Tinubu promises new minimum wage the that government can afford

Tinubu promises new minimum wage the that government can afford

President Bola Tinubu has assured that he will approve a new minimum wage that the government can afford.  Speaking late yesterday at a dinner to mark Nigeria’s 25 years of unbroken Democracy in Abuja, the President appreciated those who stood by him over the years and promised Nigerians that he won’t depart from democratic governance. […]

A missing plane carrying Malawi’s vice President is found with no survivors

A missing plane carrying Malawi's vice President is found with no survivors

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has confirmed the wreck of a plane carrying his vice-president Saulos Chilima has been found with no survivors. In a news briefing today, President Chakwera said the Malawi Defence Force commander informed him that the search and rescue operation has been completed and the completely destroyed plane was found with no […]

Labour awaits President Tinubu’s decision over proposed ₦62,000 New Minimum Wage

Labour awaits President Tinubu’s decision over proposed ₦62,000 New Minimum Wage

President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, said yesterday that organised labour was awaiting President Bola Tinubu’s response to the proposed new minimum wage, before it’s next line of action. Ajaero said in an interview with The Nation that labour expected the President to make further consultation, before taking a final decision on […]

Mbappe signs contract to join Real Madrid

Real Madrid to unveil Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe has signed a contract to join Real Madrid on a free transfer when his Paris St-Germain deal expires on June 30. The 25-year-old France striker verbally agreed to move to the Bernabeu in February and then announced in May he would leave PSG at the end of the season. Mbappe, has now signed […]

President Tinubu Flags Off Construction of Lagos-Calabar coastal Road

President Tinubu Flags Off Construction of Lagos-Calabar coastal Road

President Bola Tinubu has flagged off the construction of the 700 kilometres Lagos/Calabar coastal highway, ‘a flagship project of the renewed hope agenda.’ At the formalities yesterday, the president who described the flag off as his bragging day for embarking on the bold endeavour to transform the economy, said it was a hard decision for […]

FG to utilise the potentials of satellite technology

The Federal Government says it will fully utilise potentials of the satellite technology by harnessing its benefits to advance national development. Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Technology, Festus Keyamo, who stated this at the inauguration of the 28th Meeting of the AFI Satellite Network Management Committee (SNMC), on Monday in Abuja, affirmed that satellite technology […]

Shettima aborts his trip to Dallas due to fault with his aircraft

 Vice-President Kashim Shettima who was scheduled to represent President Bola Tinubu at the 2024 US-Africa Business Summit in Dallas, Texas has aborted the trip following a technical fault with his aircraft. His media aide, Stanley Nkwocha, in a statement yesterday said the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, will now represent the President […]

State police are still a ways off in Nigeria

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kayode Egbetokun believes Nigeria is not “mature” for state policing despite the myriad of security challenges facing it.  Speaking yesterday during a national dialogue on state police held in Abuja, the Police IG, represented by Assistant Inspector-General, Ben Okolo, said it is the submission of the leadership of the […]

NLC to propose sanctions for defaulting governors of new minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress has given strong indication that it would press for the inclusion of a clause, which would prescribe sanctions for governors and local government administrators who failed to implement the new minimum wage. Its National Treasurer, Hakeem Ambali, who disclosed said the refusal of state governors to pay the current minimum wage […]