N60k minimum wage too high -Nigerian Governors Forum

Governors of the 36 states of the federation have rejected the N60,000 minimum wage earlier proposed by the Federal Government. The Director Media and Public Affairs of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Hajiya Halimah Salihu Ahmed, disclosed this in a statement on Friday. Recall that the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), on Monday embarked on an indefinite strike action after rejecting the federal government’s N60,000 offer as minimum wage. But they later announced that they would relax the strike action for one week to give…

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Autopsy reveals cause of Mohbad’s death

The autopsy report on the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, has revealed drug reaction as a possible cause of his death. According to The Cable, the autopsy and toxicology test, which were conducted at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, suggested the possibility of a fatal anaphylactic shock or drug reaction as the possible cause of Mohbad’s death. Anaphylactic shock is a severe allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. According to the report, the hospital retrieved samples of the late singer’s gastric contents, blood, bone marrow, liver,…

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Consumer Court fines Multichoice N150m, orders one month free DSTV/GoTV subscription to customers

The Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal on Friday fined Multichoice Nigeria, the owners of DSTV and GoTv services, the sum of N150 million for disobeying its orders, which restrained the pay-TV company from increasing its monthly subscription pending the determination of the suit brought before it. The tribunal also ordered the pay-TV company to provide its Nigerian customers with a one-month free subscription to its DStv and GOtv packages. Recall that the tribunal had previously ordered Multichoice not to increase its subscription fees without proper notice, following a lawsuit filed…

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FIRSTBANK WINS 2024 BEST SME BANK IN NIGERIA AND BEST SME BANK IN AFRICA BY ASIAN BANKER AWARDS

Nigeria’s premier financial institution and financial inclusion services provider has bagged two awards: Best SME Bank in Africa and Best SME Bank in Nigeria at the highly converted Asian Banker Global Excellence Retail Awards 2024. The Excellence in Retail Finance Awards Programme, which includes the Global Excellence in Retail Finance Awards and The Annual Digital Bank Awards, is one of the most established awards of its kind, recognising exceptional innovation, leadership, management, and performance in the financial sector. The 130-year-old institution bagged these two awards because of its full suite…

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