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NEMA Receives Another 120 Nigerian Returnees From Libya

File Photo of Nigerian returnees from Libya.   The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received a fresh batch of 120 stranded Nigerians from Libya. The returnees who arrived at the MMIA Cargo Wing at about 9:15 pm on Thursday,

VIDEO: Nigerian Traditional Rulers Meet With Prince Charles

  The Prince of Wales, Charles, Tuesday held a meeting with traditional rulers in Nigeria. The meeting held at the residence of the British High Commissioner, Paul Arkwright, in Abuja. Traditional rulers present include the Ooni of Ife, Sultan of Sokoto,

Current Nigerian Minimum Wage Is ‘Poverty Wage’, Says Moghalu

File photo   The presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Professor Kingsley Moghalu, has described the current Nigerian minimum wage of N18,000 as a ‘poverty wage’, and is calling for better, more sustainable pay for workers. He said

NEMA Receives Fresh 141 Nigerian Returnees From Libya

Nigerians arriving Port Harcourt International Airport on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. (file)   The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received a fresh batch of 141 stranded Nigerians from Libya. In a statement on Wednesday by the south-west

U.S. trains 187 Nigerian students on robotics

US Embassy The United States Consulate General Lagos, in collaboration with RoboRAVE International, a U.S.-based robotics education academy, trained 187 Nigerian students on robotics. Robotics deals with the design, construction, operation and use of robots, as well as computer systems

Senate tells Nigerian govt. to immortalise Kutigi

Late Justice Kutigi The Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution urging the Federal Government to immortalise late former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Idris Kutigi, by naming a national monument after him. Kutigi died on Saturday in a London

Nigerian Govt visa-on-arrival policy boosts tourism

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (middle), in a group photograph with members of the Latin America Motorcyclists Association (LAMA) in Abuja on Monday, when LAMA visitedthe Minister ahead of their tour of heritage sites and museums across

Nigerian Army orders for 10,000 ballistic vests, helmets

Didi Ndiomu (r), Chairman, Nigeria Machine Tools, Osogbo, explaining a point to Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai (l), after Buratai inaugurates Balistic Vest Production Facility in Osogbo on Monday The Nigerian Army has ordered for 10,000 ballistic vests

Nigerian Govt begins payment to ex-Nigeria Airways workers

Nigeria Airways The Federal Government has begun the payment of 50 per cent entitlements of ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways who have successfully completed the verification exercise. Mr Godwin Jibodu, Chairman, Nigeria Airways Elders Forum, confirmed the development to

Atiku pledges to revamp Nigerian economy, fight corruption – PDP

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, was set to revamp Nigerian economy through the creation of qualitative employment for the youths. The party gave the assurance in a statement issued by its

ICYMI: Why Nigerian Workers ‘Should Be Clapping’ For Us – FG

  The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, believes the Federal Government deserves to be applauded by the Nigerian workers. According to him, the Muhammadu Buhari administration has been able to manage the welfare of workers in the

Ganduje’s Bribery Video: Kano Assembly summons Daily Nigerian editor

Kano State House of Assembly The Committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to investigate the authenticity of a video clip allegedly showing Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje receiving bribe, has summoned the Editor-in-Chief of Daily Nigerian, Malam Ja’afar

Nigerian Govt unveils National Gender Action Plan on Agriculture

Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh The Federal Government has unveiled the National Gender Action Plan on Agriculture to support and empower women farmers to move from subsistence to commercial farming. Unveiling the plan in Abuja on Thursday, Chief Audu

Nigerian Govt urged to be more committed to polytechnic education

Yabatech The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to be more committed to the growth of polytechnic education in the country. Mr Nureni Yekini, Chairman of ASUP, Yaba College of Technology Chapter, Lagos, made