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Nigeria Approves Committee To Negotiate N56,000 National Minimum Wage Demand

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved a 29-member National Minimum Wage Committee to negotiate with labour unions and work out a new minimum wage. This disclosure was made known by the Minister of Labour, Dr. Chris Ngige, at the end of the meeting in Abuja, on…

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“Prayers Alone Won’t Grow Our Economy” – Acting President Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has urged government officials to be diligent and hardworking declaring that Nigeria’s economy will not grow by fasting and prayer but by the collective effort of all citizens. Speaking with Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies at the state house on Wednesday, Osinbajo, on the background of the three executive orders…

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“You Shouldn’t Sign The 2017 Budget”, Falana Tells Osinbajo

Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has advised Acting President Yemi Osinbajo not to sign the 2017 budget because it was illegally increased by the National Assembly. Falana, who spoke in Ilorin during a colloquium organised by the Movement for Genuine Change to mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of Kwara State insisted that…

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Acting President Osinbajo Formally Receives 2017 Appropriation Bill From NASS

The Presidency has confirmed that the National Assembly has formally transmitted the 2017 Appropriation Bill recently passed into law to the Executive. While confirming this on Twitter, the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Mr. Laolu Akande, also said that the document was formally received in the office of the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo,…

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Acting President Osinbajo Wants Nigerian Foods, Drinks Served At State Banquets

Acting President wants Nigerian foods, drinks served at state banquets The acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has ordered that Nigerian foods and drinks be served at state banquets. Osinbajo said the government will give preference to Nigerian providers so the economy can be strengthened. The acting President said this when he met with top government officials…

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”We’ll Soon Sign Anti-Grazing Bill Into Law” – Gov. Samuel Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday, said the anti-open grazing bill will soon be signed into law to curb clashes between herdsmen and farmers. The governor stated this in Abuja after briefing Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on the security situation in the state. According to him, the state looks forward to receiving the…

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Acting President Osinbajo Inaugurates Investment Authority Board

Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has formally inaugurated the board of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday. Prof. Osinbajo while inaugurating the board said despite the fiscally constrained environment, the present administration had been able to increase the federal government’s commitment to the NSIA by 50 percent,…

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‘Buhari Treats Me Like a Son’ – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thurday, gave some glimpses into the personal and official relationships he has shared with President Muhammadu Buhari. On a visit to Katsina to launch the state’s Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Clinic, Prof. Osinbajo disclosed that ” the President has been treating me as a brother. In fact the President has taken…

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