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Strike looms as FG, labour talks end in deadlock

…No date fixed for reconvening …Fuel price should be N181/litre – FG …Adds lost N10.413tn to subsidy between 2006-2019, N2.193 tn 2016-2019 …Return to status quo before discussion —TUC …FG has no new thing to say —Wabba …Endure now to enjoy later, APC tells Nigerians over fuel, electricity tariff hike …Urges NLC, TUC not to
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Pantami, COVID-19, Data

Just in: FG declares Sept 16 as National Identity Day

The Federal Government has declared Sept. 16 as National Identity Day and has supported the enrolment of Nigerians for Digital Identity (ID) across the country. Dr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, said this in a statement signed by Mrs Uwa Suleiman, his spokesperson on Tuesday, in Abuja. Pantami reminded Nigerians of the importance
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SGF inaugurates NISS Governing Board

COVID-19: FG cautions travellers against fake PCR tests

…17,000 ad-hoc staff for Edo election — INEC Chairman By Chioma Obinna, Omeiza Ajayi & Gabriel Olawale The Federal Government, yesterday, lamented fake COVID-19 PCR tests  in circulation, cautioning travellers against the use of same. It also disclosed that the government was working with relevant bodies to halt the trend. This is even as the 
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Nigeria Notes: Politics as a Vocation Nigerian-Style

Nigeria to earn over N1tr annually —FG

By Omeiza Ajayi The Federal Government has explained its decision to fully remove subsidy from petrol, saying the country stands to rake in over N1 trillion annually, which would be deployed to fund other critical components of the economy. Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen
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Labour,

Subsidy controversy: What Labour told FG 10 yrs ago

By Victor Ahiuma-Young Over the years, successive Governments from military regime to current civilian dispensation have used subsidy and deregulation gimmicks to exploit and inflict pains on Nigerians whenever they  need more revenue. Starting from late General Sani Abacha’s regime, the purported subsidy removal led to the set up of Petroleum Task Fund, PTF, and
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Nigerian youths appreciate FG’s N75bn Investment Fund

APC, FG deceived Nigerians on subsidy — TUC, CSOs

…Ask FG to disclose crude oil sale accruals since 2016 …Subsidy claims, height of deceit —TUC …PDP, Atiku’s stance on deregulation hypocritical — APC By Victor Ahiuma-Young & Omeiza Ajayi The angst against the increase in the pump price of petrol continued yesterday, with pro-labour civil society organizations, on the aegis of Joint Action Front,
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Health Workers suspend warning strike

Breaking: Replace striking Doctors with Corps members – FG

By Nwafor Sunday Federal Government Wednesday asked the Management officials of federal tertiary hospitals across the country to replace striking doctors with Corps Members. This is to help fight coronavirus that has bedeviled human kind. Disclosing this in a statement, Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, said its high time well-meaning medical professionals should close ranks
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COVID-19: NCDC issues new guidelines for worship centres

COVID-19: FG denies knowledge of alleged N42,000 test fee

By Joseph Erunke THE Federal Government has denied knowledge of alleged N42,000 being charged for COVID-19 test by its approved hospitals even as it says it cannot control how much private hospitals charge for the compulsory tests for travellers outside Nigeria. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, stated this while responding to Vanguard’s enquiry following
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