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A new bill to establish a federal agency for the conduct of local government elections scaled its first reading on the floor of the Nigerian Senate on Thursday.
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Bill to Establish Local Government Electoral Commission Passes First Reading in the Senate

A new bill to establish a federal agency for local government elections has scaled its first reading on the floor of the Nigerian...

Cape Verde: Praia Court Puts Lawyer Accused Of Shooting Businessman In Preventive Detention
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Cape Verde: Praia Court Puts Lawyer In Preventative Detention For Shooting Businessman

The Praia Court, in a ruling on Friday, has ordered a lawyer, Hélder Freire, to await trial in preventive detention for shooting a...

The Liberian House of Representatives mandated its committees on Gender, Health, and Judiciary to consider the proposed amendment of the country's anti-homosexuality law, according to reports.
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Liberia’s House of Reps to Review Proposal to Amend Anti-Homosexuality Law

The Liberian House of Representatives has mandated its committees on Gender, Health, and Judiciary to consider the proposed amendment of the country’s anti-homosexuality...

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said it has declined President Bola Tinubu's proposal to accept their proposed minimum wage of ₦250,000 to avoid an increase in petrol prices.
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We Accepted ₦70,000 Minimum Wage to Avoid Fuel Price Increase – NLC President

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said it declined President Bola Tinubu’s offer of N250,000 as the minimum wage and an increase in petrol prices....

JAMB Names Five Nigerian Universities Allegedly Involved In 'Illegal' Admissions
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JAMB Names Five Nigerian Universities Allegedly Involved In ‘Illegal’ Admissions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has accused five Nigerian Universities of allegedly being involved in illegal admissions of tertiary students. Is-haq...

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CBN Resumes Dollar Sales To BDCs After Stopping In March

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has resumed the sale of dollars to Bureau de Change (BDC) operators. This decision came after a...

Kenyan Youth Set For Another Protest Over Finance Tax Bill
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Kenyan Court Suspends Police Ban On Protests In Nairobi

A Kenyan High Court on Thursday suspended a police ban on protests in the capital, Nairobi, as Kenya’s protests continue. The police had...

Nigerien Government Fuel Prices
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Niger Government To Cut Fuel Prices Starting July 23

The Nigerien government announced on Wednesday evening that fuel prices at the pump will be significantly reduced starting July 23, 2024. This is...

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IMF Approves $71 Million Aid to Niger

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board has approved the disbursement of $71 million to Niger on Wednesday. This payment is part of...

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Misplaced Priorities: Akwa Ibom Govt’s Extravagant Spending Amidst Food Crisis

The governor of Akwa Ibom State, Umo Eno, has embarked on extravagant spending on grandiose projects despite the food security crisis across the...

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Akpabio has reduced Nigerian Senate to parastatal – APC Chieftain, Lukman

A former National Vice Chairman, Northwest, of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Salihu Lukman, has accused the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, of reducing...

President Bola Tinubu has approved a new minimum wage of N70,000.
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Tinubu Approves N70,000 As Minimum Wage, Pledges Review Every Three Years

President Bola Tinubu has approved a new minimum wage of N70,000. The President also committed to periodically reviewing the national minimum wage law...