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Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the federal government has no plan to lay off workers in the federal public service. Speaking on NTA’s ‘Good Morning Nigeria’ programme on Thursday, the minister stated that President Muhammadu Buhari had repeatedly said that no worker would be sacked. Ahmed explained that FG needs […]Continue Reading
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Raymond Dokpesi, former chairman of Daar Communications, says Nigeria’s next president should be someone that will unify the country.  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain spoke at the party stakeholders’ meeting in Adamawa. Dokpesi said Nigeria “has never been this disunited”, adding that the country needs someone like Atiku Abubakar, former vice president, to Continue Reading
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The government of Ekiti has raised the alarm on an alleged plot by “some political interests” to defame Kayode Fayemi, governor of the state. In a statement, Yinka Oyebode, the governor’s chief press secretary, alleged that some persons within the All Progressive Congress (APC) are uncomfortable with Fayemi’s “rising profile” and are looking for ways […]Continue Reading
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The Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria, SCSN has on Monday named Sheikh AbdurRashid Hadiyatullah, as its new President following the demise of Dr Ibrahim Datti Ahmad, the Council’s former President. Sheikh AbdurRashid before the new appointment was the Vice President I of the Council. The Council’s Secretary-General, Nafi’u Baba-Ahmad made the announcement on Monday Continue Reading
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Following the National Conference of the refoundation which recommended the extension of the transition from 6 months to 5 years, the transition authorities of Mali submitted to ECOWAS a timetable for the elections. According to this timetable on which the heads of state of the regional organization must rule on January 9, the transition underway […]Continue Reading
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His Excellency Eng. Mohamed Hamel from the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria has assumed office as the fourth Secretary General of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), the global platform of leading gas exporting countries. He was appointed to the helm of the 18-country energy organisation at the 23rd GECF Ministerial Meeting, presided by the […]Continue Reading
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The agreement on salary increases and subsidies in sectors subject to sectoral joint agreements entitled 2022-2023-2024 was signed today, Saturday January 01, 2022, between the UGTT and the UTICA. The agreement stipulates, according to Echaab News, the following: First: It is awarded to workers in sectors subject to sectoral joint agreements concluded between the Continue Reading
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Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba has assured Nigerians that the newly-launched National Development Plan (NDP, 2021-2025) will transform Nigeria into a reforming and industrialising nation. Agba, in his New Year message to Nigerians, urged them to co-operate with the Federal Government in its faithful implementation of the Continue Reading