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FG Suspends New Electricity Tariff For Two Weeks Following Agreement With TUC And NLC

Dr Chris Ngige Following the decision made by the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress to suspend its planned nationwide strike scheduled to begin today Monday, September 28, the federal government has also suspended the new electricity tariff for two weeks The suspension was announced following the agreement that the deregulation of the oil sector and increase in pump price was to remain as the government rolls out palliatives for labour. At the meeting, it was also agreed that Electricity tariffs should be suspended by the Federal government…

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Will NLC strike hold – Labour insists on strike action

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has insisted that it’s proposed strike for Monday 28th September will hold despite the government’s intervention. The proposed strike action is in protest to the recent increase in electricity tariff and the removal of petrol subsidy. The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday met with President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba; and his TUC counterpart, Quadri Olaleye, among others. Both Wabba and Gbajabiamila decried that the negotiations between the government and the workers to prevent the imminent strike had failed, The Punch reports. “We, in the…

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October 1: Nigeria Has Become A Fulani Empire Under Buhari – MASSOB

MASSOB Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has described Nigeria as a failed state even after opting out the sit-at-home order handed down by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on October 1 to protest various killings and injustice done to the people of South East. The group Leader, Uchenna Madu, in a statement, declared Nigeria as a failed state at 60, after independence and does not worth celebrating. “We declare Nigeria as a dead state which has nothing to celebrate. At 60 years of…

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NYSC Member Cries Out For Help As Police In Anambra Brutalise Her While Conducting Illegal Search Operation

Akinlabi According to a report by SaharaReporters, officers of the Nigeria Police Force in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State have brutalised a serving member of the National Youth Service Corps while also falsifying her police statement. The corps member, Akinlabi (other names concealed), said the harassment against her began on September 17 after men of the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad broke into her compound while she was asleep and pointed a flashlight to her face while claiming to be looking for “yahoo boys”. SARS is notorious for numerous…

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NLC set to shutdown Nigeria with protest over fuel, electricity tariff hike

The National Executive Council, NEC, of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Tuesday ratified the decision of the Congress to embark on a nationwide protest on September 28. NLC set to shutdown Nigeria with protest over fuel, electricity tariff hike The planned protest was to compel the Federal Government to reverse the recent increase in prices of fuel and electricity tariff. The Federal Government had recently hike the prices of fuel to N160 per litre, signifying full deregulation of fuel price regime which will now be controlled by forces of…

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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and wife welcome their first grandchild

The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo and his wife have welcomed their first grandchild as their daughter, Damilola delivered a bouncing baby boy on Monday, Sept 21. Taking to her Instagram page, Dolapo Osinbajo shared the good news with her followers. She wrote, ” Behold, children are the heritage from the Lord.” Psalm 127:3 “All thanks and praises to God for his precious gift of a baby boy, delivered today, to our children, Seun and Damilola Bakare. All glory to God.” Moments later, the vice president shared a picture…

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Osibanjo says: “Government has no business running refineries”

The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said the problems affecting the Nigeria’s refineries will persist if the Federal Government continues to own and run them. Osinbajo in a virtual meeting organised for the All Progressives Congress bloggers and social media influencers at the APC National Secretariat, in Abuja, on Monday, September 21, said that experience has shown that refineries were better managed by the private sector than the government. Hence, there is need for the government to restrict itself to providing the regulatory framework for such businesses to thrive…

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300L UNN Law Student Lands In Police Net After Allegedly Scamming His Lecturers, Others Of Over N120m

Omeje Light aka Okwuego, a 300L Law student of University of Nigeria, Nsukka, has gotten himself into very serious trouble. The student was arrested by officers of the Enugu state command for allegedly defrauding people of millions via his “make-quick-money“ scheme called Elifeseries. It was gathered that Omeje was arrested recently after he failed to pay back investors’ money and allegedly tried to flee from the country. It is said that he began the scheme in September 2019, and investors were told that they’d get 30% interest on their investment,…

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Goodluck Jonathan’s Daughter Welcomes New Baby With Husband (Photos)

Edwards and husband have welcomed a new baby  Former Nigeria President, Goodluck Jonathan’s daughter, Faith Edward, and her husband, Godswill have welcomed their fourth baby. She delivered the baby on Thursday. Faith with her husband welcomed the bouncing baby boy on September 17. The proud father took to his verified social media handle to share the good news. He wrote; ”I give God almighty the praise, for the awesome gift of a bouncing baby boy. Help me welcome the new Prince of the P7 dynasty.” Faith wrote The couple got…

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Buhari signs Police Bill 2020 into law

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, has signed into law the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020. President Buhari in a statement on September 16, 2020, communicated his assent to the Bill to the National Assembly, through the Clerk of the legislature. According to a statement issued by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina explained that the Act repealed the Police Act Cap. P19. Laws of the Federation, 2004, and provides for a more effective and well organized Police Force, driven by the principles of transparency and accountability…

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Nigeria is the most prosperous black nation in the world’ – President Buhari

As Nigeria prepares to celebrate its 60th independence anniversary, President Buhari has described Nigeria as the most prosperous black nation in the world and the largest economy in Africa. The President said this when he spoke at the unveiling ceremony of the theme and logo for the nation’s 60th independence anniversary in Abuja today September 16. A statement released by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, quotes President Buhari as saying “Today, we stand on the threshold of history as we formally begin a series of activities commemorating Nigeria’s Diamond Anniversary. The…

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Alex Iwobi: Everton put Eagles player up for sale

Everton are said to be considering offers for Nigeria international Alex Iwobi and several other players before the October transfer deadline closes. Other players on that are being tipped to be offered for sale are ex-Arsenal Theo Walcott and ex-Juventus Moise Kean. Carlo Ancelotti’s plan may explain why Iwobi was not even on the bench for Everton when they met Tottenham on Sunday, in their MatchDay one, which they won 1-0. According to British media reports, Everton are looking to balance their books, with the sale of the players, after…

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Mompha describes his return to Nigeria ‘as a disaster’

Nigerian Internet sensation Ismaila Mustapha alias Mompha, has described his return to Nigeria as a disaster. The Dubai-based Nigerian businessman, shared his regret of returning to Nigeria which he described as a “disaster”. In a post he shared via his Instastory, Mompha who has an ongoing court case centered on money laundering expressed hope of all his challenges becoming a thing of the past. Sharing a picture of himself, he wrote; “2 years ago when you don’t knw coming to ur country will be a disaster. Surely it will all…

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