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Election Tribunal: Supreme Court Sets Up Two Panel To Sit During Vacation

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The apex court of the land on Thursday set up two panels to sit during judge’s annual vacation, beginning on July 22. In a statement issued by the Director of Press and Information Dr. Akande Festus, the Supreme Court said both panels comprise of five justices each, stressing that the panels would be sitting and entertaining suits during the annual vacation. 

APC Expels National Vice Chairman

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Thursday announced the expulsion of the Party’s National Vice Chairman (North West), Inuwa Abdulkadir, over anti-party activities.

59th Annual General Conference Of The NBA to hold in August 2019

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The 59th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) is to hold from August 23 to 29 in Lagos and more than 10,000 legal practitioners are expected to attend.

Minimum Wage Saga: TUC Reject Partial Implementation

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Following the directive by President Buhari on the partial implementation of the new minimum wage, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has today rejected the policy of the National Salaries and Wages Commission (NSIWC) on the haphazard implementation of the National minimum wage as directed by President Buhari.

Breakthrough: First Indigenous Anti-Snake Vaccine Unveiled At UNIJOS

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Finally, victims of snakebite will have hope from the snake venom as the African Centre for Excellence in Phytomedicine Research and Development, University of Jos in collaboration with the National Office of Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) has today unveiled the first indigenous and World anti-snake vaccine called COVIP-Plus in Abuja.

Senate Urges Ministry Of Health To Create Awareness On Benefits Of Health And Life Insurance

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The Senate on Thursday passed a motion to increase budgetary allocation for the management of Primary Health Care (PHC) in Nigeria. The resolution of the Senate was based on a motion sponsored by Sen. Oluremi Tinubu (APC Lagos Central) on the need to increase funding of PHC for the benefits of Nigerians.

Disclose Salaries Of Judicial Workers, Senate President Begs CJN

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The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Ibrahim Mohammed to make public the salaries and allowances of judicial workers in Nigeria so that the anomaly can be collectively addressed by both arms of government.

Earned Allowances: ABU Workers Shun SSANU Directive To Protest

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The Ahmadu Bello University Chapter of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has explained why it disregarded a directive from its national headquarters, requesting members to stage a public protest with respect to the sharing formula of the earned allowances.

Workers To Smile : As Buhari Orders Immediate Payment of The New National Minimum Wage

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Emerging reports indicate that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate implementation of the National Minimum of Wage of N30,000 monthly to all federal civil servants earning less than N30,000 monthly. This was disclosed by the Executive Chairman, National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC), Dr Richard Onwuka Egbule, at a press briefing in Abuja.

AfCON: Ighalos Goal Was Enough To See Eagles Through Third Place

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Odion Ighalo third-minute goal was enough for the three(3) time African Champions to beat Tunisia in the Afcon third-place playoff thus making Nigeria the highest third position gainer in AFCON. Ighalos gaol has put him in contention for the tournament golden boot due to the fact that he has scored five(5) goals, ahead of Sadio Mane(3), Ounas(3) and Riyad Mahrez(3) who will face off in Fridays' final.

Juventus To Be Renamed "Piemonte Calcio" On FIFA 20

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Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) have acquired the right to Juventus, meaning that FIFA 20 will not have the official kit or logo of the famous club, they will be known as "Piemonte Calcio" in the new FIFA game.

AFCON 2019: Ignore Algeria, Kick Tunisia For Us – Coaches To Super Eagle

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Some coaches in Abuja have opined that the Team chief coach, Garnet Rohr should re-strategize his team for a win against Tunisia instead of thinking about the Sunday’s loss to Algeria.

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Dasuki, El-Zakzaky Must Not Die In Prison, Huriwa Warns FG

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Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Thursday warned the Federal Government not to allow former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki and the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky to die in detention.

Instagram Hides Like Counts From Users To Promote Mental Health

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Facebook’s Instagram has once again silently removed the likes from users posts in six additional international countries, as a continuation of the international test to remove pressure on users.
Earlier in May, Instagram commenced an international test aimed at reducing pressure on users in Canada. However, the test has been rolled out again in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Brazil, Italy, and Japan.
Instagram users in these countries now see “liked by” a user name “and others” on a post but are able to view the number of likes on their posts.

Beyonce Features Yemi Alade, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Mr Eazi, Others in Lion King Album

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American singer, Beyonce Knowles has featured six Nigerian musicians alongside others in her much anticipated 'The Lion King: The Gift' album, which is the companion soundtrack for the 2019 Disney live-action movie remake of the Lion King animation.

U.S. Department of State Award To A Nigerian Imam Is A Well Deserved Honour - Buhari

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The award conferred on a Nigerian Imam, Abubakar Abdullahi by the International Religious Freedom of the U.S. Department of State was described as a well-deserved honour by President Muhammmadu Buhari.