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Yomi Fabiyi again ATTACKS TAMPAN
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Yomi Fabiyi again ATTACKS TAMPAN

Lol, Yomi Fabiyi has again attacked TAMPAN for suspending him indefinitely over his OKO IYABO movie. Yomi says he is not a member of the association and the letter they made public suspending him is BACK TO SENDER. Yomi who is obviously still furious about the suspension again for the second time took to his Instagram account and attacked the leaders of the association. Below is what the angry Fabiyi has to say; ”Truth be told, when TAMPAN said you’re a member and wage war against the other parties you never say a word, but never when TAMPAN released a statement suspending you indefinitely you came out and tell us you ain’t a TAMPAN member, this sh*t ain’t adding up…you once release a voice saying you gotta honour TAMPAN invitation but later you you disregard the latter. I’m not ...
Messi Could Leave Barcelona over wage bill
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Messi Could Leave Barcelona over wage bill

  LaLiga president, Javier Tebas, has warned Barcelona they might not be able to register Lionel Messi next season, if they don’t reduce their wage bill. Messi’s deal expires June 30, with a final decision yet to be made over his future. Barca president, Joan Laporta, is optimistic the cub’s captain will sign new terms at Camp Nou. But Tebas has said the Catalans must ensure they remain within the league-imposed salary cap. “Barcelona have exceeded their wage cap,” Tebas said on Monday. “I hope they can keep Messi, but to do so, they will have to make cuts elsewhere.” Before the outbreak of COVID-19, Barcelona had the largest cap in Spain’s top flight in 2019/2020 at €671 million. However, LaLiga’s new limit for the 2020/2021 season was €382.7m....
‘It’s time to end America’s longest war’ – Biden announces troops will leave Afghanistan 20 years after World Trade Center bombing
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‘It’s time to end America’s longest war’ – Biden announces troops will leave Afghanistan 20 years after World Trade Center bombing

US President, Joe Biden on Wednesday  April14, formally announced his decision to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan before September 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon that led the US into the country to wage its longest war. Biden delivered the historic statement from precisely the same spot in the White House Treaty Room that President George W. Bush announced the start of the war on October 7, 2001. Biden said after the statement he'll visit the section of Arlington National Cemetery where many of America's war dead from Afghanistan are buried. He also added that American diplomatic and humanitarian efforts will continue in Afghanistan while the US would support peace efforts between the Afghan government and...
Venezuela Using Nigerian Influencers To Wage Twitter War – Financial Times
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Venezuela Using Nigerian Influencers To Wage Twitter War – Financial Times

The Venezuelan government is using fake Twitter accounts to sway public opinion and stop authorities in the West African islands of Cape Verde from extraditing its chief dealmaker to the US, according to an intelligence analysis. The report, a copy of which was passed to the Financial Times, analysed more than half a million Twitter posts related to Alex Saab, a Colombian citizen accused by Washington of running illicit fuel and gold trading schemes to help Nicolás Maduro’s government evade sanctions. The Maduro regime, it concluded, “and/or its proxies (witting or unwitting) are involved in a co-ordinated campaign to influence both the government of Cabo Verde and its population to obstruct Alex Saab’s extradition”. Saab was detained in Cape Verde, also known as Cabo Verde, l...
Barcelona players backed by Spanish Footballers’ Association in pay cut showdown
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Barcelona players backed by Spanish Footballers’ Association in pay cut showdown

According to the union, the Camp Nou club could see themselves wrapped up in legal battles if they attempt to push through their current plans The Spanish Footballers' Association (AFE) has thrown its support behind Barcelona's playing staff, who were not present on Wednesday as club officials held a meeting to discuss a blanket wage reduction for all staff members. It is reported that those in charge of the Catalan side are looking to reduce all salaries, club-wide, by around 30 per cent, but players have made it known via burofax that they will reject any proposal made by the club as they have not been given the chance to sit in on discussions. The players want to be involved in the talks – which are set to culminate within 15 days – before any action is taken and will more th...
Juventus and Dybala confident of agreement over €12m-a-year contract renewal
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Juventus and Dybala confident of agreement over €12m-a-year contract renewal

There appears to be good progress in talks between the Serie A club and the Argentina international, with the player set for a bumper wage Talks between Juventus and Paulo Dybala are progressing well, with the Argentina international forward aiming for a new €12 million-a-year (£11m/$14m) contract with the perennial Serie A champions. Juventus resume their campaign on Friday evening against Milan in the Coppa Italia, the first game back in Italy in the 2019-20 season following the lengthy break enforced by coronavirus. Dybala, who contracted the virus and suffered an especially bad case of the disease, is set to feature having become an important part of Maurizio Sarri's team as they aim to hold off title challengers Lazio and Inter to retain their Serie A crown.
Federal workers earning below N30,000 to start getting new minimum wage – Presidency
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Federal workers earning below N30,000 to start getting new minimum wage – Presidency

President Buhari has approved the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new national wage for Federal Public Service workers currently earning below the minimum wage.   The Chairman, National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission, Richard Egbule made this known while addressing a news conference on the implementation of the new national minimum wage today Tuesday July 16th.   ACcording to him, the commencement of the approved payment would be determined by the office of the Accountant-General and back dated to when the President signed the agreement. According to Egbule,the approval takes effect from April 18, 2018 and will affect the salary of government agencies under five salary structures. This include the Consolidated Public Service Salary Structure (CONP...
Zimbabwe Threaten AFCON Pullout Over Wage Row
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Zimbabwe Threaten AFCON Pullout Over Wage Row

