Some days ahead of the deadline given by the organised labour for the implementation of the new national minimum wage, the Federal Government has stepped up efforts to avert a nationwide strike. To this end ,the government held two meetings on Wednesday with organised labour over workers’ threat to embark on an industrial action if […]

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne will miss Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Dinamo Zagreb with a groin injury that could also see him miss Sunday’s Premier League meeting with Wolves. The Belgian has been in sensational form for the English champions, scoring twice and providing nine assists in just nine appearances this season. De […]

The Super Falcons depart for Abidjan today for the first leg second round of the 2020 Olympics qualifiers against Ivory Coast, without head coach, Thomas Dennerby, who has been at loggerheads with the Nigeria Football Federation. According to a statement by the NFF, Dennerby’s assistant, Christopher Danjuma, who has been the acting coach, will lead the […]

Organizers of Nigeria’s biggest and most prestigious music award show, The Headies have revealed the full list of nominations for the 2019 awards. The 2019 awards is the 13th in the series of awards and this year’s show is scheduled to hold October 19th, 2019.   Themed ‘The Power of A Dream’, this year’s awards will feature […]

Nigerians Burna Boy and Teni have been nominated to compete for the Best African Act award in the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA). Voting has opened for the awards which will take place at the FIBES, Conference & Exhibition Centre of Seville, Spain, and broadcast live on MTV on Sunday, the third of November. Four […]

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has said that the implementation of the cashless policy may have negative impact on the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. The association’s Director-General, Segun Ajayi-Kadir on Monday described the MSMEs as the engine room of the economy, especially due to its employment generation capacity. He said the Central Bank of […]

Burundi has said that a first group of its refugees in Tanzania would return home on Thursday, as a mass repatriation planned by the two governments begins. The Burundi government’s general manager for repatriation, Nestor Bimenyimana, said that about 1,000 refugees are in the first group. He added that the process is “voluntary”. Burundi and […]

A Hong Kong pro-democracy protester has been shot in the chest after a police officer opened fire during clashes on Tuesday, as China celebrated the 70th anniversary of the communist-led government in Beijing. The incident was the first time a protester has been shot, in an escalation of the months-long unrest that has rocked the city. Report said […]

Immediate past Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has felicitated with Nigerians as the country marks its 59th Independence Anniversary. In an independence message via Twitter, the former Governor said that “Nigerians still have a lot to celebrate as the country has recorded several accomplishments in the last fifty-nine years.”   Alhaji Ahmed affirmed […]

The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives ( NANNW) Kwara state Chapter will be hold it’s ‘ 2019 Nurses Week Celebration/Scientific Workshop in Ilorin on Tuesday next week. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Ilorin by  Kwara state chairman of the association, Comrade Joseph Ademola Adekanye.   According to […]

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