el-Maulud: President Buhari preaches love, honesty

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Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden cast his ballot in the US presidential race Wednesday in Delaware, six days before the end of a turbulent campaign pitting him against incumbent Donald Trump.

CAF president confirms candidacy for re-election

The Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad has announced his intention to run for a second term in office.

AFCONQ: Kaizer Chiefs confirm Daniel Akpeyi’s Super Eagles call-up

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