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Labour: Federal government must discuss VAT hike with stakeholders

President of United Labour Congress (ULC), Mr. Joe Ajaero, has said any increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) to pay the N30,000 new minimum wage would not be accepted except it is discussed with stakeholders in the Labour market.

Gombe NLC applauds National Assembly’s approval of N30,000 new minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC ), Gombe State Council, has applauded the National Assembly’s speedy passage the bill proposing N30,000 as new national minimum wage.
Wang Shouwen

China says working with US on trade deal

China and the U.S. are still working to achieve a trade deal that matches the interests of both sides and the hopes of the world, including eliminating tit-for-tat tariffs, an official said on Saturday.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

The rise and fall of Saraki dynasty

The leader of Kwara’s crumbling dynasty has reportedly conceded defeat even as he urged his party to fight to the finish, apparently hoping for a political miracle in the gubernatorial and state assembly elections this Saturday.
Ibikunle Amosun

Governor Amosun threatens to ‘disgrace’ labour leaders planing protest

The Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has threatened to disgrace the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) if the congress insists on embarking a protest scheduled to take place next Tuesday in the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi advises Ebonyi residents not to abandon farms for politics

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has advised the people not to abandon their farm work and other agricultural ventures because of the general elections.
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.

Election: NLC urges candidates to adhere to peace accord earlier signed

Leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election, saying he will go down history as the second person to be re-elected since the return to civilian rule 20 years ago.

Ekiti APC lauds INEC for peaceful elections

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the peaceful conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state and the country.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will be conferred with Pakistan's highest civilian honour a day after signing $20bn in investment deals with the South Asian country.

Saudi crown prince orders 2,100 Pakistani prisoners released

More than 2,000 Pakistani workers languishing in Saudi jails will be released, Pakistan information minister announced on Monday during Saudi Arabian Crown Prince's high-profile visit to Islamabad.
The African Union (AU) has proposed a global conference in July to try to resolve the Libya conflict with the aim of holding elections in October.

14 Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya

Militiamen have kidnapped a group of Tunisian workers near the Libyan capital and are demanding the release of a comrade held in Tunisia, a rights activist said on Saturday.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Elections: Edo government declares Friday half work day

As part of activities to afford workers in the state the opportunity to exercise their franchise in the general elections, the Edo State Government has declared Friday, February 15, 2019, half work day.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Election: My husband is compassionate, lovely – Aisha Buhari tells NURTW

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, says her husband is a compassionate and loving person with the interest of the ordinary masses at heart despite looking tough and hard.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who was on campaign trail to Lagos on Saturday, said his administration’s economic policies have been making the desired impact as evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.-15

President Buhari: Our economic policies making desired impact

President Muhammadu Buhari, who was on campaign trail to Lagos on Saturday, said his administration’s economic policies have been making the desired impact as evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Nigeria Airways ex-workers to stage rally for President Buhari February 8

Ex-workers of Nigeria Airways Limited will on Feb. 8 stage a mega rally in Lagos to declare their support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidacy in the Feb. 16 presidential election.
General Motors

General Motors sacks 4000 workers

General Motors Co on Monday said it has started the sack of about 4,000 salaried workers in the latest round of a restructuring announced in late November.
Peace Obiajulu

Ex-TUC president urges managements to improve workers’ conditions of service

Mrs Peace Obiajulu, former President of Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC), has urged managements of organisations to improve on workers’ conditions of service for increased productivity.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi: Adebayo Adelabu has support of royal fathers, others

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has said that the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the state, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, enjoys the support of a wide spectrum of stakeholders across the state.
President Buhari takes APC Campaign rally to Cross River State on 30th Jan 2019-1

President Buhari salutes Obong of Calabar

President Muhammadu Buhari has appreciated the Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu, for his honesty and maturity in identifying major positive changes in the nation’s polity, especially in infrastructure in the last three years.

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Supplementary polls: Nigerian Army warns against violence in Sokoto

Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary polls to conclude the governorship elections in Sokoto state, the Nigerian Army on Thursday, expressed readiness to check all forms of lawlessness during the exercise.

FIFA bans ex-football chief for life

FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador’s football federation, Luis Chiriboga, after finding him guilty of taking bribes.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN denies paying ex-President Obasanjo as facilitator

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has never made any payment to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for services he renders to the institution as one of its facilitators.

Murder: Lawyer asks court to reject her confessional statement

Justice Adedayo Akintoye will on April 11 rule whether or not to conduct a trial-within-trial on the confessional statement made by a female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, standing trial for the murder of her lawyer-husband, Symphorosa Odibi.
Nigeria Police

Police launch manhunt for killers of NYSC members in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state.