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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over Federal Executive Council (FEC) with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, cabinet Ministers and some presidential aides were in attendance. The meeting started at 11am with the rendition of the national anthem.

Minimum wage: Only President Buhari can stop planned strike – Labour

Organised Labour has said only the personal intervention by President Muhammadu Buhari can stop the planned nationwide strike over consequential adjustment arising from the N30,000 new minimum wage.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo to represent President Buhari at Akwa Ibom’s 32nd anniversary

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will be representing the President at the 32nd anniversary of the creation of Akwa Ibom this weekend in Uyo, the State capital.
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

ICAN recommends 3-way approach to anti-corruption fight

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, has recommended that the government should adopt a three-way approach – education, prevention and sanctions, in the fight against corruption.

Mother, two children die after taking Yam flour in Ekiti

Odo Ayedun, a serene and agrarian community in Ikole Local Government Area was thrown into mourning on Thursday, as 45-year old mother and her two children reportedly died after eating a meal of yam flour.

Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.

Wonder bank defrauds Delta residents over N20 million

A wonder bank posing as empowerment trading, investment agency has defrauded its customers of over N20 million in Sapele Local Government Area, of Delta State.
A new Chief Executive Officer, CEO, has been appointed for the Lagos State AIDS Control Agency, LSACA, in the person of Dr Monsurat Adeleke.

Monsurat Adeleke takes over at Lagos AIDS agency

A new Chief Executive Officer, CEO, has been appointed for the Lagos State AIDS Control Agency, LSACA, in the person of Dr Monsurat Adeleke.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnapped Kogi miners chairman released

The kidnapped Chairman of Miners Association of Nigeria, Kogi State Chapter, Yunusa Oruma, has been released by his abductors in the early hours of Friday.
Tension heightened on Sunday in the Johannesburg Central Business District in South Africa following fresh protests by a group which has been demanding that foreigners leave the country.

Xenophobia: South Africans plan ambush for returning Nigerians

Some Nigerians in South Africa yesterday raised alarm that foreigners will be target of attacks today in different parts of the country.
A cultural expert, Prince Adelegan Adegbola, has disclosed that one the challenges causing ethnic misunderstanding in Nigeria today is lack of history knowledge.

Prince Adegbola: Lack of history knowledge, cause of ethnic problem in Nigeria

A cultural expert, Prince Adelegan Adegbola has disclosed that one the challenges causing ethnic misunderstanding in Nigeria today is lack of history knowledge.

Policeman dismissed, imprisoned over Facebook post on welfare

The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has allegedly dismissed one Inspector Sunday Umaru over a Facebook post he made protesting his unpaid entitlements.
Simon Lalong

Plateau improves IGR, gets N10.7 billion in seven months

The intensified efforts of the Plateau State Government to improve its Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, has yielded positive results as the State’s Board of Internal Revenue Service has between January and July, raised N10.7bn.

Xenophobia: Police take over Owerri Shoprite

The Imo state police have taken over the Owerri shoprite located along Egbu road in Owerri, for the fear that there could be an attack in response to the continued attacks in South Africa, on Nigerians and their businesses.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Strike: Labour minister to meet with NASU, SSANU leaders

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has scheduled to meet with the leadership of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions, NASU, and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, to avoid the planned “mother of all strike” by the unions.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is not interested in either the gains or the losses associated with RUGA settlement being planned by the Federal Government, but only in achieving the sovereign state of Biafra.

2023 Igbo presidency will end IPOB activities – Ohanaeze youths

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has assured Nigerians that the activities of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, would come to an end, if the country adopts an Igbo presidency come 2023.

Three university students, four others kidnapped along Abuja-Kaduna highway

About 7 persons, including three final year law students of the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, were kidnapped on the notorious Kaduna-Abuja highway on Monday in what is again another spike in the activities of kidnappers after few day
Detectives are presently questioning the founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, over the rape allegations levelled against him by Busola, a photographer and wife of popular singer, Timi Dakolo.

Rape: Police release COZA pastor on bail after arrival of key witness from Port...

Following the late arrival of the witness of COZA Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo from Port Harcourt on Tuesday night, the Police authorities at Force Criminal Investigations Department have granted him bail and released.
Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation - NIDO

NIDOA promises to reverse brain drain

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA), has promised that the organisation would work with the Nigerian government to reverse the brain drain to Brain Gain.

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Emmys: Game of Thrones cast receive standing ovation — video

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards bent the knee to HBO’s fantasy epic “Game of Thrones,” which closed out Sunday night’s ceremony by nabbing the prize for best drama series.
Nigerian Chef, Folashade Shoyonbo, on Sunday in Lagos emerged winner of a Jolof Rice Contest after beating chefs from two other West African countries.

Nigerian wins jollof rice contest

Nigerian Chef, Folashade Shoyonbo, on Sunday in Lagos emerged winner of a Jolof Rice Contest after beating chefs from two other West African countries.
The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Politicians, Boko Haram planning to ‘destabilise’ Zamfara – governor

The Zamfara State Government said it has obtained ‘credible intelligence reports’ indicating that some politicians in the state “are making clandestine moves to destabilise the state.”

Kano Hisbah board destroys 196,400 bottles of alcohol

The Kano State Hisbah Board, has destroyed over 196,400 bottles of beer confiscated within the Kano metropolis.‎
Housemate Chimeke Okoye aka Frodd has won the ultimate veto power in the ongoing BBNaija season four.

BBNaija: Frodd to nominate five housemates for eviction

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