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Minimum Wage: FG to Send Proposal to NEC Thursday

2019-01-16T10:28:07+00:00

The Federal Government is set to present the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage proposal to the National Economic Council on Thursday (tomorrow) for further consultations. This was the key resolution of an extraordinary meeting of the Federal Executive Council, which ended in Abuja on Tuesday night. President Muhammadu Buhari presided over the meeting at the Presidential Villa. State governors, the Central Bank of Nigeria and some major Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government constitute the NEC. The Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed, informed State House correspondents after the FEC rose that deliberations centred on the minimum wage. Mohammed did not [...]

Minimum Wage: FG to Send Proposal to NEC Thursday 2019-01-16T10:28:07+00:00

Presidential Ticket: Atiku Begins Search for Running Mate

2018-10-08T09:49:54+00:00

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday at the main bowl of Adokie Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, won the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party. Hardly did Atiku emerge as the winner than the talk of his running mate started. Investigations by our correspondents showed that the search might have been limited to the South-East region of the country. However, in the election, Atiku polled 1,532 votes out of total of 3,221 votes, representing almost 50 per cent of the entire delegates’ votes. His closest rival, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State scored 693 votes, while the President [...]

Presidential Ticket: Atiku Begins Search for Running Mate 2018-10-08T09:49:54+00:00

PDP Will Do Everything To Take Over In 2019, Says Wike

2018-10-08T09:19:10+00:00

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, says it is time for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to come up with a strategy to wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). According to him, the party will do everything it can to take over in 2019. The governor said this on Sunday after a closed-door meeting with the party’s presidential flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar. He also called on the party’s chieftains to rally round the flagbearer ahead of the general elections. “All PDP people are happy. We are one family, you may support aspirant A or aspirant B but once somebody has [...]

PDP Will Do Everything To Take Over In 2019, Says Wike 2018-10-08T09:19:10+00:00

Saraki’s Presidential Aspiration, a Huge Joke – APC

2018-09-06T10:37:06+00:00

The All Progressives Congress has again lashed out at the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, saying his presidential aspiration is a huge joke. The acting National Publicity Secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena, said this in a statement in Abuja, on Wednesday. The party said although it was the right of every Nigerian citizen to aspire to be President of the country, it was concerned about issues of integrity, competence and capability to preside over the affairs of the country. The APC said it was not unaware of reports that Saraki’s presidential declaration was part of a gimmick to divert [...]

Saraki’s Presidential Aspiration, a Huge Joke – APC 2018-09-06T10:37:06+00:00