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Nigerian govt to set up committee to review National Minimum Wage

Labour wants N56,000 as minimum wage.

Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Falana blasts Buhari’s aide, Garba Shehu, over ‘power drunk’ El-Zakzaky comments

Mr. Falana says even the “neo-tarzanist Buhari/Idiagbon military junta” did not disobey court orders like the Buhari administration.

FILE PHOTO: Former President Goodluck Jonathan speaking at the Bloomberg Studio in London

NDDC has failed Niger Deltans – Jonathan

The former president says only fiscal federalism will bring about faster development.

Former junior minister of Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro

APC chairman speaks on Obanikoro’s planned defection to ruling party

Mr. Obanikoro is a formidable bigwig of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari presenting food items to physically challenged people

Buhari’s wife, Aisha, speaks on husband’s driving force

The President’s wife thanks Nigerian women for praying for her husband’s recovery.

Cameroon President, Paul Biya

Branson, Mboma, others demand release of students jailed over Boko Haram joke

The students have been in jail after being guilty of “non-denunciation of terrorism related information”.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation (N-Power), Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede speaking on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja on Wednesday (24/5/17).
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Nigerian govt to prosecute escapee N-power volunteers

A presidential aide says some volunteers receive payment but stay off their work.

N-Power

N-power non-graduates scheme begins July – Official

He said N-Power had two broad components, namely: graduate and non-graduate schemes.

Pump action rifles intercepted by the Nigeria Customs Service at Tin Can Island Port [Photo Credit: Nigeria Customs Service]

PHOTO STORY: Pump action rifles intercepted at the Tin Can Island Port

The intercepted 440 pieces of pump action rifles were manufactured in the United States of America and Italy.

Accountant General of the Federation , Ahmed Idris

Excess Crude Account balance down to $2.29 billion

N29.83 billion was shared to oil-producing states based on the 13 per cent derivation principle.

Minister of Works, Power & Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola Fashola inspecting ongoing building project

Nigerian govt will not use imported materials in housing schemes – Fashola

The minister said local assembly and manufacturing will be encouraged.

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris

Nigeria Police to recruit 30,000 personnel annually— I-G

Police will also create more area commands.

President Muhammadu Buhari at his office

Presidency speaks on rumoured coup plot by Army officers

“The Army had warned its personnel not to dabble into politics.”

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus [Photo: devex.com]

WHO elects first African Director-General

Mr. Ghebreyesus is the first African to be elected to the position

Titi Abubakar [Photo: Nigeriafilms.com]

How a pastor I trusted defrauded me of N918million — Atiku’s wife

“I thought he will not defraud me because he is a pastor.”

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo presents PhD research proposal to NOUN faculty

The former president says he has already commenced the research in the North-East zone.

Naira notes and coins [Photo credit: Oyibos OnLine]

Senate wants lower Naira notes changed to coins

The lawmakers want banks compelled to accept coins.

President Muhammadu Buhari during the  Campaign prior to the 2015 Presidential election

Buhari will win 2019 election if he contests – Presidency

The presidency says Nigerians still have confidence in the president.

FILE PHOTO: Pump-action rifles intercepted by the Nigeria Customs Service

Another container-load of arms found in Lagos port

The terminal where the find was made has been shut down.

State House correspondent of Channels Television, Chukwuma Onuekusi

JUST IN: Channels TV State House correspondent is dead

Mr. Onuekusi worked for Channels TV since 1998.

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung

Reps threaten Sports Minister, Dalung’s arrest over alleged contract fraud

Officials of the sports ministry are accused of demanding kickback before approving a contract.

N-Power

How we process stipends for 174,000 N-power volunteers — Govt

An official says there is no delay in payments to beneficiaries.

Nigerian Army

Army kill notorious cultist, recover arms

“The late cultist was on the wanted list of Rivers Police command.”

House of Reps [Photo: Twitter - @HouseNGR]

PDP loses another Rep to APC

The lawmaker cited divisions in the Peoples Democratic Party as his reason for defecting.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Zamfara govt assembles 500 Qur’anic reciters to pray for Buhari, Nigeria

“If the President, as the leader of Nigeria, is not well, then it becomes the concern of all Nigerians.”