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Labour shut out Ikeja Disco, demands Fashola’s removal

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

 

Members of the Organised Labour on Monday shut down the headquarters of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company located in Alausa over the 45 per cent hike in the electricity tariff.

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Labour, civil societies picket Benin Disco headquarters

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

Official activities were disrupted at the headquarters of the Benin Electricity Distribution   Company (BEDC) by a combined protest against hike in electricity tariff by the organised labour and members of the Civil Societies in Edo State.

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Imo governor begs NLC to cancel protest over workers’ suspension

By Chima Nwafor, Owerri

 

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has appealed to the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to shelve its planned protest in the state over the suspended workers.

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Lassa fever: Lab scientists canvass screening of pregnant women

By Samuel Ita, Calabar

 

Members of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) have urged the Federal Government to institute a system for screening pregnant women in Nigeria for the dreaded Sika Virus.

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Dogara assists Edo IDPs, pays pupils’ WAEC, NECO, JAMB fees

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City

 

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has offered to pay examination fees for Internally Displaced Persons in a camp at Uhogua village, Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State.

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Tariff increase: NLC, TUC protest rocks Kaduna Electric offices as firm kicks

By Isa Kajuru, Kaduna

 

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Kaduna staged a protest against the 45 per cent increase in electricity tariffs  by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).

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Court sacks Auchi monarch from palace in landmark suit

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City

 

A state High Court sitting in Benin City has ruled against Alhaji Aliru Momoh Ikelebe III, the Otaru of Auchi.

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EFCC detains, Badeh, former CDS, after eight-hour interrogation

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) on Monday detained a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh after about eight-hour grilling.

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RTEAN, Niger Delta Ministry Share Views

By Wahab Akanji

The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) and the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs have recently met to discuss on how to partner in order to achieve economic development in Nigeria.

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Media, politicians blamed for raising alarm against Uba, Odua

 By Wahab Akanji, Abuja 

A constitutional lawyer of repute, Prince Orji Nwafor-Orizu has accused Nigerian politicians and media for raising unnecessary alarm that the Supreme Court (SC

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