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Gov Diri says Nigeria’s population data is inaccurate

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Duoye Diri, the Governor of Bayelsa state has stated that current Nigeria’s population data is inaccurate.

He disclosed this during the stakeholders’ summit on the 2023 Population and Housing Census held at the Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha Banquet Hall in Government House, Yenagoa, on Tuesday September 27.

Governor Diri asked the National Population Commission (NPC) to correct the past census figures during the 2023 national census exercise.

According to him, the population figures attributed to Bayelsa State were grossly underestimated.

He added that the state had grown beyond the current structure of eight local government areas.

In a statement statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Daniel Alabrah, the governor added;

“By the 2006 census figures, Bayelsa had a population of 1,704,515. That figure was not correct. But we are hopeful that the next exercise will give a more reliable and acceptable figure.”

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TapSwap sets July 1st as new launch date

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The popular crypto-currency platform, TapSwap has officially postponed her launch date from May 30th to July 1st, citing some reason for numerous bots.

This was made known to the public via the official social media platform of the crypto-currency platform on X.com (formerly Twitter) on Wednesday.

It was gathered that TapSwap decided to shift the launch date to July after they discovered some illegal bots are compromises the integrity of the token distribution process, hence enabling users to earn an unfair amount of Shares.

In order to rectify this issue, according to a statement released by TapSwap, they need sometime to identify, stop, and ban these bots, noting that this move will reward those who have earned them honestly.

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BREAKING: Tinubu signs old National Anthem bill into law

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Nigerian president, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has officially signed the old national anthem bill, making it a law.

THE DAILY PAGE recalls that the Nigeria senate on Tuesday passed a bill seeking to revert from the current national anthem to the old national anthem, “Nigeria, we hail thee”.

This was made known to the public by the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio on Wednesday during a joint session of the National Assembly.

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NLC rejects N60,000 new minimum wage proposed by FG

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has proposed N60000 new minimum wage has been rejected by the Nigeria Labour Congress, which claims it is offensive to the sensitivities of Nigerian workers.

According to a report by the Cable Newspaper, the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress rejected an earlier proposal by the federal government for a minimum salary of N48,000. This rejection occurred in as little as two weeks.

THE DAILY PAGE recalls that the National Labor Council (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) had suggested a minimum salary of N615,500 for Nigerian workers, noting the country’s high cost of living. They also gave the federal government until May 31 to complete the process of setting a new national minimum wage.

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