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The Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycle Riders Association of Nigeria has described the proposed nationwide ban on motorcycles by the Federal Government as a grave mistake that would do the nation more harm than good if implemented. The union’s National Chairman, Shamsudeen Adebayo, said this at a press conference on Monday in Abuja, in reaction to the […]

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said there are no immediate solutions to the multi-pronged crises rocking Nigeria’s aviation sector The minister who held an emergency meeting with the Airline Operators Association of Nigeria (AON) in Abuja, Tuesday, stated that the variables impacting the crises in the aviation sector were beyond the industry’s […]

Women in Technical Education and Employment (WITED) has been commended for its giant strides in the area of inclusivity and diversity. The wife of the Kaduna State Governor, Arc, Hadiza isma, Elrufai, represented by Mr Stephen joseph who stated this on Tuesday in Kaduna, said the state government has been deliberate in its policies and actions. On […]

The Federal Government has drawn down the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to 376,655.09 dollars from 35.377 million dollars in May, this year. This means that in one month the government withdrew 35,000,344.91 dollars from the ECA. The ECA is supposed to be a savings buffer meant to steady the government’s revenue and serve as a […]

Over 30 people were abducted Monday night when bandits attacked and ransacked Keke B community in New Millennium City, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state. Keke B suffered a kidnappers’ attack a month ago where a couple and their housemaid were abducted. According to reports, the attack took place around 9:00pm Monday night during […]

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 […]


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