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The Nigeria Labour Congress has promised to support any position taken by the Public Service Negotiating Council at its meeting on the new national minimum wage scheduled for today. The President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, said this on the sidelines of the inauguration of the International Lawyers Assisting Workers in Abuja on Tuesday. Negotiation […]

  The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has said that the army will take decisive action against its personnel involved in the killing of policemen in Taraba State. Buratai made this known during the opening ceremony of the Chief of Army Staff combined second and third quarters conference in Abuja. It […]

The Presidency has said that the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation will participate in today’s Benue and Taraba States stakeholders’ meeting aimed at addressing the lingering Tiv/Jukun crisis. The meeting between the representatives of the two states has been called to resolve the unabated Tiv/Jukun crisis, which of recent, has […]

  Normal business activities have resumed at the Kwara Mall today after police took over the edifice on Tuesday evening. The Kwara Police Command deployed its personnel to secure the Mall, housing Shoprite and other businesses and to prevent a reprisal attack on presumed businesses owned by South Africans. This followed the killing of Nigerians […]

  The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to attack the South African businesses operating in Nigeria in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. In a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said that targeting South African businesses in Nigeria, […]

The outbreak of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians by South Africans is garnering reactions, with Nigerian dignitaries and organizations including President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, the Senate and the House of Representatives, expressing their displeasure over the continued killings. A statement released by the Presidency revealed that President Buhari has specifically sent a special envoy […]

The Kano State Government says it is planning to convert five forests to grazing reserves for herdsmen in the state. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State announced this on Tuesday while speaking with journalists in Abuja. Ganduje said that his administration has inaugurated a  technical committee on farm settlements for herdsmen in the state which […]

About four  villagers from  tsayu village of Jibiya Local Government Area of Katsina state were killed in fresh banditry attacks on Monday,19th August,2019. In a press release made available to newsmen by the Spokesman of Katsina State Police Command, Mr Gezawa,said the DPO Jibiya reported that at about the early hours of Monday, a group […]

A Nineteen-year-old Damilola Akintilo has been arrested by the Osun State Police Command for allegedly raping a sick four-year-old girl in Ile-Ife. The suspect reportedly took the infant into the bush in Ita Olopo, Ilode Road, Ile-Ife on Wednesday and raped her. According to reports, the victim was sick and left in the room by […]

Ram sellers in Kaduna on Friday August 9th 2019, expressed dismay over low sales, barely two days to the Eid-el-Kabir festival. Major ram markets including Zango, Bachama road, Rigasa and others within Kaduna metropolis had recorded low patronage amidst availability of many rams. Alhaji Idris Saminaka, a livestock trader at Bachama Road market, said that […]


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