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Unpaid allowances: NASS staff move to scuttle presentation of 2019 budget

The fate of the formal presentation of the 2019 Budget appropriation bill by President Muhammadu Buhari before the joint sitting of the National Assembly on next week Wednesday is now hanging in the balance. The TribuneOnline investigation revealed that this is as a result of the resolution of the workers of the National Assembly under the […]
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Fake news, hate speech biggest threats to 2019 polls ― Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has said fake news and hate speech constitute the biggest threats to the 2019 general elections and appealed to states to join in the ongoing campaign to sensitize Nigerians to the dangers posed by the twin evils. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the assertion in Kaduna on […]
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Medical workers threaten to resume strike

Medical workers threaten to resume strike

Fred Ezeh, Abuja The Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has threatened to resume the strike it suspended a few months ago. The workers said they observed that the Federal Government has not shown interest in fulfilling its promises that made them to call off the strike. MHWUN President, Biobelemoye Josiah, who addressed […]
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Insurgency: Ex-Police boss urges FG to strengthen borders

RETIRED Commissioner of Police, Mr Lawrence Alobi has called on the Federal Government to strengthen the country’s borders to check the influx of terrorists from neighbouring countries. Alobi told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN in Abuja on Tuesday, that the insurgents who had been a threat to the well-being of Nigerians, gained access to […]
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Oil workers wade into FG/marketers’ N800bn subsidy rift

Oil workers wade into FG/marketers’ N800bn subsidy rift

The oil workers, who spoke with journalists after meeting with officials of the NNPC, assured Nigerians of their support to ensure petrol scarcity is averted. Uche Usim, Abuja Two oil workers’ unions, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have […]
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Efforts on course for Diaspora voting in Nigeria ― Dabiri-Erewa

THE Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa has said that the Federal Government is making necessary efforts to ensure that Nigerians in the Diaspora exercise their voting rights. […]
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FG, petroleum marketers agree on settlement of N800bn subsidy claims

FG, petroleum marketers agree on settlement of N800bn subsidy claims

“After a meeting held today… we are satisfied with the arrangements being made by the government to settle the claims of petroleum marketers.” Adewale Sanyaolu and Uche Henry The Federal Government and petroleum marketers have agreed on the settlement of outstanding N800 billion subsidy claims and assured that operations at all depots and sales will […]
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FG to journalists: Don’t spare us when we go wrong

FG to journalists: Don’t spare us when we go wrong

Okwe Obi, Abuja The Federal Government has urged journalists not to be sympathetic to it but to be objective and sometimes, critical of its activities.  The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Ibrahim Musa, gave this charge in an interactive session with journalists in Abuja. He advised them to focus on issues in a bid […]
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