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Aminu Masari

Governor Masari: I’m ready to pay N30,000 new minimum wage

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Friday said his administration has no problem with implementation of the new national minimum wage for workers.

Workers threaten strike notice over minimum wage

Nigerian workers on Monday threatened to embark on fresh strike following the refusal of the Federal Government to implement the new national minimum wage.

Akwa Ibom communities protest oil firm’s breach of agreement

The failure of Frontier Oil Ltd, operators of Seven Energy, in judiciously implementing the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is responsible for the current face-off between it and its host communities – Esit Eket and Ibeno – in Akwa Ibom State.

Kogi guber: Governor Bello, APC stakeholders meet for truce

The two camps of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kogi state have met in Abuja as part of efforts to mend fences ahead of the November governorship election.
Rescue workers in a Cambodia beach town have picked through the rubble of a collapsed Chinese-owned building in a desperate search for survivors after the construction site accident killed at least 17 people.

Cambodia building collapse: Rescue efforts continue as toll rises

Rescue workers in a Cambodia beach town have picked through the rubble of a collapsed Chinese-owned building in a desperate search for survivors after the construction site accident killed at least 17 people.

Multichoice, DSTV owners to sack 2,200 workers

Naspers’ pay-television business MultiChoice Group, owners of DSTV, is planning to lay off close to 2,200 workers in a shake-up of its customer care service, the company said on Friday.
A new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the world of work have been adopted by the International Labour Conference (ILC).

ILC adopts convention on violence, harassment at workplace

A new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the world of work have been adopted by the International Labour Conference (ILC).

UNHCR: 70 million people displaced globally by war, violence

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, has said that over 70 million people have globally been displaced by war, violence, sometimes combined with poverty or climate change.

Governor Dickson: PDP governors ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors have expressed their readiness to pay the N30,000 minimum wage recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara: We’ve not sacked any worker

Kwara Government said it had not sacked any worker in its employment as being rumoured.
Lagos-Abeokuta gridlock

Mercer: Lagos’ll be largest city in the world by 2100

Global consulting firm, Mercer, has projected that Lagos will be the largest city in the world by the year 2100 with a population of over 88 million residents.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Governor Zulum orders immediate payment of salary/pension arrears

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, yesterday, ordered immediate payment and settlement of all outstanding salary and pension arrears of civil servants who had undergone biometric data capture or yet to do before the Eid-el fitr celebration.
In unprecedented scenes in Khartoum, hundreds of workers in suits and ties alongside their neatly dressed women colleagues have gone on strike to protest what they call Sudan’s “total economic collapse”.

Sudanese in suits and ties rally against ousted Omar Bashir’s economic blunders

In unprecedented scenes in Khartoum, hundreds of workers in suits and ties alongside their neatly dressed women colleagues have gone on strike to protest what they call Sudan’s “total economic collapse”.
Enugu, Nigeria

Enugu residents ignore IPOB’s sit-at-home order

Residents of Enugu metropolis on Thursday went about their normal activities and disregarded the sit-at-home order given by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Ahmadu Fintiri

Governor Fintiri pledges prompt salary payment, yearly increments

The Adamawa State Governor, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, has pledged to make a priority of prompt payment of salaries and annual increment of same.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi dissolves cabinet, appoints new accountant general

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state has dissolved all the Executive council members along with principal officers of his government In exception of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Religious matters Rev. Fr. Abraham Nwali.
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Governor Yahaya vows to probe predecessor’s award of contracts

Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, the newly sworn-in governor of Gombe State, has suspended all appointments, contracts and allocations by the state and local government councils as from March 10.
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.

Oyo workers begin indefinite strike

This followed a memo released to all members of the Nigeria Labour Congress and its affiliate unions to commence strike with immediate effect.

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Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun vows to reposition state university teaching hospital

The Governor of Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed the determination of his administration to reposition the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital to a world class medical facility.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.

Odunayo Adekuoroye targets Africa Games, 2020 Olympic gold

Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.
Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga- Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.

Transporters protest incessant killings on Rivers highway

Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga-Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to light up Major League Soccer, and is closing in on a historic mark as he nears a full-season worth of matches for the LA Galaxy.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic nets hat trick in upset win over LAFC

Zlatan Ibrahimovic lived up to the bravado on Friday, scoring all three goals to power the LA Galaxy to a hard fought 3-2 victory over MLS rivals Los Angeles Football Club.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Presidency: Why President Buhari won’t ask court to free Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

The Presidency said on Friday that the issue involving the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zalzaky, could only be determined by the judiciary and not President Muhammadu Buhari.