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Labour Union Suspends Nationwide Strike

6 days ago /

The planned Nationwide strike by the labour unions over a new minimum wage has been cancelled for now. The strike was scheduled to start on Tuesday 6, November.

Ekiti Governorship Election: Witnesses Says Inec Did Nothing To Favour Apc, Fayemi

1 week ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has opened its defence before the Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal by calling four witnesses  on Monday they all said the electoral umpire did nothing to favour the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor  Kayode Fayemi in the July 14 election in the state.

Anambra Flood Victims Appeal For FG, IFAD Assistance

1 week ago /

Farmers under the Federal Government and the International Fund For Agricultural Development Assisted Value Chain Programme, IFADVCDP,  in Anambra State affected by this year's flood disasters, have appealed for intervention to enable them return to the farm once the waters recede.

Red Cross Donates Relief Items To Bayelsa Flood Victims

1 week ago /

No fewer than 500 households will benefit from the first batch of food and non-food items donated to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, by flood in Bayelsa State.

Adamawa Gov. Urges Politicians To Stop Heating Up The Polity

1 week ago /

Adamawa State Governor, Senator Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow, has called on politicians to desist from heating up the polity but rather engage in constructive criticism as the country approaches the general election.

Governor Ganduje's Aide Resigns

1 week ago /

An aide to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, Ibrahim Khalil on Monday resigned his appointment.

President Buhari Mourns Emir Of Awe

1 week ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Awe Traditional Council, the government and people of Nasarawa State on the passing of Alhaji Abubakar Umar II, the Emir of Awe.

Labour Leaders Meet With FG Over Minimum Wage

1 week ago /

Some members of the organized labour unions have arrived at the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation in Abuja, for a meeting to finalize negotiations over the new minimum wage.

Be ‘More Prudent’ With National Resources, Atiku Tells FG

1 week ago /

The presidential flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has asked the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to be more prudent in managing the country’s resources.

Nigeria’s Growing Rape Problem

1 week ago /

Statistics globally seem to suggest rape cases are on the increase. 

Labour Boycotts Minimum Wage Meeting

1 week ago /

The Nigerian government says it remains optimistic that all parties involved in negotiating a new national minimum wage will sign the final document.

Gen. Alkali Buried

1 week ago /

The remains of late Major General Idris Alkali have been buried at the Gudu cemetery in Abuja. The body of the retired general was found in a well after a search-and-rescue operation that lasted a little over a month.

DAAR Communications Plc Receives Most Outstanding Media Organisation Award From UNICAL

1 week ago /

The University of Calabar Students Union Government has presented DAAR Communications plc owners of AIT, Raypower and Faaji FM with the most outstanding media orgnanisation in Nigeria award for it's selfless services and in upholding the tenets of democracy.

INEC Relocates 22 Polling Booths In Akwa Ibom

1 week ago /

22 polling booths improperly located in private homes in Akwa Ibom state have been relocated.

Benue State Government Calls For Investigation Into Killing Of Family

1 week ago /

The acting governor of Benue state Benson Abounu has ordered full investigation into the unexplained killing of five members of a family in Makurdi on Friday night.

U.N. Trains Nigerian Security Operatives On Stock Pile Management Of Arms

1 week ago /

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa, UNREC, says it has concluded a training programme that will assist Nigerian security operatives on stockpile management of its arms.

Cross River Govt. Seeks Federal Government’s Assistance For Cameroonian Refugees

1 week ago /

The Cross River State Government has called on the Federal Government to support the state to cater for the healthcare services of the Cameroonian refugees living in Ogoja and other local government areas in Cross River.

Taraba Govt Refutes Sponsoring Illegal Security Outfit

1 week ago /

The Taraba State Government has denied the allegation that it is training an illegal security outfit in the state.

Crocodile Smile: Army Preaches Peace To Warring Communities In Delta

1 week ago /

The Nigerian Army has kicked off an initiative aimed at maintaining peace in the restive Delta State communities of Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh.

Relationship Between Executive And NASS Is Glowing– Osinbajo

1 week ago /

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the relationship between the executive and the National Assembly remained in good condition.