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    ‘Your directives not binding on me’ — Keyamo hits n’assembly despite Ngige’s apology

‘Your directives not binding on me’ — Keyamo hits n’assembly despite Ngige’s apology

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, says members of the national assembly are trying to bypass him in the recruitment of 774,000 citizens. The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) is meant to recruit 774,000 people under a special works programme. The junior minister had engaged in a shouting match with some federal lawmakers when he appeared before them over [...]

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    Ngige apologises to Lawan over Keyamo’s outburst on 774,000 jobs

Ngige apologises to Lawan over Keyamo’s outburst on 774,000 jobs

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, has apologised to Senate President Ahmad Lawan over the outburst of Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, regarding the recruitment of 774,000 persons. Last week, Keyamo engaged in a shouting match with some senators and house of representatives members while responding to questions about the recruitment. The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) [...]

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    Lawan: We’re right to demand explanation on 774,000 jobs — recruitment is on hold

Lawan: We’re right to demand explanation on 774,000 jobs — recruitment is on hold

Senate President Ahmad Lawan says a joint committee of the national assembly was right to demand explanation on the recruitment of 774,000 citizens. Last week, Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, engaged in a shouting match with some senators and house of representatives members while responding to questions about the recruitment. The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) is meant [...]

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    N’assembly: Recruitment for 774,000 jobs on hold until explanations are given

N’assembly: Recruitment for 774,000 jobs on hold until explanations are given

The national assembly says the recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians is on hold until explanations are given on how the beneficiaries will be engaged. In a statement on Wednesday, Ajibola Basiru and Benjamin Kalu, spokesmen of the senate and house, said the lawmakers are concerned "about the proper and effective implementation of the engagement of 774,000 Public works workers." There was a mild [...]

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    Ifeanyi Ubah: Keyamo displayed rascality over 774,000 jobs

Ifeanyi Ubah: Keyamo displayed rascality over 774,000 jobs

Ifeanyi Ubah, senator representing Anambra south, says Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, displayed "rascality" when he appeared before a joint committee of the national assembly on Tuesday. Keyamo had engaged in a shouting match with some senators and house of representatives members while responding to some questions about the recruitment of 774,000 citizens. The National Directorate of Employment [...]

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    ‘774,000 jobs belong to the unemployed!’ — reactions to Keyamo’s exchange with lawmakers

‘774,000 jobs belong to the unemployed!’ — reactions to Keyamo’s exchange with lawmakers

Some Nigerians have taken to social media to react after Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, engaged in a shouting match with members of the national assembly over the planned recruitment of 774,000 people by the federal government. On Monday, the minister inaugurated committees made up of 20 people from each state, which would be in charge of [...]

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    774,000 jobs: Keyamo dares lawmakers, asks team to continue recruitment

774,000 jobs: Keyamo dares lawmakers, asks team to continue recruitment

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, has accused the joint national assembly committees on labour of challenging President Muhammadu Buhari. Reacting to the decision of the lawmakers to suspend some committees he inaugurated on Monday, Keyamo said the legislators acted beyond their powers. While inaugurating the committees made up of 20 people in each state, Keyamo had said they [...]

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    774,000 jobs: Lawmakers walk Keyamo out of n’assembly after heated exchange

774,000 jobs: Lawmakers walk Keyamo out of n’assembly after heated exchange

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, engaged in a shouting with members of the national assembly on Tuesday over the planned recruitment of 774,000 people by the federal government. In April, Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, budget and national planning, had announced that President Muhammadu Buhari had given approval for the employment of 774,000 Nigerians. Those recruited would be [...]

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    Religious bodies, NURTW in state c’ttees for FG’s 774,000 jobs programme

Religious bodies, NURTW in state c’ttees for FG’s 774,000 jobs programme

The federal government will, on Monday, inaugurate the states selection committees for the special public works programme. According to a statement from the federal ministry of labour and employment, the committees will be inaugurated in Abuja by Festus Keyamo (pictured), the minister of state. The special public works programme was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari as part of the fiscal stimulus measures [...]

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    PHOTOS: Nigeria spoke as one on June 12, says Kola Abiola at rebranding of MKO stadium

PHOTOS: Nigeria spoke as one on June 12, says Kola Abiola at rebranding of MKO stadium

Kola Abiola, the first son of late Moshood Abiola, says Nigeria will always remember June 12, as the day it "spoke as one filled with hope for a greater tomorrow." Kola was speaking on Friday during the official unveiling of the signage at the MKO Abiola Stadium, which was formerly the Abuja National Stadium. He said the renaming of the sport complex after his [...]

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    Keyamo: How we’ll select beneficiaries of FG’s 774,000 employment programme

Keyamo: How we’ll select beneficiaries of FG’s 774,000 employment programme

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, says up to 10 percent of the federal government's 774,000 temporary employment slots will be allotted to political office holders across the country. On April 6, 2020, Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, budget and national planning, announced that President Muhammadu Buhari approved the engagement of 774,000 Nigerians on the special public works programme [...]

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    Adeboye, Melaye, Keyamo… leaders who attributed COVID-19 outbreak to end-time, religion

Adeboye, Melaye, Keyamo… leaders who attributed COVID-19 outbreak to end-time, religion

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    Coronavirus is punishment from God, says Keyamo

Coronavirus is punishment from God, says Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, minister of state, labour and employment, says God allowed coronavirus to afflict humans so they can retrace their steps back to Him. There are about 400,000 cases of COVID-19 around the world — with more than 16,000 deaths. As of Wednesday, Nigeria has recorded 51 cases. In a tweet on Thursday, the minister said Nigerians should ask for forgiveness and [...]

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    Insecurity in the land

Insecurity in the land

Mr Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, gave one of the most sensible responses to criticism by an official of the Muhammadu Buhari administration on Friday. Reacting to calls for the president to resign over growing insecurity in the country, Keyamo said: “The hullabaloo over the call by the opposition for the resignation of the President is [...]

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    ‘Judicial neutrality at its best’ — Keyamo hails s’court over judgement on Imo

‘Judicial neutrality at its best’ — Keyamo hails s’court over judgement on Imo

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, has hailed the supreme court judgement on the governorship election in Imo state. In a message he posted on Twitter late Tuesday, Keyamo described the judgment which favoured the All Progressives Congress (APC) as “judicial neutrality at its very best.” On Tuesday, the apex court sacked Emeka Ihedioha who was elected governor of [...]

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    ‘People I used to respect have changed’ — Simi speaks after tackling Keyamo over social media bill

‘People I used to respect have changed’ — Simi speaks after tackling Keyamo over social media bill

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