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Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau

Minister urges police, others to provide more security for states’ polls

Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Friday urged security operatives to redouble their efforts, to ensure the safety of lives and property during the March 9, 2019 elections.

NYSC berates INEC over mistreatment of corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has reacted to the pictures of corps members subjected to inhuman conditions while on election duties in various states, which went viral on the social media platforms.

NYSC: We expect improved safety, welfare for corps members by INEC

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to keep to its pledge of ensuring the safety and welfare of all corps members deployed as ad hoc staff for the general elections.

My security details now restored – Kogi deputy governor

The Kogi State Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba, has said his security details earlier withdrawn has been restored after the press conference he addressed.

NYSC: No corps member died in Shi’ite protest

National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has said no corps member was reported dead during a recent protest by members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shi’ites, over the continued detention of their leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.

APC holds special meeting with candidates ahead of elections

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has fixed a special meeting for Sunday (today) ahead of the general elections.

Police commission appoints new AIGs, CPs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 18 Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the rank of Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs).
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Justice Onnoghen’s Code of Conduct tribunal trial resumes February 4

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) will on Monday next week resume the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, over an alleged non-declaration of assets.

Babatunde Fashola moves to sue power firm boss

For actions calculated to injure his reputation as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and a public official, Power, Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has threatened to sue Leno Laitan Adesanya of Sunrise Power and Transmission Company Limited, if he doesn’t apologise within 14 days.

Minister Ngige clarifies federal government stance on national minimum wage

Dr. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, says the National Minimum wage of N27, 000 is standard for all workers, but the Federal Government will pay federal workers N30,000.

Federal government justifies new minimum wage bill, directs those opposing to National Assembly

The Federal Government says that the report and the recommendation of the Tripartite Committee on the new National Minimum Wage(TCNMW) is not binding on what the new wage should be.
Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF)

27, 474 candidates apply for 2019/20 PTDF scholarship scheme

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) says a total of 27, 474 candidates applied for the various platforms of the fund’s scholarship scheme for the 2019/20 academic year.

Federal government doles out N6.7 million rewards to outstanding researchers, innovators

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, doled out N6.750 million to researchers, innovators and investors who distinguished themselves at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 which took place in Enugu.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.

Federal government tasks Nigerians on strict observance of public holidays

The Federal Government has called on Nigerians to ensure strict observance of all public holidays in the country.

2019: NYSC chief urges corps members to reject financial inducements

Director General National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has warned corps members to resist any form of financial inducements from politicians during the 2019 general elections across the country.

Minimum wage: Federal government pleads with labour to accept N20,000 proposed

The Minister of labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has implored the organised labour to accept a mutually agreeable new National Minimum Wage in order to avert labour crisis.

Usani Usani inaugurates community projects in Ogoja

Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has inaugurated a community town hall and a solar-powered water projects at Ishibori and Abakpa communities in Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River.

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