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Ngige advises states not to delay minimum wage payment

Labour and Employment Minister Chris Ngige yesterday urged state governments and other employers of labour to start the implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage. He said the immediate implementation of new salary regime remained the only way avoid a huge backlog of arrears that will likely create labour unrest …

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European elections 2019: What we know so far

Latest results indicate a decline in support for centre-right and centre-left parties in the European elections, with some of the votes going to green, liberal and far-right parties instead. Turnout was higher than expected, with some observers suggesting this was due to more young people voting. In 2014 the centre-right …

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Buhari may block NASS final push to oust Magu

A final push by the National Assembly to oust the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has virtually been consummated with a bill to that effect already passed by the House of Representatives pending concurrence by the Senate this week. Competent NASS sources said Sunday …

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Gunmen raid Burkina Faso church, kill four

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Gunmen burst into a church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday and shot dead four people, a security source said – at least the fourth attack on Christians in the past month. Other worshippers were wounded in the assault on the morning service at the church near …

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ICPC recovers N26bn in 4yrs – Chairman

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said  it recovered  N26 billion from 2015 till date from public officials and companies. Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday, said the …

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US judge suspended for anti-Trump comments

Utah judge, Michael Kwan  has been suspended for six months without pay after making derogatory comments about Donald Trump, including criticising his “inability to govern and political incompetence.” Kwan’s suspension earlier this week by the state’s supreme court says that his behaviour was in violation of the judicial code of …

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