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The Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia South Senatorial Zone, Marc Wabara, has urged Abia electorate to reject bad leadership and welcome change in 2019.
The Federal Government has pledged to sign the Petroleum Industry Bill into law once the bill is transmitted to the presidency.
Indonesian soldiers hunted on Wednesday for rebels suspected of killing as many as 24 construction workers in restive Papua province, as an eyewitness account supplied by the military described a grisly mass execution.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Tuesday set up a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate the circumstances that led to the collapse of a 7-storey building at Woji road in New GRA, Port Harcourt.
Oil marketers under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), and the Independent Petroleum Products Importers (IPPIs) on Sunday gave the Federal Government seven days to settle the N800 billion subsidy debt owed them under the Petroleum Support Fund.
The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, said he would start off setting salary arrears owed certain category of workers in Kwara state from next week.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Imo, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, says he will pay special attention to the welfare of the people, if elected.
Alhaji Maigari Danjuma Dalihu, chairman, Katsina State Local Government Service Commission, has warned local government workers in the state against indulging in shady acts to get promoted or favourable posting.
As the national minimum wage crisis continues to threaten industrial harmony in the country, Ayuba Wabba, National President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has given an insight into why Nigerian workers and pensioners suffer and groan under poor welfare.
Oyetola said: “We will ensure that workers’ salaries are paid promptly bearing in mind the financial inflow of the state. We shall resolutely defend, extend and prioritise the welfare of workers and pensioners.”
The Ondo State workers on Monday confirmed the payment of six months salary arrears to them by the state government.
The Niger government has released N3 billion to the pension board to settle outstanding pensions, gratuities and death benefits owed relations of retirees, according to the board’s Director-General, Alhaji Usman Muhammad.
President Muhammadu Buhari has told a delegation of APC that he had no preferred ethnic or religious group and would deal with leaders and public officials who embezzle public funds and deny workers their benefits.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday said the proposed increase in minimum wage for Nigerian workers would stimulate output growth in the economy.
Public Service International (PSI), an NGO, says no fewer than 177 health workers have been killed in Yobe and Borno States respectively by Boko Haram insurgents.
Mozambique’s government said on Monday that it had identified 30,000 “ghost employees” in its civil service who cost $250 million between 2015 and 2017.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced free transportation for indigenes of the state living in other parts of the country, who intend to return home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones.
Apparently irked by allegations from the opposition that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the raid of the home of Aliyu and Mustapha, sons of the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Presidency has advised Nigerians to ignore such claims.
The federal government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, however, does not guarantee victory.
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) reveals it would commence a national Micro Finance Bank (MFB) in January 2019
The Federal Government will definitely proffer lasting solutions to the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in affected states across the country.
Niger state government deploys over 150 security personnel to safeguard lives and property in areas affected by spate of kidnapping and other acts of banditry
China has announced it will "immediately" implement measures agreed under a trade war truce with the United States.
Sen. Olarenwaju Tejuosho, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, has called on the executive to release the additional one million dollars meant for Family Planning services.