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NLC suspends strike, ready for negotiation

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended the nation wide strike action called to protest the increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit otherwise known as petrol, saying the action was a huge success.

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Lagos Court Jails Omatseye, Former NIMASA DG, For Five Years

The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has sentenced the former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Raymond Omatseye, to five years in prison. Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia convicted and sentenced Mr Omatseye after finding him guilty on 24 out of 27 counts charge bordering on bid rigging and contract splitting The EFCC had charged the former …

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Another Chibok Girl found – Army

Another missing Chiobk girl has been found by the Nigerian Army in Sabisa forest. The Army Spokesperson, Colonel Usman Sani Kukasheka confirmed the rescue of another Chibok Girl this evening. This is coming after the rescue of Amina Ali who was flown to Abuja today where she met with President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Villa. According to the Army Spokesperson, her …

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Lagos Police to Charge Lekan Shonde for Murder of wife

Mr. Lekan Shonde, the husband of Late Mrs. Ronke Shonde, who he allegedly murdered in a case of domestic squabble, will tomorrow being Friday be charged to court for murder. This is coming a day after the autopsy report conducted by the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) declared that the deceased died of respiratory seizure and bruises on the …

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Suspected Militants Bomb Agip Gas Pipeline Again

By Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa There were indications on Tuesday evening that militants operating in the Niger Delta may have again blown up a gas pipeline belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) at Ogbembiri in Southern Ijaw local government area, Bayelsa State. It would be more than a dozen times that the oil and gas facilities belonging to …

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Fuel Price Increase: Court Stops NLC from Going on Strike

The National Industrial Court has stopped ‎the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress from embarking on strike to protest last week’s increase in fuel price by the federal Government. Justice Babatunde Adejumo gave the restraining order following a suit by the Attorney General of the Federation. Justice Adejumo, held: “The defendants are hereby restrained from carrying out the …

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Fuel Subsidy: Group tells Tinubu, Soyinka to apologize to Jonathan

The Concerned Ijaw Transformation Ambassadors (CITA) has said that Bola Tinubu, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon, John Oyegun and the leadership and members of the Save Nigeria Group to tender an unreserved apology to former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan over the sinister role they played when he announced the removal of fuel subsidy on the 1st of …

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Ozekhome, MRA say Lai Mohammed’s loan request from NBC is illegal, unlawful

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome and the Executive Director of Media Right Agenda, Edetaen Ojo have described the memo emanating from the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed to the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for a loan request to embark on a foreign trip as illegal and unlawful. Citing the minister’s action as a violation of the provisions …

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