Blog 7
The Senate and the National Council for Women Society, have sought to include domestic servants in the proposed N70,000 National Minimum Wage Scheme. The call for the inclusion of domestic servants in the National Minimum wage came from both institutions at the National Assembly in Abuja during a public hearing
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The Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chief Godwin Udu, has raised the alarm over an alleged plot by Chief Edozie Njoku and his cohorts to destabilise and ‘sink’ the party for their selfish interests.   Recall that APGA was recently enmeshed in a fresh crisis, prompting
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The Labour Party, on Monday, warned the Nigeria Labour Congress to desist from dragging the party and its leadership in the mud to appease their alleged sponsors. This was even as the opposition party reiterated that former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, and Julius Abure, remain their presidential flagbearer and
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Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has said that Nigeria will only succeed when the citizens support the President and ”that if Nigeria fails, everybody fails. The sub-nationals, like Rivers State, and any other state will also fail.” This comes as he called for speedy investigation of suspects arrested for crime
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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar, has expressed concerns about the composition of state Houses of Assembly across the federation.  According to him, the state Houses of Assembly are filled with passive loyalists who neglect their duty of providing checks and balances on the executive arm of government.  Tuggar’s
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The Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission has fixed 19 October as the date for the local government Election across the state. This followed the Supreme Court judgement of last week which declared the caretaker committee running the affairs of local government areas in the country illegal. Subsequently, the Federal government
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The Victor Oko-Jumbo-led Rivers State House of Assembly loyal to the state governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has dismissed the purported resolution passed by the Martin Amaewhule-led Assembly which barred the governor and the state government from withdrawing money from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the state. Speaking before the commencement of
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The Kano State Government has filed fresh charges against the immediate past Governor of the state and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje before a Kano State High Court with Case No. K/143c/24. According to the charge sheet sighted by The Punch, Ganduje and his former
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The Labour Party candidate in the 2023 governorship election in Enugu State, Chijioke Edeoga, has urged the Attorney General of the Federation to initiate moves that will saddle the Independent National Electoral Commission with the conduct of local government elections in Nigeria. This was just as he stated that only
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The New Nigeria People’s Party on Tuesday wrote the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola, over the appointment of transition committees by the All Progressives Congress-led government in the 18 local governments and 33 council development areas of Ondo State. The opposition lamented that the move was a gross violation
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