The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday, with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported. Zimbabwe Threaten AFCON Pullout Over Wage Row Reports said no agreement was reached with ZIFA offering to pay 5,500 dollars of the 12,500 dollars the players are owed on Friday, but it was rejected amid the threat of a boycott of training until the full amounts were settled. Both parties then threatened to quit the tournament ahead of Sunday’s clash with struggling Democratic Republic of Congo, where victory would give Zimbabwe a strong chance of progressing to the second round. “We were called in and told of the developments about th...
Why Buhari is yet to Sign the N30,000 Minimum Wage Bill – Presidency explains
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Why Buhari is yet to Sign the N30,000 Minimum Wage Bill – Presidency explains

The Presidency has explained that President Buhari is yet to sign the National Minimum Wage Bill just passed by the National Assembly into law, contrary to reports last week that he had done so. The Senate had on March 19 passed the bill, approving N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. By its action, the Senate concurred the earlier decision of the House of Representatives, which passed the bill before the National Assembly shut down its operations to enable lawmakers to participate in the 2019 general elections, beginning from February 16. Last week, there were social media reports, claiming that Buhari had assented to the bill, but speaking in an exclusive interview with Punch in Abuja on Wednesday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters ...
Minimum Wage In Kano To Be Increased To N30,6000
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Minimum Wage In Kano To Be Increased To N30,6000

The new minimum wage in Kano State will be N30,600. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje disclosed this when members of the Nigeria Labour Congress staged a peaceful protest at the government house on Tuesday in Kano,News Agency of Nigeria reports. He said that his administration has given priority to the welfare of civil servants in the state. Represented by his Deputy, Alhaji Nasiru Gawuna, he said that Kano state was among the few States in the country that pays monthly salary on time. “We are ready to pay N30,000 monthly salary because the welfare of our workers is paramount to anything and we will always give it preference. “We will pay the N30,600 as soon as all processes are completed,” he added. Ganduje then urged ‎women and youths to stay away from drug abuse due to their ha...
How I Was Indoctrinated To Wage War Against Nigeria — Boko Haram Member
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How I Was Indoctrinated To Wage War Against Nigeria — Boko Haram Member

A top commander of the Boko Haram insurgents, Umar Abdulmalik, who was arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, in Lagos State, has revealed how he joined the Islamic sect. Abdulmalik was arrested for carrying out several bombings, bank robberies and killings within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, Owo, Ondo State and Lokoja Kogi State. The 30-year-old Okene-born suspect was alleged to have killed over 200 persons before his arrest. He told Vanguard that a radical Islamic cleric, identified as Mallam Mustapha, indoctrinated him into the deadly sect. He said, “We robbed banks to sustain the jihad. “I joined one of the Boko Haram cells in Okene headed by one Zeeidi and we carried out several bombings withi...
Josh Maja Rejects Sunderland 7 Times Wage Increase Contract
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Josh Maja Rejects Sunderland 7 Times Wage Increase Contract

Sunderland striker Josh Maja has told the club he will not be signing their contract offer - despite the club offering him seven times his current wage to stay. Maja, the League One club's leading scorer with 15 goals, had been given until Friday to respond to the club's offer. Sources understand Maja told the club of his decision at a meeting on Friday lunchtime, despite telling boss Jack Ross on Thursday that he wanted to stay. The decision came as a surprise to Sunderland chairman Stewart Donald who revealed on Twitter he only found out about Maja's change of heart following a phone call from a reporter. He tweeted: "Josh Maja update. Yesterday Josh asked to see Jack to say he will sign. Today I got a call from Sky TV saying he won't sign. "Josh advised his agent has ...
FG Meeting With NLC, TUC Over New Minimum Wage
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FG Meeting With NLC, TUC Over New Minimum Wage

The Federal Government has entered into a meeting with the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and other labour unions. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige led the Federal Government team. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma are also part of the Federal Government team. Channels TV reports. The meeting is aimed at averting planned nationwide industrial action proposed by labour unions over the new national minimum wage . The labour leaders are insisting that the executive must pass the N30,000 new minimum wage structure as agreed to by the presidential tripartite committee, to the National Assembly or risk a resumption of the strike it ...
Minimum Wage: Buhari, Governor’s Meeting Deadlocked
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Minimum Wage: Buhari, Governor’s Meeting Deadlocked

There are indications that the meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and some state governors on Monday at the State House in Abuja over the proposed N30,000 minimum wage was deadlocked. Governors of Lagos, Kebbi, Plateau, Bauchi, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Enugu, Kaduna and Zamfara States had held a closed-door meeting with the president on Monday. Though no official statement was made after the meeting, THISDAY gathered that the meeting was not able to resolve the issue. Prior to the meeting, one of the governors had hinted journalists that they were at the State House to deliberate on the minimum wage with a view to finding a meeting point. State governors had maintained that they would be unable to pay the N30,000 minimum wage as demanded by labour, and had warned that the...
Minimum Wage: NLC, ULC Threaten Nationwide Strike November 6
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Minimum Wage: NLC, ULC Threaten Nationwide Strike November 6

Following the failure to reach an agreement with the government over a new minimum wage, the NLC, ULC has threatened to resume its suspended strike. The labour unions in Nigeria say they would commence a nationwide, indefinite strike from November 6 if government does not meet their demands. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, and that of the United Labour Congress, Joe Ajaero, stated this in a press statement on Sunday. The labour unions are angry at government’s stance on new minimum wage for workers. The federal government insists it will could only increase the minimum wage from the current N18,000 to N24,000, claiming no amount was agreed with the labour leaders at a meeting of a tripartite committee also involving the private sector. T...

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