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Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige

Nigerian workers to get new minimum wage before 2019 polls – Ngige

National Minimum Wage Negotiation Committee says it will submit its report September 30.

APC Secretariat

2019: APC presidential hopeful withdraws, blames high cost of form

Mr Alkali says the high cost of nomination forms deprives many youth the opportunity to vie for elective posts.

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SpaceX to reveal identity of passenger on world’s first private trip around the moon

The Company said more details would be made available on Monday.

NFF Chairman, Amaju Pinnick

NFF Elections: Maigari, Ogunjobi battle to unseat Pinnick as president

No Nigerian has headed the NFF for more than four years at a stretch.

Grade 1 Area Court, Karshi.

Three women get 45 days imprisonment for fighting in Abuja

The judge however, gave the convicts an option to pay N3, 000 fine each.

Man, 45, tells court 14-year-old minor is his girlfriend

Mr Ave allegedly deceived and took the minor away from her parents since August 25.

Naira notes

U.S. concerned about currency swaps between Africa, China

Nigeria is the third African nation to agree a currency swap deal with China.

UN headquarters [Photo:]

UN says 821m people hungry globally in 2017

In pure numbers, most of the world’s hungry people – 520 million – live in Asia, but in relative terms, the hunger crisis is worse in Africa.

African Migrants on the Mediterranean sea

NEMA receives 9,822 stranded Nigerians in 18 months – Official

Majority of the returnees were from Libya.

Permanent Voter Cards

NIS seizes 436 voter cards, 192 National ID slips from foreigners

729 irregular migrants were also repatriated by the command.

African Democratic Congress (ADC)

ADC picks presidential candidate October 6

The opposition party has also adopted direct primaries to choose its candidates nationwide.


NiMet predicts nationwide rains on Friday

The agency says scattered thunderstorms and rains are likely in most parts of the country later in the day.

A mosque used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Encyclopedia Britannic

Boko Haram: Islamic group sensitises 45,075 youth on true meaning of jihad

The group says the re-orientation will help reduce youth’s vulnerability to Boko Haram’s propaganda.

Lecturer docked for alleged sodomy, gratification

The lecturer pleaded not guilty to the charges.


Trial of kidnap suspect Evans stalled

“The witness is on another assignment but he will be here tomorrow.”

2019: Be wary of politicians, NYSC warns members

“Be wary of allowing yourself to be used for political advancement of any politician.”

Vatican Pope New Bishops

Pope accepts resignation of U.S. bishop accused of sexual harassment

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Monsignor Michael Bransfield.


Minimum Wage: Workers declare support for NLC over ultimatum to Nigerian govt

The Labour leaders had on Wednesday cautioned the federal government against foot-dragging on the new minimum wage.

Couple holding hands

Court dissolves four-year-old marriage over religious difference

The man said he could no longer tolerate his wife not worshipping with him.

Nigerian Army in Damboa, Borno state (Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters)

How soldiers repelled Boko Haram attack in “fierce battle” – Official

The insurgents attacked a military base at about 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Six Nigerian officials rewarded for foiling escape of prisoners

The prisons officials foiled the escape on May 5.

Court orders flogging of man for causing public nuisance

Markus Joshua was convicted on a count charge of causing public nuisance.

Anglican Church in Nigeria used to illustrate the story

Police arrest alleged killers of Nigerian Catholic priest

The police also arrested thieves who confessed to stealing corpse from a mortuary.

2019: Edwin Clark’s wife battles Amosun for Ogun central seat

Mrs Shodipo-Clark calls for more representation of the womenfolk in the National Assembly.

File Photo: JAMB examination in a centre in Abuja

WAEC warns candidates on social media questions

Candidates have been advised to concentrate on their studies.