Labour Unions did not betray you over strike – Govt. tells workers, Nigerians

The Nigeria Government says contrary to the opinion of some Nigerians, Organised Labour neither compromised nor betrayed workers in the negotiations that led to the suspension of its planned strike. The country’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this on Friday when he featured on TV Continental call-in programme: “This Morning.” The programme, which centred on the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, was monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. NAN recalls that the Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress and their affiliates recently…

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How Ghana embargoed refund of $17,500 I borrowed country for 44 years – Boxing Legend D.K Poison

  Former President Rawlings has described as commendable, President Nana Akufo-Addo’s approval to refund a sum of $45,000 that the state owed former World Boxing Champion David Kotei, popularly known as D.K. Poison. A petition the boxing legend, D.K. Poison and his lawyers presented to the Presidency in September 2019 sighted by Platforms Africa,  however, showed details of the loan he offered the country in 1976. In the petition, they sought a refund of the money D.K. Poison loaned to the state of Ghana over the four decades ago. The…

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Nigeria’s ‘#EndSARS Protesters’ Kill Policeman, Steal AK-47 rifle – Commissioner

  Hoodlums among #EndSARS Protesters allegedly sponsored by Yahoo Boys attacked a police patrol team, killing one officer, injuring another, and stealing an AK47 rifle. The Commissioner of Police, CP Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa, who declared this, described the incident as provocative, cruel and unwarranted. “Henceforth, any violent protest and attack on policemen will be viewed seriously and resisted with minimum force. “The convener or organizer of such a protest will be held liable and made to face the full wrath of the law along with any other person(s) connected with…

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