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Parent of Afaka student: We paid N800k to someone Gumi linked us to — but he insisted on N500m

    Parent of Afaka student: We paid N800k to someone Gumi linked us to — but he insisted on N500m

Parents of the 29 kidnapped students of the College of Forestry Mechanisation Afaka, Kaduna state have narrated their ordeal while negotiating with the abductors of their children. In March, bandits attacked the

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Lockdown: Buhari approves release of 70,000 tonnes of grains for the poor

    Lockdown: Buhari approves release of 70,000 tonnes of grains for the poor

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of 70,000 tonnes of grains to be distributed to the poor and vulnerable amid the coronavirus lockdown. The grains are from the national

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Coronavirus cases in Lagos may rise to 39,000, says health commissioner

    Coronavirus cases in Lagos may rise to 39,000, says health commissioner

Akin Abayomi, Lagos state commissioner for health, says the state may see up to 39,000 cases of COVID-19 in a worst-case scenario. Abayomi spoke at a media briefing in Lagos,

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Iran releases 70,000 prisoners as coronavirus outbreak worsens

    Iran releases 70,000 prisoners as coronavirus outbreak worsens

Iran has temporarily freed about 70,000 prisoners to tackle the spread of coronavirus in jails. This was disclosed by Ebrahim Raisi, the country’s head of the judiciary, on Monday. Raisi

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Oyo can’t afford N30,000 minimum wage, says Seyi Makinde

  Oyo can’t afford N30,000 minimum wage, says Seyi Makinde

Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo, says the state cannot afford to pay the new minimum wage of N30,000. Makinde spoke

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Ngige: N30,000 minimum wage arrears will be calculated from April 18

  Ngige: N30,000 minimum wage arrears will be calculated from April 18

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, says the delayed enforcement of the new minimum wage will translate into salary

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Go to n’assembly, says FG to those opposing N27k minimum wage

  Go to n’assembly, says FG to those opposing N27k minimum wage

The federal government says the N30,000 figure proposed by the tripartite committee for the new national minimum wage is a

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NLC asks workers to vote out governors opposed to N30,000 minimum wage

  NLC asks workers to vote out governors opposed to N30,000 minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says its members will not be intimidated by threat from the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

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‘Buhari behaving like Father Christmas’ — Atiku slams $500,000 aid to Guinea Bissau

  ‘Buhari behaving like Father Christmas’ — Atiku slams $500,000 aid to Guinea Bissau

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (APC), has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to be more prudent with

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From 60,000, number of Yola IDPs ‘drops to 19,000’

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says  the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Yola, Adamawa, has dropped from

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