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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.

Senator Ngige: I will end the disagreement over minimum wage

As workers earnestly await the implementation of the minimum wage, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has promised to end the disagreement on the consequential adjustment and salary relativity.

Journalists ‘beaten’ by presidential guards

Three journalists were “beaten” by presidential bodyguards in an attack at a football match in Sierra Leone which left one of them in hospital, a union said Monday.

Afghan forces retake Taliban-held key district after five years

Officials in Afghanistan Saturday announced that security forces have recaptured a key northeastern district from the Taliban after five years, as heavy clashes raged in provinces elsewhere in Afghanistan.

Bayelsa guber: Aspirant urges PDP to be transparent, fair to all contestants

One of the leading PDP governorship aspirants, Architect Reuben Okoya, has tasked the party on the need to conduct transparent primaries and being fair to all the aspirants.
The Abia State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called for the immediate removal of the State nominated member in the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Mr. Nwogu Nwogu.

Abia APC rejects nominated NDDC board member

The Abia State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called for the immediate removal of the State nominated member in the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Mr. Nwogu Nwogu.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha asks IGP to ignore Governor Ihedioha’s petition against him

Sen. Rochas Okorocha, immediate past governor of Imo State, has urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to disregard the petition written against him by the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha urges police chief to disregard Governor Ihedioha’s petition against him

Sen. Rochas Okorocha, the immediate past governor of Imo has urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu to disregard the petition against him by the present governor, Emeka Ihedioha.

Impeachment: Kogi Assembly requests chief judge to set up panel of inquiry

The Kogi State House of Assembly has requested the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, to constitute a 7-man Panel of Inquiry to investigate allegations of gross misconduct against the Deputy Governor of the state, Elder Simon Achuba.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar tenders additional 26, 175 documents against President Buhari

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Friday tendered a total of 26, 175 additional documents to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019, elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari asks #RevolutionNow sponsors to reveal their identities

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the alleged sponsors of ‘RevolutionNow’ to come out openly to be identified by Nigerians so that they would know where they (sponsors) stood.

DSS: Omoyele Sowore, foreigners working to destabilise Nigeria

The Department of State Services (DSS) said on Sunday in Abuja that the arrested Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the last general election, was working with foreigners to destabilise Nigeria.

Presidency: Revolution not appropriate for change of government

The Presidency on Sunday declared that revolution is not the best option of changing a government.
Hope Democratic Party

Tribunal: HDP closes case, insists it defeated President Buhari with 50 million votes

The Hope Democratic Party, HDP, on Monday, closed its case in the petition it lodged before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.
Chuck Schumer

US Senator Schumer calls for security probe into Russia’s FaceApp

U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, in a letter sent on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Group canvasses ministerial appointment for Ahmed Wadada

A group in Nasarawa State, Partners for Nasarawa Youths Development, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to nominate Alhaji Ahmed Wadada into his cabinet in view of his contribution to the success of APC in Nasarawa State.

Plateau elections: We fielded candidate for Plateau South, not North – UPP tells tribunal

The National Secretary of United People’s Progressive (UPP), Alh Sadeeq Masalla, has told the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, that the party submitted to INEC the name of Inuwa Sanusi as its candidate for Plateau South and not Plateau North Senatorial candidate during the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

VP Osinbajo tasks forum on expansion of pharmaceutical sector

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has challenged stakeholders in the pharmaceutical sector on the need to expand local content in the sector.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC: We shall initiate legal reforms ahead 2023 election

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has declared that his commission was determined to reform the nation’s electoral process ahead of the 2023 polls.

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Donald Trump defends Supreme Court justice over fresh misconduct claim

US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defence of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation over fresh allegations of sexual misconduct.

Tanko Yakasai: Lawan Dambazau an exceptional politician

An elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has described the late political icon, Malam Lawan Dambazau, as an exceptional politician who dedicated his life to the emancipation of the downtrodden.
Real Madrid's supporters will only be able to dream about new titles and trophies once the club meet the demands placed on themselves to succeed again, according to club president Florentino Perez.

Florentino Perez: Real Madrid must recover hunger for ‘Madridistas’ to dream

Real Madrid's supporters will only be able to dream about new titles and trophies once the club meet the demands placed on themselves to succeed again, according to club president Florentino Perez.
Bayern Munich's David Alaba

David Alaba to miss Champions League clash with thigh injury

Bayern Munich full-back David Alaba is set to miss out on Wednesday’s Champions League opener against Red Star Belgrade after picking up a thigh injury, the club confirmed Sunday.

Group asks court to order President Buhari to appoint NDDC chairman from Delta

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Community Watch of Nigeria (CWN), has prayed a Federal High Court for an order restraining Federal Government from appointing any other person representing any state of the Niger-Delta other than from Delta as Chairman of Governing Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).