This is our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Monday 13th May, 2019:
Few days to handing over to Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Kehinde Bamigbetan, weekend, narrowly, escaped death with his driver in an auto crash that occurred in Osun State.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that it will go on with today’s planned protest in Abuja against the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, despite the explanation given by the presidency on reasons for the delay in inaugurating the board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Chief Solomon Ayinde Ojolowo is the National President of Awori Welfare Association of Nigerian (AWAN), the umbrella body of all pan-Awori organisations home and abroad. He holds the titles of Ba’Gbimo of Onigbongbo, Ikeja, Lagos and Gboba’ Niyi of Ota, Ogun State.
The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.
The minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi has said that the connection of standard gauge railway to seaports at Apapa, Lagos will enhance evacuation of 30 million tonnes of cargoes awaiting carriage yearly.
The immediate past Adviser State on Trade and Investment to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, Barr. Rex Chinasa Anunobi, has described the travails of his former boss in the ruling APC as “nemesis at work”.
Minister of Power Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, at a lecture in Abuja, spoke about rethinking an effective model for electricity supply.
Debates trailing the assent of the presidency to the New Minimum Wage Act have made it clear that it would be better if state governments negotiated with the organized labour for the salary structures in their states.