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South Africa Increases Minimum Wage To N126,480

South Africa has increased its minimum wage to N126,480 per month. The news is coming at a time Nigerian workers are uncertain their struggle for a N30, 000 minimum wage would yield a result. The Global Wage Report 2018/19 released yesterday reveals that the world’s wage growth also hit a …

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Four Votes For Ambode, 960 For Sanwo-Olu At Tinubu’s Ward

The final result for Ward C, Tinubu’s ward — comprising Olusosun, Alausa and Oregun — saw Ambode poll a measly four votes while his opponent, Sanwo-Olu, recorded 960 votes. Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos, was mauled by Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the ward of Bola Tinubu in the ongoing Lagos State …

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NLC suspends strike

The Nigerian Labour Congress has suspended its ongoing strike. The strike commenced on September 26. The National President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, announced the suspension of the strike at a press conference on Sunday in Abuja. “The suspension takes effect from today Sunday,” he said. The suspension means workers …

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Saraki says Senate is ready to reconvene over INEC

The President of the Senate DR Bukola Saraki has said that the 8th Senate was ready to reconvene to consider the N242 INEC budget currently pending before it. Saraki disclosed this during a World Press Conference on Wednesday on the aftermath of the siege on the national Assembly by operatives …

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Saraki congratulates Fayemi

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on his victory in the just-concluded Ekiti gubernatorial election. Saraki, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, stated that the Governor-elect of Ekiti State should …

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FEC approves N185bn for 14 roads nationwide

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved N185.2billion for the rehabilitation, repairs and reconstruction of 14 roads across the country. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said this when he briefed State House correspondents …

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President Buhari declares June 12 as Democracy Day

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that henceforth, June 12 will be observed as the Democracy day in the nation. June 12, 1993, means the date Nigerians presumably voted the late Moshood Abiola as the President of the country, an election that was eventually annulled by the then-Head of State Ibrahim …

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