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February, 2019

  • 7 February

    Breaking: ASUU suspends nationwide strike

    The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its nationwide industrial action. National President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this on Thursday during a press briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress complex in Abuja. The striking lecturers took the decision after a meeting with …

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  • 7 February

    Onnoghen: Security agents invading lawyers houses

    The Coalition of United Political Parties on Thursday alleged that agents of the Federal Government have started invading the residences of lawyers seen to be connected to the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. The coalition’s spokesperson, Imo Ugochinyere, stated this in two separate statements made available to …

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January, 2019

  • 16 January

    2019: We’ve not been giving unclaimed PVCs to APC govs, INEC replies Atiku

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    The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday denied releasing unclaimed Permanent Voters Cards to governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress. The presidential candidate of main opposition Peoples Democratic Party had, in Osogbo on Tuesday, while addressing a rally held by the party, accused INEC of secretly releasing unclaimed PVCs …

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  • 16 January

    CJN’s trial: I feel sad – Osinbajo

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    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he is feeling sad over the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, on allegations of false and non-asset declarations. The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) had scheduled Jan. 14 for the arraignment of the CJN. However, the process was stalled …

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  • 16 January

    I’ll reduce the size of Federal Govt – Atiku

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    The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to reduce the size of the centre if elected. Atiku, who spoke at a meeting with the Business community on Wednesday, said, “I will reduce the size of the Federal Government completely. I support restructuring and we will …

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  • 16 January

    Kaduna retired civil servants beg el-Rufai to pay unpaid benefits

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    Retired civil servants in Kaduna South Senatorial District have cried out over non-payment of their retirement benefits, saying the ill-treatment by the state government has thrown thousands of families into misery. The civil servants under the auspices of Compulsorily Retired Civil Servants in Southern Kaduna revealed their condition on Wednesday …

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  • 16 January

    PHOTO: Atiku joins #10YearsChallenge trend

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    The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, joined the viral 10-year challenge. Atiku shared a photo collage, supposedly showing how he looked ten years ago and how he looks now. He shared the photo on his verified Twitter handle. He captioned the photo collage, “My …

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  • 16 January

    Buhari wasn’t aware of Onnoghen’s trial until Saturday – Osinbajo

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    President Muhammadu Buhari only got to know about the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Saturday, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has state. He also expressed sadness over the trial of the National President of Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro …

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  • 16 January

    Louis Van Gaal responsible for my Man Utd failure – Di Maria

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    Former Manchester United winger Angel di Maria believes manager Louis van Gaal was to blame for his failure to live up to his potential at Old Trafford. Argentina international Di Maria joined the Red Devils from Real Madrid in the summer of 2014 for a then-British record fee of £59.7 …

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  • 16 January

    Operation Python Dance III a blessing for Ebonyi – Gov Umahi

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    Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said that the Nigerian Army’s Operation Python Dance III exercise in the state has become a blessing for the residents. Umahi stated this on Tuesday while distributing 70 Hilux-operational vehicles to various security agencies in the state. He said that the exercise which …

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