Wike suspends 12 LG chairmen for their absence at state function – The Punch
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Wike suspends 12 LG chairmen for their absence at state function – The Punch

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has suspended 12 local government chairmen for their alleged refusal to attend official state functions. A statement signed by the governor’s Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, indicated that the suspension took immediate effect. Those affected are chairmen of Okrika, Emohua, Abua/Odual, Degema, Khana, Gokana,…

Don’t Lose Hope Of A Greater Nigeria, Says Buhari In Easter Message – Channels Television
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Don’t Lose Hope Of A Greater Nigeria, Says Buhari In Easter Message – Channels Television

The President has appealed to Nigerians not to lose hope of a brighter future for the country.In his Easter message to the nation, President Muhammadu Buhari was confident that Nigeria would overcome its challenges and become a great country.“Weeping may endure for the night, but joy comes in the morning,” he said in the statement…

Kokori weeps, says Ngige dropping Buhari’s name to oppress me – The Nation Newspaper
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Kokori weeps, says Ngige dropping Buhari’s name to oppress me – The Nation Newspaper

Former General Secretary of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) Comrade Frank Kokori on Thursday shared emotional tears when Organised Labour stood solidly behind him to insist he be inaugurated as Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF). This was after the Minister of Labour and Employment dropped…

N30,000 minimum wage implementation begins today —Presidency – The Punch
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N30,000 minimum wage implementation begins today —Presidency – The Punch

President Muhammadu Buhari. Twitter image Implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage just signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari takes effect from Thursday, April 18, a presidential aide, Mr. Ita Enang, has announced. Enang, who is Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, told State House correspondents on Thursday in Abuja…

Buhari reveals what India has done to Nigeria’s economic growth – Daily Post Nigeria
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Buhari reveals what India has done to Nigeria’s economic growth – Daily Post Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared that Nigeria enjoys a steadily growing and economically rewarding relationship with the Republic of India. This was as he described India as “Nigeria’s biggest trade partner’’. He spoke while receiving Letters of Credence from High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, Mr Abhay Thakur, at the State House and was…

W. Africa Crude-Scarcer Angolan cargoes sell fast, Nigeria selling prices lower – Reuters Africa
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W. Africa Crude-Scarcer Angolan cargoes sell fast, Nigeria selling prices lower – Reuters Africa

LONDON, April 18 (Reuters) – Angolan crude was already selling rapidly and at sky-high prices after the preliminary loading programme for June showed the lowest volumes in over a decade. Meanwhile new Nigerian official selling prices showed markdowns from relatively high levels the month before which buyers were loath to meet. ANGOLA * Angolan crude…