Here are the top 10 stories making headlines across the country.
1. NLC explains why it shutdown national grid, says it won’t be intimidated
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has provided clarification on the decision to shut down the national grid, dismissing claims by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) that labour union members attacked workers at their facilities.Read more
2. Labour leaders meet with SGF, govt representatives amidst nationwide strike
Labour leaders, on Monday evening, arrived the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) for a closed-door meeting with government representatives, a highly placed source confirmed to our correspondent on Monday.Read more
3. Nigerian Army refutes claims of involvement in labour, SGF meeting
The Nigerian Army has denied allegations made by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) that soldiers surrounded the venue of the meeting between labour leaders and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).Read more
4. This govt does not care about you,’ Charly Boy reacts to AGF threats to jail striking workers
Veteran Nigerian entertainer, Charles Oputa popularly called Charly Boy, has reacted to a threat by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), that any worker that joins the indefinite strike called by the organised labour faces six months imprisonment.Read more
5. Labour, FG sign fresh agreement, strike may be called off
The Nigerian government and the labour unions have reached an agreement after their meeting on Monday night.Read more
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6. Tinubu’s aide chides labour for shutting down national grid
Bayo Onanuga, Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Information and Strategy, has condemned the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), and other groups for shutting down the national grid, stating that they should be grateful for the country’s civilian regime that allows for freedom of expression.Read more
7. NDIC to pay N5m insured deposits to Heritage Bank customers
Following the revocation of the license of Heritage Bank by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday, the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has resolved to pay N5 million to each depositor of the bank.Read more
8. Nigeria to offer N1bn loan to large businesses at 9% interest rate
The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Wale Edun, said on Sunday the Federal Government is willing to provide up to N1 billion in credit facilities to large enterprises, including manufacturers, at a 9% interest rate.Read more
9. Anambra police launch investigation into vandalized Second Niger Bridge
A viral video has sparked concern over the vandalism of the Second Niger Bridge, with suspected vandals uprooting and stealing rail fittings. The video shows a man warning drivers to be cautious, especially at night, as the missing railings pose a danger.Read more
10. Chelsea appoint Enzo Maresca as manager
Chelsea have appointed Leicester City manager Enzo Maresca as their new boss following the departure of Mauricio Pochettino.Read more

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