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Alex Ekwueme: Federal govt inaugurates 11-member burial committee

The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja, inaugurated an 11-member committee to organise a state burial for late former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, who died on Nov. 19 in London.

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.

NEMA chief Yunusa Maihaja urges increased awareness, policies to mitigate disasters

Mr Yunusa Maihaja, Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has called for increased awareness and policies on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) to mitigate exposure to disasters and to prevent displacement.

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Lead singer of the Irish multi award winning rock band, U2 and co-founder of the ONE Campaign along with a senior delegation from ONE Campaign, a global campaign and advocacy organisation with more than 9 million members committed to taking action to end extreme poverty, especially in African, recently paid visit to the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo.

ONE Campaign’s Bono visits VP Osinbajo

Lead singer of the Irish multi award winning rock band, U2 and co-founder of the ONE Campaign along with a senior delegation from ONE Campaign, a global campaign and advocacy organisation with more than 9 million members committed to taking action to end extreme poverty, especially in African, recently paid visit to the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo.

Federal government trains 700 unemployed persons on cosmetology in Nasarawa

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Nasarawa State has trained 700 unemployed youths and women on cosmetology production to enable them become self reliant and employer of labour in the state.
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National open darts championship kicks off in Umuahia

The week-long National Open Darts Championship kicked off on Thursday in Umuahia, the Abia capital, with 10 states participating.
Sudanese protesters from the city of Atbara, sitting atop a train, arrive at the Bahari station in Khartoum on April 23, 2019. – The passengers, who had travelled from the town of Atbara where the first protest against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted on December 19, chanted “freedom, peace, justice”. Many protesters perched on the roof of the train, waving Sudanese flags as it chugged through north Khartoum’s Bahari railway station before winding its way to the protest site, an AFP photographer said. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP)

Sudanese protesters delay naming of civilian government

The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir from power are delaying their announcement of a transitional civilian government as they hold new negotiations with the ruling military council.
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Kaduna polytechnic expels 95 students for exam malpractice, fake results

The rector of the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna State-owned polytechnic, Dr Mohammed Kabir Abdullahi, yesterday said the school had expelled 95 students over cases of examination malpractice and fake results.