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FG releases N15.4bn to ASUU

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) reached possible agreement on Monday toward resolving the ongoing lecturers’ strike. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this after a reconciliatory meeting with ASUU in Abuja. Ngige said the meeting was fruitful as an agreement had been …

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NLC plans nationwide protests Jan 8 over minimum wage

Ayuba Wabba

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will embark on a nationwide mobilisation of Nigerian workers to protest the Federal Government’s delay in implementing a new national minimum wage of N30,000. It also urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate allegations of diversion of the bailout fund, Paris …

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Governors meet Buhari today over new Minimum Wage


Governors of the 36 states of the country are to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari for a final resolution on the new national minimum wage, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, NEWSTIMES reports. The Governors will meet with the President immediately after the ongoing extended National Economic Council (NEC) at the …

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Tambuwal, Kwankwaso, Saraki get nod to contest PDP presidential ticket


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has given room for Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, former governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and Senate President Bukola Saraki to contest its presidential ticket ahead of the 2019 general elections.  The party also gave leeway to other returnees who …

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Saraki to PDP: Let’s work together in defence of democracy


The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has urged all members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to work together in defence of democracy and with the aim of providing good governance to Nigerians. Speaking at the 81st National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the party on Thursday, Saraki, who days …

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PDP agrees to change name, grants R-APC demand


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, agreed to change its name, thereby yielding to pressure   from members of the Reformed-All Progressives Congress (rAPC) led by Engineer Buba Galadima as condition for them to fully join the leading opposition party. Addressing newsmen at the end of the PDP’s 80th National Executive …

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‘PDP lawless, undemocratic’


Sen. Buruji Kashamu, has said that his  expulsion  from the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), by the National Executive Committee(NEC) of the party would not stand. “It is clear from the ill-advised decision that the Prince Uche Secondus-led National Working Committee is lawless and undemocratic,” Buruji said in a reaction to his …

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R-APC to INEC: Dissolve Oshiomhole-led APC leadership


The splinter group that recently announced its formation within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to disband the Comrade Adams Oshiomhole-led National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party. In a letter to the INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the Reformed-APC, led by …

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