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Daily Archives: Thursday, September 7, 2017

NEWS ASUU: SSANU, NASU, NAAT to join strike September 11

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The Joint Action Committee (JAC) comprising Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and National Association of Academic Technologists, (NAAT), have announced their decision to commence strike on September 11. The development is in solidarity with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Samson Ugwoke, president of SSANU, who is also the chairman of ...

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2018 World Cup: South Africa consider replay appeal

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South Africa may appeal against Fifa’s decision to order a replay of the World Cup qualifier against Senegal because of “match manipulation” by the referee. South Africa beat Senegal 2-1 at home last November but match referee Joseph Lamptey has since been banned for life. Neither South Africa nor Senegal are accused of any wrongdoing. “We’re grappling for answers and asking ...

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Saraki’s Name Missing, As EFCC Sends Full List Of ALL Corrupt Politicians To Buhari’s Office For Immediate Arrest, Jonathan, Akapabio, Okonjo-Iweala Make List


Names of some high profile individuals being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have been sent to the Presidency for immediate prosecution and possible arrest.  The list obtained by Punch includes: Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan; Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen; Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State; his predecessor and the ...

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Facebook: more than $100,000 political ads is to a Russian company


Following its April post-mortem on its platform’s role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is out with some juicy new details. Most noteworthy given the public’s intense interest in all things Russian is the fact that potential pro-Kremlin entities apparently purchased as much as $150,000 in political ads on the platform between 2015 and 2017. As Facebook Chief Security ...

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I invite you to invest in Chad – President Idriss Deby

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“As the president of the Republic of Chad, I am in Paris today addressing a distinguished and talented group of international partners who will be validating the financing of the next step of Chad’s National Development Plan 2017-2021. Not all readers know to what degree the world relies on Chad to help enforce the security and stability of central Africa ...

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Why Nigerians haven’t felt impact of exit from recession


The Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive, National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, on Wednesday explained why Nigerians were not feeling the real impact of the positive economic growth rate on their lives. Kale attributed the non-impact of the exit from recession on the citizens to the structure of the economy, which is still largely driven by oil. ...

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ASUU Strike: We need quality education – NLC


The Nigeria Labour Congress has called on the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities to embrace collective bargaining as there was no way progress would be made without quality education. The NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, said this at a conciliation meeting with Executive of ASUU, officials of the Ministry of Education and other stakeholders on Thursday ...

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Buhari seem to be APC’s only presidential candidate in 2019


A top chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr.Preye Aganaba, has said that the party has no choice than to present President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigerians for re-election in 2019. Aganaba, who was a Senatorial candidate on the platform of the party in the 2015 election in Bayelsa, stated this on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, the Buhari-led Federal ...

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