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Insurgency: Biggest Problem Military Has Is The Social Media And Not Boko Haram – FG

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, has claimed that the biggest problem the military has is probably the social media and not Boko Haram. Segun Adeyemi, media aide to the minister, quoted Mohammed as saying this at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday. The minister said the federal government was planning to launch…

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Protest: FG, Labour Sign Pact, National Assembly To Get Minimum Wage Bill Jan 23

The Federal Government and organised labour in the country on Tuesday finally reached an agreement that the Presidency would send the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Bill to the National Assembly after three days of meetings. The agreement came on a day that labour unions staged a nationwide protest over the non-transmission of the bill to…

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Billionaire With Private Jet/ Yacht To Pay Luxury Taxes From 2019 – FG Declares

Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, says owners of yachts and private jets will begin paying luxury items from 2019. Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Monday, the minister said excise duties would be introduced in some areas while taxes would be reduced for small and medium enterprises. “We are exploring the way to increase…

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New Minimum Wage: FG Reacts To Labour’s December 31 Deadline

The Federal Government on Friday, urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), to discard the December 31 ultimatum over lingering disagreement between organised labour and state governments on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage. Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, made the appeal while speaking with State House correspondents, after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu…

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