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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.
Ogenyi Onazi

Gernot Rohr: I have no issue with Ogenyi Onazi

Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has denied reports of a rift between himself and Trabzonspor midfielder Ogenyi Eddy Onazi.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 4

Strike: Federal government to issue white paper on ‘no-work, no-pay’ principle

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the draft White Paper on the report of the Technical Committee on the Industrial Relations Matters in the Federal Public Service.
Muhammadu Buhari

FEC: No-work, no-pay to apply during strike

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the implementation of the no-work, no pay principle when workers go on strike in the federal public service.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 4

Federal government moves to check excesses of labour unions

There are indications that more crisis may erupt in the industrial sector as members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), rose from their meeting on Wednesday to approve a draft white paper for implementation of “No work no pay rule”.
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NACA: Nigeria to know HIV prevalence status soon

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), has revealed that Nigeria would soon know the true status of HIV prevalence in the country.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Nigerians urged to respect Gernot Rohr’s team selection

A renowned Sport Analyst, Tayo Balogun, on Friday urged Nigerians to respect and support Gernot Rohr’s choice of players for the Super Eagles.
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NACA: Nigeria to know her HIV prevalence status soon

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), has revealed that Nigeria would soon know the true status of HIV prevalence in the country.

Federal government sets to recruit 5,000 unemployed Nigerians for BRISIN implementation

The Federal Government has disclosed plans to recruit 5,000 unemployed Nigerians in the Federal Capital Territory under the Basic Registry and Information System in Nigeria scheme.
Communities in the Niger Delta have insisted that international oil companies (IOCs) must relocate their headquarters to the region given the magnitude of their projects and the environmental challenges their operations pose to the people.

Communities reject oil firms’ refusal to relocate headquaters to Niger Delta

Communities in the Niger Delta have insisted that international oil companies (IOCs) must relocate their headquarters to the region given the magnitude of their projects and the environmental challenges their operations pose to the people.

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Elections: INEC lifts ban on political campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said political parties and candidates can resume political campaigns.

Yakubu Dogara: APC blackmailing INEC, planning to sack Mahmood Yakubu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to sack the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Election postponement: Ex-President Jonathan sues for peace

Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday tasked Nigerians to embrace peace and shun violence ahead of the rescheduled general elections.

Lagos government to open social register for poor, vulnerable

Lagos State Commissioner of Economic Planning and Budget (MEPB), Mr. Olusegun Banjo has inaugurated the State Operations Cooperating Unit (SOCU), as part of efforts geared towards creating a Single Social Register that would lead to fund transfer to the poor and vulnerable segment of the society in the state.

Police prosecute 600 electoral offenders in Kano

Over 600 hoodlums have been prosecuted in Kano electoral-related crimes, Commissioner of Police Mohammed Wakil has stated.