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Governor David Nweze Umahi

We can sell grasses to herdsmen – South East governors

As reactions continue to trail the federal government’s proposal for the establishment of Ruga settlements in some states of the country, the South East Governors Forum has declared that no part of the region would be given out for the purpose of establishment of Ruga settlements, adding that the zone is purely agrarian with limited landmass for farming and therefore, cannot accommodate Ruga settlements.
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

What VP Osinbajo said about Ruga settlements

The Office of the Vice President says the establishment of Ruga settlements is not being supervised by the office, contrary to claims in sections of the media.
Former Croatia international Igor Stimac has been appointed as the new coach of the Indian men’s national team, after the AIFF's (All India Football Federation) Executive Commitee ratified the recommendation by the Technical Committee.

Croatia’s Igor Stimac appointed as the new head coach of India

Former Croatia international Igor Stimac has been appointed as the new coach of the Indian men’s national team, after the AIFF's (All India Football Federation) Executive Commitee ratified the recommendation by the Technical Committee.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Minister: Nigeria losing nothing by not signing AfCFTA

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, has said Nigeria does not lose anything by not signing the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.

Four killed in Ebonyi-Benue boundary clash

Four persons from Ngno community in Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi state have been killed in resumed hostilities with neighbouring Agila in Ardo local government area of Benue State.

Transcorp wins bid for Afam power plant

The chairman, Technical Committee of the National Council on Privatization (NCP), Mr. M.K. Ahmed on Tuesday announced Transcorp Power Consortium as the winner of the commercial and financial bid for the privatization of Afam Power Plc.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 3

President Buhari: We’ll review national minimum wage report speedily

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja received the report of the Presidential Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage with a pledge to review it expeditiously.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari receives report on minimum wage funding

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received advisory report on how to fund the newly increased workers’ minimum wage.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government pays workers’ promotion entitlements

The Oyo State Government on Friday disclosed that it has commenced the payment of the financial benefits for workers in line with the 2012 – 2016 promotion exercise as recommended by the Technical Committee set up by the governor on February 14, 2019.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Minister: Nigeria’s economy will increase its growth trajectory in 2019

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma is optimistic that the Nigerian economy will continue to maintain its recovery in 2019 as the real GDP growth is expected to increase from 0.8% in 2017 to 2.1% in 2018 and 3.01% in 2019, with the sustained implementation of the ERGP.
Kano Pillars gaffer Ibrahim Musa

Ibrahim Musa: Kano Pillars need experienced players

Kano Pillars Technical Adviser Ibrahim Musa has appealed to the club management to reinforce the team with quality players in order to achieve the set goals for the season.

Nigeria targets 5,760 tonnes of yam export

Nigeria is targeting the exportation of more than 5, 760 tonnes of yam to different countries in 2019.

Nigeria’s yam export committee re-strategises for 2019

Technical Committee on Nigeria’s Yam Export Programme, said on Thursday that his committee was set to take possession of the Ikorodu terminal to facilitate yam exports in the first quarter of 2019.
PRESIDENT BUHARI RECEIVES IN AUDIENCE NIGERIAN CONSERVATION FOUNDATION NOV 9, 2018 3

President Buhari inaugurates advisory committee on minimum wage

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated a Technical Advisory Committee on the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage and reiterated his commitment to its payment.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC rejects technical panel on N30,000 minimum wage

As the Presidency considers passing the report of the Tripartite Committee on the National Minimum Wage to the National Assembly in form of bill, for passage into law, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said no Technical Committee will look into the already agreed figure of N30,000.
President Buhari presents 2019 Budget to the National Assembly on 19th Dec 2018-2

Experts: 2019 N8.83 trillion budget proposal ambitious

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presented an N8.83 trillion budget for next year to a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja, which many analysts have described as ambitious, given the regime’s struggles to meet revenue targets.
Ayuba Wabba

NLC: No technical committee can look into N30,000 minimum wage

As the Presidency continues to linger over passing the report of the tripartite committee on the national minimum wage to the National Assembly, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says that no Technical Committee will look into the already agreed N30,000.

Federal government to allocate one percent of GDP to research, development funding

The Federal Government said it would soon allocate one percent of the national gross domestic product (GDP) to fund research and development in the country.

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Cultists kill final year student of CRUTECH

A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
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Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.