ASABA—THE Secretary to Delta State Government, SSG, Hon. Festus Agas disclosed that the State Appropriation Bill for 2018 fiscal year would hit the floor of the Delta State House of Assembly before the end of October.
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ORGANISED Labour, yesterday, rejected Federal Government’s decision to pursue its no work, no pay policy, especially in the essential services sector of the economy.
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FEDERAL Road Safety Commission Marshal was yesterday killed in Abuja by a driver of an SUV who rammed into him, crushing him to death instantly. The marshal, Olawale Stephen Irimole had tried to stop the highlander driver for route violation when the vehicle in defiance ran him over causing massive injuries
Following the successful release of his fifth studio album Highest which dominated iTunes album charts around the world, Sarkodie is proud to announce that he will be embarking on a UK nationwide ‘Highest’ tour in [...]
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FORMER Vanguard correspondent in Kaduna, Luka Binniyat on Thursday met all the bail conditions and was n released. He gained his freedom at exactly 1:45pm, three days after he was granted bail due to protocol. Binniyat has been reunited with his family amidst jubilation after over three months incarceration over a news report he anchored […]
THERE is an impending nationwide strike over federal government’s lukewarm attitude towards a new minimum wage proposed by labour unions for Nigeria workers, the House of Representatives yesterday warned. Organised labour had proposed a new minimum wage of N56, 000 from the current N18, 000 set in the Minimum Wage Act of 2011, which also […]
By Kassim Omomia .Says, Kanu emerged due to vacuum in Igbo leadership FRSC assures road transport union of collaboration IPOB: Ndigbo architects of own failure – War veteran PATRON of Biafra War Veterans, Dr. Ramas Asuzu has described the agitations of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as a fruitless venture, adding that Igbos were the […]
By Benjamin Atu On the day Nigerians celebrated the country’s independence, many communities in Etsako Central in Edo North mourned, as a mystery flood came sacking the residents. Victims of the disaster said no one envisaged that nature would vent its fury on them in the manner it did, washing away homes, businesses, schools, worship centres...
BIRNIN KEBBI—NEWLY-established Medicaid Cancer Foundation in Kebbi State has treated about 600 cancer patients out of the 12,000 cases it recorded across the stat
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BY ANDY ASEMOTA, Katsina The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Thursday assured telecom consumers of protection against unwholesome practices of some service providers, saying consumer education is the most cost effective mechanism that guarantees consumer protection. According to the commission, besides serving as a pro-active way of protecting consumers against making wrong choices, it also serves […]
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By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Abuja The House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications has summoned the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele and the Post Master General of Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST), Adebisi Adegbuyi to explain why the over N13billion generated by Stamp Duty charge was […]
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BY Isaiah BENJAMIN, Kaduna The apex northern sociocultural group Arewa consultative Forum (APC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to thoroughly investigate the open altercations between the Minister of State Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu and the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Dr. Maikanti Baru over allegations of contract award by giving a fair hearing […]
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By Tope Fayehun, Akure Wife of Ondo State governor, Arabirin Betty Akeredolu- Ayanwu has tasked medical professionals to do more on advocacy for awareness of breast cancer, ravaging Nigerian polity. Akeredolu-Aynawu made this appeal on Thursday in Akure at 4th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference 2017 of Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria […]
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Osa Okhomina,Yenagoa Local Government and Health workers in Bayelsa State Thirsday suspended a three-month strike they embarked upon to protest non-payment of their salaries by their various council authorities. A meeting of the Joint State Executive Council (JSEC) consisting of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and the Medical and Health Workers’ Union […]
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By Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel, Abuja Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara penultimate Thursday, issued a one-week ultimatum to chairmen whose committees have pending bills of about six months to submit them for scheduling for consideration in the committee of the whole. The directive is in compliance with the provisions of the House standing rules and follows […]
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By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja. As Nigeria joins other counterpart nations to celebrate the World Food Day (WFD), the Federal government has said 6.5million farmers have benefited from 25% input subsidy for fertiliser under the Growth Enhancement Scheme( GES). The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh made the revelation while briefing Newsmen […]
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The case against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein took on an international dimension Thursday, with New York police saying they are probing allegations of a 2004 sexual assault while British police said they had opened an inquiry into a separate complaint dating to the 1980s.
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