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TUC begs Nigerians not to lose faith in labour movement

The Lagos State Council, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), has urged people not to despair or lose faith in the labour movement over suspension of the much publicised nationwide industrial action.
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Group: Release Omoyele Sowore unconditionally now

Following the arrest of the presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of the State Service, DSS, on Saturday, a group known as ‘Coalition Against Corruption and Bad Governance’ COCOBAG, has called for his release, noting that Nigerians have right to protest against bad governance and poor police implementations.

President Buhari urged to probe Abba Kyari daughter’s NSIA appointment

A civil rights organization, Coalition Against Corruption and Bad Governance (CACOBAG), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately order an investigation into the appointment of Ms. Aisha Abba Kyari, as an Assistant Vice President at the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA).
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Politics is not about winning elections alone – SDP chieftain

Mr Toyin Raheem, Social Democratic Party (SDP) House of Assembly candidate in Agege area of Lagos, has urged politicians not to restrict themselves to winning elections alone.

2019: Nigerians want President Buhari to tackle poverty, infrastructure deficit

Some Nigerians have advised President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle poverty and fix major infrastructures before the 2019 electioneering begins in earnest.

Lawmakers, others call for action to discourage migration to Libya

Some politicians, lawmakers and human rights campaigners have blamed parents and governments for illegal migration of Nigerian youths to Libya where they undergo dehumanisation.

Activists seek fed govt’s explanation of hate speeches

Human rights activists have appealed to the Federal Government to come up with a clear explanation of what constitutes “hate speech’’ to guide the populace properly on the issue.

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Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.

Nigeria to apply for $11 billion loan to construct Lagos-Calabar rail line – minister

Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, said, yesterday, that the Federal Government was set to apply for a $11 billion loan to construct Lagos to Calabar rail.
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 governor interacts with workers, assures of improved welfare

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has assured workers of better welfare and improved working conditions as incentives for quality service delivery.
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Thomas Mueller’s form fuels calls for Germany recall

His latest eye-catching club performance has prompted fresh hopes of a Germany recall for Mueller, who was dropped by Joachim Loew from the national set-up in 2019 alongside Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

#EndSARS: Why Ekiti deployed soldiers to protest locations – official

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation, Akin Omole, says the government deployed soldiers to #EndSARS protest locations in the state to protect the youths demonstrating against police brutality and extrajudicial killings.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

One dead, policeman injured in Kano

The death of a 17-year-old on Monday sparked off demonstrations by angry youths against the police in Kano.