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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.
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 postpones negotiation meeting with unions

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

Bayelsa guber: Uncertainty over Governor Dickson’s anointed aspirants

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson’s dilly-dallying over his choice aspirant in Tuesday’s primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has thrown key stakeholders and delegates of the party into a quandary.

NUPENG threatens strike over agreement violation

Nigerians may have to go through another fuel crisis soon should the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) go ahead with its threat of shutting down operation in the downstream sector in protest against the alleged violation of agreement with Chevron Nigeria Limited.NUPENG

Police parade 13 suspected kidnappers of President Buhari’s district head

Thirteen suspected kidnappers of the district head of Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, were among 40 other criminal suspects paraded Monday, by the police in Abuja.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic could see 2019 deliver a transfer that has been mooted for some time, with Lazio prepared to part with the Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain target if he wishes to move on.

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic transfer door left open for Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic could see 2019 deliver a transfer that has been mooted for some time, with Lazio prepared to part with the Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain target if he wishes to move on.

Iran: We won’t negotiate until US lifts sanctions

Iran has responded to calls from Washington to renegotiate its landmark nuclear deal with world powers with President Hassan Rohani saying Tehran would be willing to negotiate only when the United States lifts pressure and apologizes for what he called “illegal actions.”

Former Ethiopia premier to lead AU Observation Mission to Nigeria

Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegne, will be leading the African Union (AU) Elections Observation Mission to Nigeria for the February 16, presidential and National Assembly elections.
Asaba Airport

FAAN: Why we shelved withdrawal of services at Gombe, Kebbi airports

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) explains why it stayed action on the planned withdrawal of security and fire-fighting services to some debtor-airports in the country
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Theresa May begins intensive campaign to sell Brexit deal at home

Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday convene her cabinet and update parliament on her newly-agreed Brexit deal, as the embattled British leader tries to sell the maligned plan to a sceptical country.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Niger-Delta states can take 100 percent of oil revenues

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has said he is willing to let Nigeria’s oil producing states have absolute control of crude oil revenues from their domains, but added he is reluctant to immediately implement such policies at this stage of national development.
Leah Sharibu

Report: Leah Sharibu’s abductors demand N100 billion ransom

Members of the factional Boko Haram sect who kidnapped Leah Sharibu alongside no fewer than 109 students in Dapchi, Yobe State early this year, have demanded N100 billion ransom before the girl could be released, according to a report.
Main gate of the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa under lock and key, as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) began nationwide strike in Lagos…yesterday

Labour gives condition for ending strike

The warning strike declared by the organised labour was observed in part across the country yesterday. Labour is demanding N65,000 as a national minimum wage, up from the current N18,000.

DSS appoints new spokesperson

The Department of State Services has announced the appointment of Mr. Nnochirionye Afunanya as its spokesperson.

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Expert wants appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate

Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
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Governor Uzodinma visits President Buhari, seeks refund of N32 billion

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
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Coronavirus: South Korea reports first death; cases soar to 104

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Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.

Thai court says anti-abortion laws unconstitutional

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.