WAEC certificate: Buhari’s action shows he is hiding something – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday declared that the “fretting and jittering in the Presidency” whenever the issue of President Muhammadu Buhari’s academic certificate was mentioned was an indication that “Mr. President is morally burdened and ostensibly has something to hide.” PDP made the remark while responding to a statement credited to the Presidency […]

Details of Buhari’s meeting with four PDP Governors on Tuesday revealed

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday met behind closed-doors with State Governors from the South-South geopolitical zones, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Four out of the six Governors of the zone were present in the meeting which lasted about one hour. They were reluctant to talk to State House correspondents afterwards, but in a brief […]

New minimum wage: Stock your homes with foodstuff – Labour warns Nigerians

The Nigerian Labour union has said it will not back down on its threat to embark on a nationwide protest over the National minimum wage. The leaders of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Trader Union Congress and the United Labour Congress with their members marched from their NLC office at DLine to the Rivers state Government […]

Police vs Shi’ites: Islamic movement loses 50 members

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has claimed that about 50 of its members were killed on Monday along the Nyanya-Keffi expressway by officials of the Nigerian Army. A member of the group, Mohammed Gamara, who spoke with Channels Television in Abuja noted that about 200 others were injured. “So far, I don’t have the exact […]

Trader Money: FG speaks on fraudsters hijacking project

The Federal Government has assured that its on-going empowerment project for petty traders would never be hijacked by fraudulent individuals. The empowerment programme, branded ‘Trader Money Project’, is taking place simultaneously across the 36 States of the Federation and the FCT. Speaking at the Abakpa Enugu Market, the National Coordinator, Mr. Babatunde Bakare said every […]

New minimum wage: Outcome of Osinbajo, Governors’ meeting revealed

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday met with six state governors over the minimum wage demanded by the organised labour in the country. The meeting held behind closed-doors on Monday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. One of the governors, speaking with Channels after the meeting, said it ended inconclusively. […]

New Minimum Wage: Osinbajo, governors meet in Aso Villa over NLC’s demand

Members of the Economic Management Team led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo are currently meeting with some state governors on the issue of new national minimum wage. The meeting is presently ongoing at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, The Nation reports. State governors present at the meeting are; Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari; Kebbi State Governor, Atiku […]

New minimum wage: Governors hold emergency meeting Tuesday

The Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, has said governors will hold an emergency meeting Tuesday, to discuss the national minimum wage and come up with a position. Yari revealed this while speaking with State House correspondents on the matter, after an expanded Economic Management Team meeting at the Presidential Villa […]