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NBA: NASSLAF Chairman Congratulates Osigwe On His Victory

The Chairman, National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum (NASSLAF), Barrister Emeka Nwala, on Sunday, congratulated the President-elect of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Mazi Afam Osigwe on his victory on Saturday. Nwala, who sent his congratulatory message through a letter dated Sunday, 21st July, 2024, noted that Osigwe’s triumph was a litmus test for his “unwavering dedication, exceptional leadership and indelible mark” he set as standard in positions he held previously in NBA both at national and sub-national levels. He observed that the popularity and respect Osigwe has garnered over the years within the legal community paved way for him to

LG Autonomy: Tinubu, Judiciary Have Shown Courage – Ganduje’s Aide

The Senior Special Assistant on public enlightenment to the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Abdullahi Ganduje, Chief Oliver Okpala has described the judgment of the supreme court affirming Local Government autonomy as a historic ruling that would transform the entire country for rapid development. Okpala, who spoke to journalists in Abuja on Sunday said the judgment was a victory for democracy in Nigeria and that it would help to inspire the confidence of the people in democratic processes. He said, "Since those at the local government level are now autonomous, they can now be free to operate and they

Minimum Wage: Tinubu To Approve ₦‎250,000 If Fuel Price Is Increased – NLC

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero has said that President Bola Tinubu as assured the labour leaders to accept their N250,000 minimum wage demand on one condition. The NLC President who spoke on Channels Television's Politics Today President said Tinubu gave labour leaders the condition during the meeting where he approved N70,000 as minimum wage. According to him, Tinubu informed the representatives of organized labour that he would accept the N250,000 proposed minimum wage on the condition that the pump price of petrol would be increased. READ ALSO: NLC Strike Shut Down Jigawa’s Socio-Economic Activities NLC,

Gov Sule Departs For China On Investment Drive For Renewable Energy

Nasarawa State Governor and Chairman, North Central Governor’s Forum, Alhaji Abdullahi Sule is set to depart for the People's Republic of China on Sunday as part of a presidential delegation on Investment drive for renewal energy. The delegation is expected to visit major Chinese industries on a tour of renewable energy technology manufacturing facilities. In a press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to governor Sule, Ibrahim Addra, disclosed that the visit is in line with President Bola Tinubu’s vision of actualizing Nigeria’s Green Industrial Revolution; the centerpiece of which is the siting of Nigeria's first Green Industrial Zone,

Edema Tackles Aiyedatiwa Over Akeredolu’s 68th Posthumous Birthday

The Governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) in Ondo State, Hon. Gbenga Edema has described the late Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as one who will always be remembered for his selflessness in the development and growth of the state, Southwest geo-political zone and the country at large. Edema, in a tribute to celebrate the 68th posthumous birthday of the late Akeredolu, eulogised the former governor for championing the cause of the people and the voiceless during his tenure, emphasising the values and principles that the former governor stood for. He said Akeredolu's indelible footprints transcended the entire southwest

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FG Lauds Diri’s Commitment To Sports

The Federal Government has commended the contributions of Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri to the development of sports in Nigeria. The Minister of Sports Development, John Enoh, gave the commendation on Saturday during the final