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The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki is conspicuously absent at the National Caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, currently ongoing at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Top government officials and APC chieftains at the meeting are President Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Yakubu Dogara and other members of the National Assembly.

Also present at the meeting is the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom who had recently vowed not to attend any political gathering pending the resolution of the farmers/herdsmen clashes.

Ministers, Governors and APC stalwarts from the 36 States of the federation are also in the meeting, which is the first for the year and the fourth caucus meeting of the party.

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Breaking News: President Buhari endorses N30,000 minimum wage

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  • President Buhari endorses N30,000 minimum wage

President Buhari has endorsed the N30, 000 minimum wage proposed by the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC.

President Buhari gave the approval for the new salary when he received the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage at the Presidential Villa, Abuja this eveninig November 6th. The report was submitted by the committee’s chairman, Amal Pepple.

Buhari has also promised to send a bill to the National Assembly to effect the change from N18,000 to N30,000.

The NLC had planned to go on a nationwide strike today if the Federal government failed to adopt the N30, 000 minimum wage it proposed.

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Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has been granted bail in the sum of N50 million.His bail application was granted during his second appearance before the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday.

Fayose was arraigned before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on charges of corruption.

The judge also asked him to provide a surety who must have landed property in Lagos. The guarantor is also required to have three-year tax clearance in Lagos.

Fayose is facing an 11-count charge bothering on receiving illegal monies to fund his 2014 governorship campaign in Ekiti State, among other allegations of benefitting from proceeds of money laundry.

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