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Daily Archives: September 26, 2020

Togo’s Prime Minister and his government resign

Togo’s Prime Minister Komi Selom Klassou and his government have resigned in a political reshuffle delayed by the Coronavirus pandemic.   The resignation came after President Faure Gnassingbe won his re-election in March, extending his 15-year-old rule and a family dynasty that began when his father took power in a 1967 coup.   Komi Selom Klassou has served as prime minister since …

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NLC to go ahead with Monday protest despite court order

The Nigeria Labour Congress has insisted on going ahead with its planned mass action scheduled for Monday September 28, despite a fresh court order obtained by the Federal Government on Friday September 25, barring them and the Trade Union Congress from embarking on their planned strike.   The organized labour’s General Secretary, Comrade Emmanuel Ugboaja in a communique addressed to its members told them to come …

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Kaduna government confirms receiving names of nominees for Emir of Zazzau position

The Kaduna state government has confirmed receiving a list of nominees for the position of emir of Zazzau which became vacant on Sunday September 25, following the death of Shehu Idris who was appointed in 1975.   Kingmakers have now submitted names of Princes from three of the four dynastic lines of the emirate.   Balarabe Lawal, the secretary to the state government in …

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Nigerians are dying in Sahara desert and Mediterranean due to trafficking – NAPTIP

The National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) has raised an alarm of Nigerians dying in Sahara desert and Mediterranean due to trafficking.   Director General of the agency, Julie Okah-Donli who revealed this during the inauguration of the state task force on human trafficking in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state said over 20,000 Nigerians were victims of trafficking in Mali alone in 2018.   …

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