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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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I’ll reduce the size of Federal Govt – Atiku

Atiku (Middle) at the meeting on Wednesday. twitter image

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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Atiku in Ekiti, says his govt won’t promise and fail like Buhari’s


The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday assured the people of Ekiti State that he would not abandon them if given the opportunity to become the nation’s President. He said his government would not promise and fail like the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. …

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South-South govs tell CJN to ignore CCT summons


Governors of the South-South geopolitical zone on Sunday urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to ignore the summons issued to him by the Code of Conduct Tribunal to come and defend the false assets declaration charges levelled against him. This is as eminent lawyers and other prominent …

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NANS begs FG to implement the agreement reached with ASUU


The National Association of Nigerian Students has appealed to the Federal Government to fulfill agreements reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, in order to ensure resumption of academic activities in public universities. NANS’ National Public Relations Officer, Mr. Bestman Okereafor, made the appeal in a statement issued on …

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Buhari govt, worst ever – Wike


Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday described the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the worst Federal Government ever in the country’s history. Wike, who spoke during a mobilisation meeting at Unit 7, Ward 9 of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, said Nigerians had suffered beyond measure under the Buhari …

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Lai Mohammed: Buhari’s achievements rattling Atiku, PDP

Lai muhammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has alleged that the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari administration is rattling the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The minister spoke in reaction to a statement by Abubakar’s media aide, which, among others, flayed the Federal Government’s …

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Strike: ASUU still consulting – Ogunyemi

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi

The Academic Staff Union of Universities says it is yet to conclude consultations with its members on the possible agreement presented by the Federal Government. ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who spoke in an interview with newsmen on Thursday in Abuja, said the union was still consulting. NEWSTIMES recalls that …

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FG releases N15.4bn to ASUU

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) reached possible agreement on Monday toward resolving the ongoing lecturers’ strike. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this after a reconciliatory meeting with ASUU in Abuja. Ngige said the meeting was fruitful as an agreement had been …

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Amaechi’s alleged audio won’t break APC — Lai Mohammed


The Federal Government has said the release of an audio in which the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, allegedly criticised President Muhammadu Buhari will not break the All Progressives Congress. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this while speaking with journalists in Abuja on Tuesday. …

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