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Many Injured As Gunmen Attack Kogi Fishing Festival

Gunmen have  stormed the Kabawa waterfront venue in two engine boats about an hour into the festival, and launched their attack. Guests and spectators at the event fled in different directions for safety. But five of them were not so lucky as they were hit by bullets. Police were immediately …

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Inflation to affect new minimum wage – TUC

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has said inflation has seriously affected the purchasing power of the N30, 000 national minimum wage recently approved by the senate. TUC president Comrade Bobboi Kaigama who stated this in a chat with newsmen noted that though the organized labour appreciates the approval …

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De-registration: INEC demands dialogue on number of parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has expressed concern over the growing number of political parties in Nigeria saying it had made the conduct of elections cumbersome. The commission which said it can deregister parties that fail to meet the constitutional threshold embedded in the 4th alteration to the constitution, however, called on Nigerians to hold …

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Obi hails Tinubu’s advice on VAT

Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Peter Obi has hailed National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on his position on the proposed increment in Value Added Tax (VAT). Asiwaju Tinubu had advised the federal government against increasing VAT rate as being canvassed …

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Nigeria back on the path to recovery – FG

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigeria is on the path of taking its place among the comity of nations with various developmental programmes ongoing in different sectors of the country. Prof. Osinbajo made the assertion at the 2017/2018 50th convocation lecture of the university of Lagos, with the theme …

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