Nigeria

Buhari’s Economic Policies Are Hurting The Poor They Were Intended To Help – Ezekwesili

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A Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili Saturday slammed President Muhammadu Buhari’s current economic policies, saying they are anti-poor. “During the first coming of this our new president, a command and control economic system was adopted. During that era, inflation spiralled. During that era, jobs were lost. During that era, ...

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Attacks: Northern Governors Berated For Defending Fulani Herdsmen

The 19 northern governors came under criticism yesterday over their position that the Fulani should not be labelled as criminals, following alleged killings perpetrated by suspected Fulani Herdsmen. The Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, asked the governors to bury their heads in shame over their position which came in the wake ...

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Nigeria’s Political Elite Very Irresponsible – NLC

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The Nigeria Labour Congress has expressed anger with the nation’s political elite for allegedly acting irresponsibly and squandering the nation’s wealth.The national president of the NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, who spoke yesterday at a pre-May Day lecture in Abuja, cited the non-payment of workers’ salaries in many states as part ...

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Adeleke To Osun Workers: You’ll Soon Have Cause To Smile

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The senator representing Osun West on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Isiaka Adeleke, has predicted a brighter future for workers in Osun State.The senator made this known in his May Day message yesterday to workers in the State.According to Mr. Adeleke, the first civilian governor of Osun State, ...

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High-Profile Fraud: EFCC Beams Searchlight On Four FCT Judges

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has beamed its searchlight on four high court judges in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for allegedly frustrating the probe of high-profile corruption cases.The judges are said to have developed a penchant for going soft with suspects who approach their courts to stop ...

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President Buhari Will Sign The 2016 Budget This Week – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, assured that the 2016 Budget would be signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, this week. According to him, the signing of the document would kick-start the implementation of the change agenda of the All Progressives Congress, APC, which would include completing all social projects ...

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Fayose Acknowledges Workers’ Understanding As Economic Crisis Bites Further

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has commended workers in the country for their resilience in the face of biting economic situation, promising that the future holds better prospects for employers and employees. In a message released to the press by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Idowu Adelusi in Ado ...

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ASUU Commences Sit-at-home Protest In Bayelsa Over Unpaid Salaries

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in the Bayelsa State-owned Niger Delta University (NDU) has commenced a sit-at-home protest following the inability of the Governor Seriake Dickson-led administration to pay lecturers of the university five-month salary arrears. The ASUU Chairman in NDU, Stanley Ogoun, confirmed the development and said ...

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El-Rufai Vows To End Kidnapping In Kaduna

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Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has promised to end incessant cases of kidnapping to guarantee the safety of lives and property of the citizens in the state. El-Rufa’i made the promise on Saturday during a town hall meeting in Kachia, Kachia Local Government Area of the state. “… the ugly ...

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Navy Arrests Nine For Oil Theft In Delta

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The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Delta, in Warri, Delta State, Friday paraded ten suspects, including one suspected kidnapper and nine oil thieves. The Commander of the NNS Delta, Commodore Raimi Mohammed, who paraded the suspects said, while Tombra Obaila, a member of a five-man kidnapping gang, was arrested at about ...

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