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ASUU suspends strike, directs lecturers to resume immediately

ASUU and FG meet on Strike

The president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Biodun Ogunyemi, has announced a conditional suspension of its nationwide strike and has directed lecturers to go back to work on Tuesday (today). The suspension of the strike which started ...

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Melaye’s Recall: INEC releases fresh timetable

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a fresh timetable for “Melaye’s recall”, the name that is widely used for the recall process of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west senatorial district. Augusta C. Ogakwu, the commission’s secretary, disclosed ...

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We have tolerated the excesses of Kanu for too long – Lai

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, at a press conference in Lagos on Monday, said the country has tolerated the excesses of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and his hate speech for too ...

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Army gradually withdrawing troops from Aba

Men of the Nigerian Army are gradually being withdrawn from various checkpoints in Aba after the recent clash with protesting  members of the Indigenous People of Biafra. It was earlier reported on Sunday that Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia state governor told ...

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CJN urges Keyamo, 28 others sworn in as SAN not to abuse the the rank

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen (SAN), on Monday swore in 29 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria. The new SANs sworn in at the Special Court of the Supreme Court in Abuja included a Lagos lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo ...

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Nigeria set to activate UAE agreement as it locates Diezani’s Dubai mansions; traces $1.5bn to Swiss account

Nigeria is likely to trigger one of the agreements it signed with the United Arab Emirates to seize some Dubai mansions traced to former Oil Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke. Aside the mansions, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced ...

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Plateau governor relaxes curfew in Jos, Bukuru

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state, has relaxed the dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos, the state capital. Lalong had imposed the curfew to avoid attacks on Igbo residents, following the clash between suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ...

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Lagos opens “Nigeria’s First DNA Forensic Lab”

Lagos Opens Nigeria's First DNA Forensic Lab

The Lagos State Government has completed the construction of the first ever high-powered DNA Forensic Laboratory in Nigeria, the State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem has disclosed. The State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode had last year ...

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NIMC registers 21.6m Nigerians, to cover the country in the next five years

Mr Aliyu Aziz, Director-General, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says so far the commission had registered 21.6 million Nigerians, while hoping to double this number before the end of 2017. Aziz revealed this when he featured on the News Agency ...

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Senate asks FG to revoke N3.2bn Benue road contract

The Senate Committee on Works has asked the Federal Government to revoke the N3.2 billion contract for the reconstruction of Wannue-Yadev road in Benue, citing alleged incompetence by the handler. The 19-kilometre road contract, awarded in 2013, had a completion ...

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