Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 21st December


Labour Threatens to resume nationwide strike January 2

ORGANISED Labour, yesterday, issued a December 31 deadline to the Federal Government to send a draft bill on the new national minimum wage to the National Assembly for passage into law to avoid a nationwide strike in the new year.


ASUU Strike May Injure 2019 Polls, Warns INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to resolve the lingering strike by university teachers, which has brought academic activities across the country to a halt, warning that failure to do so could adversely affect preparations for the conduct of the 2019 general elections.

The Sun

I’ve no hand in Dasuki’s continued detention – Malami tells court

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has distanced himself from the continued detention of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki by the Federal government saying the decision did not receive his support.


Minimum Wage: Labour Rejects PMB’s Committee, To Resume Strike Jan 1

Organised labour yesterday rejected the call by President Muhammadu Buhari to set up another high-powered technical committee on the new national minimum wage.

Daily Trust

Why we jeered Buhari at budget presentation – Rep Chinda

A member of the PDP in the House of Representatives said, yesterday, that the jeering of President Muhammadu Buhari by members of the opposition party was not to slight him and his office but to draw his

The Nation

Badeh’s killing probe on, says Air Force

THE Air Force said last night that progress has been made on the circumstances surrounding the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh.


Osun Central Senatorial District SDP Members Reject Coalition Agreement With APC

Members of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Osun Central Senatorial District have disassociated themselves from the coalition agreement embarked upon by some leaders and members of the party in Oṣun State.

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