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New Minimum Wage Pegged At N27,000, FG To Pay N30,000

New Minimum Wage Pegged At N27,000, FG To Pay N30,000

Chris Steven, Abuja The National Council of State (NCS), Nigeria’s highest decision making body has approved N27, 000 as the new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers. NCS comprised the President, Vice President, Senate President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), former presidents and heads of state and retired CJNs. […]

I’m Not Afraid To Remove IGP; I Will Take Action – Buhari

I’m Not Afraid To Remove IGP; I Will Take Action – Buhari

Chris Steven, Abuja  President Muhammadu Buhari says he would soon take action on the calls to replace the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris. There have been controversies surrounding the retirement of Inspector-General of Police. “I saw on the television, somebody has given me last warning to…I have accepted responsibility, I don’t think I am afraid […]

Abuja Three Years Without Bombs And Still Counting

Abuja Three Years Without Bombs  And Still Counting

By Lilian Nwachukwu I sat in anxiety as the yuletide season approached us. Thoughts ran riots in my head. I played out many scenarios as regards the likelihood of a disruption of the festive season by men of the underworld, as in times past. I refreshed my memory to the bomb blasts the rocked previous […]

No plan to impeach deputy gov. – Kogi Assembly

No plan to impeach deputy gov. – Kogi Assembly

Bayo Oyewale , Lokoja Following the alleged rumour making the round Contrary that plans are under way to impeach the Deputy Governor of Kogi State Elder Simon Achuba, the Kogi State House of Assembly has said that it is not true. There has been speculations that there was a frosty relationship between the Deputy and […]

Nigeria @58: President Buhari’s independence speech

Nigeria @58: President Buhari’s independence speech

Fellow Nigerians, Today is a day of celebration and solemn reflection. It is the anniversary of the day Nigerians realised one of the most cherished of human desires – the desire for freedom. We, therefore, give thanks to and remember our founding fathers who laboured so hard and sacrificed so much to build and bequeath […]

All victims of Jabi collapsed building rescued- AMMC Coordinator

All victims of Jabi collapsed building rescued- AMMC Coordinator

Chris Steven, Abuja THE Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) Umar Shuaibu says all trapped victims of the Jabi building collapse have been rescued with no further deaths recorded outside the lone fatality that was earlier reported. He added that no other casualty figure has been recorded apart from the initial six persons that were […]

Kogi REC Laments Large Number of Uncollected

Kogi REC Laments Large Number of Uncollected

Bayo Oyewale , Lokoja The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Independent Electoral Commission , Kogi State, Professor James Apam has expressed concerns over high figure of uncollected Permanent Cards, stating that a total total of 293 241 have not been collected . Professor Apam who disclosed this while speaking during the stakeholders meeting at INEC headquarters […]

FG to remodel Abuja federal secretariat complex

FG to remodel Abuja federal secretariat complex

Chris Steven, Abuja Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, says the Federal Government is set to remodel Federal Secretariat, Abuja, through Public Private Partnership (PPP) to ensure safety of staff and boost productivity. Oyo-Ita disclosed this on Monday while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Pilot PPP with Alpha […]

Gas explosion razes 15 shops in Kaduna State

Gas explosion razes 15 shops in Kaduna State

Olaniyi Eniolawun; On Saturday evening, a gas explosion burnt down 15 shops on Ibrahim Taiwo Road by Abeokuta Street in Kaduna State. It was gathered that the incident occurred at about 5:40 pm. before residents mobilized to put out the fire before it spread further in the densely populated area. Most of the shops affected […]

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