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Petrol, Electrity Price Hike: Govt, labour meeting inconclusive as court halts planned strike

Nigeria, Sept. 24 -- The meeting between the federal government, labour unions and civil society groups over the increase in petrol price and electricity tariff, again, ended without a resolution. Th... Read More


Petrol, Electricity Hike: TUC joins NLC, threatens to shut down economy

Nigeria, Sept. 23 -- The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has joined the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in threatening to shut down activities in the country on September 28 if the federal government refuses... Read More


World Teachers Day: Nigerian govt to reward country's best teachers

Nigeria, Sept. 22 -- The federal government has announced an award for the best teacher in each of Nigeria's 774 local government areas during the 2020 World Teachers' Day event slated for October 5. ... Read More


Low turnout, faulty card readers, late commencement characterise Edo election

Nigeria, Sept. 19 -- As the Edo State gubernatorial election gets underway, the late arrivals of official, low voters turnout, faulty card readers and no adherence to COVID 19 have been observed in pa... Read More


#EdoDecides2020: PDP, APC agents buying votes at polling units

Nigeria, Sept. 19 -- Agents of the two major political parties- the All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Party - have been found buying votes in the ongoing governorship election in Edo St... Read More


#EdoDecides2020: Why we can't force voters to comply with COVID-19 guidelines - INEC

Nigeria, Sept. 19 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it cannot force voters to abide by COVID-19 health rules in the ongoing polls in Edo State. It was reacting to repor... Read More


States should decide resumption dates for schools - FG

Nigeria, Sept. 18 -- In its effort toward reopening schools, the federal government said it has given state governments the consent to decide resumption dates in their states. The Minister of State f... Read More


UNILAG Crisis: Visitation panel submits report to FG

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- The Special Presidential Visitation Panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to look at the removal of the suspended Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Oluwatoyin Ogund... Read More


Eight millions West Africans open new bank accounts during lockdown - Report

Nigeria, Sept. 16 -- At least eight million West Africans opened new bank accounts while their countries were in lockdown due to the outbreak of coronavirus, a report released on Tuesday by the Bill a... Read More


NLC to FG: Reverse petrol, electricity price in 14 days or face strike

Nigeria, Sept. 16 -- The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to shut down the economy if the federal government refuses to reverse the recent hike in petrol price and electricity tariff in 14... Read More