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Labour threatens strike over delay in implementation of minimum wage
The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council and the eight unions in the public service across the country on Monday said its members would embark on industrial action over what they perceived as Federal Government’s persistent effort to derail the implementation of the new national minimum wage of N30,000.
In statement signed by the Acting Chairman of the JNPSNC, Anchaver Solomon, and the Secretary, Alade Lawal, the council said it had begun the process of mobilising its members nationwide for a showdown with the government.
Buhari finally fires NHIS boss Usman Yusuf
President Muhammadu Buhari has fired Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Boade Akinola, director, media, ministry of health, announced this in a statement on Monday.
Only one party has submitted 2019 election expenses – INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says only one political party has so far submitted its audited report on 2019 general elections expenses, three months after the poll.
INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this on Monday in Abuja, in his remark during the review of the 2019 general elections with political parties.
Outsiders won’t take our land – Fayemi on Ruga controversy
Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says outsiders will not take over lands in Ekiti as long as he is in charge of the state. Speaking during a condolence visit to Orin-Ekiti where Emmanuel Ilori, a 65-year-old hunter, was shot dead during the weekend, the governor vowed to tackle the incessant killings in the state.
Appeal court dismisses Evans’ three appeals seeking to stop his trial
The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Monday dismissed three appeals by suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, seeking to stop his trial at two high courts in Lagos. A three-man panel led by Justice Jummai Sankey held that Evans’ appeals against three rulings of the Ikeja High Court were without merit.