FG bars Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria

The Federal Government has barred Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria. According to the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, the ban will take effect from ...
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US to ban TikTok and WeChat app downloads from Sunday

The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from US app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading ...
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Let’s return to negotiation table, Ogun government tells organised labour

Ogun State government has urged the representatives of the organised labour in the state to return to the negotiation table to finalise the grey areas ...
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TUC gives seven-day strike notice over electricity, fuel price hike

The stage may be set for a showdown with the Federal Government over the electricity and fuel price hike, as the Trade Union Congress (TUC) ...
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Unions shuts down Arik Air operations over 90% staff layoff

Operations of Arik Air were on Monday shut down by the aviation unions over alleged non payment of staff salaries since April after placing 90 ...
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EU and China to talk trade as tensions mount

EU leaders hold video talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday hoping to make progress on trade and investment, even as tensions mount between ...
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Nigeria’s cocoa production falls as Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire enjoy boom

Production of cocoa as cash crop has dropped due to inadequate financing, among other factors. This is despite that cocoa is the nation’s leading cash ...
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Riverine areas, North may pay more for petrol as daily consumption slumps

Full deregulation of the downstream sector of the economy may make consumers in the far north and riverine areas pay more for petroleum products. The ...
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Doctors’ strike: FG approves additional N8.9bn for June COVID-19 hazard allowance

The Federal Government has approved additional N8.9 billion to pay up the large chunk of the June 2020 COVID-19 allowance to all Medical Health Workers ...
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Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, facilities

Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said. The ...
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Ghana to review $1m levy on Nigerian traders

GHANA may have soft-pedaled on the imposition of $1million capital base for foreigners, including Nigerians, doing business in that country. The change of heart came ...
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Serbia and Kosovo agree to normalise economic ties at US-brokered talks

Former foes Kosovo and Serbia agreed Friday to normalise economic relations in a US-brokered deal that the administration of President Donald Trump touted as a ...
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Resident Doctors Threatens To Kick-Start Indefinite Strike On Monday

The National Association of Resident Doctors will kick start an indefinite nationwide strike next Monday. The National President of the association, Dr. Aliyu Sokomba, in ...
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President Buhari okays 5000MT of maize for farmers at subsidised rate

Amid complaints, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of 5000 metric tonnes of maize from the Strategic Grains Reserve to the Poultry Association of ...
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Brussels sees first significant annual rise in unemployment since Covid-19 crisis

The Brussels Region saw the first significant annual increase in unemployment since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, Brussels’ Employment Office (Actiris) said on Thursday. ...
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N162: Protest Looms As NLC Rejects Hike In Petrol Price, Electricity Tariff

Following the increase in petrol price and electricity tariff, NLC is considering protest against the government. The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the hike ...
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Lamentation, Confusion As Petrol Marketers Fix Price At N162 A Litre

Nigerians are lamenting following the decision of petrol marketers to fix fuel price at N162. Barely two days after electricity tariff was increased by about ...
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Trump still wants US to get piece of any TikTok sale

President Donald Trump on Tuesday repeated his demand for a piece of the action from any sale of TikTok’s US operations for forcing such a ...
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Adesina begins fresh term, promises better deal at AfDB

In the next five years, African economies are to be industrially transformed and employment opportunities enhanced for the teeming youths, president of the African Development ...
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Almost 15% of people on Brussels public transport wears mask incorrectly

A new study of Brussels public transport has shown a high number of passengers do not properly wear their masks during their journey, prompting concerns ...
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