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Breaking: ASUU suspends strike

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities has suspended its strike after a final four-hour meeting with the Federal Government delegation, which ended around 9pm in Abuja on Monday. The ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, addressed a briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress secretariat to announce the union’s “conditional suspension of the strike.” Ogunyemi said the strike was suspended, after the ...

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Allow Igbo to go, Niger Delta militants tell FG

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THE Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators has called on the Federal Government to allow the Igbo ethic group to leave Nigeria in order to avoid a civil war that could claim millions of lives. They also condemned the attack on security agents and the Hausa community by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra. It expressed shock that IPOB members ...

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Omotola Jalade wins best actress Nollywood Travel Film Festival

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Highly rated Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, has been awarded ‘Best actress award’ by the Nollywood Travel Film Festival in Toronto, for her role in the movie, ‘Alter Ego.’ Omotola who is popularly called, ‘Omosexy’ announced this tit bit on her Instagram page on Monday. She proudly displayed her awards certificate and exclaimed, “Wow! Thank you @nollywoodtravelfestival. It’s Our first ...

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Nnamdi Kanu is back : “I Will Not Go On Exile”

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The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has declared that he will not embark on an exile following threats of his rearrest by the federal government. Kanu also said that the IPOB is the most vibrant and intelligent mass movement in the world today. He said the IPOB or himself cannot be intimidated into hiding by ...

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IPOB dares Army, says will continue agitation for Biafra’s freedom

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Nnewi – The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and its leadership worldwide under the leadership of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has described as illegal and unconstitutional the alleged declaration by the Nigerian Army that it is a terrorist group. IPOB in a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful said the Nigerian Army lack the constitutional power to ...

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Nigeria’s unity non-negotiable – Osinbajo

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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Yola, reinstated the commitment of the Federation Government to keep one, indivisible Nigeria. Osinbajo made the commitment while speaking at the reception in Yola in honour of the new President of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), the Most Reverend Musa Filibus. The vice-president, therefore, urged Nigerians to sustain the unity which he said was ...

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S/East governors have enslaved themselves – IPOB

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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Saturday night condemned the South East Governor’s Forum over their proscription of the activities of the organization which it described as most peaceful body in the world. In a statement signed by its media and publicity secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful, the organization said the speed with which the governors announced the proscription of IPOB ...

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UPDATE: South-East govs ban IPOB’s activities, say Anambra election must hold

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Following the emergency meeting with the Nigerian army’s GOC, 82 Division, Enugu, Major General, Abubakar Adamu, the South-East governors have, Friday evening,  proscribed the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the region. The governors also appealed with President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw the military personnel on Operation Python Dance II in the region so that the police ...

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Breaking: Nigerian Army declares IPOB a terrorist organisation

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The Defence Headquarters has branded the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a “militant terrorist organisation’’ and urged parents to dissuade their wards from joining the group. In a statement in Abuja on Friday, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Director, Defence Information (DDI), therefore, restated the commitment of the Armed Forces to confront “all security challenges facing the country.’’ Enenche also ...

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Buhari’s second coming, like the dark days of the military – Fayose

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Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has decried the maltreatment and killing of people of the Southeast Nigerian who are agitating for the state of Biafra, saying that he has forewarned that President Mohammadu Buhari’s second coming would be like the dark days of the military government in 1984 when the nation quaked under heavy militarization. He said: “I have ...

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Python Dance commences today, no withdrawal of troops – Army

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The Nigerian Army has clarified that the soldiers to be withdrawn from the streets of Aba and Umuahia, Abia State, are not troops meant for Operation Python Dance, also known as Egwu Eke. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig Gen Sani Usman, in a release late on Thursday, said the military operation, Egwu Eke, would therefore commence from today (Friday) ...

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Who becomes Ekiti gov after Fayose?

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Ekiti State, since the middle of this year, governance has taken a back seat and every action and policy of Governor Ayodele Fayose has been geared towards 2018 governorship election in the state, calculation and agenda on anointing a successor was pushed to the front burner. Dummy: Like a seasoned and experienced battle hardened political general, Fayose sold a dummy ...

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Does a senator get N3bn yearly, SERAP asks Saraki

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged the Senate President Dr Bukola Sakari to “urgently explain to Nigerians if it is true that a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion a year.” Professor Itse Sagay, Chairman Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, PACAC, had last week alleged that a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million ...

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UPDATE: NECO releases result, 70.85% candidates pass English, Mathematics

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The National Examinations Council has released the June/July 2017 Senior Secondary Schools Certificate Examination results. Announcing the release of the results in Minna, Niger State, the Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, said that out of the 1,051,472 candidates who sat for the examination, only 70.85 per cent of the candidates got five credits and above, including in English ...

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UPDATE: NECO releases June/July 2017 results

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THE National Examinations Council on Thursday released the June/July 2017 Senior Secondary Schools Examination results. The Council says out of the 1,051,472 who sat for the examinations, only 745,053 of the candidates got at least five credits including Mathematics and English Language. The Registrar of the Council, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, while announcing the results at the headquarters in Minna, Niger ...

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UPDATE: Health workers to begin indefinite strike on Sept. 20

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The Joint Health Sector Union has directed its members to proceed on an indefinite strike with effect from September 20, 2017 if the Federal Government failed to meet its demands. JOHESU comprises the Medical and Health Workers of Nigeria, National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, Senior Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions, Nigeria Union ...

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Buhari orders probe of JAMB, NIMASA

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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the probe of former managements of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, over what it called poor remittances in the past. This is as the current leadership of JAMB has for the first time remitted N5 billion to the coffers of the government with a ...

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NEMA warns Anambra, Delta, others against flood

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  The Director-General,   NEMA, Mr Yunusa Maihaja, and the DG of NiMet, Prof Dani Mashi, called on state governments to prepare for more flooding following recent signals from the Niger Basin Authority. They gave the warning in Abuja during a flood coordination meeting with government agencies, United Nations agencies and others. The states that may be affected are Anambra, Delta, ...

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