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Minimum wage: Labour won’t accept lower adjustments – state chapters

Some State chapters of the Organised Labour have said that that they would not accept adjustments to the minimum wage, which would be lower than what the Federal Government is offering its workers.

We’re in Biafra struggle to give our kids better future – IPOB women

Forty-sixty-year-old Mrs Lilian Obiechina, popularly called ‘Ada Ide’, is a native of Ogidi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Police disperse Shi’ites’ procession with gunshots

The police on Friday dispersed a procession of Islamic Movement in Nigeria members around Wuse Market in Abuja.
Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has described as shameful revelations by the daughter of Mamman Daura, Fatimah, that they have been living in the Presidential Villa for over three years.

Afenifere: It’s shameful that Mamman Daura lives in Aso Villa, controls Presidency

Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has described as shameful revelations by the daughter of Mamman Daura, Fatimah, that they have been living in the Presidential Villa for over three years.
Margaret Oputa, wife of late Supreme Court Justice, Chukwudifu Oputa, and mother of foremost Nigerian showbiz maestro and activist, Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charlyboy, has passed on.

Charly Boy plans to disobey dead mum on funeral day

Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charly Boy, the rascally entertainer and sometimes political activist, has just announced he is going to disobey his dead mother by not fulfilling her wish to have a quiet and simple funeral.

Five burnt beyond recognition in Kaduna-Kachia road crash

Five people were on Sunday afternoon burnt beyond recognition in a ghastly motor accident that occurred along the Kaduna-Kachia road in Kaduna State.

P&ID scandal: Court didn’t consider Nigeria’s fraud allegations – UK judge

Indications have emerged that Nigeria’s plans to have the $9.6bn awarded in favour of Process and Industrial Developments nullified on the grounds of the allegation of fraud regarding the Gas Supply Processing Agreement may fail.

Presidency explains Aisha Buhari’s long absence following speculations

The Presidency has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha’s absence in the country for about two months was not due to any infighting in Aso Villa.
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How menstrual period prevented kidnappers from raping me – victim

It was a day she and four other passengers travelling to Osogbo from Abuja were abducted by kidnappers at Ajeoku Village, Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State.

Boy chained, starved to death by own father in Kano

A seven-year-old boy from the Madubi Local Government Area of Kano State has lost his life after spending about three years in chains and starvation.

Senator Ladoja: I was impeached because I told ex-President Obasanjo he wasn’t qualified for...

Senator Rashidi Ladoja, former governor of Oyo state, says he was impeached in 2006 because he told former President Olusegun Obasanjo that he was not qualified for a third term in office.
Three hundred persons chained together in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been rescued by police officers.

Mothers of freed children protest against police, defend Kaduna slave school

Some parents of the freed 300 male children allegedly chained, tortured and sexually abused at an Islamic school or rehabilitation centre in Kaduna have kicked against the police for putting their children in protective custody.

Woman flees as sexagenarian lover dies during sex

A yet-to-be identified woman is on the run after her sexagenarian lover, Raji Adio, died while they were allegedly making love in a room at the River Bank Hotel in Ijora-Badia area of Lagos State.

I’m being targeted for resisting corruption in police recruitment – PSC commissioner

A member of the Police Service Commission, Mr. Austin Braimoh, has said that he was being monitored by unknown operatives for insisting that the commission had the mandate to carry out the recruitment of 10,000 constables into the police.
Abubakar Malami

P&ID scandal: Ministers, central bank, police chiefs leave for London

Justice Minister, Mr Abubakar Malami; the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, on Saturday led a delegation to the United Kingdom for the epic legal battle with a British firm, Process and Industrial Developments Ltd on Thursday.

Recruitment: Police padded list with unqualified candidates – PSC commissioner

Austin Braimoh, a commissioner of the police service commission (PSC), has accused the Nigeria police force (NPF) of padding the recruitment list of 10,000 constables with unqualified candidates.
The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Okonjo family bicker over Delta traditional stool

There is crisis brewing in Ogwashi-Uku in the Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, following the unauthorised announcement of the death of the town’s 91-year-old monarch, Obi Chukuka Okonjo, and subsequently naming of a successor allegedly by his daughter and former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

Fleeing truck driver kills two, injures five in Lagos

Tragedy struck at the Agric end of Ikorodu Road, Lagos State, on Sunday after a truck driver lost control and the 20-foot container he was carrying fell on a Toyota Camry.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’