Category: Other States News

Minimum Wage: Workers in Niger Delta states waiting for governments to walk their talk

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a clime with no social security for workers, who face escalating costs in housing, food, education, and healthcare, the prospect of earning the new minimum wage has excited trade unions in the Niger Delta. Meanwhile, in a bid to defray financial burden associated with the increment, some Niger Delta State governments have started diversifying […]

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EDITORIAL3 days ago Decongest Lagos Ports, Make Eastern Ports Work

| July 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the immediate removal of all trucks from the roads and bridges within Apapa, Lagos. This was to clear the gridlock in the area and restore sanity in the transportation system that has become hellish. We recall that in 2018, a similar directive was issued by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with […]

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Searching for Love?

| June 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

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Cross River Roots and Blues Festival: ‘Everything you need all under one roof’

| June 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

The 8th annual Cross River Roots and Blues Festival kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday at Port Cape Girardeau, and according to local musician Ivas John and the show’s founder, “it’s all centered around the music.” “My idea with starting this mini festival was to bring together musicians I’ve met in different places in Chicago, […]

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Ex-minister’s son abducted at gunpoint

| June 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two United States’ institutes that monitored the 2019 general elections said yesterday that the election did not meet previous standards and the expectations of Nigerians. In their Joint report, presented in Abuja, the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the International Republican Institute (IRI) said that 2019 elections were marred by irregularities, such as intimidation of […]

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