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FG decries rejection of corps members by employers

FG decries rejection of corps members by employers

The Federal Government has decried the rate of corps rejection by some employers in the country. The Chairman, National National Salaries Income and Wages Commission, Ekpo Nta, who disclosed this, said every corps Member must be given enabling environments in their place of primary assignments to contribute their quota to the socio-economic development of the…

Prices rise as Nigeria’s inflation reaches 17-year high

Prices rise as Nigeria’s inflation reaches 17-year high

The inflation rate in Nigeria climbed to a near 17-year high in July, fueled by bread, cereal, gas, and transport costs, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday. NBS release of the consumer price index (CPI), which measures the rate of change in prices of goods and services, showed a surge to 19.64…

No Marburg virus disease outbreak in Nigeria, NCDC confirms

No Marburg virus disease outbreak in Nigeria, NCDC confirms

WHO renames monkeypox variants Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has refuted Marburg Virus Disease outbreak in Nigeria. Reacting to reports of the alleged existence of the ailment at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, the centre, on its Twitter handle, stated that though no case of the disease had been reported in the…

El-Rufai mocks Peter Obi supporters over two million march in Kaduna

El-Rufai mocks Peter Obi supporters over two million march in Kaduna

Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai on Monday gave a cryptic response to a planned ‘two million man’ march for Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi in the state. Some supporters of Peter Obi, a former governor of Anambra State, on Twitter have been trending a march to solicit votes for the Labour Party candidate in…

Catholics knock Lalong over Pope comment, want him suspended

Catholics knock Lalong over Pope comment, want him suspended

• Lalong: My reference to Pope was mark of reverence not ridicule • APC Northern Christians insist on VP slot, submit protest letter to Buhari • Lalong won’t resign as campaign DG, says APC group Aggrieved members of the Roman Catholic Church, yesterday, subjected Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State to scrutiny over his reference…

Nigeria’s rig count stable as OPEC reduces demand growth forecast

Nigeria’s rig count stable as OPEC reduces demand growth forecast

Nigeria’s oil production remained stable in the last three months, albeit low, going by its rig count and production volume, as reported by the latest data from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) yesterday. Besides, the cartel has reduced its global demand growth forecast for this year to 3.1mn b/d, down by 300,000…

NDDC Board: Buhari needs to earn our confidence, say stakeholders

NDDC Board: Buhari needs to earn our confidence, say stakeholders

The recent promise by President Muhammadu Buhari to reconstitute a substantive Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), following formal implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), with the rebranding of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) into Nigeria National Petroleum Company limited (NNPC) has attracted reactions from stakeholders in the South-South geo-political zone,…

Absence of vaccine heightens fear of monkeypox

Absence of vaccine heightens fear of monkeypox

• Nigeria confirms 24 new cases, four deaths • Nigerian deported from Cambodia after recovering from virus • Be ready for monkeypox outbreak in villages, FG tells health officers • Africa CDC, WHO experts lament vaccine, global health inequality • New virus discovered, infects dozens in China three years after COVID-19 • U.S. supports Nigeria’s…

Breaking: President Buhari Reappoints Sacked NIPC Executive Secretary

“I have a strong feeling that those who presented Saratu to the President made him believe that she is the immediate past CEO who is an investment banker.” By Our Reporter It is believed that President Muhammadu Buhari might have been misled to reappoint the sacked Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC)…

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