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New minimum wage: NLC reacts after Senate approved N30, 000 for workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Tuesday reacted as the senate approved the new minimum wage for workers. NLC urged the government to commence the...

New minimum wage: NLC reacts as senate approves N30, 000 for workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Tuesday reacted as the Senate approved the new minimum wage for workers. NLC urged the government to commence the...

Police provide update on Boko Haram attack on Michika, casualty figures

At least five residents died from gunfire Monday night when Boko Haram insurgents attacked a bank in Michika, Adamawa State, the state police command...

Fayose vs EFCC : What happened in court on Tuesday

A fifth prosecution witness, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, in the ongoing trial of former Gov. Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday said he was informed two years...

BBNaija: Cee-c, Alex, Nina, other Double Wahala housemates share stories of life struggle

Ex-housemates of Big Brother Naija: Double Wahala (S3) shared their struggles and lessons from the show one year after the season aired. News Agency of...

UNN sets record, generates electricity from organic waste

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Tuesday set the record of electricity generation by using organic waste to install 100KVA Refuse Drived Fuel...

Buhari meets security chiefs in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over a routine national security meeting with service chiefs and heads of security agencies in attendance. The closed door...

Kajuru killings: Over 130 lives wasted – Group laments

The coordinator, Coalition Against Kajuru Killings, Rev. Father Williams Kaura Abba, has explained that the latest mindless death toll among the natives in Kajuru...

Election petition tribunal in Cross River receives 11 cases

The Election Petition Tribunal in Cross River State has so far received eleven petitions challenging the outcome of the last general elections in the...

EFCC vs Rickey Tarfa: What happened in court on Tuesday

The trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Rickey Tarfa (SAN) charged with alleged N520 million bribe was on Tuesday stalled again due to...

JAMB reveals its plan against mercenaries who write UTME for candidates

Ahead of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has stated that...

Bauchi guber: INEC reacts to court order on collation of governorship results

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has reacted to the decision by court to stop resumed collation of governorship election results from Tafawa Balewa...

NASS: House of Reps suspend plenary to April 2

The House of Representatives has suspended plenary to April 2nd to enable members engage Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) at committee level on the...

Gunmen kidnap INEC official in Jigawa

Gunmen have kidnapped an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr Mahadi Hassan,in Jigawa State. The HOD, Voter Education and Publicity in the...

New Minimum Wage: FG gives condition for payment of N30,000 as Senate approves figure

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, has said that the Federal Government was considering increasing Value Added Tax, to enable it...

Nigeria election: Former INEC boss reveals type of voting that will work

Mr Akin Orebiyii, the immediate past Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State, says electronic voting has overwhelming...

National Minimum Wage: Why N30,000 shouldn’t be problem to State governors – Senator Gemade

Senator representing Benue Northeast Senatorial district, Barnabas Gemade has insisted that no Governor in the states of the federation should complain of payment of...

Boko Haram: Troops kill 11, arrest 3 in Adamawa

Reports from Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State in the north-east Nigeria say militants who attacked the town of Michika at about 7:00...

BREAKING: Senate approves N30,000 minimum wage

The Senate on Tuesday approved N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. This decision was reached after the upper chamber’s ad-hoc committee on new minimum...

Govt shut down three universities with reasons

The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has ordered the closure of three tertiary institutions in the state following a protest which turned violent...

I’ve been warned by Northern PDP leader not to attack, criticise Buhari again – Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of Aviation, on Tuesday, disclosed that a prominent PDP leader from the Northern part of the country has warned him...

Kano rerun: What supplementary election will reveal about INEC – Kwankwaso

Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has said the governorship supplementary election scheduled for March 23 in Kano State would determine the credibility of the Independent...

Success Adegor: Super Eagles star, Etebo reacts, reveals package for Delta schoolgirl

Stoke City Star, Oghenekaro Etebo has likened the story of little primary school pupil, Success, to his childhood days in the street of Warri,...

Boko Haram insurgents invade Michika, scare residents into bushes

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Michika town in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, on Monday night, bombing the only commercial bank in...

No court can cancel Buhari’s vote against Atiku – VON DG, Okechukwu

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria(VON) and chieftain of the governing All Progressives Congress(APC), Osita Okechukwu, has reacted the insistence of the ex-Nigeria Vice...

Kano rerun: Hold Kwankwaso responsible for violence during election – APC

The Kano State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has charged security agencies and residents to hold Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso responsible for any...

Kajuru killings: Convene a stakeholders’ meeting now – Catholic Bishops tell El-Rufai

Catholic Bishops of Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province have appealed to the Kaduna state government to convene a stakeholders’ meeting that will help in addressing incessant...

