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NLC to place governors owing salaries, pensions on ‘watch list’

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is to liase with the International Trade Union Congress (ITUC) to place names of governors in the states where workers are being owed salaries and pensions for several months on a “watch list”. NAN reports that the ITUC is the world’s largest trade union federation. It was formed on Nov. 1, 2006, out of the ...

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Buhari hosts Africa Youth Congress Against Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has hosted the 2018 Africa Youth Congress Against Corruption Summit in Abuja yesterday, Sunday 9th December in commemoration of World Anti Corruption Day. The event, which held inside the old Banquet Hall, State House Presidential Villa, had in attendance members of the congress from across Africa. The event was also well attended by ministers and other top ...

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Google Station Launches Free WiFi in Wuse Market, Abuja!

Google has taken another leap in its quest to provide free internet to Nigerians. The Silicon Valley company launched Nigeria’s second Google Station center, Google’s public WiFi initiative, in Abuja over the weekend. This development was amongst major trending topics on twitter alongside the #Theexperience13 #TE13 #JesusourPeace throughout the last weekend This makes Abuja the second location after Lagos to ...

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Consumers groan over poor connections as 4G/LTE woobles

Telecommunications subscribers are unhappy with the mobile network operators over slow Internet connections, especially the fourth generation long term evolution (4GLTE) offerings in Nigeria. Various complaints have greeted the 4G LTE services across Nigeria. From Lagos to Abuja, Enugu to Port Harcourt, and Kano to Katsina, as monitored by The Guardian the story remains, especially for service providers, which claimed ...

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NCDC moves to curtail Yellow Fever outbreak in Nigeria!

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has introduced preventive and precautionary measures to curtail the sudden yellow fever outbreak in the country. Following the report of an outbreak of fever of unknown origin in four Local Government Areas in Edo state, the state public health team commenced investigation. On the 21st of November 2018, nine cases tested positive for yellow fever. ...

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The World Largest Church Auditorium Commissioned in Abuja!

Dunamis Gospel Center has officially commissioned the world largest church auditorium with 100,000 seat capacity in Abuja, Nigeria. The church auditorium which was declared opened on Saturday, 24th November by the Bishop Oyedepo, President, Living Faith Church  Worldwide, alongside Pastor Adeboye, Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, Pastor Paul Enenche, Founder, Dunamis Gospel Centre and other anointed men of God across the globe ...

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Election spending may threaten food supplies, price stability!

The nation’s price stability remains heavily exposed to domestic shocks that may arise post-harvest season, coupled with festive and election spending, which would hit top gear sooner. This is coming despite the sudden marginal drop in inflation in October, which beat expectations, settling at 11.26 per cent from 11.28 per cent in September. While analysts believe that the threat of ...

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Group raises concern over PDP, APC Policy Documents

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) having followed with keen interest the political development in the country, has raised concerns over the policy documents of the major political parties with the presidential candidates. With the 2019 general elections fast approaching, and political parties and their candidates releasing their blueprints, ActionAid Nigeria deems it fit to review and comment on the manifestos, particularly as it ...

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U.S. House panel to probe Trump’s Saudi ties: Washington Post

Democrats on the U.S. House intelligence panel will investigate U.S. President Donald Trump’s response to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as part of a “deep dive” next year into U.S.-Saudi Arabia ties, the committee’s incoming head said in a report published on Friday. The committee will investigate the U.S. intelligence assessment of Khashoggi’s death as well as the war ...

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WaterAid calls for action as report warns 620 million children’s education, health is compromised by lack of decent school toilets

Ahead of 2018 World Toilet Day on 19 November and after the recent declaration of a state of emergency in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector, WaterAid Nigeria is urging the Nigerian government to commence action towards prioritising sanitation for all, following a new report showing that the education and health of millions of children is threatened by a lack ...

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