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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has dissociated itself from ‘Bishops’ who attended the formal unveiling of the vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kashim Shettima, describing them as desperados in a Nollywood movie who went there for themselves. The Vice President of CAN in charge of 19 Northern States and Abuja […]

The Federal Government and labour unions on Wednesday clashed over the groups’ refusal to back down on its planned two-day nationwide protests scheduled for July 26 and 27. No fewer than 40 unions, including the aviation workers are expected to participate in the rally called in solidarity with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities […]

Kaduna State Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development Kaduna State, Hafsat Mohammed Baba has stated the need for active involvement of not just the judicial system but the general public. She made this known during the enhancement action learning workshop on the implementation of the Kaduna State Violence against Persons Prohibition law (VAPP) and […]

The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has disclosed of its resolve to formally unveil its Vice Presidential Candidate, Senator Kashim Shettima, to the Nigerian public on Wednesday. The development comes as the Tinubu Campaign Organization TCO has defended the choice of Mr Shettima, saying the APC standard bearer, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu wanted the best […]

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, on Tuesday, slammed the Federal Government for failing to prioritise education in Nigeria, stating that the woes bedevilling the sector will not end until the ruling elite are forced to train their children in public schools. Osodeke, while dismissing the two-week ultimatum […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday gave the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu marching orders to end the industrial actions by university-based unions within two to three weeks. The President also directed the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, to hands off negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Ngige’s role will […]

Turkey has said that talks aimed at resuming Ukrainian grain exports blocked by Russia in the Black Sea have produced a deal. According to reports, it raises hopes for an end to the standoff, which left millions at increased risk of starvation. Turkey’s defence minister, Hulusi Akar, said both sides had agreed on ways to […]

Sri Lanka’s Department of Government Information said that a curfew has been declared in the Colombo district from noon on Thursday till 5.00 a.m. on Friday. This followed as a result of clashes between protesters and security forces a day earlier. Sri Lanka’s acting President, Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday declared a nationwide state of emergency […]

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has reshuffled his cabinet, reassigning portfolios to his commissioners. The affected officials are two new commissioners, Prince Jacob Adeboboye Ologbese and Akinwumi Samson Sowore who took their oath of office earlier on Wednesday after they were screened and cleared by the Ondo State House of Assembly. While Ologbese was assigned […]

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that the Federal Government has not reached a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The minister’s comments were contained in a statement by the Head of Press and Public Relations in the Ministry, Olajide Oshundun, on Wednesday. According to the […]


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