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Labour retreats to strike another day

Ordinary Nigerians, who had already braced up for consequences of a showdown between organised labour and the Federal Government over the hike in fuel pump price and electricity tariff, woke up on Monday to reports that the industrial action planned by labour to force the government to reverse the highly unpopular policies has need called off at the last minute.

REPORT: 13 Nigerian states are broke, lack revenue capacity to fund recurrent expenditure

THIRTEEN states in the country are not fiscally sustainable and lack the revenue capacity to fund their recurrent revenue in 2019, according to the...

In Edo election, the ‘Oshiomhole factor’ pushed critical issues to the sidelines

Be that as it may, the governor and his team will do well to understand that the Oshiomhole factor helped to sideline critical developmental issues that would have required more detailed explanation. And this is a symptom of the malaise that affects governance in the country, with personalities taking precedence over issues. ‎

Average transport fare for bus journey rose by 12.70 per cent in August – NBS‎

Latest data released by the National Bureau of Statistics revealed that ‎average transport fare for bus journey within cities‎ ‎in the country increased by 12.70 per cent, month-on-month, in August 2020.

Air pollution caused 11,200 premature deaths, $2.1b loss in Lagos in 2018- World Bank report

ILLNESS arising from ambient air pollution caused an estimated 11,200 premature deaths in Lagos in 2018, a recent report published by the World Bank...


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Turkish president will ask Buhari to shut down Nile University, NTIC, others during visit to Nigeria

TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan would again ask the Nigerian government to close down...

Parallel state congresses widen cracks in APC

PARALLEL congresses organised by various factions were recorded in several states on October 16...

Anambra election: Journalists demand security for media houses

JOURNALISTS have demanded beefed-up security for media houses in Anambra State ahead of the...

House of Reps spokesman says N134bn for National Assembly in 2022 budget is too small

THE SUM of N134 billion allocated to the National Assembly in the 2022 Appropriation...

How pressure from Nigerians forced Senate to make U-turn on electronic transmission

THE SENATE, on October 12, bowed to pressure from Nigerians by reversing its earlier...
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