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NECA condemns CBN’s N50 stamp charges, demands a reversal

By Shola Amodemaja 

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has expressed grave concern over the recent directive of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to all Deposit Money Banks (DMB) to commence the charging of N50 per eligible transaction in accordance with the provisions of the Stamp Duties Act and Federal Government Financial Regulations (2009).

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N5, 000 unemployment benefit: Group criticizes Ngige’s comment

By  Shola Amodemaja
 The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has condemned in its entirety a statement credited to the Minister of Labour and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige in which he referred to unemployed Nigerians as indolent is unfortunate. The word “indolent” according to the group “is an insult to many Nigerians who are unemployed not because they are not willing to work but because the inequitable capitalist system that Ngige works for denies them a means of livelihood”.

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Detention: S’ Court fixes January on Dasuki’s appeal

The Supreme Court has adjourned hearing of the appeal filed by a former National Security Adviser (NSA) retired Col. Sambo Dasuki until January 25 next year. Dasuki is challenging the June 16, 2016 decision of the Court of Appeal, Abuja that dismissed his appeal challenging his continued detention. Justice Mohammed Dattijo had led the 5-man panel of justices that gave ...

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