Leadership Newspapers News Today Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Leadership Newspapers News Today Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Nigeria Leadership Newspapers News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 23/01/19

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target=_blank>Labour Kicks As Council Of State Okays N27, 000 Minimum Wage

Nigerian workers have turned down the N27,000 new minimum wage endorsed for them yesterday by the National Council of State The new figure is N3,000 below the N30,000 the federal government and organised labour agreed upon and N4,500 above the N22,500 offered by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF). In what industry watchers described as the
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target=_blank>Courts Can’t Stop Onnoghen’s Trial – CCT

The chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Mr. Danladi Umar,  has said that all court orders restraining or stopping the CCT from proceeding with the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, are not binding on it. The CCT, in a split decision of two to one, discountenanced the
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target=_blank>El-Zakzaky, Wife To Remain In Custody Till March 25

The High Court sitting in Kaduna yesterday adjourned to March 25, 2019 the continuation of hearing on the amended charges against the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife Zinat but grant them access to medical attention. Justice Gideon Kurada gave the order at the resumed sitting on the case
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target=_blank>Melaye Regains Freedom, Faces Fresh Charge

The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye who was detained in police custody for about 18 days, yesterday regained freedom. Justice Halilu Yussuf  of the FCT High Court  for the second time granted the senator bail. However, Melaye, was yesterday, alongside his domestic staff, Silas Omenka arraigned on a fresh charge bothering on obstruction and
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target=_blank>CBN Cautions Against Rising External Debt

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has advised the federal government to exercise restraint over the nation’s rising rate of external debt stock, expressing fears that Nigeria is fast approaching the pre-2005 Paris Club experience. According to the Debt Management Office (DMO), Nigeria’s total public debt stock, comprising external and
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target=_blank>A’Ibom Discovers New Oil Well

Akwa Ibom, currently the highest oil producing state in Nigeria is just about to expand its status and income from the federation account with the discovery of rich crude content in Uruan LGA of the state. The state is now awaiting  necessary formalities to kick start exploration of the recently discovered crude oil well The
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target=_blank>Absence Of 99 Senators Forces Senate To Adjourn

With 25 days away from the 2019 elections, 99 senators yesterday failed to attend senate plenary just as the ten senators present could not form a quorum. Section 54 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), dictates that the Senate requires one third of its109 members, which amounts to 37, to form a quorum to sit
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target=_blank>Jubilation As Bogoro Resumes At TETFund

There was wild jubilation, yesterday, at the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) when the reinstated executive secretary, Professor Suleiman Bogoro, resumed work. The executive secretary was actually mobbed when he alighted his vehicle. Some of the agency’s staff members at its head office in Abuja were seen exchanging banters while others described Bogoro’s return as
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target=_blank>I’m Optimistic INEC Will Deliver Credible Polls, PMB Tells EU Observers

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday told the European Union Observer Mission (EOM) to Nigeria’s elections starting in February, that he was impressed by the preparations by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the landmark polls. He was optimistic that INEC would deliver on its mandate of conducting credible elections. Buhari, who received the EOM led
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Nigerian Army Flag Off Exercise EGWU EKE 111 In Kaduna

The Nigerian Army has flagged Off of the Exercise EGWU EKE III also known as Operation Python Dance at the 1Division Garrison Step up headquarters in Rigasa area of  Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 1 Division Nigerian Army Headquarters Kaduna, Maj-Gen Mohammed Mohammed during the flag off gave […]
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