Ajimobi, APC reveal plans to sack Oyo governor-elect, Seyi Makinde

The Oyo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has urged its members and supporters to start working immediately towards taking back power from...

Rivers election: Nigerian Army threatens to withdraw partnership with police, lashes Wike, INEC over report on Obio-Akpor

The Six Division of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt has queried the alleged invasion of the Obio-Akpor Collation Centre by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom...

Omo-Agege blows hot over Court’s nullification of his re-election, reveals next steps

Senator representing Delta Central district in the National Assembly, Ovie Omo-Agege has reacted to the nullification of his re-election. Recall that a Federal High Court...

Success Adegor: Delta Government suspends headmistress of Sapele school which sent little girl home over exams levy

The Delta State Government has suspended the headmistress of Okotie-Eboh Primary School 1, Sapele Local Government of the state, Mrs. Vero Igbigwe. She was suspended...

Imo guber: Ekechi reveals ‘how Okorocha’s wife brought him down’

Former Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Governor Rochas Okorocha’s administration, Dr. Theodore Ekechi, has said that the governor’s wife’s ambition contributed immensely ‘to...

Supplementary polls: Kogi lawmaker cries out over scanty information

Ahead of the conduct of supplementary elections in some parts of the country on Saturday, March 23, 2019, a member of Kogi House of...

FG seize property worth N4.8b from Yar’adua Foundation, others

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has moved to seize plots of land and buildings valued at N4.8 billion from...

US accuses Buhari govt, Army, Police, others of killing Nigerians

The United States has accused the Federal Government of Nigeria of murdering citizens. US said the current administration and its agents were committing arbitrary and...

Imo election: We’ll decide on Gov. Okorocha soon – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it will take a decision on what to do next about the controversies surrounding Imo West...

Boeing chairman speaks on Ethiopian Airlines, Indonesian plane crashes, reveals plans

Dennis Muilenburg, Chairman, President and CEO, The Boeing Company, has expressed sadness over the Ethiopian Airlines and Indonesian plane crashes. The two accidents occurred within...

Rivers: Local vigilante rescues police inspector, civilian from kidnappers’ den

The Local Vigilante group in Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government area of Rivers State, otherwise known as ONELGA Security Peace and Advisory Council, OSPAC, has rescued...

Lagos building collapse: I don’t want to go to school again – 3-year-old survivor

Kabiru Sasore, a 3-year-old survivor of the building collapse at Ita Faji on Lagos Island, has said he is afraid of going to school...

Nigerian Army Garrison Commander murdered

An army spokesman on Monday confirmed the killing of Col. Mohammed Barack, the Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army in Shadawanka Barracks,...

Boko Haram: Adamawa govt confirms terrorists attack

The military on Monday chased out Boko Haram insurgents who tried to enter Michika, a commercial town in Adamawa, after a fierce battle that...

Ethiopian Airlines: More details emerge as experts study flight recorder

The black boxes of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed, recording a loss of 157 lives, recently have been read successfully, French accident investigators...

US speaks on Nigeria’s minimum wage, workers’ condition

The United States has lambasted Nigeria over its inability to increase minimum wage for workers. This is contained in a recent report titled, “2018 Country...

BBC demands probe of ‘PDP politician’ who slapped female journalist in Lagos

The British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to probe the alleged assault on its correspondent, Ajoke Ulohotse, who was...

Government speaks on fresh building collapse in Lagos

Lagos State government has debunked claims that a fresh building collapsed on Monday in the state, with people trapped in respect of a structure...

Card reader behind PDP’s electoral loss – Buhari group tells Peter Obi

The Zikist-Buharist-Movement (ZBM), South East, has claimed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lost the 2019 presidential election owing to the use of card...

Boko Haram: Troops battle terrorists in Michika

Boko Haram militants, Monday evening, attacked Michika town in Adamawa State, northeast Nigeria. Residents told DAILY POST that the attack came from all sides, as...

Olatoye Sugar’s family demands N200m from UCH Ibadan for allegedly ‘releasing his dying photo’

The family of the late Hon. Temitope Olatoye Sugar has written a petition against the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, seeking N200 million damages...

Access Bank’s N15bn Green Bond fully subscribed — GMD, Herbert Wigwe

Access Bank Plc. said on Monday that a five-year Fixed Rate Senior Unsecured N15 billion Green Bond, the first climate bond to be issued...

Army disagrees with INEC over Rivers guber election

The Nigerian Army, on Monday, disagreed with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), over the position it adopted regarding the governorship election in Rivers...