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NASS Threatens Sanctions on Defaulting States, Local Governments Over Minimum Wage Payment

NASS Threatens Sanctions on Defaulting States, Local Governments Over Minimum Wage Payment

The National Assembly has resolved to ensure that states, local governments, and the Organised Private Sector stop defaulting in the payment of the approved minimum wage. The National Assembly may even consider seizing allocations of states and local governments that fail to comply with the new minimum wage, says a source who spoke anonymously with...

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Ogun Government Takes Over Care of 12-Year-Old Girl Molested by Guardian

Ogun Government Takes Over Care of 12-Year-Old Girl Molested by Guardian

The Ogun State government said it has taken over the responsibility of the 12-year-old minor who was molested by her guardian in Ewekoro Local Government Area. UGAMATV had reported that 25-year-old Temitope Adetanju allegedly inserted a piece of firewood into her victim’s vagina for stealing biscuits, Milo and Mr Fruit juice. The incident, according to...

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Hosts Take Charge: Germany Turbocharges to 5-1 Victory over Scotland

Hosts Take Charge: Germany Turbocharges to 5-1 Victory over Scotland

Germany defeated Scotland 5-1 in the opening match of the 2024 European Championship. The hosts were three goals up by half time, as they took control of the game from the kick off. Florian Wirtz, Jamal Musiala and Kai Havertz (penalty) all scored as the Germans went 3-0 up. READ ALSO Go-Slow in Certificate Suspension...

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PDP EldersReject Caretaker Chairman’s Party Structure Plans

PDP EldersReject Caretaker Chairman’s Party Structure Plans

The political landscape in Kogi State is heating up as stakeholders from Kogi East have expressed their strong opposition to the caretaker chairman, Senator Danjuma Lah, and his secretary, Senator Philip Aruwa Gyunka, for imposing their preferred candidates on the party ahead of the state congress.The stakeholders, comprising party elders from nine local government areas...

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Nigeria Deploys 197 Troops for Peacekeeping Mission in Gambia

Nigeria Deploys 197 Troops for Peacekeeping Mission in Gambia

No fewer than 197 personnel of the Armed Forces of Nigeria have been deployed for peacekeeping missions in Gambia. The deployment was disclosed on Friday by the Chief of Operations of the Nigerian Army, Maj-Gen. Boniface Sinjen, in Jaji, Kaduna State. UGAMATV learnt that the 197 troops began Pre-Deployment Training, PDT, on May 4, 2024,...

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Federal Government Declares next Monday and Tuesday Public Holiday for Eid-ul-Adha Celebration

Federal Government Declares next Monday and Tuesday Public Holiday for Eid-ul-Adha Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Monday 17th, and Tuesday 18th June 2024 as public holidays in celebration of this year’s Eid-ul-Adha celebration. Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement released by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Aishetu Gogo Ndayako, on Friday, June...