May Day: Plateau governor approves N30,000 new minimum wage

– The new N30,000 minimum wage has been approved by the governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong – Lalong, however, did not mention when he will commence the implementation of the new minimum wage – The governor further lauded the state’s workers for the confidence reposed on him, which led …

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Sokoto: Tribunal grants APC governorship candidate leave to inspect election materials

<!– Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) –> Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) The Governorship and National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto State on Thursday granted All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Ahmad Aliyu, leave to inspect used election materials. It also ordered that Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, be served the …

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Election petition tribunal holds inaugural sitting in Kebbi

Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin Kebbi The Election Petition Tribunal in Kebbi State held its inaugural sitting on Tuesday, with a panel comprising of three members, for hearings on the state’s governorship and house of assembly elections. The tribunal’s panel members includes Justice Amina Adamu Aliyu (Chairman), Justice Obiora Nwabunike and Justice …

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We’re partners in progress, labour tells Kaduna State government

Chairmen of both the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Kaduna State have said that they were not enemies of the state government, but partners in progress. Speaking at the May Day celebration in the state, the NLC chairman, Ayuba Suleiman, expressed the workers’ gratitude to …

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Former Kano governor urges politicians to join hands with Buhari to build Nigeria

– Former Kano state governor, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, has advised politicians to join hand with President Buhari to build Nigeria – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had said that Buhari was considering unity government – Shekarau also noted that the Buhari-led administration would continue to do its best to meet the …

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Adamawa govt to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Adamawa govt to pay N30,000 minimum wage Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State on Wednesday announced that the state government would implement N30, 000 minimum wage which had become law in the country. Mr Bindow made the declaration at the 2019 Worker’s Day celebration in Yola. He said implementing the …

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Jeremy Hunt vows to support Nigeria in fight against terrorist group targeting Christians

A soldier walks past a checkpoint in Bama, Borno State, Nigeria.Reuters Reuters A soldier walks past a checkpoint in Bama, Borno State, Nigeria. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was in north-east Nigeria on Wednesday where the UK is working with the Nigerian military to end terrorist group Boko Haram’s reign of …

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9th N’Assembly: Fresh suit seeks reversal of APC’s zoning of leadership positions

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A fresh suit filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday is seeking an order upturning the All Progressives Congress’ zoning arrangement for the principal officers of the soon-to-be proclaimed 9th National Assembly. The suit filed by a group, Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International, and …

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Nigeria: Dangote Changes Strategy On Rice, Sugarcane, Delves Into Dairy Farming

The Dangote Group, one of the country’s biggest investment holdings, is changing its strategies regarding group investment in rice and sugarcane production and processing in the country. The group had acquired thousands of hectares across major rice and sugarcane producing belts for production and processing but that plan has changed …

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Uncertainty as Lagos, Osun, Taraba, Sokoto remain silent on 30,000 new minimum wage

On Thursday, April 18, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the new N30,000 minimum wage for workers in Nigeria. The president after the approval of the new minimum wage bill assured workers at the 2019 May Day celebration on Wednesday, May 1, in Abuja of the implementation of the new bill. Represented …

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