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N2.67bn school feeding fraud: Sadiya Umar Farouq dismisses ICPC’s allegation

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has dismissed an allegation that her ministry was involved in N2.67bn school feeding fund, uncovered by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC. The commission on Monday revealed that N2.67 billion paid to some federal colleges for school feeding during Read more

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Strike: Labour gives reasons planned nationwide protest was suspended

Organised Labour – the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress has disclosed reasons for suspending its planned nationwide strike and protests following fuel price hike and increment of electricity tariff. This is made known in a joint communiqué issued on Tuesday. The communiqué was titled, ‘Text of the joint communiqué on the resolution of Read more

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Strike suspension: FG releases details of agreements with labour [Full Text]

The Federal government on Monday conveyed to the public the details of agreements with the organised labour following the suspension of industrial action expected to take off today. Officials of the Nigerian government held consultation meetings with leaders of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) on September 15, 24 and 27, 2020, Read more

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Petrol price increase: Labour Congress announces nationwide protest

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has finalised its plan to stage a nationwide rally on September 28 to protest the increase in the prices of petrol and electricity tariff. The National Executive Council (NEC) of the NLC Tuesday endorsed the decision of the Central Working Committee (CWC) which resolved to commence a nationwide protest on September Read more

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Nigerian Air Force immortalises late flying officer Arotile

The Nigerian Air Force has immortalised Tolulope Arotile, the late Flying Officer who died on July 14 in Kaduna State. The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, stated that immortalizing the deceased was in fulfilment of the Force’s promise. Abubakar made this know while speaking during the newly renovated and remodelled Read more

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Buhari inherited “terribly” divided Nigeria from Jonathan – Presidency claims

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, has claimed the present administration inherited a “terribly” divided country from the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, in 2015. The president’s media aide while speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Wednesday, insisted Nigeria has always been divided. Adesina was responding to comments made Read more

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Failed State: Wole Soyinka backs Obasanjo, says Nigeria divided like never before under Buhari

Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has said the country is more divided as never before under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The revered playwright, in a statement signed from his Autonomous Residence of Ijegba, Idi-Aba Estate, Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Tuesday titled, “Between ‘Dividers-in-chief’ and Dividers-in-law,” said though he has never been a fan Read more

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Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others blast Presidency over comments on Obasanjo

Nigerian major socio-political groups which last week held a meeting attended by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, have faulted the Muhammadu Buhari government over its comments against the event. The groups, Afenifere, Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and Middle Belt Forum in a joint statement on Monday said the presidency is Read more sad over execution of aid workers by Boko Haram
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Buhari is insensitive to plight of Nigerians – Nigerian Elders and Leaders

The group of Nigerian Elders and Leaders has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari is insensitive to the plight of Nigerians. The members of the nation’s elders’ council said the President should have embraced former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s admonition as a wake-up instead of abusing the former leader for asking him to wake up from his Read more

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Nigeria under Buhari becoming divided, a failed state – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari is becoming divided and a failed state adding that the country urgently needs to be rescued from the brink of collapse. Obasanjo expressed this in Abuja on Thursday at a consultative dialogue attended by representatives of Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Northern Elders Forum, Ohanaeze Read more