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Update: FG Agrees To Disburse ASUU N30bn Earned Allowance, Others

The federal government has reached an agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in a Thursday meeting convened to end the seven-month strike declared by the union. According to Punch, government team led by Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, his minister of state, Festus Keyamo (SAN), and others have release N30bn earned academic allowance to the university…

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Update: Nigeria Labour Congress Suspends Planned Nationwide Strike

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its planned nationwide strike after a meeting between labour leaders and the Federal Government. This was contained in a communique read by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, after a technical session that started late on Sunday and lasted till the early hours of Monday morning,…

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Resident Doctors Reach Agreement With FG, May Suspend Strike Today

Few days after the National Association of Resident Doctors embarked on an indefinite strike, the association has revealed that it may call off the action on Thursday, following an understanding reached with the Federal Government. According to Punch, NARD was expected to consult with its Executive Council with a view to calling off the strike within…

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Unemployed Nigerian Youths To Be Paid N20,000 Monthly To Maintain Public Infrastructures

On Thursday, the Federal Government has rolled out a scheme which will see jobless youths in rural areas earning the sum of twenty thousand naira, (20,000) in a bid to curb the high rate of unemployment in the country. According to the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo (SAN), the youths will…

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You Don’t Need WAEC To Become President In Nigeria – Festus Keyamo

The director strategic communications of President Muhammadu Buhari, 2019 presidential campaign, (Official spokesperson), Festus Keyamo, SAN, Monday said that one does not need a WAEC certificate to become President in Nigeria. Reeling out his reasons for saying so, Festus said that Section 318 of the 1999 Constitution defines “School Certificate or its equivalent” to mean…

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Atiku and Obi Lied During Town Hall Programme – Festus Keyamo

The Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) of the APC, yesterday, said the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Peter Obi, lied six times during a town hall live television programme: “The Candidates”. Spokesperson of the PCC/APC, Festus Keyamo, enumerated the six lies in a statement he issued yesterday. “Yesterday (Wednesday) Nigerians…

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President Buhari To Launch Re-Election Campaign Soon, Amaechi Keyamo To Get Big Roles

President Muhammadu Buhari will launch his re-election campaign in the coming months and announce his new campaign structure to boot, top presidency officials disclosed to Pulse this week. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and Human Rights Lawyer, Festus Keyamo (SAN), have also been penciled to play prominent roles in the president’s re-election campaign, Pulse was reliably informed. The…

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Festus Keyamo Petitions Buhari, Accuses IGP Of Abuse Of Office Over Elombah Brothers Case

Solicitors to Daniel and Tim Elombah of elombah.com, have written an open petition to President Buhari over the illegal arrest, detention and trial of the brothers. The petition is dated Monday, January 15 and signed by Festus Keyamo, SAN. The petition was titled, “Open Petition Against The Inspector-General Of Police, Ibrahim Idris, In Respect Of…

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