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Minimum wage: Blame FG, not labour for looming strike – NLC

Ayuba Wabba

The Nigeria Labour Congress on Monday said Nigerians should not blame the union for the looming industrial chaos in January owing to what it perceived as the silence of President Muhammadu Buhari over the N30,000 minimum wage. The union also knocked Buhari for his proposed establishment of a technical committee …

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2019: APC tells Saraki, PDP to reconvene National Assembly


The All Progressives Congress has demanded the immediate reconvening of the National Assembly to consider the 2019 Election Budget of  the Independent National Electoral Commission. The APC also said contrary to claims by the Peoples Democratic Party, the Electoral Amendment Bill passed by the National Assembly was alive and awaiting …

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NASS members advised not to derail from their constitutional responsibility


Kano State chapter of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has advised members of the eight National Assembly not to derail from their constitutional responsibilities for any self-centered matter that come their way. A statement signed by the Kano APC’s Vice Chairman, Alhaji Shehu Maigari said Nigerians have high regards and expectations on majority of …

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President accountable for appointees’ actions – NASS


  The National Assembly yesterday said that the President must be held accountable for the actions of his appointees. It also accused the Executive of “systematic harassment and humiliation of perceived political opponents,” urging it to stop. These were part of the five – point resolutions made at the Joint …

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NASS members from Katsina have failed, says CSOs


Senators and members of the House of Representatives from Katsina State have been performing below expectations, the Coalition of Civil Societies in the state has alleged. Speaking at a press conference to mark Democracy Day, Chairman of the coalition, Bishir Ruwangodiya said although they could not generalise “but majority of …

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Buhari urged to tackle bribery in NASS


  In a bid to curb bribery in the country, the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to double his anti-corruption campaign. Speaking at a lecture titled ‘Peace Building and Good Governance for Sustainable Development in Nigeria’, to mark the 2018 …

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