The Federal Government on Sunday kept mum over the recent demand by the organised labour for a new minimum wage of N56,000.
As Nigerians yesterday celebrated Workers’ Day, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) called on the federal government to urgently set up a special and separate account for recovered looted funds and channel such funds to job creation, describing rising unemployment as Nigeria’s greatest economic crisis at present.
THE Odubu Campaign Organisation yesterday raised the alarm over an assassination attempt on the life of the deputy govern or, Rt. Hon. Pius Odubu, at the All Progressives Congress (APC) Secretariat at Auchi on Saturday, April 30, 2016.
About nine persons were killed in two separate attacks on two communities in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The Director General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Sule Zakari Kazuare, at the weekend disclosed that all orientation camps in the North East, which were closed because of insurgency would be re-opened soon.
Troops of the Nigerian Army, at the weekend, discovered yet another Boko Haram bomb making factory near the border town of Ngala in Borno State.
The Catholic Diocese of Ekiti has filed a suit against the imposition of levies on pupils in its primary and secondary schools by the Ekiti State government.
Chairman, Association of Fulani Chiefs of South-West of Nigeria, Alhaji Muhammed Bambado, in Lagos, at the weekend, called for caution in the way people jump into conclusion that any attack on any community should be traced to Fulani herdsmen.