Bandits: Gov Yari rules out dialogue, insist on force

*As Buhari meets with security chiefs By Lawrence Olaoye Zamfara State governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Abdulazeez Yari, had ruled out the possibility of dialoguing with the bandits for ceasefire in his state. The governor stated this yesterday after a closed door meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari with the service More...

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FG raises VAT on luxury goods to finance Minimum Wage

Udo Udoma By Ikechukwu Okaforadi and Musa Adamu The Federal government has disclosed that an upward review of the Value Added Tax (VAT) is unavoidable to enable government pay the N30,000 new minimum wage to Nigerian More...

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2019 Elections: Reps to probe “illegal” deployment, abuse by Army

By Christiana Ekpa The House of Representatives yesterday moved to set up a high powered Ad Hoc Committee to carry out holistic and comprehensive investigation on the illegal deployment, uses, misuses, and abuses More...

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Drug abuse: Gov Bello orders closure of peddlers’ shops, prosecution of offenders

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has ordered immediate closure of any shop found engaging in sales of hard drugs and the prosecution of promoters of such pharmacy. He gave More...

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INEC obeys court, stops collation of Bauchi gov result

By Vivian Okejeme Abuja Justice Inyang Ekwo has restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) from proceeding with its planned collation and announcement of the results of the governorship election More...

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Senate passes N30,000 Minimum Wage

*As lawmakers advocate review of sharing formula By Ikechukwu Okaforadi and Musa Adamu Senate yesterday passed the N30,000 new minimum wage for Nigerian workers, which is about three thousand naira higher than the More...

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Delta Govt frowns at illegal fees collection in public schools

From: Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Delta State Government has frowned at the unauthorised levies and fees unilaterally imposed on pupils by schools vis- a- vis sending children away from school with the added threat of being More...

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Gas explosion kill 1, injure 20 persons in Delta community

Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Gas Cylinder explosion which occurred on Monday evening in Ugboroko Community, Uvwie local Government Area of Delta State, has left no fewer than twenty persons fatally injured and one other More...

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Our debt profile stands at N30b -Kwara Govt

From Oluseyi Dasilva, Ilorin Kwara State Government has debunked public speculation about the true state of its debt profile stating that the state’s current debt portfolio is N30,203,632,608.29 with a monthly More...

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Edo govt sues for partnership with journalists

By Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin Edo State government has sued for partnership with practising journalusts in propagating the programmes and policies of the government. The State Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, More...