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Day: January 7, 2019

Strike: ASUU begs Buhari to show mercy on students

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to show mercy on university students by quickly meeting the demands of the union. The union said it embarked on the strike to make the ruling class responsible for the future of Nigerian children. ASUU, in a release signed by the Chairman […]

Gov. Yahaya Bello’s media aide, Petra Onyegbule confirms her resignation

247LATEST on Monday broke the news that the former CPS resigned her appointment few weeks after the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on New Media, Joel Odaudu also dropped his resignation letter.on Monday broke the news that the former CPS resigned her appointment few weeks after the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on New Media, Joel Odaudu […]

INEC to train over 1m personnel for 2019 polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said 850,000 personnel, including ad hoc staff, would be trained for the 2019 general elections. The first phase of the training, which began in Calabar on Monday, involved State Training Officers and Assistant Training Officers from the 36 states of the country, and they will in turn train others […]

Two |American IS fighters| captured by Syrian militia

Two American men fighting for the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria have been captured, according to a US-backed Syrian militia alliance. The Syrian Democratic Forces said on Sunday they had captured Warren Christopher Clark from Houston, Texas, and Zaid Abed al-Hamid during fighting. According to the alliance, the men were caught planning a terrorist […]

No new minimum wage, no vote, Labour tells FG

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday threatened to boycott the 2019 general election should the Nigerian government fail to activate a new minimum wage. Nigeria’s current minimum wage is N18,000 approved in 2008 by late president Umar Musa Ya’aruda’s administration. NLC assistant secretary in charge of information, Denja Yakub, who spoke on Nigeria Info FM, […]

Buratai tasks soldiers on more dedication

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Monday directed soldiers to show gratitude to the administration’s commitment to their welfare through more dedication. Buratai gave the advice while addressing 119 soldiers from 8 Division of Nigerian Army in Sokoto. He said that the Northwestern states were faced with challenges of cattle rustling and […]

PDP Has No Right To Impose On The Nation – Keyamo

A lawyer, Mr Festus Keyamo, has criticised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for asking Mrs Amina Zakari to recuse herself from her appointment as the chairperson of the Collation Centre Committee for the general elections. Reacting to the controversy trailing the appointment of the national commissioner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), he condemned […]