NANS seeks immediate intervention in ASUU strike

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) is seeking the immediate intervention of the federal government towards returning students back to the lecture rooms. The students have decried the incessant strike in the education sector stating the need for a declaration of a state of emergency in the education sector. The NANS Zone A Coordinator, […]

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Four INEC workers, corper, three-year-old baby die in Kogi road accident

Four staff members of Independent National Electoral Commission, a youth corps member and a three-year-old girl died in an accident on Ajaokuta-Lokoja Road on Saturday, an official has confirmed. News Agency of Nigeria learnt in Lokoja on Sunday that the National Youth Service Corps member was performing his primary assignment with INEC office in Lokoja and […]

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ASUU begins indefinite nationwide strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday declared an indefinite and total nationwide strike to protest the poor funding of Nigerian universities. The union accused the government of not implementing the Memorandum of Action signed with it. Briefing newsmen after its National Executive Council meeting, National President of the ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi said […]

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WAEC disagrees with Presidency, says Buhari applied for results

The Presidency and the West African Examinations Council, on Saturday, disagreed on the reason for the issuance of an Attestation of Results to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. While the Presidency insisted that Buhari didn’t apply for the results of the West African School Certificate Examination, which he claimed to have sat for in 1961, […]

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Buhari receives WAEC certificate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received attestation certificate and confirmation of school certificate result from the West African Examination Council (WAEC). The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, disclosed this on his Twitter handle, @FemAdesina, on Friday. Adesina wrote, “WAEC presents attestation certificate and confirmation of school cert result to […]

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Boko Haram kills 13 people in fresh Borno attack

Boko Haram insurgents have killed 13 people and sacked two villages overnight in the restive town of Konduga in Borno State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, confirmed the attack yesterday in Maiduguri, the state capital. Biu […]

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IYC hails Dickson, others on Supreme Court judgement

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide at the weekend hailed Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson and his counterparts in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states following their recent Supreme Court’s victory on oil revenue sharing. The IYC commended Dickson and his colleagues for rising above the norm to approach the court for an interpretation of Section […]

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Minimum wage deadlock: Workers issue Nov. 6 nationwide strike threat

THE organised labour is spoiling for war with the Federal Government over the controversies surrounding the new National Minimum Wage and the decision of the government to adopt a “no work, no pay” posture to force workers from going on strike. Labour leaders are of the opinion that the Federal Government was deliberately sabotaging the […]

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