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Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday said local medical institutions in the country absorb only about 20 per cent of medical doctors seeking opportunity for their residency programmes.

Ministry: Why Senator Ngige can’t inaugurate Frank Kokori as NSITF chairman

A new twist to the ongoing standoff between the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, and the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) over the refusal of the minister to inaugurate the board of Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), chaired by erstwhile General Secretary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, (NUPENG), Comrade Frank Kokori, emerged at the weekend.
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Minister asks workers to disregard NLC’s call for protest on Monday

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has asked workers to disregard the call by Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for a one-day national protest on Monday.

NSITF inauguration postponed indefinitely as labour union accuses minister of impropriety

The inauguration was scheduled to hold by 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at the minister’s conference room at the Ministry of Labour.

Yahaya Bello: Don’t underrate PDP

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday night warned that the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is not a pushover that should be taken for granted by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in next year’s general election.

Eko DisCo compensates staff beaten in line of duty

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company says it has handed N1.7 million to its staff, Abayomi Ololade, who sustained injury after a violent attack on him by consumers in Ajele area of Lagos Island.

Nigerian ex-president’s campaign chief held for alleged graft

The former campaign chief of Nigeria's ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has been arrested for allegedly stealing $48.5 million from state coffers to fund his failed 2015 re-election bid, an official said Tuesday.

Ex-President Jonathan’s ex-campaign chief Ngozi Olojeme forfeits 38 houses

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced 38 choice houses to a former Chairman of the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Dr. Ngozi Olojeme.

House of Reps members protest as President Buhari seeks to present 2018 budget

Members of the House of Representatives on Thursday protested as President Muhammadu Buhari requested their permission to present the estimates of the 2018 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly.

Fed govt agencies remitted N687.82bn operating surplus in 9 years

Agencies of the Federal Government have remitted a total of N687.82bn to the Consolidated Revenue Fund in nine years, the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has said in a report.

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NSE: Market indices reserve losing streak, up by 0.06 per cent

Trading on the nation’s bourse reversed losing streak on Friday, recording first gain in June with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent.
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Aisha Buhari reaffirms commitment to women, children

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.

Niger gets new chief judge

Justice Aliyu Mayaki on Friday took the oath of office as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state.

Kano government to build Army training center worth N318 million in Falgore forest

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

EFCC arrests cyber fraudsters in multiple cross country raids

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.