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While Nigeria’s Minimum Wage Stands At $60, South Africa Introduces $260 Minimum wage

South Africa will introduce a national minimum wage of 3,500 rand ($261) per month in 2018, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday, according to a Reuters report. The announcement follows protracted negotiations between the government and labour unions. Nigeria’s current minimum wage is N18,000 ($60) with organised labour asking …

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Drama At Lagos Airport As 83 Nigerians Are Deported From The United Kingdom (Photo)

No fewer than 83 Nigerians are expected to arrive in the country on Wednesday (today) following their deportation from the United Kingdom. It was gathered that those deported were residents whose documents had expired and prisoners whose terms of imprisonment were nearing completion. Speaking on the issue, The spokesperson for …

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FIFA Rankings: Nigeria Starts 2017 Among Yop 50 Teams

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are starting the year as the 50th placed team in the FIFA World Rankings. According to the rankings table on the website of the world football governing body on Thursday, Nigeria broke into the first 50 by displacing Burkina Faso who went down by three spots.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         …

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Nigerian Govt Declares 3-Day Public Holiday To Celebrate Christmas, New Year

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday 26 and Tuesday, 27 December 2016, as public holidays to mark the Christmas and Boxing Day celebrations. In the same vein, the Nigerian government declared Monday, January 2, 2017, as a public holiday to usher in the New Year respectively. The Minister of Interior, …

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