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Minimum Wage Saga: Eze Commends Labour for Shelving Planned Strike

Charges government on reduction of huge cost of governance Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has been commended for shelving the planned nationwide strike as a means of...

Food Price As Main Driver of Overall Inflation, Says NBS

BY ROLAND OGBONNAYA in Lagos• Data made available on Tuesday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown that food price inflation has been the main driver of...

Trump Sanctions Fail to Slow Turkey Assault

As Moscow’s allies advance into the cities• Turkey ignored new sanctions from the United States to press on with its assault on northern Syria on Tuesday, while...

Seplat Buys UK-Based Eland Oil for £383 Million

For Seplat Petroleum it was a memorable day, as the Nigerian oil and gas firm reached an agreement to acquireEland Oil and Gas, a UK firm based in Aberdeen, Scotland for...

Nigeria Annual Inflation Rises to 11.24% in September, Says NBS

With its land borders still being shut, the annual inflation in Nigeria stood at 11.24% in September, compared with 11.02% in August, the National Bureau of Statistics...

Unsafe Abortions Surge in Northern Nigeria with Boko Haram Chaos

Kellu became pregnant after a Nigerian soldier offered her food and shelter in exchange for sex. But the destitute teenager – who lost her family when Boko Haram...

Food Scarcity: Dealers Now Pack Local Rice in Foreign Bags

As scarcity of imported rice hits major markets• The latest Household survey carried out by Nairametrics Researchhas shown that some rice dealers in major markets...

Tourism Can Compete with Oil in Revenue Generation for Nigeria, Says Okorocha

Regrets the sector has suffered undue neglect The Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said that the tourism sector has the...

Daura: Police Again Expose Islamic Centre with Chained, Maltreated Children

Few weeks after similar discovery was made in Kaduna State, the Police in Katsina State on Monday uncovered another Islamic home, quartering some children who alleged to...

Finance Minister Dissects Proposed 2020 Budget

Puts total revenue at N8.15trn• •BY CHUKS NNOCHIRI in Abuja• As part of the country’s budget ritual, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning,...