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Minimum Wage: Ngige Assures NLC Of Speedy Bill Transmission To NASS

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Minimum Wage: Ngige Assures NLC Of Speedy Bill Transmission To NASS

Meanwhile, Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, after his meeting with organized labor, told journalists in Abuja that the federal government was trying to accelerate the process of transmitting the minimum wage bill to the national assembly, even though it is facing a challenge of time.

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He said the ministry would know by Tuesday the definite transmission date of the bill to the National Assembly.

He listed the processes that would have to be followed before the bill could be transmitted.  One is that the ministry would approach the federal executive council with a council memo on the bill.

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Ngige said the whole process could take two weeks, but he would work to see if it can be accomplished in a week.  He assured labor that the bill would be transmitted to the national assembly after the council of state meeting.

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Aigbogun Submits Final List Of Players For U-20 AFCON

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Aigbogun Submits Final List Of Players For AFCON U-20

Flying Eagles Head Coach, Paul Aigbogun, has submitted to the Nigeria Football Federation the final list of twenty players for the 2019 Africa U-20 cup of nations.

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The team says it has put behind it the disappointment felt from the cancellation of the international friendly with Saudi Arabia U-20 squad. But organizers have promised that the game would still hold after the U-20 AFCON finals.

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NRA Threatens To Withdraw Members From NPFL Over Attacks On Referees

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NRA Threatens To Withdraw Members From NPFL Over Attack On Referees

The Nigeria Referees Association has threatened to withdraw its members from the Nigeria Professional Football League because of repeated attacks on league referees.

Referee Sam Agba was assaulted by Plateau United fans in Jos and on Sunday, some match officials were attacked by fans of Remo Stars in Sagamu.

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Nigeria Referees Association Publicity Secretary, Kelechi Mejuonbi says the association is waiting for the decision of the league management on the incident.

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Afe Babalola Calls For Unified Examination For Universities Graduands

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Afe Babalola Calls For Unified Examination For Universities Graduating Students

Chief Afe Babalola, SAN, a legal luminary, has called for the adoption of a unified examination system for final year students in every course in Nigerian universities.

The legal icon said this is the way to bring about quality education in the country to discourage what he called “the culture of laziness” in the system.

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Babalola made the call while speaking at the tenth matriculation ceremony and award conferment on alumni of Afe Babalola University in Ado Ekiti.

At the twin events, Ekpo Naomi, best graduating student ever produced by the university since its inception in 2010, was awarded half a million naira.

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Babalola said if the Nigerian Universities Commission and the Ministry of Education adopt the idea of unified examinations to all final year students, every university would strive harder to ensure its students pass the national examinations.  He said this will result in high standards in teaching and learning.

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