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FG Declares Monday Public Holiday For Independence Day Celebration.

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, 2nd October, 2017 Public Holiday, the day is set aside to help to commemorate the country’s 57th Independence Anniversary.

The information was passed by the  Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Abubakar Magaji on Wednesday.

He congratulated Nigerians on the anniversary and urged them to sustain the collective efforts towards maintaining and strengthening the unity of Nigeria.

Dambazau emphasized Government’s commitment to promoting national unity, economic growth and political development on democratic principles.

He noted that in the past 57 years, Nigeria has made a lot of progress and positive impact not only on its citizens but also on human development globally.

The Minister enjoined all Nigerians to remain steadfast in the love and care of the country, noting that strong sense of ownership of one’…

Union Workers Protest Against Jacob Zuma In South Africa.

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Thousands of workers from South Africa's largest trade union federation, Cosatu marched against corruption throughout the country.

 The country’s leadership has been engulfed by allegations of corruption and business interests have undue influence on government officials for dodgy contracts.  Dressed in red T-shirts and chanting old liberation songs, some of the protesters in Johannesburg were calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down.

South African union workers protest against President Jacob Zuma

Cosatu was supported by another ally of the governing African National Congress (ANC), the South African Communist Party.  These are the same groups which propelled President Zuma to power ten years ago, but now they are singing a different tune.  Elsewhere, 13 other protests took place in cities across South Africa.

Michelle Obama Criticized Women Who Supported And Elected Trump.

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Former US first lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday criticized women who voted for President Trump, saying they voted against their own interests.

“Any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against their own voice,” Obama told the audience during a talk at a marketing conference in Boston.

She went on to suggest female voters for Trump were just going with the pack. She said:

    “It doesn’t say much about Hillary, and everybody’s trying to worry about what it means for Hillary and no, no, no what does this mean for us as women?” she asked.

    “That we look at those two candidates, as women, and many of us said, ‘He’s better for me. His voice is more true to me.’ To me that just says, you don’t like your voice. You just like the thing you’re told to like.”

According to exit polls, 41 percent of women voted for Trump in November.

Then she talked about how she wants US President Trump to succeed. She said:

    “We want him to be successful. He was elected”. “When you’ve been in that posi…

"I Will Be Moving To Abu Dhabi"- Gibson Tyrese.

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American actor and multitalented star, Tyrese Gibson has announced he's moving to the capital of the United Arab Emirates, where he will be opening a branch office for his travel company, Voltron Enterprises in Abu Dhabi

Taking to Instagram to make the major announcement, the 'Fast and Furious' star who has already started looking for a full floor at one of the top towers in Abu Dhabi, also plans to have least 10,000 employees and a new executive.

He wrote: 'To our extended Alnahyan family and local friends in Abu Dhabi and the UAE; I'm so happy to share this delightful news! #VoltronEnterprises are finally opening a branch office of Voltron in Abu Dhabi!!! We are looking for a full floor for our team and staff in one of these towers. Please advise which of these locations is most recommended

1. Aldar Tower
2. Capital plaza Tower
3. ADIA Tower
4. The Galleria

'Me and my brother Ow ( that's what I call him ) but his real name is Oweis aka @alfa_ow have been discu…

Workers Of First Bank Protest Over Sudden Sack.

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Sacked First Bank limited workers have taken to the streets to protest the sudden sack of 1,000 people working for the bank.

About 100 aggrieved contract staff of Whyte Cleon Limited, an In-sourcing subsidiary of First Bank Limited, who claimed to have been wrongfully disengaged from service on Wednesday protested in Ibadan, Oyo State.

According to PM News, some of the sacked workers described their sudden sack as a callous act. The protest took place at the Correspondents Chapel office of the Nigerian Union of journalist, Mokola, Ibadan.

The sacked staff who were drawn from all the branches of the first generation bank said that they were protesting on behalf of over 1,000 of their colleagues who had suffered similar fate.

The protesters carried placards, some of which read: “Pay us our nine years benefit”, “@First Bank Nigeria, if you must sack pay entitlement”, “FirstBank engages in modern slavery,” “Pay your support staff their entitlements after nine years”, “Our mumu don do,” “Firs…