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It is Arbitrary, Cruel, Draconian – NLC National Secretariat State Council Sets Up Strategic Planning C’ttee; Holds Prayer Session Wednesday THE Kaduna State government on Monday unveiled a comprehensive plan for a massive retrenchment of employments of the state...
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Editorial

Now I Know the Great Feeling of Having Decent Work

In this feature, ILO News reports how Jordanian Omar Abu Noa’aj struggled for years to find work due to his physical...

Sub-Saharan Africa: Navigating a Long Pandemic – IMF

SUB-SAHARAN Africa’s economic growth is set to recover in 2021. Yet, the path to recovery, and overcoming the long-lasting effects of...
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Workers World

Fresh Crisis in Labour Party As NLC Disclaims National Chairman, Secretary

Says Party’s NEC Illegally Held THE Labour Party is heading into a fresh crisis as Nigeria Labour...

CITAD, Committee of Friends Celebrate Prof. Olorode@80

THE Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Committee of Friends of Professor Omotoye Olorode have...

Strike: JUSUN Holds Nationwide Protests Monday, Tells Members to Be Resolute

THE Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) will again hold a nationwide protest to mount pressure on...

Now I Know the Great Feeling of Having Decent Work

In this feature, ILO News reports how Jordanian Omar Abu Noa’aj struggled for years to find work...

Governors Appeal to JUSUN to Call Off Strike

THE Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has appealed to the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) to call...

Columnists

Contextualising Local Leadership in Nigeria’s History and Development: Part I

Reproduced below is a lecture delivered by Prof Omotoye Olorode over eleven years ago, on January 15,...

Removing Criminality From Our Tertiary Institutions

THE most exciting period for most humans is their youth. Many youths look forward to better lives....

Ramadan and Eating Habits, By Safiya I. Dantiye

WITH every year’s commencement of Muslims fasting period of the month of Ramadan, there is the usual...

In Death, Sankara Marches From Victory to Victory

This week Tuesday, April 13, 2021, thirty-four years after he assassinated Sankara, the Military Tribunal in Ouagadougou...

Kidnapping: To Pay Ransom or Not?

ONE of the dilemmas of government in tackling the menace of kidnapping by bandits is paying ransom...

News

Build Permanent Office for Pilgrims’ Board, Benue Assembly Tells Gov Ortom

By Amos Aar, Makudi BENUE State House of Assembly on Thursday called on Governor Samuel Ortom to make provision in next year's...

Heavy Police Presence As Public Trustee Effectively Takes Over NCSU Secretariat

THE FCT Police Command on Friday deployed a large detachment of its officers and men to secure the National Secretariat of...

Socialist Labour Expresses Solidarity With Striking Medical Doctors

SOCIALIST Labour has thrown its weight behind striking Nigerian medical doctors under the aegis of Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD)...
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Civil Society/Human Rights

CITAD, Committee of Friends Celebrate Prof. Olorode@80

THE Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) and Committee of Friends of Professor Omotoye Olorode have...

Go Home! Protesting Nigerian Londoners Tell Buhari

A group of Nigerians in UK, under the hash tag; #HarassBuhariOutofLondon, stormed Abuja House on Friday in...

INEC Resumes Continuous Voter Registration June 28

INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled June 28, 2021 as new date for the recommencement of...

Financial Autonomy: PASSAN Stages Nationwide Protest, Commences Indefinite Strike

By Amos Aar, Makurdi, with Agency reports MEMBERS of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), Tuesday staged...

#EndSARS: Petitioners Seek Enforcement of Over N500m Judgments Against NPF

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said on Thursday that 44 of the petitions received by its...

Opinion

Innocent Chukwuma (1966-2021): Gone But Still With Us, A Tribute By Atedo Peterside

I was always struck by the fact that our mutual friends and associates assumed that Innocent Chukwuma...

David Mark: Statesman of Peace @73

By Paul Mumeh THE Senator David Alechenu Bonaventure Mark clan including his household, friends, associates and former colleagues...

TRIBUTE: Innocent Chukwuma: The Enduring Legacy of a Beacon of Hope

By Samson Itodo WRITING this tribute is painful because I had intended to celebrate Innocent Chukwuma with a...

Okonjo Iweala: Trade and Development in Discourse

By Issa Aremu “NIGERIA’s share in world trade is 0.33 per cent”. “Nigeria’s share in Africa’s trade is...

Distortions in the Minimum Wage Debate

By Salihu Moh. Lukman For emphasis, the challenge before us as a nation is about developing the capacity...

Business & Finance

Sub-Saharan Africa: Navigating a Long Pandemic – IMF

SUB-SAHARAN Africa’s economic growth is set to recover in 2021. Yet, the path to recovery, and overcoming the long-lasting effects of...

‘Dangote Cement Price Lower in Nigeria Than Other Countries’

THE management of Dangote Cement Company Ltd has stated that the current price of its cement is lower in Nigeria than...

Sports & Entertainment

FG to Spend N21 Billion Renovating National Theatre

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved an agreement that will lead to the renovation of the National Theatre in...

Entertainment: Why I Chose Music – Slikish

By Amos Aar EMBERGA Aondohemba Peter, popularly known as Slikish, is an Afro-pop singer who is at the moment making waves in...

Agriculture

Dangote Denies Involvement in Price Manipulation

DANGOTE Sugar Refinery PLC (DSR), a subsidiary of Dangote Group, has denied engaging in price-fixing or engaging in any Backward Integration...

First Rain: NIMET, AFAN Caution Farmers on Early Planting

THE Nigeria Metrological Agency (NIMET) and All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) have cautioned farmers against early planting due to the...

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