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THE government of Bayelsa State has said the State Government has promised to implement the N30,000 minimum wage being proposed by organised labour unions across the country.The State Head of Service, Sir Luka Obiri, stated this when the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress led a peaceful protest to Government House in Yenagoa.He said the Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has directed the office of the Head of Service and State Finance team to work out modalities to im...
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THE Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, says President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), are fully committed to the well-being, welfare and safety of Nigerian youths.Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko spoke in Sokoto when he flagged off the three-week training of four hundred unemployed youths from across the twenty-three Local Governments of Sokoto State in five vocational training on security and automobile fields.The programme inc...
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THE programme powered by the Generating Demand Management Group (GDM) targeted at empowering petty traders with at least, the sum of N10, 000.00 (ten thousand Naira) each to improve their petty businesses has been launched in Ebonyi state.The Trader Money, an initiative of the Federal Government to empower petty traders across the country under the Government Enterprise Empowerment Programme (GEEP) in collaboration with the Bank of Industry, said cumulatively, a total sum of about N400 million w...
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Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV, Malaria, Leprosy and Tuberculosis (BACATMA), is to distribute a total of 3.8million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) to the people of the state in its determination to reduce the high prevalence of malaria in the State.This was revealed by the Chairman of BACATMA, Dr Muhammad Sambo Alkali during a one-day workshop and campaign for 2018 LLIN organised for media orientation held for Journalists in Bauchi State at the NUJ Press Centre, Bauchi.Muhamm...
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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday in Lagos said that his administration is resolved to continue its drive to develop mechanised farming to achieve food security in the country, noting that efforts by previous administrations to improve the sector failed due to selfish interests.Buhari gave this commitment while speaking at the 75th-anniversary lecture of Island Club, Lagos with the theme: "Nation Building and Institutional Development, Lessons for Nigeria from the Island Club at 75."Dignitar...
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A man, Itsede Kingsley Okai, on Monday filed a suit before a Federal court against President Muhammadu Buhari challenging his qualification to stand for the 2019 presidential election.
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The Presidency on Monday night said it would be a waste of time for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to challenge the non-submission by President Muhammadu Buhari of his West African School Certificate (WAEC) to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the purpose of the 2019 presidential election, saying that it has the record of the president's higher certificate. A statement issued in Abuja by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), said i...
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Edit As the Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB) celebrates its 40th anniversary, the union has raised alarm over high rate of retrenchment of workers by employers in the food and beverages sector. To this end, the union has called on the Federal Government to come to its rescue by engaging their employers in further discussions to avert crisis in future. The National President of FOBTOB, Comrade Quadri Olaleye, who was speaking during the 40th anniversary celebrati...
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Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are at war again. They are on familiar ground: their common enemy is not the main opposition party, the Peoples' Democratic Party, (PDP) but the Chairman of their party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. TAIWO AMODU unveils the forces and reasons for the belligerence.Less than five months after his assumption of office as national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole is about to be bullied out o...
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