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Court halts labour unions planned nationwide protest

The Abuja Judicial Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria has barred the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, from holding their planned mass action. Recall that the two labour unions had fixed September 28...

FEC approves new National Policy on Occupational Safety 2020

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday in Abuja approved a new national policy on occupational safety and health, tagged National Policy on Occupational Safety 2020. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris...

NLC gives FG 14 days ultimatum to review fuel, electricity tariff hikes

The Nigeria Labour Congress has on Wednesday issued a 14 days ultimatum to the Federal Government to review the twin hikes in petrol and electricity tariff or risk facing full industrial action. Following its meeting with the FG on Tuesday,...

Buratai Instructs Troops to be Ruthless with Bandits, Other Criminals

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Saturday, charged troops of Operation Sahel Sanity to deal with bandits and other criminals ruthlessly, Daily Trust reports. He said that the military would not give a breathing space...

No date for reopening of schools – FG

Federal Government on Thursday said it has not come to a point where it is convinced that schools should be re-opened for academic exercise after their closure due to COVID-19 pandemic. Minister of State for Education Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba stated this...

Nigeria’s federal, states shared N3.88tn in 6 months – FAAC

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, on Tuesday said it shared N3.879 trillion to the Federal Government, States, local government areas, and other statutory recipients in the first half of 2020. In a statement by the committee’s Director, Communications and...

Military arrests Fake Soldier, 21 Others in Jos

The Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), maintaining peace in Plateau has arrested one James Dogo, for falsely parading himself as a military personnel. Dogo was arrested alongside one Dotun Shomoye, who specialises in printing identity cards for fake...

Newspaper Headlines for Saturday, September 5

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines. 1. COVID-19: FG Releases Timetable, Guidelines For International Flights In Nigeria The federal government of Nigeria on Friday released the schedule for the resumption of international flights in and out of Nigeria. This follows...

FG Signals full reopening of schools , NYSC orientation camps

The Federal Government says state governments and school administrators should start making preparations for the full reopening of schools in the country. Arewa Affairs recalls that schools in the country had been shut in March as part of measures to...

NLC, PDP reject New Pump price of N151, blast FG on Hike in electricity...

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has reacted to the recent increase in petroleum price announced on Wednesday by the Petroleum Product Marketing Company (PPMC), calling the development a ‘salt to injury’ situation. Speaking to...

Buhari vows to tackle Food Inflation, releases tons of Maize from strategic Reserves

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the concern of his administration about the sudden spiral of food prices, at a time when the economy is already mired in a slowdown occasioned by the global coronavirus situation. In a statement signed by...

Buhari declares Nov. 1 as National Youth Day

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved November 1st of every year as the National Youth Day, in order to celebrate, draw attention to and find solutions to the issues that affect the youth. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday...

774,000 jobs: More slots for governors, lawmakers as Minister announces sharing formula

A new sharing formula for the Federal Government’s 774,000 public work jobs will give governors, federal lawmakers, ministers and other category of people 40 percent of the slots, The Nation learnt at the weekend. The Presidency, pandering to the lawmakers’...

Newspaper Headlines for Monday, August 31

Nigerian Newspapers have carried many stories across the country and beyond. The stories covered many fields ranging from news, reports, analysis, interview, sports, entertainment, metro, environment, lifestyle and lots more. In today's edition we have the Blueprint, The Nation, Daily Sun...

NDE to recruit young graduates

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Friday informed that it is recruiting a total of 1,850 young graduates from the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), for a three-month internship programme. The graduates, according...

The controversy surrounding Sanusi’s return

The 14th Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, following his dethronement on March 9, 2020, by the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, was banished to Nasarawa state but had since moved to Lagos, South-west Nigeria. Surprisingly, he...

Newspaper Headlines for Friday, August 28

Today being Friday, August 28 many Nigerian Newspapers have carried a lot of stories cutting across news, reports, interviews, opinions, metro, sports, entertainment, business, cultures and tourism, lifestyle lots more. Watch the video 👇 https://youtu.be/04SOotU6bVw

FG approves payment of stipends to exited N-power beneficiaries

THE Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq has approved the payment of stipends to the exited N-Power beneficiaries. A statement Thursday, by Nneka Ikem Anibeze, the minister’s Special Assistant on Media, quoted her as...

Newspaper Headlines for Wednesday, August 26

Today being Wednesday , August 26 many Nigerian Newspapers have carried a lot of stories cutting across news, reports, interviews, opinions, metro, sports, entertainment, business, cultures and tourism, lifestyle lots more. We have The Nation, Daily Independent, Daily Sun, Blueprint...

Youths need a Paradigm Shift in the Political Landscape of Nigeria

Contributed by Shamsudeen Muhammad Facing a world in a vertiginous transformation, the socio-economics, development and progress of Nigeria is indispensable. In a process of transformation that will culminate Nigeria to peace and tranquility and eventually to a true democratic country,...

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