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Will Buhari deliver on new national minimum wage?

Some All Progressives Congress governors, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi and Simon Lalong of Plateau as well as the Peoples Democratic Party’s Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe, are members of the committee.

President Buhari inaugurates 30-member new minimum wage committee

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee for the negotiation of a new National Minimum Wage for the Nigerian workers.

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 23, 2018 Russian Pussy Riot punk group member Pyotr Verzilov, who was recently jailed for 15 days in police cells after a pitch invasion at the World Cup final, attends an appeal hearing at a court in Moscow.An activist from the Russian protest group Pussy Riot who staged a pitch invasion during the World Cup has been hospitalised with suspected poisoning, members of the punk collective said on September 13, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Vasily MAXIMOV

Pussy Riot activist in Berlin hospital after ‘murder bid’

A member of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot was flown to a Berlin hospital overnight after a suspected poisoning, with his estranged wife saying Sunday it may have been attempted murder.
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CAFCL: Michael Babatunde confident Wydad will overturn first leg defeat to ES Setif

Wydad Casablanca’s Nigerian winger Michael Babatunde is confident that the Moroccan club will overturn the 1-0 defeat to ES Setif of Algeria in the first leg of their 2018 CAF Champions League quarter-final match at the Stade du 8-Mai-1945 in Algiers.
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Fans hail Golden Eaglets, want MRI scan issue resolved

The Ebonyi Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Charles Akpuenika, and other soccer fans have congratulated the Golden Eaglets for winning the 2018 WAFU Zone B U-17 AFCON in Niger Republic on Saturday.
FILE PHOTO - South Sudan President Salva Kiir attends talks in Khartoum on an end to his country's civil war, June 25, 2018. REUTERS-Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah-File Photo

South Sudan’s rebel group accuses government of violating ceasefire deal

South Sudan’s main rebel force SPLM-IO has accused government forces of attacking their defensive positions a day after both sides signed a peace deal, while the U.N. mission said one of its peacekeepers was shot and wounded by a government soldier.
Rescue workers clear a road of debris and toppled electric posts caused by strong winds due to super Typhoon Mangkhut as they try to reach Baggao town in Cagayan province, north of Manila September 15, 2018. Super Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the northern Philippines, with violent winds and torrential rains, as authorities warned millions in its path of potentially heavy destruction.TED ALJIBE / AFP

Death toll from Philippines typhoon jumps to 49

Typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong before striking mainland China on Sunday, injuring scores and sending skyscrapers swaying, after killing at least 49 people in the Philippines and ripping a swathe of destruction through its agricultural heartland.