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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.

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour agree on consequential adjustments

Following three days of negotiations by Government and the Organised Labour on the consequential adjustments of the implementation of the new minimum wage of N30,000, both parties have finally reached an agreement.
TUC President- Quadri Olaleye

TUC: Salary adjustment a win-win for workers

An elated Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Friday reacted to the adjusted salaries for government workers by commending the Federal Government and organised labour for their patience while the National Minimum Wage negotiations lasted.and describing the outcome a win-win for Nigerian workers.

We will not engage in fraud – RTEAN president

The new National President of the Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Alhaji Mohammed Musa, has pleaded with members of the association nationwide to close ranks and rebuild the association.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

US-based Ogoni groups warn Rivers governor against acquisition of OML 11 from Shell

The National Union of Ogoni Students International USA, Ogoni Lives Matter INTL USA and Movement For The Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) USA, have warned Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State over his alleged plan to acquire 45% shares of OML 11 from Shell Oil Plc.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Deputy senate president urges Nigerians to hold them accountable for their actions

The Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Friday, called on Nigerians to be ready to hold their leaders accountable to ensure good governance.
Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) | Reuters

Oil rises on hopes for deeper OPEC output cuts, US-China trade talks

Oil prices climbed early on Friday, building on gains in the previous session, after producer club OPEC hinted at making deeper cuts in supply while optimism was revived over talks between the U. S. and China to end their trade war.

Turkey launches assault on Syrian Kurdish forces

Turkey launched an assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria yesterday with air strikes and artillery fire reported along the border.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minimum Wage: Federal government, labour in closed-door meeting

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, commenced dialogue with Labour Unions again in Abuja on Wednesday as time runs out on a deadline issued by Labour for the payment of a new wage approved for workers by the Federal Government.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC in South Africa promises to partner President Buhari on housing, power

The South African Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has promised to work with President Muhammadu Buhari to solve problems of housing, healthcare and energy in the country.

Namibia’s ruling party launches election manifesto

The Namibia’s ruling party, South West Africa People’s Organisation (SWAPO), launched its election manifesto on Saturday.

2023: South West’II present a nationalist as presidential candidate – YCE scribe

The Secretary-General, Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Dr Kunle Olajide has said that power should return to the southern part of the country after the completion of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure in 2023 in the interest of unity and justice.

Doctors want federal government to capture residency training funds in 2020 budget

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors on Saturday appealed to the Federal Government to capture residency training funds in the 2020 appropriation bill.
The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA, has cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him.

Group: Campaigns of calumny against Akinwunmi Ambode will fail

A socio-political organization based in Lagos State, Lagos Renaisance Group has declared that all campaigns of calumny against a former governor of Lagos state, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, will continue to fail.

Rotimi Amaechi urges women to stop begging for government appointments

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has urged the women in the maritime industry to stop peddling gender inequality as the reason they don’t get appointments in Nigeria, rather he urged them to focus on building their competence and lifting one another.
Antonio Guterres

UN chief appoints Aliko Dangote, Akinwumi Adesina, 25 others to fight global malnutrition

The United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, has appointed Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, the president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, and 25 other persons as global leaders, who would champion the...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.

President Buhari unfolds plans to reverse Climate Change in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.

President Buhari: Climate change is a human-induced phenomenon

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.
[FILES] This aerial picture shows smouldering peatland after a fire blaize. (Photo by ADEK BERRY - AFP)

Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.

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Police arrest suspected serial killer in Osun

The Osun Police Command has arrested one Teslim Raji, also known as Akerele, and his accomplice, Femi Bamidele, for alleged serial killings, kidnappings and gun running, within the Ikire axis of the state.

Uche Secondus condoles with victims of Onitsha market inferno

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has commiserated with the victims of Wednesday’s fire outbreak in Ochanja Market, Onitsha, Anambra.

Police Academy begins screening of 7th Regular Cadets October 24

The Kaduna State Police Command, said the Police Academy Wudil will begin the screening of candidates for the 7th Regular Course on Oct. 24.
The running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 governorship election for Kogi State, Edward Onoja, will be sworn in on Saturday as the new Deputy Governor of the state.

Edward Onoja replaces Simon Achuba as Kogi deputy governor

The running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 governorship election for Kogi State, Edward Onoja, will be sworn in on Saturday as the new Deputy Governor of the state.

Governors El-Rufai, Badaru to lead APC campaign in Kogi, Bayelsa

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El Rufai, has been appointed as chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council for Kogi State polls.