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BREAKING: Labour Reduces Minimum Wage Demand in Negotiations with FG

In a bid to expedite the ongoing negotiations on a new national minimum wage, the Organized Labour at the Tripartite Committee meeting has reduced its demand from ₦615,000 to ₦500,000. Sources at the meeting reported that the government remains adamant about a ₦54,000 minimum wage, citing insufficient funds and the private sector’s inability to meet […]

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UPDATED: Zamfara Gov Announces Date to Start Paying Minimum Wage

Zamfara State Governor Dauda Lawal has announced that a new minimum wage of ₦30,000 will be implemented for all civil servants in the state starting in June. The announcement was made on Wednesday during a meeting with the leadership of the Zamfara State chapter of the Labour Union, sparking widespread jubilation among the state’s civil […]

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TCN Assures North East Governors It Readiness To Restore Power Supply

By Khalid Idris Doya he Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has assured the North East Governors Forum (NEGF) that it is doing everything possible to ensure the restoration of power supply to the North Eastern axis of the country. TCN said, “We are acutely aware that the lack of power supply presents significant difficulties and […]

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Federal Govt Bans Money Rituals, Others in Nollywood Movies

Dr. Shaibu Husseini, the Executive Director and CEO of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), announced that the Federal Government has approved a ban on depicting money rituals and the glamorization of vices in Nollywood movies. This announcement was made at a National Stakeholder Engagement on Smoke-Free Nollywood held in Enugu on Wednesday. […]

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BREAKING: Tinubu Appoints New FRSC Marshal

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Shehu Mohammed as the new Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps. Mohammed, an Assistant Corps Marshal, would replace Dauda Biu, who was appointed by former President Muhammadu Buhari in 2022. A statement on Wednesday by the Director of Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the […]

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Labour Rejects FG’s ₦54,000 New Minimum Wage Offer

Negotiations on a new minimum wage have been adjourned till Wednesday after the organised labour rejected the Federal Government’s revised proposal of ₦54,000. A reliable source present at the meeting informed our correspondent of the development. The Federal Government had increased its offer from an initial ₦48,000 to ₦54,000 following a walkout by labour representatives […]

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BREAKING: Labour issues 2-week Ultimatum to States Not Paying 30k Minimum wage

The organised labour comprising of the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress, on Monday, ordered state chapters to issue two weeks ultimatum to states that have failed to implement the old N30,000 minimum wage. The NLC and TUC took this decision during a jointly held National Executive Council meeting which took place on Monday. […]

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BASUG Commends Gov Muhammad For Renaming University After Sa’adu Zungur

By Khalid Idris Doya The Bauchi State University, Gadau has commended the state governor Bala Mohammed for signing into law the bill to rename the institution after the renowned nationalist and statesman, Sa’adu Zungur. A statement issued by the Auwal Hassan public relations officer of the institution and made available to journalists in Bauchi on […]

International

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi Dies in Helicopter Crash

Tehran, Iran – Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has died after a helicopter carrying him and other officials crashed in a mountainous and forested area of the country amid poor weather conditions. The 63-year-old leader, who represented the conservative and hardline factions in Iranian politics, had served as president for nearly three years and was anticipated […]

Politics

Zamfara APC Crisis: Ward Excos Reject Suspension of Sani Jaji

As the crisis within Zamfara State’s All Progressive Congress (APC) intensifies, 23 out of 27 ward executive members from Birnin Magaji Local Government Area have rejected the suspension of House of Representatives member Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji, labeling the decision as illegal. The executives highlighted Sani Jaji’s significant contributions to the development of the APC […]