Trade Union Congress is asking the Federal Government to pay five months arrears of the new minimum wage dating back to April 18, 2019. In a statement by the acting Chairman of the union, Anchaver Simon, and the Secretary, Alade Lawal, the workers’ representatives also urged the government to keep to its promise of carrying […]

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday evening arrived Sochi, Russia, ahead of the Russia-Africa Economic Forum fixed for  October 23 to October 25. Reports say the presidential aircraft conveying the president and some members of his entourage landed at Sochi International Airport at about 11.25 p.m. Local Time with the temperature out at 22 degrees centigrade. President Buhari […]

A total of six hundred and ninety-three point five-two-nine billion naira has been shared to the three tiers of government for the month of September 2019. The fund shared by the Federation Account Allocation Committee in Abuja, comprised revenue from Value Added Tax, Exchange Gain and Gross Statutory Revenue in the month. A communiqué read […]

After three days of horse-trading, the Federal Government and the Organized Labour have reached an agreement on the consequential adjustments of the implementation of the new wage regime of thirty thousand naira. In the deal which was struck in the early hours of today, both parties agreed on giving workers between ten point five and […]

President Muhammadu Buhari today played host to South-East governors and leaders from the zone at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, during which they made a case for special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State. Speaking on behalf of the group, Chairman of the South-East Governors Forum and Ebonyi Governor, Dave […]

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has confirmed the nominations submitted by Governor Udom Emmanuel for appointment into the Local Government Service Commission, Law Reform Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, AKISIEC. Under the new arrangement, the Local Government Service Commission has Mr Monday Eyo, the immediate past member representing Uyo in the House of […]

Workers in Nigeria may now have to wait a little longer for conclusion of negotiations on the consequential adjustment in their salaries occasioned by the new minimum wage. This is because a meeting between the federal government and labor leaders which lasted about nine hours, ended in the early hours of today, without definite decisions. […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the people and government of Anambra state, over yesterday’s oil tanker explosion, which saw a mother and her child burnt to death, as well as injury of many others. President Buhari in a statement, expressed sadness over the accident, which took place at Upper Iweka, in Onitsha, and extended […]

Worried by the increasing number of people suffering from cancer, the federal government has concluded plans to roll out a cancer treatment fund in the country. Minister of health, Osagie Ehanire said the move was also aimed at reducing the burden of treating cancer and diagnosis, a terminal disease which is said claim more than […]

As at June 30, Nigeria owes twenty five point seven trillion naira in debt both domestically and externally, which represents an increase of one point three-two trillion naira, from what was recorded as at December 31, 2018. The current total debt stock, according to the Debt Management Office, is comprised both the Federal Government debt […]

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