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Nigeria Breaking News,Today, Wednesday, 16th October 2019

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This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, 16th October 2019

FG, Labour End Minimum Wage Meeting, Fresh Decision Taken

The Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari through a delegation led by the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, has ended its meeting with the organized Labour over the new minimum wage.

Naija News reports that the Federal Government and the organized Labour resumed negotiation on the full implementation of the new minimum wage today, however, the meeting just ended without an agreement.

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Aisha vs Daura: Presidency Feud A Dirty Public Fight – PDP

The People Democratic Party (PDP) has described the rift between Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, and Fatima, daughter of Mamman Daura, as a dirty public fight.

Naija News reports Fatima had accused Buhari’s wife, Aisha, of attacking her inside the presidential villa.

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Court Fixes Date To Hear Sowore’s Application On Bail

The Federal High Court in Abuja has scheduled the hearing of an application seeking a softening of bail conditions imposed on the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, and co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, for October 21.

A lawyer in Sowore’s legal team, Mr Marshal Abubakar, confirmed the date for the hearing of their clients’ bail applications on October 21, 2019

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Kogi: PDP Berates Buhari For Seeking Senate Approval Of N10bn

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the move by President Muhammadu Buhari to get the Senate to approve N10 billion for Kogi State.

Naija News reports that Buhari had written the Nigerian Senate, seeking approval for the payment of N10.069billion as settlement of promissory note to the Kogi State Government led by Governor Yahaya Bello.

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Nigeria Has Not Treated Igbo’s Fairly – Peter Obi

The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the 2019 election, Peter Obi has decried the extent South East has been maltreated in Nigeria.

Naija News understands that the former vice president claims every part of the country has been treated fairly except for the South East.

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