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The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, on Tuesday told the Senate to stand with the Nigerian people and expeditiously pass the National Tobacco Control Regulations Amendment Bill that has already been passed by the House of Representatives. ERA and other public health groups said that the passage of Tobacco Control Act Amendment […]Continue Reading
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The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Omolola Abiola Edewor as Executive Director, Corporate Services, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC). President Buhari had written the Senate, seeking Edewor’s confirmation in accordance with provisions of section 5(4) of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation Act. The Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Continue Reading
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The Nigerian Senate has approved the sum of N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. This followed the submission of the report of the ad-hoc committee on new minimum wage headed by Senator Francis Alimikhena. The upper chamber asked the Federal Government to submit a supplementary budget to cover the new wage structure for consideration […]Continue Reading
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Six months after his conviction by a Federal Capital Territory High Court, The Nigerian Senate still pays Senator Joshua Dariye allowances to the tune of N85.5million. In a report by The Punch, Dariye is still receiving the N750, 000 salary and N13.5m monthly running cost from the National Assembly. Investigations by The PUNCH revealed that Dariye, who […]Continue Reading