Betrand Adeye

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Adeye is The African Exponent's West African Correspondent based on Abuja, Nigeria. He covers all West African Stories that matter with a slick African style.

  Jun 05, 2024

Nigeria's Trade Unions Suspend General Strike After Government Promises Wage Increase

The decision follows the government's commitment to raise the national minimum wage to at least 60,000 naira ($40, £32) a month, which is double the current wage but falls short of the unions' demand for $330....

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  Jun 03, 2024

Nigeria's Public Workers Launch Nationwide Strike Over Minimum Wage Dispute and Electricity Tariff Hikes

The strike has brought several government services to a halt, raising tensions in Africa’s most populous nation....

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  Jun 01, 2024

Nigerian Government Offers Reward Following Deadly Attack in Abia State

According to defense spokesperson Major-General Edward Buba, the soldiers were deployed as peacekeepers, and the civilians were caught in the crossfire....

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  Jun 01, 2024

Mali Midfielder Mohamed Camara Suspended for Covering Anti-Homophobia Message

The French league's disciplinary committee announced late Thursday (May 30) that it had sanctioned the Mali international for his refusal to "carry out one or more actions to raise awareness of the fight against homophobia."...

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  May 30, 2024

Nigeria Adopts New National Anthem Amid Widespread Criticism

This swift legislative move has sparked widespread criticism over the lack of public input in the decision....

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  May 30, 2024

UNHCR Official Warns of Escalating Humanitarian Crisis in Sahel Region

Gnon-Konde was in Brussels to emphasize to EU officials the importance of focusing on the African regions where conflicts have displaced some 10.5 million people, even as international attention is drawn to the wars in Ukraine and Gaza....

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