Senate Approves N30,000 Minimum Wage For Federal, State Workers

  The Senate has approved N30, 000 as the minimum wage for Federal and State workers. This follows the passage of the National Minimum Wage Bill by members of the upper chamber on Tuesday. Chairman of the Ad-hoc Committee on National Minimum Wage, Senator Francis Alimikhena had earlier presented the National Minimum Wage Act CAP N61 … Continue reading Senate Approves N30,000 Minimum Wage For Federal, State Workers

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UN, EU Delegation Visits MNJTF Headquarters, Proffer Solutions To Insurgency

  A delegation from the United Nations, the European Union have visited the Multinational Joint Task Force headquarters in N’Djamena, Chad, to proffer solutions on how to tackle Boko Haram insurgency. Speaking during the visit Special Representative Francois Fall thanked the Force Commander, Major General Chikezie Ude for the successes recorded in the ongoing Operation … Continue reading UN, EU Delegation Visits MNJTF Headquarters, Proffer Solutions To Insurgency

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Bomb Scare In Brussels EU Quarter

  Part of the European quarter in Brussels was evacuated on Tuesday, just two days before a European summit following a bomb threat to a lobbying firm. The call was received by GPLUS, a public affairs and strategic communications consulting firm located across from the offices of Agence-France Presse (AFP). The office is also a … Continue reading Bomb Scare In Brussels EU Quarter

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Group Protests Against Attack On Kaduna Community

  A coalition group is protesting over the attack on Kajuru Local Government Area in Kaduna state, which has led to the loss of lives and destruction of properties. The group took to the Unity Fountain in Abuja to express concern over the siege on the community. They accused the state governor, Nasiru El-Rufai of … Continue reading Group Protests Against Attack On Kaduna Community

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Rescue Ship Blocked Off Italy In Fresh Migrant Row

  An Italian charity ship carrying 49 migrants rescued at sea said on Tuesday Rome had refused to let it dock in the latest stand-off between the government and private aid vessels. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini had on Monday reiterated that Italy’s ports were “closed” to new migrant arrivals, insisting his hardline approach to asylum … Continue reading Rescue Ship Blocked Off Italy In Fresh Migrant Row

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Letter Evidence Points To ‘Terror’ In Dutch Tram Attack – Authorities

  Dutch authorities said Tuesday they were “seriously” investigating a terrorist motive for the Utrecht tram attack because of evidence including a letter found in the suspected gunman’s getaway car. Police were questioning Turkish-born main suspect Gokmen Tanis, 37, and two other men over Monday’s rampage in which three people were killed and seven injured, … Continue reading Letter Evidence Points To ‘Terror’ In Dutch Tram Attack – Authorities

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Rebuild Marked Buildings Or Risk Forfeiture, Lagos Govt Warns Owners

  The Lagos State Government has called on the owners of structures marked for demolition to rebuild them immediately. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, the government noted that those who fail to comply with the directive risk forfeiture of such building. It disclosed that 149 distressed and defective buildings have been marked for … Continue reading Rebuild Marked Buildings Or Risk Forfeiture, Lagos Govt Warns Owners

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May Tries To Save Brexit Plan After Speaker’s Bombshell

  British Prime Minister Theresa May held crisis talks with her ministers Tuesday after the speaker of parliament threatened to derail her EU withdrawal plan just 10 days before Brexit day, leaving her strategy in tatters. May is still hoping she can get the divorce agreement she struck with the European Union through parliament before … Continue reading May Tries To Save Brexit Plan After Speaker’s Bombshell

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Dortmund Can’t Afford Any Mistake, Says Bayern’s Mueller

  Bayern Munich forward Thomas Mueller has warned title rivals Borussia Dortmund that they cannot afford to slip up as a nail-biting Bundesliga title race enters the final stretch. “They know they can’t afford to make any mistakes, because we are in really good shape,” Mueller told Germany’s top-selling newspaper Bild on Tuesday. Having been … Continue reading Dortmund Can’t Afford Any Mistake, Says Bayern’s Mueller

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INEC Resumes Collation Exercise For Bauchi Governorship Election Today

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to resume the collation of result for the March 9 governorship election in Bauchi State. The exercise will take place in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, following the disruption of the collation process which led to the cancellation of results for the … Continue reading INEC Resumes Collation Exercise For Bauchi Governorship Election Today

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