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Dotunroy.com, a development news website, committed to churning out social development and Sustainable development stories across Africa has taken time out to celebrate its esteemed readers, fans and clients across the continent as they celebrate Christmas and New Year Holidays this season. Read the Message below: Feliz Navidad! We gladly express our deep appreciation to all our esteemed readers, clients ...

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Understanding the rules of Hassle free Online Payments

ONE of the fallout of the cashless policy and rapid deployment of electronic payment channels is online payment. Online payment is the use of internet based platforms to pay for goods and services. According to the Nigeria Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS), Nigerians made 33.43 million transactions worth N183.07 billion via the internet from January to September this year. Internet money ...

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SERAP Files Lawsuit against Saraki over N14.2M allowance given to Dariye

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, says it has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Lagos to stop the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, from paying former Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye a sum of N14.2 million monthly allowances while he serves out his 10-year prison sentence for corruption. SERAP says it filed the suit because it ...

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Unemployment rate in the country is abysmally high, Experts tell FG

Miffed by the country’s current unemployment rate and abysmal economic growth, the Federal Government has been urged by experts to focus on factors that can hasten economic development and save Nigeria’s future generations. Speaking at the maiden inaugural lecture and launch of Dr. Michael Abiodun Adedeji Foundation in Lagos, they identified the country’s education system, leadership, and unfavourable environment for ...

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Nigeria will collapse if Buhari rules for another 4 years— Peter Obi

Vice Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Peter Obi, said, weekend, that Nigeria’s economy will keep “bleeding” if President Muhammadu Buhari remains in power for another four years. Speaking in Lagos on Saturday, Obi made reference to the 2019 budget President Buhari presented to the National Assembly on Wednesday. According to him, Nigeria will not survive if the ...

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#MinimumWage Figure: Labour Rejects Delay Tactics

Labour leaders have rejected plans by the Federal Government to set up another high-powered technical committee on the new national minimum wage. Leaders of the union comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the United Labour Congress (ULC) stated this in a communiqué jointly signed at the end of a national leadership meeting of organised labour ...

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Federal Government will take action after analysing Amnesty International’s report, says presidency

The presidency yesterday said the Federal Government would take necessary action after analysing the Amnesty International’s damning allegations against President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. Amnesty International, which campaigns to end abuses of human rights, had recently expressed concern over sundry misdemeanors by the government. The report alleged deadly conflicts between farmers and cattle herders in central Nigeria over land and natural ...

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Reps Advocate for Increase in Health Budget

House of Representatives Committee Chairman on Health, Mohammed Usman has reiterated that budget for health must be increased in order to face squarely the challenges inherent in the health sector, especially as it relates to family planning. Usman stated this in Abuja reecently at Every Woman, Every Child seminar which was organised by Community Health and Research Initiative (CHR) and ...

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Saraki wants Buhari to assent to PIB, other bills

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill(PIGB) and other bills critical to national development. Saraki said this in his opening remarks at the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari, the speech was however not delivered at the ceremony, but was made available to newsmen. He ...

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NESREA kicks off Generator Emissions Control Programme Across Nigeria!

National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) is set to commence the implementation of the National Generator Emission Control Programme (NGECP) across the 36 states of the federation. The Director General/Chief Executive Officer NESREA, Dr Chidi Anukam while briefing the Pressmen yesterday in Abuja said the NGECP aimed at creating effective public awareness on indiscriminate and poorly use of ...

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