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FG TASKS YOUTHS TO BE UNITED FOR THE COMMON GOAL

As Nigeria joins other 53 commonwealth nations to mark the 2021 commonwealth celebration, youths have been urged to promote unity in diversity for the common goal of the country. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu who was represented by the Minister of State for Education, Prof. Chukuemeka Nwajiuba made …

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NLC URGES NASS TO INCLUDE MINIMUM WAGE TO EXCLUSIVE LIST

Organized Labour union in the country has urged the National Assembly to quash the bill seeking to move the Subject matter of minimum wage from the concurrent to the exclusive list. The union made the demand when its members stormed the National Assembly earlier today in protest. President of the …

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APWEN AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO 6 GIRLS TO COMMEMORATE IWD

The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria has awarded scholarships to 6 girls from three geo-political zones who participated in practical science, technology engineering, and mathematics competition, (Stem). This will help to encourage them in their pursuits of knowledge. The competition was organized by the association to commemorate the …

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TWENTY FIVE TERRORIST NEUTRALIZED

The combined troops of Sector 1 Operation LAFIYA DOLE and 402 Special Forces Brigade have continued to clear all villages and enclaves hitherto inhabited by the Boko Haram Terrorists and their Islamic State West Africa Province Counterparts (ISWAP) around Chikun Gudu, Kerenoa axis and its environs in the ongoing Phase …

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BENIN TO ASSIST NIG IN RICE PRODUCTION

The government of the Benin Republic has approached the Federal government to assist the country in producing rice. The Beninoise authorities sent in the delegation of officials who met with the Chief of Staff (CoS) to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari at the presidential villa, Abuja on Tuesday, to tap …

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NLC SAYS NO PLAN TO REMOVE MINIMUM WAGE

Nigerian Labour Congress says no to the planned removal of the National Minimum wage from exclusive to concurrent list where state governors would decide how much a Nigerian worker is to be paid as salary. Speaking as they moved towards the National Assembly complex, they said they are against the …

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SENEGAL’S OPPOSITION CALLS FOR NEW RALLY

Senegal’s opposition has called for a fresh rally in the capital Dakar after the arrest of a rival to the president sparked the West African nation’s worst unrest for years. At least five people were killed in clashes between opposition supporters and security forces, which were sparked on Wednesday by …

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NIS Advises Prospective Passport Applicants To Visit Website To Apply

The attention of the Comptroller General of Nigeira Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede has been drawn to a certain publication offering possible assistance to prospective Passport applicants to procure various categories of Passports for them at given sums of money. A statement issued by the Service Public relations officer deputy comptroller …

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WTO:Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Assumes Office As Director General of World Trade Organization

Nigeria’s former minister of finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has assumed office as Director-General of the World Trade Organization. She arrived the headquarters today in Geneva which coincides with the organization’s annual general council meeting, she is assuming office amid high expectations among stakeholders of the global trade body. Dr Okonjo-Iweala …

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Libyan Coastguard Rescue African Migrants From West Coast

  Almost 100 migrants were rescued off the west coast of Libya on Sunday. The Libyan coastguard rescued the African migrants, the majority being from Cameroon, Sudan and Mali, as they attempted perilous sea crossings to Italy. Correspondent Lois Abba Sambo has the details. The migrants were brought to a …

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