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December 14, 2017


Minimum wage panel begins meetings today

The National Minimum Wage Negotiating Committee recently inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari will hold its inaugural meeting today. The panel is made up of representatives of the Federal and state governments, as well as the private sector. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and their affiliates also have members in the committee.

Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack in Borno community

Troops of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday repelled a violet attack by the Boko Haram insurgents at Mainok community in Kaga Local Government area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the troops engaged the insurgents in gun battle at Mainok, about 73 kilometres drive from Maiduguri. Mainok is one of the

Invincibles: Manchester City win 15th straight game

Premier League leaders Manchester City extended their record-breaking run of consecutive top-flight wins to 15 with a stylish dismantling of bottom side Swansea City 4-0. David Silva elegantly flicked the fluent visitors in front from close range before Kevin de Bruyne’s whipped free-kick evaded several players on its way in. The procession continued after the

PDP has great set of national leaders – Metuh

A former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, has described the party’s newly-elected National Working Committee (NWC) as “one of the best set of national leaders the party has ever produced. Metuh said on Wednesday in Abuja that he was fully confident that the new NWC would lead the party to

I will not replace Osinbajo in 2019 – Tinubu

he National leader of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has dismissed report that he was planning to become President Mohammodu Buhari’s running mate in 2019. Tinubu, in a statement issued by his media office, said it was a classic case of utterly and irredeemably-fake news. He said: “The attention of the Asiwaju

White House aide resigns

Omarosa Newman, a former reality television star-turned political aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, has resigned from the White House to “pursue other opportunities,” Trump’s spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders, said on Wednesday. Newman served as an Assistant to the president and Director of Communications for the White House’s Office of Public Liaison. A former star of

Woman bites electricity workers for disconnecting her light

A 28-year-old trader, Kemi Shopade, who allegedly assaulted two Ikeja Electric workers that wanted to disconnect her electricity wire, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Shopade, resident of Alaguntan, Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos, is being tried for conspiracy and assault. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Godwin Awase, said that the accused committed the offences on Nov.

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