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Nigerian govt speaks on extension of 200,000 N-Power volunteers

Afolabi Imoukhuede, a Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhar on Job Creation, has said extension of the Batch 1 of the N-Power scheme for 200,000 volunteers beyond the November 2018 deadline has no political undertones. Imoukhuede made the clarification while featuring on ‘Guest of the Week’ on OSRC …

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Details of ASUU meeting with FG emerge

The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended without any conclusion on Tuesday. NAN reports that Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU National President, while speaking with newsmen at the end of the closed door meeting in Abuja, noted that negotiations were still ongoing. He …

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New Minimum Wage: Labour Union makes fresh demand from FG

The Organised Labour on Wednesday said it would demand for two years arrears payment of the proposed new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers from the federal and state governments. Mr Ayuba Wabba, President Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said this when Mrs Rosa Pavanelli, General Secretary, Public Service International (PSI), …

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FG offers reintegration to 250 repentant Boko Haram terrorists

Major General Bamidele Ashafa, Team Leader of Operation Safe Corridor has disclosed that about 250 repentant Boko Haram insurgents have benefited from the federal government’s rehabilitation and reintegration program to ensure they become productive members of the society. The Team Leader made this disclosure during a town hall meeting on …

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New minimum wage: Donald Duke states position, tells FG what to do

Donald Duke, the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), has called on the Federal Government to find a comprehensive and long term solution to the lingering minimum wage crisis in Nigeria. Duke made the call in a statement on Saturday in Calabar, Cross River State. The presidential candidate …

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BREAKING: FG files charges against Senators Ekweremadu, Akpan

The Federal Government has filed two charges against the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and Senator Albert Bassey Akpan (Akwa Ibom North-East) for allegedly failing to declare some of their assets. The charges marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/62/2018 (for Ekweremadu) and FHC/ABJ/CR/88/2018 (for Akpan) were filed before the Federal High Court, Abuja on …

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2019: FG warns politicians against electoral violence, arms possession

The Federal Government on Tuesday warned politicians and political party supporters against the use of thugs to perpetrate violence during the 2019 general elections. The warning was contained in a statement by Dr. Mohammed Umar, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior. Umar said that the warning became necessary in order …

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FAAC: FG, States, LGs share August allocation [Breakdown]

Federal, states and local governments on Thursday shared N714.8 billion revenue generated in July. The figure indicated a decline of N107.1 billion when compared to what was generated in June. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, while briefing newsmen in Abuja on the outcome of the monthly Federation Account …

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FG to begin workers’ verification on Monday

Head of civil service of the federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita has confirmed that the federal government will commence verification of employees in ministries, departments and agencies on Monday, July 16. The exercise, which will last for two weeks, is expected to capture 330,820 employees who receive salaries through the Integrated Pay-roll …

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FG shielding corrupt APC members – Ozekhome

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome has accused the Federal Government of paying lip services in its fight against corruption. He alleged that those in the ruling All Progressives Congress involved in one corrupt practice or the other were handled as sacred cows. …

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Dasuk vs FG: Ex-NSA’s trial put off

The trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki in the alleged misappropriation of Security fund brought against him by the Federal Government has been put off again by a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). This followed the inability of the Federal Government to file the …

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