Labour Leaders Praise President Tinubu Over Approval of N70,000 Minimum Wage and Promise of Review After Three Years

President Bola Tinubu on Thursday in Abuja increased the federal government’s offer on the national minimum wage from N62,000 to N70,000, with an assurance that it will be reviewed after three years, instead of five years. In a meeting with…

Leading German diplomat nominated for UN General Assembly president

Leading German diplomat Helga Schmid is set to become president of the UN General Assembly in New York from next year. Germany’s federal government nominated the 63-year-old for the role at the headquarters of the United Nations on Wednesday, the…

Africa: Azule Energy Reiterates Commitment to Angola, Pioneers World’s First Green Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Vessel

The African Energy Chamber commends Azule Energy for its sustainability efforts and operations in Angola as it supports the country’s E&P goals   In a bid to solidify its position as a key player in the global energy market, Angola…

LG Autonomy: Fenrad welcomes Supreme court verdict as victory for grassroots governance and accountability 

The Foundation for Environmental Rights, Advocacy and Development (FENRAD) have expressed its wholehearted support on the recent landmark decision by the Supreme Court of Nigeria barring state governors from holding and spending Local Government Area (LGA) funds. According to the…

UN deputy chief demands bold policies, innovative solutions for SDGs

The international community must urgently summon the commitment and investments needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the 2030 deadline, the UN Deputy Secretary-General stressed on Monday.   Addressing the opening of the 2024 High-level Political Forum on…

Samoa Agreement Signed in the Interest of Nigeria – FG

Press Statement by the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation on Status of Samoa Agreement

2,659 Compete As NNPC Foundation Unveils Business Opportunities For Youth Corps Members

A total of 2,659 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) across Nigeria have been pre-qualified for the final phase of the NNPC Foundation Business Pitching Exercise. Billed to hold from July 2nd to 10th, 2024, the exercise is…

Global leaders address security and peacekeeping challenges at UN Police summit

Police chiefs and government leaders convened at UN Headquarters on Thursday for the opening session of UNCOPS 2024. The summit, themed Advancing our Common Security: UN Policing for a New Era, began with a video highlighting the UN Police’s (UNPOL) mission…

At NEC President Tinubu Urges Governors on Food Security; Approves National Construction and Household Support Programme, Solar Irrigation Rollout, Allocates N10B for CNG Buses

At the recent National Executive Council meeting, the President Bola Tinubu approved the immediate rollout of the National Construction and Household Support Programme to cover all geo-political zones in the country.   The immediate rollout of this programme is to…

Sanitation Day: FG Enjoins Nigerians to Prioritise Environmental Hygiene

The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Mahmud Adam Kambari has enjoined Nigerians to prioritise Environmental Hygiene practices as this would go a long way to mitigate the spread of Cholera in the country, emphasizing that our environment…

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