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    NUPENG Begins Warning Strike Today, Meets With FG

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    The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas workers (NUPENG) will today commence its three days warning strike, just as it will also meet with a delegation of the federal government, comprising the minister of state for petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu and minister of Labour, Dr Chris Ngige NUPENG president, Igwe Achese while addressing journalists…

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    2017: Implement N52,000 Minimum Wage, NLC Tells PMB

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    The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has listed the implementation of the N52,000 new minimum wage as well as tackling unemployment crisis in the country as two major areas where it will confront the federal government in 2017. The congress in a new year message by its president, Ayuba Wabba also urged the Muhammadu Buhari led…

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  • More Encomiums For Army Over Fall Of Sambisa Forest

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    The victory of the Nigerian Army over the Boko Haram terrorists have continued to receive commendations from Nigerians at home and abroad. The Nigerians In Diaspora Monitoring Group(NDMG) United Kingdom Chapter is the latest to shower encomiums on the troops. The group in a statement by its UK Co-ordinator, Engr. AdekaaOnyilo said it is remarkable…

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    Rivers Re-run: Observer Group Condemns Widespread Violence, Commend INEC

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    An election observer group, the Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG) has condemned the widespread violence during Saturday’s re-run election. The group however commended INEC for showing leadership, while it called on political parties to eschew rancour and inflammatory statements capable of causing breach of the security and possible loss of lives and property as well…

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    Group Dismisses Amnesty International Report On IPOB

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    A civil society organisation, Stand Up Nigeria (SUN) has dismissed recent report by Amnesty International where it alleged the killing of 150 IPOB members. The CSO accused the organisation of doctoring the report in a bid to destabilise Nigeria, just like it did in Libya, Iran and Syria. Addressing a press conference in Abuja, SUN…

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    Ondo Guber: Election Observer Commend INEC For Peaceful Poll

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    The Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG) has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), as well as security agencies for the peaceful conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State. The group which deployed 79 observers and election monitors to the election also raised concerns over some areas which it said the commission still…

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    Fuel Price Increment: Labour Threatens Showdown With FG

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    The Nigeria Labour Congress  (NLC) has said it is totally opposed to any further fuel price increases as being speculated, saying Nigerians are yet to see the benefits of the last increase. The NLC expressed concern that while Nigerians are still struggling to cope with the severe hardship imposed on them by the last increase…

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    Job Creation: NDE Empowers 100 Women In Bida

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    As part of its strategies for combating mass unemployment in the country, the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) will  tomorrow resettle one hundred women who were trained earlier in the year in income generating activities in collaboration with the Bida Emirate Council. According to a statement made available to LEADERSHIP, the Women Employment Branch of…

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    Don’t Blame INEC For Inconclusive Elections – Agbakoba

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    Legal luminary and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has blamed politicians for the rising cases of inconclusive polls, absolving the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Agbakoba, who said this during a media chat, condemned the ‘do-or-die’ attitude of politicians, adding that this attitude was largely responsible for cancelled or…

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