FG, NLC to meet on Sunday over minimum wage

The Federal Government says it hopes to continue negotiations on the national minimum wage with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Sunday, despite a court injunction restraining them from embarking on strike. According to a statement credited to the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, the meeting involving organised labour, the organised private sector…

PHOTOS: WAEC issues school certificate to Buhari

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has officially presented an attestation certificate and confirmation of school certificate result to President Muhammadu Buhari. Special Adviser on media and publicity to the President Femi Adesina confirmed this on his Twitter handle @FemiAdesina that the presentation rest the debate and criticism over the certificate matter. WAEC presents attestation…

JUST IN: Court stops NLC, TUC’s planned strike

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) sitting in Abuja has restrained the organised labour from proceeding on its planned nationwide indefinite industrial action. Justice Sanusi Kado gave the order on Friday while delivering a ruling on an ex-parte application restraining the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) from embarking on…

PDP warns Tinubu not join smear campaign against Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the National Leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu to conduct his political activities without recourse to indecent language. PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan advised national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to join in the smear campaign against Atiku. The…

Nothing Islamic about Shitte protesters – IGP

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has came down hard on members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shi’ites, describing their conduct as “not Islamic”. This was as the IGP announced that 10, 000 illegal firearms, and 26,000 ammunition recovered during mop-up operations, will be destroyed before the…

Boko Haram kills 13 people in fresh Borno attack

Boko Haram insurgents have killed 13 people and sacked two villages overnight in the restive town of Konduga in Borno, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, the Acting General Officer Commanding of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, confirmed the attack on Thursday in Maiduguri. Biu said, however, that troops…

Buhari orders NHIS boss to proceed on administrative leave

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja ordered Prof. Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), to immediately proceed on administrative leave. Buhari gave the order in a statement signed by Mr Olusegun Adekunle, Permanent Secretary, General Services Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF)….

Osun PDP governorship candidate, Ademola Adeleke, arraigned for exam malpractices, granted bail

The Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate in the September 22, 2018 election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and four others, have been arraigned for impersonation. Mr Adeleke was arraigned on Wednesday at a Federal High Court in Abuja on a four-count charge for alleged examination malpractice alongside Sikiru Adeleke; the principal of Ojo-Aro Community…