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January 11, 2018 2:53 PM New minimum wage should be at least N50,000 – Muslim group tells Buhari

Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reacted to the readiness of the Buhari’s administration to increase workers’ minimum wage. Professor Ishaq Akintola, MURIC Director, in a statement, lamented that the average Nigerian worker is deliberately impoverished by ​elected leaders. ​”​Yet on top of this economically gloomy scenario, prices of goods and services 35

December 19, 2017 12:05 PM NUC issues provisional license to six new private varsities

The National Universities Commission (NUC), on Tuesday, issued provisional license to six new private universities. The license gives the universities the legal backing to commence academic activities in either their temporary or permanent sites of the university. The six new private universities are; Admiralty University, Ibusa, Delta State; Spiritan 34

December 19, 2017 10:37 AM La Liga Chases Asian Cash With Early Clasico Kick-Off

For the first time, Spanish football’s showpiece event, El Clasico between giants Real Madrid and Barcelona, has been scheduled for a lunchtime kick-off (1200GMT) on Saturday as La Liga seeks to capture Asia’s attention and its cash. “We are keen to provide our fans in Asia the opportunity to watch Real Madrid and Barcelona face off at a time that is convenient 36

October 31, 2017 2:36 AM After 6 months, Buhari fires Lawal, Amb Oke; appoints Mustapha as new SGF

ABUJA—SIX months after their suspension, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, sacked the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir David Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke. President Buhari also appointed the boss of the Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, Boss Mustapha 24

October 28, 2017 10:42 AM Nigerians should develop their country to avoid deportation – Economist

Lucy George, a development economist and former staff of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, has advised Nigerians to remain in Nigeria and contribute to its national and economic development. George gave the advice in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Saturday. She said Nigerians should pay attention to the overwhelming number of Nigerians 47

October 26, 2017 10:03 AM Guber election: Choice before Ndi Anambra

WHEN Dr. Chinweoke Mbadinuju (Odera) became the Governor of Anambra State on May 29, 1999 at the beginning of the fourth republic, after defeating Prof. A.B.C. Nwosu in the PDP primaries, his administration was nothing to write home about. Civil Servants were owed salaries, teachers were not paid and retirees were owed their gratuities and pensions 24

October 23, 2017 4:58 AM Lies, deceit and the many reasons I want Obiano out – Peter Obi

M r. Peter Obi’s unique story in governance is the subject of many conversations. Tales of his unprecedented frugality in the utilization of government resources have been celebrated in the media space and in hush-hush discussions. The success of his eight-year stint as governor of Anambra State was imprinted in the development of infrastructure, education 41

October 21, 2017 3:50 AM Arewa Youth leader to Buhari: Anti-corruption war is losing steam

Alhaji Gambo Gujungu is the National President of Arewa Youth Forum, AYF, a powerful and vociferous group of young Northerners which influences policies and decisions in the region. What do you think should be restructured in Nigeria to make it a better, greater country? The issue of restructuring the Nigerian polity has always been a recurring decimal 51

October 18, 2017 6:18 PM PDP Chairmanship: Waziri tasks South-West on consensus candidate

Giving the charge Wednesday at the formal declaration of interest for the PDP national chairmanship by former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, erstwhile Police Affairs Minister, Adamu Maina Waziri said the South-West should be supported to produce the party’s chairman. Waziri warned however that the zone would be the loser in the event of the inability 31

October 13, 2017 2:56 AM Minimum wage: Reps recommend N30,000 to avert looming strike

Members of the House of Representatives warned on Thursday that a nationwide strike by workers over low wages could force the country’s economy back into recession. They urged the Federal Government to consider an increase in wage to N30,000 as the new National Minimum Wage to avert an industrial action by workers. However, seven years after, the lawmakers 61