Author: Michael George

Organised Labour and the Federal government have finally agreed on percentage increase of the consequential adjustment in workers’ salaries as a result of the new minimum wage of N30, 000. After three days of horse trading and intense negotiations, both teams finally shifted ground from their earlier positions and agreed on certain percentages. The federal […]

LASEMA and other first responders are presently battling an ongoing fire incident at Water Corporation, Onikan roundabout, in Onikan area of Lagos Island. The Water Corporation fire outbreak which according to latest on–site reports, is now confined to a secluded portion of the complex. The fire was reportedly discovered to have ignited from different places […]

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to the National Housing Scheme to address the country’s housing deficit. Fashola said this in Abuja on Tuesday during the unveiling of prefabricated assembly and installation building facility in Kubwa. Prefabrication is the practice of assembling components of […]

The Embassy of South Korea in Nigeria has donated two Hyundai buses to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), to boost its operations. We reports that Mr Lee In Tae, Ambassador of South Korea to Nigeria, handed the vehicles to Hameed Ali, Comptroller General of Customs, on Monday at NCS headquarters in Abuja. According to the […]

The United Labour Congress (ULC) president, Mr Joe Ajaero, says the group will not be part of an exercise designed to hoodwink Nigerian workers and masses into believing that their interests are being championed. Ajaero made this in an interview with newsmen during the ongoing negotiations on minimum wage with the Federal Government representatives and […]

At least 11 people, including five pupils, were on Tuesday killed by ongoing heavy rains in Tanzania’s Eastern Region of Morogoro, a senior police official said. The Morogoro Regional Commissioner, Wilbroad Mutafungwa, said the five pupils drowned in a flooded river while going home from school. Mutafungwa told a news conference in the Morogoro municipality, […]

A fresh edition of Newsmakers,a Radio One FM Personality Interview, takes the air today Wednesday 16th October, 2019 at exactly five minutes past one o clock in the afternoon. Featuring as guest is lagos based Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Emeka Okpoko. Chief Okpoko will be sharing with you his life journey from birth, careers, […]

Residents of Ajegunle in Ikorodu now paddle canoes to access and leave their houses. No thanks to flood. This morning, some parents of pupils of Itowolo Community Primary School in the area had to back their children to school because of the flood. Pupils who went to school on their own had to walk through […]

About eight Nigerians have been killed in Saudi Arabia over drugs related offences. The Chairman of the National Diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri made this known to journalists in Abuja. Mrs Dabiri, said twenty others are on death row, awaiting execution over drug offences in Saudi Arabia. While appealing to Saudi Arabian authorities to ensure that […]

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received another batch of one hundred and thirty-two stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya. NEMA’s Lagos office coordinator, Alhaji Idris Muhammed, stated this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos. While receiving the returnees, Alhaji Mohammed assured the EU and IOM of the Federal Government’s readiness to […]


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