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​3 killed in Kaduna villages after Governor el-Rufai’s visit

KADUNA— Violence reportedly continued in Godogodo and Sanga Districts, both in Jema’a and Sanga Local Governments areas in the Southern part of Kaduna State two days after the visit of Governor Nasir el-Rufai following the killings and burning of some villages. 281 more words

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You Cannot Force Workers Into Farming, Labour Tells Governors

Labour leaders and other stakeholders have condemned the move by Imo, Benue and Sokoto to reduce the working hours and days in the states.

They said, in separate interviews, that the development was illegal, unconstitutional and a fundamental breach of the International Labour Organisation Convention. 511 more words

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Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer says the Fed is nearing its targets. Speaking at a conference in Aspen Colorado, Janet Yellen’s right hand man thinks the Federal Reserve is close to full employment and 2% inflation, the two parts of its dual mandate, Reuters reports. 391 more words

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​Buhari, save us from Governor Okorocha of Imo State of Nigeria- Owerri Indigenes beg


A group, under the umbrella of Concerned Owerri Indigenes, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari accusing the Imo state governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha of victimising the indigenes of Owerri by demolishing several buildings in the old Owerri city while nothing was being built. 2,084 more words

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​Catholic priest slams Okorocha over demolitions


OWERRI—A plea has gone to Imo State Government to discontinue the massive demolition exercise going on in Owerri municipality and its environs.

The Parish Priest of St. 269 more words

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​True Federalism: Fayose calls for restructuring of Nigeria

Ado-Ekiti — Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has thrown his weight behind those calling for the restructuring of the country, wondering why the All Progressives Congress (APC), which was at the fore-front of the agitation for true federalism was now against restructuring as the ruling party. 265 more words

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Urjit Patel appointed as new RBI governor

Urjit Patel has been appointed as new Reserve Bank of India governor. He’ll hold the post for three years starting September 4.

Patel, a banker and economist, has served on various government panels and as an advisor in the finance ministry. 98 more words

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