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24012019 - Workers kick as FG sends executive bill to N-Assembly

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Vanguard Newspaper 24 January 2019

24012019 - Workers kick as FG sends executive bill to

C M Y K 2019 Budget: 9 Emotions, Reps open debate, tears as late uncover irregularities in proposals for Education, ex-Defence Finance, N/Planning Chief, Badeh 8 ministries, SGF’s office goes home 6 Nigeria’s foreign investments inflow down by 36% to .2bn in 2018 Saraki, Marafa clash over alleged N2.4bn daily expenditure on fuel subsidy Kwara APC elders reject Saraki’s offer on rotation 35 19 VOL. 26: NO. 63729 THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2019 MINIMUM WAGE: Workers kick as FG sends executive bill to N-Assembly •Say Presidency hiding under NCS to subvert N30,000 minimum wage •Civil servants, teachers' unions urge NASS to ignore NCS, okay N30,000 FUNERAL SERVICE FOR LATE CDS, ALEX BADEH By Victor Ahiuma- Young, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Princess Owoh ABUJA—Workers, through their u n i o n s expressed anger yesterday at the N27,000 minimum wage recommendation of the National Council of State, as the Federal Government transmitted the executive bill on the new minimum wage to the National Assembly. The National Council of State, NCS, comprising past Presidents, Chief Justice of Nigeria, Senate Continues on Page 5 Naira down at N362.58 /$ in I&E window 41 Mr & Mrs From left, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, wife of slain former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Mrs. Mary Iyah Badeh and Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin during the funeral service for the late CDS in Abuja yesterday. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. FG to raise VAT, cut levy on imported vehicles I won’t betray trust of Nigerians, Buhari vows 8 9 Alleged Certificate Scam: Court okays suit seeking to sack Rep I paid m ransom to E-Money — Victim COLUMNISTS AMAECHI 39 MOHAMMED 17 GAMBO DORI 17OLU FASAN 31 9 7