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Friday, June 5, 2020

WorkersDay2017: Dogara restates commitment to new minimum wage bill for Nigerian workers

Speaker House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara fielding questions from State House Correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Dogara in a statement to mark the 2017 Workers’ Day, signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Public Affairs,...

Buhari assents North-East Development Commission Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the North East Development Commission (Establishment) Bill, 2017. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, made this known in a statement on Wednesday. According to him, the Act, establishes the North-East Development Commission. He...

BREAKING: National Assembly transmits amended electoral bill to Buhari

Reports reaching Naija247news that the National Assembly has just transmitted the Electoral Act (amendment) Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari. The President had on three previous occasions withheld his assent to the controversial bill, which has provisions to improve on the country’s electoral process ahead of...

Coronavirus: Chinese Company Locks Nigerian Workers Inside Premises In Ogun, Refuses To Allow Them Leave

yet-to-be identified Chinese company in Ogun State has locked its Nigerian workers inside its premises, refusing to allow them leave despite a stay-at-home and lockdown order instituted by President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos, Ogun and Federal Capital Territory following the outbreak of Coronavirus in...

Eid-el-Fitr: Nigeria orders massive deployment of police personnel nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Friday ordered the zonal and state police chiefs to massively deploy police officers across the country for the Sallah celebration. A statement issued in Abuja by the Force spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, said the operation would cover recreation centres,...

New batch of 165 Nigerians return from Libya

No fewer than 165 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya on Thursday aboard a chartered Nouvelair aircraft with registration number TS-INA. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the aircraft landed at 5.01 p.m at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The returnees were made up of 97...

FG to flag off distribution of 1,032 trucks of cereal in North East IDPs

The Federal Government will distribute 30,000 metric tonnes (1,032 trucks) of cereal directly to affected persons in the Northeastern states of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Taraba, Bauchi and Gombe. The exercise is expected to be flagged off by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on...

Buhari inaugurates new National Assembly Service Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in Ahmed Kadi Amshi and 11 others as Chairman and members of the National Assembly Service Commission. The ceremony, which was witnessed by Senate President Ahmad Lawan and House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, was held at the Council...

MMM Nigeria Issues New Statement To Participants

The online financial scheme, MMM Nigeria, has issued a new statement to Nigerians and participants following the suspected crash of the online money lending scheme. Recall that the money lending scheme had in December instituted a new order as it froze all activated accounts for...