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N30,000 Minimum Wage Without Social Welfare Structures Is Deficient, Says Ex-Minister

  A former minister of labour, Adetokunbo Kayode, says the approval of the N30,000 minimum wage by the National Assembly calls for no celebrations if plans for social welfare are not put in place. He said this in an interview with Channels Television in Ado, the Ekiti State capital after a meeting of stakeholders in … Continue reading N30,000 Minimum Wage Without Social Welfare Structures Is Deficient, Says Ex-Minister

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Rivers Poll: INEC Reveals Why Collation Of Results Was Stopped

  The Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed reasons why the collation of results of the Rivers State governorship election which held on March 9 was halted.  According to INEC National Commissioner, Mohammed Haruna, the electoral body was forced to stop the counting of votes and announcement of the results over what he described as … Continue reading Rivers Poll: INEC Reveals Why Collation Of Results Was Stopped

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UN Urges Venezuela To Lower Tensions After Arrest Of Guaido’s Aide

  The United Nations called Thursday for a lowering of tensions in Venezuela following the arrest of Juan Guaido’s chief of staff that prompted the United States to demand his immediate release. “We’ve learned with concern reports of the detention of Juan Guaido’s chief of staff,” said UN spokesman Farhan Haq. “We renew our call … Continue reading UN Urges Venezuela To Lower Tensions After Arrest Of Guaido’s Aide

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Supplementary Elections: FG Closes Adamawa, Benue, Sokoto Land Borders

  The Federal Government has ordered the closure of the land borders in states where supplementary elections will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019. A statement from the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr Muhammad Babandede, confirmed the order for the closure of the land borders of Adamawa, Benue and Sokoto states, … Continue reading Supplementary Elections: FG Closes Adamawa, Benue, Sokoto Land Borders

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Supplementary Polls: We Are Ready To Resist, Dismantle All Rigging Machinery – PDP

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will checkmate all plots to rig or mar the forthcoming supplementary polls. In a statement by its spokesman Kola Ologbondiyan on Thursday, the PDP said Nigerians will deal with thugs dressed in military uniforms seeking to aid rigging of the March 23 supplementary elections. The … Continue reading Supplementary Polls: We Are Ready To Resist, Dismantle All Rigging Machinery – PDP

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Rivers PDP Accuses Amaechi Of Spreading Falsehood Regarding Electoral Process

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State has accused the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi of spreading falsehood regarding the electoral process in the state. In a statement issued on Friday by PDP’s Chairman in the state, Felix Obuah, the minister is allegedly using some All Progressives Congress (APC) elders to work against … Continue reading Rivers PDP Accuses Amaechi Of Spreading Falsehood Regarding Electoral Process

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Women’s World Cup: Dennerby Promises Selection Will Be On Merit

  Super Falcons’s Head Coach, Thomas Dennerby has confirmed that the players who will feature at this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France will be selected on merit. The coach who is delighted with the maximum support of the Nigeria Football Federation for his entire programme ahead of the World Cup, insisted that … Continue reading Women’s World Cup: Dennerby Promises Selection Will Be On Merit

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IDPs Protest Over Shortage Of Food In Borno

  Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital are protesting over food shortage in their camp. Men, women and children residing at the Gubio road IDP camp on Thursday confronted aid workers over what they described as a desperate situation. Most of the protesters are new arrivals from Kukawa and Kalabalge, the … Continue reading IDPs Protest Over Shortage Of Food In Borno

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Super Eagles Confident Of Victory In Seychelles Clash

  Confidence is high in the camp of the Super Eagles as already –eliminated Pirates of Seychelles tackle the three –time African champions at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. The encounter will kick-off a true football feast in the Delta State capital on Friday, in fulfilment of the final day fixtures of the 2019 Africa … Continue reading Super Eagles Confident Of Victory In Seychelles Clash

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Nigeria’s U-19 Cricket Team Edge Closer To World Cup Qualification

    Nigeria’s U-19 cricket team, the Junior Yellow Greens have continued their fantastic run at the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup, Africa Qualifier, beating Tanzania with 151 runs in Windhoek Namibia. The team, still unbeaten, requires a win on Saturday against Sierra Leone to seal qualification for the 2020 World Cup in South … Continue reading Nigeria’s U-19 Cricket Team Edge Closer To World Cup Qualification

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