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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has restated its commitment to have all eligible voters covered with the possession of the Permanent voters’ card (PVC). This was made known by the INEC Commissioner Kaduna State, Dr. Asmau S. Maikudi during the 3rd national virtual and physical conference and workshop of the Women in Technical Education and […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called for a bill to regulate how children of public officers enroll in schools outside the shores of Nigeria. Chairman of Niger Delta University Wilberforce Island chapter of the union, Prof. Kingdom Tombra made this known at the solidarity protest organised by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on […]

World champion and record holder in the 100m women’s hurdles, Tobi Amusan, said she once considered quitting athletics after being left out of the women’s relay team at the 2013 Africa Youth Games in Warri. She went on to win bronze in the long jump instead, but she admitted she was frustrated with the way […]

A member of Viktor Orban’s inner circle has resigned after the Hungarian Prime Minister spoke out against becoming “peoples of mixed race”. Zsuzsa Hegedus, who has known the nationalist Mr Orban for 20 years, described the speech as a “pure Nazi text”, according to Hungarian media. The International Auschwitz Committee of Holocaust survivors called the […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress and its affiliate unions on Tuesday defied warnings by the Federal Government and took to the streets of major cities in the country to protest against the failure of the Federal Government to resolve the five-month strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Specifically, the NLC said the money the […]

The naira crash to about 630 Naira to dollar at the parallel market has been linked to higher dollar demand and foreign exchange (FX) supply constraints. However, the naira exchanges at 415.75 Naira to one dollar, representing over 200 Naira per dollar premium between the official and parallel markets. Foreign exchangeTrader, AZA Finance, global forex […]

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has estimated that about 80 per cent of Nigeria’s population has fallen into poverty as they struggle to pay hospital bills. This was just as the Senate on Tuesday considered two critical bills seeking to tackle poverty and put a stop to intellectual property theft in the country. WHO Technical […]

The 22-year-old joined Rangers from Leicester for a nominal fee of 230,000 pounds two years ago, departs for the biggest fee the Scottish side has received for a player in their history. Ajax will pay an initial 18.7 million pounds for the versatile footballer but the fee could rise to 22.7 million pounds with add-ons, […]

Ukraine’s First Lady Olena Zelenska has asked US Congress for more help in fighting the war against Russia. During a passionate speech in Washington, she asked for ‘weapons that will not be used to wage a war on somebody else’s land but to protect one’s home.’ It comes after Russia said its war aims had […]

A group under the aegis of Coalition of Southern Kaduna Young Professionals has faulted alleged plans by some political players and elders to sabotage the ambition of the President of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, SOKAPU, Honourable Jonathan Asake to contest the Kaduna State Governorship election under the Labour Party. A statement signed by the […]


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