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NLC, TUC laud Buhari for signing new Minimum Wage bill

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the N30,000 minimum wage bill into law. Mr Peter Ozo-Eson, General Secretary, NLC and Mr Bobboi Kaigama, the President of TUC in separate interviews on Friday in Abuja, described the action as laudable. Ozo-Eson said that the NLC

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FG to invest N72bn in Discos to boost power supply

…As IE moves to tackle estimated bills The Federal Government is to invest about N72 into the operations of the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (Discos). The intervention, according to the Minister of Power Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, who was a guest on Channels Television’sprogramme Sunrise Daily, explained that the move was aimed at

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Buhari arrives Dubai for 9th Annual Investment Meeting

Prsident Muhammadu Buhari arrived Dubai, United Arabs Emirates, on Sunday evening aboard the NAF 001. Buhari is visiting Dubai on the invitation of His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rachid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President, Prime Minister of Ruler of Dubai, the official Twitter handle of the ruling All Progressives Congress has said. The President  is in Dubai to

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Davis Malpass emerges president of World Bank

The Executive Directors of the World Bank on Friday unanimously selected David Malpass as the new president of the World Bank Group. Mr Malpass’ five-year term will begin on April 9. A statement by the group said the Board expressed its deep gratitude to Interim President, Kristalina Georgieva, for her dedication and leadership in recent months. The

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NAFDAC warns against consumption of FanYogo Gin, Ginger drink

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has not registered FanYogo Gin and Ginger drink in Nigeria. Its Director-General, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, made the clarification on Thursday in Abuja. Adeyeye said that the drink, which contained 12.5 per cent alcohol, and being circulated in the social media, was not

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Onnoghen’s resignation: Buhari is vindicated- APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said on Friday that the resignation of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen has vindicated the action of the President and the stand of the party who earlier called for his resignation. Justice Onnoghen’s resignation is coming few hours after the National Judicial Council reportedly recommended to

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