Thisday Newspaper News Today Friday 11th October 2019
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Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, Thursay attributed the challenges being experienced in reaching agreement on full implementation of the new minimum wage increase, caused by the present impasse over the consequential adjustment of the minimum wage for Grade Levels 7 to 17, to the wrong interpretation of […]
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Chineme Okafor in Abuja The federal government has set up a team comprising of 89 persons to monitor the volume of petrol imported and consumed daily in Nigeria. The team, according to a statement from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), was drawn from five key agencies comprising the corporation itself, Department of Petroleum Resources […]
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Ejiofor Alike The federal government has paid the sum of £250,000 to Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID) as running cost, following an order of the Commercial Court in London last month. Justice Christopher Butcher gave the order on September 26 with a 14-day ultimatum to the Nigerian government, a deadline that expired Thursday. Nigeria […]
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Kasim Sumaina in Abuja The federal government Thursday signed an agreement with China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) to construct the $3.9 billion Abuja-Baru-Itakpe-Warii rail line, build a new seaport and mange same for a period of 30 years. The contract was signed by both parties at the Federal Ministry of Transportation in Abuja, where the […]
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CUPP alleges plot to alter composition of S’Court panel on Atiku’s petition Udora Orizu in Abuja The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, has declared that he has zero tolerance for corruption, and expressed the readiness of the National Judicial Council (NJC) to investigate and sanction judges across the country, who indulge in […]
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Buhari orders sale of recovered assets to avert return to owners Promises to review cost of governance Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) thursday in Abuja said it had recovered at least N1 trillion which it said had been deployed to fund the Social Investment Programme (SIP) of the […]
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Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that none of the few countries in the world that could claim to have attained low levels of corruption is in Africa. Osinbajo said this yesterday in Abuja at the public launch of ‘FLAG’IT,’ an electronic App designed by the Akin Fadeyi Foundation to […]
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The Lagos State House of Assembly Thursday threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, and four ex-commissioners. This decision followed two preliminary reports presented by two committees set up to investigate the 820 buses purchased by the administration of Ambode. The former commissioners threatened with arrest warrant are Kazeem Adeniji […]
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Martins Ifijeh The Kogi West Elders Forum, a non-partisan pressure group, has said that having gauged the political direction and power equation of Kogi State, it would support the re-election bid of Governor Yahaya Bello. In a statement made available to THISDAY Thursday, the group said this was part of a resolution from the meeting […]
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Chuks Okocha in Abuja Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday expressed worry over the arrest of yet another scammer linked with the Buhari Presidency, alleging that the latest development has confirmed that the Presidency under President Muhammadu Buhari has become a haven for dubious characters. The party, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola […]
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