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Kwara tertiary institutions begin indefinite strike

Kwara tertiary institutions begin indefinite strike

Ilorin—Workers in the three Colleges of Education in Kwara have embarked on an indefinite strike, accusing the state government of failing to meet their five-point demands. The workers, on the platform of Committee of Unions of Tertiary Institutions, CUTI, of [...]

June 21, 2018 What the papers say

Osun 2018: Former CBN governor, Adelabu formally joins governorship race

Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Adebayo Adelabu, on Wednesday, declared his formal intention to run for the September 22 governorship race in Oyo state, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress(APC). Adelabu, who is the grandson [...]

June 21, 2018 Government and politics

Atiku’s ally drags Buhari to court for honouring MKO Abiola, Gani, Kingibe

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Adamawa State and political ally of former Vice President, Atiku Abubaka, Dr. Umar Ardo, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside the posthumous national honours conferred on [...]

June 21, 2018 Government and politics

El-zakzaky: Police, Shi’ites trade blame over Kaduna gun battle

Operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command yesterday engaged members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, in a gun duel in Kaduna over the continuous detention of Sheikh Ibrahim El-zakzaky, leader of the group. Hope [...]

June 21, 2018 Military

Why we are yet to arrest BIM leader, Ralph Uwazuruike – Police

The Imo State Police Command has explained that it is yet to receive any Order of Court, directing it to arrest and hand over the leader of Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, to the Nigerian Prisons, to serve [...]

June 21, 2018 Government and politics

Death toll in Lagos bridge accident rises

One more person was recovered dead at the scene yesterday where a containerized truck fell on four vehicles at Ojuelegba on Tuesday night, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said. This recovery brought to three the number of [...]

June 21, 2018 Incidents

Eagles train for stamina, in hot weather

The Super Eagles had two training sessions yesterday with emphasis on building the players’ stamina and adapting to the expected sweltering heat in Volgograd on Friday. The Eagles will meet Iceland tomorrow in Volgograd, a city with a temperature akin [...]

June 21, 2018 Sports

U.S. based Nigerian, sister arraigned for alleged child theft

A Port Harcourt Magistrate Court yesterday arraigned a 47-year-old Nigerian, who is based in the United States of America, for alleged child theft and child trafficking as contained in a charge brought by the Rivers State police command. The accused person, [...]

June 21, 2018 International

Foundation tackles youth unemployment in Niger Delta

The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has embarked on Niger Delta Youth Employment Pathways (NDYEP) projects to target agriculture, ICT and construction sectors in its bid to reduce youth unemployment in the region. NDYEP Project Manager, [...]

June 21, 2018 Government and politics

Ex-IGP Smith, others join 9jaSAFE Award board as nomination begins

Former Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Musiliu Smith and former military governor of Ondo State, Rear Admiral Sunny Olukoya (rtd) have been appointed as governing board members for the 2018 edition of the Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence Hall of [...]

June 21, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari raises concern over 2018 budget irregularities

President Muhammadu Buhari has raised concern over the National Assembly’s injection of strange projects and sundry irregularities into the 2018 budget. He made the observation at the Presidential Villa, yesterday, as he signed the appropriation bill of N9.12 trillion into [...]

June 21, 2018 Government and politics